Wednesday, May 18 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

Ellie Buscemi 0

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

Ellie Buscemi 0

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

Khushi Arora 0

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

Khushi Arora 0

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

Khushi Arora 0

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

Khushi Arora 0

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: Datadog, AutoRABIT, Teleport, YL Ventures

Corey Campbell

CYBERSECURITY VENTURE FUNDING AND MERGERS: This week’s largest venture rounds INVOLVED Identity and Access Management, email security, and API security. Observability and managed security TOOLS REMAIN STRONG TARGETS FOR STRATEGIC BUYERS. Funding SaaS observability company Observe, Inc. has secured $70 million in a series A-2 funding round with participation from Sutter Hill Ventures (SVH), Capital […]

Abnormal Security Raises $210M in Series C Funding Round

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Abnormal Security, the leading AI-based cloud-native email security platform, announced today the close of a $210 million Series C round of financing led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from Greylock Partners and Menlo Ventures. With this round, the 4-year-old company is now valued at $4 billion. The move to hybrid work fueled […]

Datadog to Acquire Hdiv Security

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Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hdiv Security, a leading security-testing software provider. The addition of Hdiv Security’s capabilities to Datadog’s Cloud Security Platform will enable a more comprehensive approach to application security. Hdiv Security’s product monitors application behavior to […]

Traceable AI Raises $60 Million IN Series B Funding Round

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Traceable AI, the API security & observability company, today announced it has raised $60 million in Series B funding. This new funding values Traceable AI at more than $450 million. This investment round was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and other investors include Tiger Global Management and existing investors Unusual Ventures and BIG Labs. Traceable AI plans to […]

Network Perception Secures $13 Million in Series A Funding Round

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Network Perception, innovators of operational technology (OT) solutions which protect mission-critical assets, announced today that it has raised $13 million in Series A financing. The funding round was led by The Westly Group with participation from Energy Impact Partners and other existing investors, including Serra Ventures, Okapi Venture Capital, Energy Foundry and SaaS Venture Capital. […]

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 as global head of Accenture Security and as a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee. Dal Cin has been with the company since 2003 and most recently led security teams […]