Friday, January 28 2022

Cyber Deals: 1Password, Virtru, SoSafe, Anitian

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Cybersecurity venture funding and mergers: The most sizable venture rounds involved password management and compliance solutions. Managed detection and response […]

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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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Cyber Deal Update: Wiz, EVA Group, Bitglass, & appgate,

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Massive expansion continues through acquisition and large-scale capital influx.  Wix raises additional $250 million four months after raising $120 million.  The EVA […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Orca Security, Carnami, Excygent

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Two Homomorphic Encryption outfits fight for superiority through competing rounds of funding. Orca Security closes $550 million in Series C.  Coalition […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Upstream Security, Hunters, build.security

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Upstream Security and Hunters complete Series C and Series A funding rounds, respectively. Elastic NV acquires build.security. Funding Upstream Security, […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Loop Secure, Intelligent Automation, Blumira

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Tesserent acquires Loop Secure to complement its own services, and BlueHalo merges with Intelligent Automation. Blumira completes a Series A […]

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Cyber Deal Update: FHIRBlocks, InfoSum

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Healthcare cybersecurity company ConsenSys Health acquires FHIRBlocks. InfoSum and Monte Carlo close a Series B and Series C funding round, […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Carve Systems, Baffle, Certik

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iVision acquires Carve Systems, Baffle closes a Series B funding round, and CertiK closes adds to its Series B funding […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Aegon Asset Management, Tego Cyber

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Aegon Asset Management hires former COO of MN and Tego Cyber gains a new CISO. Aegon Asset Management, based in […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Appriss Insights, Espagon

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Equifast acquires data analytics company Appriss Insights, while Cisco acquires observability provider Espagon. Mergers and Acquisitions Equifax, an Atlanta-based global […]

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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

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

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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

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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?

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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

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