Chef InSpec 2.0 helps automate security compliance in cloud apps

How many times do you hear about a company exposing sensitive data because they forgot to lock down a data repository on Amazon? It happens surprisingly often. Chef wants to help developers and operat

BigID pulls in $14 million Series A to help identify private customer data across big data stores

As data privacy becomes an increasingly important notion, especially with the EU’s GDPR privacy laws coming online in May, companies need to find ways to understand their customer’s priva

Clairvoyant launches Kogni to help companies track their most sensitive data

As we inch ever closer to GDPR in May, companies doing business in Europe need to start getting a grip on the sensitive private data they have. The trouble is that as companies move their data into da

Convercent raises $25M to keep companies out of ethical quandaries

Convercent, a company that provides ethics and compliance software to businesses, today announced that it has raised a $25 million funding round led by Rho Ventures. Additional investors include Sapph

Two compliance companies merge to build a $100M firm

Once upon a time there were two compliance companies. Smarsh was owned by Los Angeles-based private equity firm, K1 Investment Management. It worked with mostly SMBs. Another called Actiance worked w

MeWe builds a bridge between government and business

Manik Suri, a former D.E. Shaw hedge fund wunderkind, has been wrestling with how best to help government put compliance policy into practice. Suri's public service included a stint on the White Hous

Canada’s Assent Compliance raises $31.4M Series B round to help businesses stay in compliance

Assent Compliance isn't in a sexy space. The company focuses on helping enterprises collect the necessary data to keep their global supply chains in compliance with local and international regulations

NuCypher is using proxy re-encryption to lift more enterprise big data into the cloud

After spending time at a London fintech accelerator last year, enterprise database startup ZeroDB scrapped its first business plan and mapped out a new one. By January this year it had a new name: NuC

Cognitiv+ is using AI for contract analysis and tracking

Another legal tech startup coming out of the UK: Cognitiv+ is applying artificial intelligence to automate contract analysis and management, offering businesses a way to automate staying on top of leg

Zenefits makes licensing compliance app available for free in the Salesforce App Exchange

Zenefits announced this week, it was making a licensing compliance app it created in-house to ensure its sales people are properly licensed to sell insurance in a given state, available for free to a

Post-quantum crypto startup PQ bags $10.3M Series A

Being first to market with complex technology doesn't usually make for a simple sales proposition. Nor does trying to pioneer an alternative approach as a small security startup vs established industr

Egnyte pushes beyond storage into document protection

Egnyte has gotten as creative as it could as an online storage company. You could store your files on Egnyte in the cloud, on prem or with a competing storage service if you liked, but the company r

AiCure Raises $12.25 Million For Its Treatment Monitoring Technology

The failure to take prescribed medicine, whether as part of a clinical trial or treatment regimen costs the U.S. healthcare industry roughly $378 billion dollars.

Amazon Inspector Finds Security Issues For You

Today at Amazon re:invent, Amazon announced a new service called Amazon Inspector that analyzes your AWS instances and reports back with any security or compliance issues it finds. This provides a val

Convercent Raises $10.2M To Help Companies Promote The Good And Manage The Bad

<a target="_blank" href="">Convercent</a> has raised $10.2 million for its compliance software that helps companies promote the good and manage the bad. The round was led by Azur

Developers Prefer GPL, Enterprises Prefer Apache

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Potential Open Source License Violations In Android and iOS Apps?

<img src="">One of the reasons a lot of big companies shy away from using open source software is because the plethora of ope

RediLearning Closes $1.75 Million For Systems To Train Senior Care Workers

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> RediLearning, a Florida startup that delivers continuing education coursework to nurses, therapists and ot