Tuesday, December 6 2022

Cybersecurity Insights for Financial Risk Leaders

Bridge the divide between risk management and cybersecurity with no-nonsense cybersecurity insights in one digestible newsletter. Spend more time running your company and less time deciphering your technical team’s security jargon. Our articles take less than five minutes to read and will help you communicate better with CISOs, CIOs, and other security leaders.

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Private Capital

Cyber Deals: Spin Technology, CyberArk, Mesh Security

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week’s deals involved cloud security services, data privacy, and industrial cybersecurity companies. Funding Cloud cybersecurity firm Mesh Security […]

Cyber Deals: Cybrary, Ping Identity, Axio Global

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: Key investments were made in cybersecurity training, secure enterprise browser, and risk management companies. M&A activity this week involved […]

Cybrary Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding Round

James Hu

Cybrary, a Maryland-based cybersecurity training platform provider, raised $25 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by BuildGroup and Gula […]

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People Moves

Cyber Executive Moves: Accenture, CISA, Shift5

Julia Bischoff

The CISA and Department of Energy gain new cybersecurity veterans. CISOs Connect names a new president. Information technology management company Accenture appointed Paolo Dal Cin […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Beazley, Dragos, Alteryx

Corey Campbell

Expel and Alteryx nab new CISOs. Two insurance companies gain new cybersecurity professionals. Insurance company Beazley appointed Christian Taube as its new international head of […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Exiger, Samsara, Eventus Systems

Julia Bischoff

Query.AI and Rockwell Automation gain new CISOs. CISA assistant director moves to Exiger, and Microsoft security veteran to Samsara. Third-party risk management firm Exiger hired […]

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Data & Privacy

How will SEC’s Cybersecurity rules affect funds?

Khushi Arora

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed new cybersecurity regulations for investment funds and third-party service providers. The agency advocated that any “significant […]

Regulatory Spotlight: Avoiding the jab-hook combo

Jeremy Seth Davis

When regulators squabble, who loses? Everyone. Regulatory disharmony is real, folks—and so far, we don’t see signs of the trend waning. We recently examined the […]

Third-Party Cloud Service Misuse Exposes Over 100M Users’ Data

Khushi Arora

A recent report highlights app developers’ misconfiguration and poor implementation of third party cloud services, which may have exposed sensitive data of over 100 million […]

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Cyber Deals: Spin Technology, CyberArk, Mesh Security

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week’s deals involved cloud security services, data privacy, and industrial cybersecurity companies. Funding Cloud cybersecurity firm Mesh Security has secured $4.5 million in venture funding. The round was led by Booster Ventures with participation from other investors. Spin Technology, a firm providing SaaS security solutions, raised $16 million in […]

Cyber Deals: Cybrary, Ping Identity, Axio Global

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: Key investments were made in cybersecurity training, secure enterprise browser, and risk management companies. M&A activity this week involved identity security, zero trust, and threat intelligence firms. Funding Cybrary, a cybersecurity training platform, raised $25 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by BuildGroup and Gula […]

Cybrary Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding Round

James Hu

Cybrary, a Maryland-based cybersecurity training platform provider, raised $25 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by BuildGroup and Gula Tech Adventures, two of its current investors. Following its $15 million Series B round announced in November 2019, this latest investment brings Cybrary’s total funding to date to $48 million. Cybrary […]

Cyber Deals: Exterro, Naoris Protocol, Cybit Sec

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week, notable funding and M&A activity involved compliance, enterprise security, and vulnerability assessment firms. Funding Exterro, a legal governance, risk, and compliance software provider, completed a strategic recapitalization valuing the firm at over $1 billion. The company, currently owned by Leeds Equity Partners, is targeting a potential 2023 initial […]

Cyber Deals: Halborn, Irideos, Anvilogic

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week, cybersecurity venture funding and M&A activity involved blockchain, artificial Intelligence, and SaaS solution providers. Many of these deals will also be funding the future of cloud security. Funding Halborn, a blockchain cybersecurity firm, raised $90 million in a Series A funding round led by Summit Partners with participation […]

Huntress acquires Curricula for $22 million

James Hu

Huntress, a cybersecurity firm providing a security management platform to small and medium sized businesses, has acquired Curricula, a security awareness training service provider, for $22 million. Curricula is a freemium SaaS company offering solutions for employee cybersecurity training. Their methods incorporate behavioral learning techniques and engaging storytelling to maximize employee engagement. Small and medium […]