Tuesday, February 7 2023

How will SEC’s Cybersecurity rules affect funds?

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

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Regulatory Spotlight: Avoiding the jab-hook combo

Jeremy Seth Davis 0

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

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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 […]

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What’s Driving the Push for Digital Central Bank Currencies?

Khushi Arora 0

As governments explore methods for improving payment systems, especially for cross-border transactions, support for blockchain-based national digital currencies continues to […]

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

Ellie Buscemi 0

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

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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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As Ransomware Soars, Insurers Mull Changes

Ellie Buscemi 0

As ransomware attacks soar, payment requests have begun to attract increased legal and regulatory scrutiny. In this complex environment, industry […]

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US and EU Launch Trade and Technology Council

Khushi Arora 0

During the EU-US Summit in Brussels, the United States and European Union set a joint transatlantic agenda, agreeing to a […]

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Supreme Court Limits Scope of Federal Anti-Hacking Law

Ellie Buscemi 0

The Supreme Court released a 6-3 ruling that limits the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) by […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Appgate, Trellix, Rubrik

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Appgate appoints a new CEO, Trellix hires loanDepot’s CISO, SANS Institute taps new CISO director. Secure access solutions provider Appgate appointed Leo Taddeo as chief executive officer and president. Taddeo stepped into the new role after serving as Appgate’s chief information security officer since February of 2022. The SANS Institute, a cybersecurity training company, appointed […]

Cyber Deals: Drata, Field Effect investments, and Veracode acquisition

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Cybersecurity venture funding and merger activity: This week’s largest deals were MDR and security automation investments, as MSP consolidation continues to attract corporate buyers. Funding Cork, Ireland-based, data encryption company Valutree acquired $12.8 million in their series A funding round, led by investors Molten Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures. Funds will be used to expand […]

Cyber Deals: Spin Technology, CyberArk, Mesh Security

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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 […]