Friday, January 28 2022

Crypto Harmonization—or Regulatory Turf Wars?

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By Stanley I. Foodman Don’t expect aligned, coherent rules anytime soon Multiple enforcement agencies within the US government agree that […]

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Report on Cybersecurity VC and Merger Activity in H1 2021

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Almost $10 billion was spent funding cybersecurity ventures in the first half of 2021, according to a new report published by Risk Insights Media and the Cyber Policy Institute. The report covered cybersecurity venture capital funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) deals over Q1 and Q2 of 2021.

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Cyber Executive Moves: SAIC, Corvus Insurance, Cloudentity

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SAIC appoints a new CISO, Corvus Insurance gains a new president, and Cloudentity nabs a new chief executive officer with […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Aegon Asset Management, Tego Cyber

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Aegon Asset Management hires former COO of MN and Tego Cyber gains a new CISO. Aegon Asset Management, based in […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Crowell & Moring, Standard Chartered, ForgeRock

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Crowell & Moring gains cybersecurity lawyer Alex Urbelis, and ForgeRock appoints Twitter CISO to its board of directors. Washington, DC-based […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Huobi, OneSpan, TSG

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Huobi Trust gains a former Homeland employee as COO and TSG Consumer nabs a COO with a background in finance. […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: SentinelOne

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Greenlight Re adds three new board directors, including former XL Group CIO Ursuline Foley. Fiserv former CEO joins SentinelOne board. […]

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State Street Corporation to Acquire Mercatus

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State Street Corp. will acquire Mercatus, an investment data management platform for private market fund managers and asset owners. In […]

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Interos Closes $100M Series C Funding Round

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Interos, a Washington, DC-based supply chain risk management company, has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round led […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: SWIFT, Deloitte, NAB

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SWIFT hires Standard Chartered’s CISO, The National Australia Bank appoints a new CSO, and Deloitte hires two technology directors. SWIFT […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: AmEx, Cybereason, HackerOne

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By Julia Bischoff and Corey Campbell Cybereason names CSO, SafeBreach hires CISO, AND WELLS FARGO CIO JOINS AMEX. American Express hired Ravi Radhakrishnan as chief information officer. Radhakrishnan was previously chief information officer and head of technology for Wells Fargo’s commercial banking and corporate and investment banking businesses. Bug bounty platform HackerOne hired Chris Evans […]

Crypto Harmonization—or Regulatory Turf Wars?

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By Stanley I. Foodman Don’t expect aligned, coherent rules anytime soon Multiple enforcement agencies within the US government agree that the $2.5 trillion crypto industry needs regulation. And heads of the largest crypto companies have told Congress that they agree. But therein lies the rub: competing government initiatives have yet to arrive at consensus on […]

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Noname Security achieves unicorn status. Dueling API security firms close respective Series C rounds. PlainID raises $75 million in Series C funding.