Friday, January 28 2022

NYDFS Ransomware Guidance: “We Must All Do Our Part”

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The New York Department of Financial Services has issued new guidance regarding ransomware attack mitigation. The state regulator identified seven […]

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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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Report Identifies 392k Exposed Corporate Servers

Aleema Elahi 0

New research examine the impact of the pandemic on attack surface exposure. The report, conducted by cloud-based information security company […]

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The Week in Cybersecurity

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Weekly round-up of cybersecurity news, updates, and. highlights that matter to senior financial executives and decision-makers. New Powers for CISA […]

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On Regulatory Disincentives

Jeremy Seth Davis 0

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

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US Infrastructure Plan Includes Billions for Cybersecurity Improvements

Jay Duncan 0

United States President Joe Biden’s ambitious infrastructure proposal, the American Jobs Plan, includes $20 billion in funds to help state, […]

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Cyber Deals: 1Password, Virtru, SoSafe, Anitian

Julia Bischoff

Cybersecurity venture funding and mergers: The most sizable venture rounds involved password management and compliance solutions. Managed detection and response (MDR) and identity and access management (IAM) tools remain strong targets for strategic buyers. Funding Security awareness platform SoSafe raised $73 million in its Series B funding round led by expansion-stage investor Highland Europe. This […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Citi, DNC, Blackhawk

Julia Bischoff

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Cyber Deals: Xage, Human Security, GitGuardian, Simplify, Wipro

Julia Bischoff

Cybersecurity merger and acquisition deals, funding announcements, and public offerings: This week’s most sizable venture funding rounds involved cloud infrastructure security and biometric verification companies. As the sector continues to attract strong interest from strategic buyers, notable recent mergers involved security automation and response (SOAR) and cybersecurity risk consulting. Funding Critical infrastructure security provider Xage […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: AmEx, Cybereason, HackerOne

SecureDisruptions

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?

SecureDisruptions

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 […]

Cyber Deals: PlainID, Noname Security, UncommonX, Entegra

Van Michael

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