Friday, January 28 2022

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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EU Extends Sanctions to Hackers—Banks, Cyber Insurers Face Dilemma

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The European Council extended a framework that penalizes cyber-attacks against EU or member countries for another year. The framework, part […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: Week of April 09

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Cofense, a Virginia-based phishing detection and response company, has acquired Cyberfish, an Israeli email security company that utilizes Computer Vision […]

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Python Programming and Security

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Python is a versatile programming language that is easy to learn and an easy-to-understand syntax. While the language can be […]

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Computer Programming Overview: What You Need to Know

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Computer programming is the process by which a computer program that can be executed to carry out a specific task […]

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What is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

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What is Internet of Things? Let’s try to understand by taking benefits and examples of the IoT technology in real […]

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What is cyber security?

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With the arrival of every new year, follows the arrival of new challenges in the cyberspace for cybersecurity against cybercrime. […]

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Advanced Persistent Threats – Part 2

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This blog is in continuation to the the part 1 blog. APT attacks are only interested in two things : […]

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Advanced Persistent Threats – Part 1

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Introduction to cyber threats Cyber threat has been a life long issue facing computer users, be it an individual, organization, […]

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Cyber Response Plan for Cyber Security – Need of the Hour – 3/4

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We went through the whole CRP life cycle splitting it up into stages to better understand the steps taken in […]

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