cloud security

  • Netskope Brings In $35 Million More As Cloud Security Competition Heats Up

    Netskope Brings In $35 Million More As Cloud Security Competition Heats Up

    When it comes to understanding the profusion of applications employees are using to conduct business, IT departments are increasingly lost in the cloud. Over the past several years a number of startups have cut through the fog created by this proliferation of tools to help workers do their jobs more efficiently — and leading the charge is Netskope, which just raised another $35 million. Read More

  • The New Age Of The Security Startup

    The New Age Of The Security Startup

    Last month Apple disclosed and fixed a massive bug in its operating system that left users’ information exposed to theft; faith in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is eroding; and revenues at the retailing giant Target fell 46% on a quarterly basis over the Christmas season last year, all because of security breaches. There is no doubt that the profusion of technology designed to make… Read More

  • CloudLock Launches A Fully Cloud-Based Selective Encryption Product

    CloudLock Launches A Fully Cloud-Based Selective Encryption Product

    Cloud security startup CloudLock will launch new encryption product to make it easier for software-as-a-service and cloud platforms to protect sensitive data. Called CloudLock Selective Encryption, the product’s launch comes a few weeks after CloudLock announced that it had raised $16.5 million in Series C funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, bringing its total funding to $28.2 million. Read More

  • Skyhigh Debuts CloudRisk, A Tool To Help Large Companies Track Their Cloud Exposure

    Skyhigh Debuts CloudRisk, A Tool To Help Large Companies Track Their Cloud Exposure

    Skyhigh Networks today debuted CloudRisk, a new tool to help corporations track and manage their potential risk due to use of cloud services. CloudRisk is a dashboard that tracks a firm’s current surface area with cloud services, providing the company with a number — on a scale of one through 10 — regarding their current exposure and a comparable figure for their industry. Read More

  • Cloud Security Startup Elastica Comes Out Of Stealth With $6.3M From Mayfield

    Cloud Security Startup Elastica Comes Out Of Stealth With $6.3M From Mayfield

    Elastica, a cloud security startup launched in 2012, is coming out of stealth mode with $6.3 million in Series A funding from the Mayfield Fund. The startup is also launching its new apps that offer real-time threat detection and even post-incident forensic analysis. As more enterprises embrace SaaS and other cloud-based services, they are increasingly feeling the need to have a different… Read More

  • CipherCloud Acquires CloudUp Networks To Beef Up Its Cross Platform Data Tracking

    CipherCloud Acquires CloudUp Networks To Beef Up Its Cross Platform Data Tracking

    CipherCloud, the cloud encryption startup, has acquired CloudUp Networks, a provider of SaaS applications security that helps people secure contact information from Salesforce and other cloud environments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. CloudUp Networks, a bootstrapped startup, has built technology for things like data classification, data tagging and data loss prevention. It… Read More

  • Paranoid Server Admins Get New iPhone App From Cloud Security Company Dome9

    Paranoid Server Admins Get New iPhone App From Cloud Security Company Dome9

    Israeli security company Dome9 provides a hosted firewall for protecting servers in both private or public clouds. It enables customers to lockdown SSH access or admin panels until they’re specifically opened via the web-based Dome9 console. Today the company released an iPhone app that will provide more convenient access to the console. Read More