Wednesday, May 18 2022

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

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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”

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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

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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

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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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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

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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 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 […]