Thursday, October 6 2022

Yehuda Lindell on Third-Party Risks: “Do they really understand and care about security?”

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Are business executives doing enough to mitigate supply chain risks? That’s the question for senior leaders in a year defined […]

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The Week in Cybersecurity for Financial Executives: July 02

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Weekly cybersecurity round-up for financial executives: Information security news, updates, and insights that matter to financial services decision-makers. CFO & […]

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SaaS Misconfigurations are a Key Security Threat: Report

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Eighty-five percent of security professionals think software-as-a-service misconfiguration is one of the highest risks facing companies today, according to a […]

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Financial sector has not implemented cybersecurity measures: Deloitte

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Only nine percent of Danish financial institutions have implemented key cybersecurity measures, according to new research published by Deloitte. The […]

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On Regulatory Disincentives

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First American Financial Corp. agreed to a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failures in disclosure controls and […]

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Executives Say Cybersecurity Training is Ineffective

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A report on the challenges to a “cyber smart culture” within organizations reveals that conventional cybersecurity training methods are ineffective […]

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Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Perceptions vs. Reality

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A report on critical infrastructure in the UK reveals a disparity between perceived threats to critical infrastructure security and the […]

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Endpoint Vulnerabilities Threaten Sensitive Data

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As remote workers prepare to return to the office—often bringing their personal devices—risk leaders face a new set of challenges […]

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Bizarro Malware Reaches Banks in Europe

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A banking trojan named Bizarro has expanded its attacks to target customers of 70 European and South American banks. The […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: Week of May 14

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Recent cybersecurity companies that raised capital, announced mergers and acquisitions, or financial or strategic transactions. As strategic investors remain active, […]

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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 […]