Security

Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 with a security fix for a bug ‘under active exploitation’

Apple today released its second minor update to iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, which includes an “important security update” for a zero-day bug under active exploitation. Both iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS

Security takes center stage at TC Sessions: SaaS this month

Microsoft, Cisco and Amplitude talk security at TC Sessions: SaaS this month. Enterprises face a constant stream of threats, from nation-state hackers and cybercriminals to corporate insiders. But the

Private equity is ready to take MSP consolidation to the next level

Recent sales processes have attracted as many as 30-40 private equity bidders, and these firms are looking over their shoulder, as interest in MSP acquisitions rises among other buyers.

Google to give security keys to ‘high risk’ users targeted by government hackers

Google has said it will provide 10,000 “high-risk” users with free hardware security keys, days after the company warned thousands of Gmail users that they were targeted by state-sponsored

DOJ will sue federal contractors that hide cyberattacks and breaches

The U.S. Department of Justice has said it will launch civil legal action against federal contractors if they fail to report cyberattacks or data breaches. The Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, introduced

A new US bill would force companies to disclose ransomware payments

A new proposed law would compel businesses in the U.S. to disclose any ransomware payments within 48 hours of the transaction. The bicameral Ransom Disclosure Act, drafted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and

Twitch confirms hack after source code and creator payout data leaks online

A huge cache of source code repositories, creator payouts and other internal data from Twitch has been published online after a data breach, the company has confirmed. In a post on Tuesday (but which

As Logicworks approaches $100M in revenue, it announces new cloud migration platform

Logicworks might not be a household name, but since 2012 it has been working with customers to help them move to the cloud and manage their workloads once they get there. By following that approach, t

Yubico’s new hardware key features a fingerprint reader for passwordless logins

Yubico, the maker of hardware security keys, has unveiled the YubiKey Bio, its first key to support biometric authentication for passwordless logins and multifactor authentication (2FA) The launch of

Adaptive Shield lands $30M Series A to build out its SaaS security platform

Adaptive Shield, a Tel Aviv-based startup that automates the security of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, has secured $30 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners. The funding ro

Temasek leads $550M Series C extension into Orca Security, which aims for further international foothold

This is the third in a quick succession of funding that Orca Security received in the past 12 months.

Duality nabs $30M for its privacy-focused data collaboration tools, built using homomorphic encryption

Duality, a startup founded by groundbreaking cryptographers and data scientists that is building tools to make it easier for companies to share data and collaborate with each other without compromisin

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are slowly returning. Why did they disappear to begin with?

Facebook’s day-long outage is by far its longest and most extreme in years. At around 9 a.m. PDT on the U.S. West Coast — where the social giant is headquartered — Facebook, WhatsApp

Investors share how infrastructure as code is taking over DevOps

Infrastructure as code (IaC) has been gaining wider adoption among DevOps teams in recent years, but the complexities of data center configuration and management continue to create problems — and op

One Identity has acquired OneLogin, a rival to Okta and Ping in sign-on and identity access management

More consolidation is afoot in the world of cybersecurity, specifically around services to help organizations manage identity and access. Today, One Identity — which provides tools for managing

Arctic Wolf acquires ‘Hollywood-style’ cybersecurity training startup Habitu8

Arctic Wolf, a managed cybersecurity company that offers a “security operations-as-a-concierge” service, has acquired Habitu8, a security training and awareness content platform. Terms of the deal

Russian authorities arrest cybersecurity giant Group-IB’s CEO on treason charges

Russian authorities have arrested and detained Ilya Sachkov, the co-founder and chief executive of Group-IB — one of the biggest cybersecurity companies in the country — on charges of treason. Det

Cyber insurance firm Coalition lands $205M at Series E, valued at $3.5B

Coalition, a San Francisco-based cybersecurity insurance company, has raised $205 million in Series E funding, valuing the pre-IPO company at more than $3.5 billion. The round was co-led by Durable Ca

YC-backed Malloc wants to take the sting out of mobile spyware

Mobile spyware is one of the most invasive and targeted kinds of unregulated surveillance, since it can be used to track where you go, who you see and what you talk about. And because of its stealthy

SenseOn nabs $20M for faster, more accurate cybersecurity detection and response via its ‘triangulation’ approach

As cybersecurity becomes a bigger and more complex problem for organizations, a startup aiming to increase its accuracy in fighting breaches — by bringing in an ever-wider funnel of data and van
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