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  • What if cybersecurity followed physics? Crunch Network

    What if cybersecurity followed physics?

    The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-exclusive cybersecurity unicorn club. With the addition of each new member, eyebrows are raised and questions are asked. Are cybersecurity unicorns outliers or are we at the start of a… Read More

  • Security Company CrowdStrike Scores $100M Led By Google Capital

    Security Company CrowdStrike Scores $100M Led By Google Capital

    If you need proof that security is a red hot market these days, how about this morning’s announcement that cybersecurity company CrowdStrike landed a $100 million Series C investment round? The round was led by Google Capital with Rackspace, which happens to be one of the company’s customers also investing. Existing investors Accel and Warburg Pincus also participated. Read More

  • CrowdStrike Raises $30M For Data Security Platform Built To Put Adversaries On The Defensive

    CrowdStrike Raises $30M For Data Security Platform Built To Put Adversaries On The Defensive

    CrowdStrike has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Accel Venture Partners for its security technology to identify advanced threats and put adversaries more on the defensive. Founding investor Warbug Pincus also participated in the funding. The company was founded by former McAffee CTO George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, who was previously vice president of advanced threat… Read More

  • Former McAfee CTO Debuts Stealthy Security Technology Startup CrowdStrike With $26M In Funding

    Former McAfee CTO Debuts Stealthy Security Technology Startup CrowdStrike With $26M In Funding

    George Kurtz, who was formerly the CTO of McAfee, has launched a new security technology company called CrowdStrike. The company is still in stealth mode, but has revealed a $26 million Series A investment from Warburg Pincus (Kurtz was previously an EIR at the private equity firm). Details are still minimal, but as Kurtz explains in a blog post announcing the launch, CrowdStrike is a… Read More