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It really does take a village to keep you secure in the cloud

Everyone has to communicate when problems pop up, share the best practices and pull together as a community to prevent or mitigate security events.

Accel is rolling out a new, $4 billion late-stage fund, just as certain rivals lose momentum

Accel, the 39-year-old venture firm, just pulled a major power move. It announced, via a simple blog post, that it has just closed a new, global, late-stage fund with $4 billion in capital commitments

Dig emerges from stealth to help organizations secure their data in public clouds

Dig, a Tel Aviv-based cloud data security startup, has emerged from stealth with an $11 million investment to help organizations protect data stored in public cloud environments. It’s no secret that

DoControl raises $30M for no-code security tools for cloud app log-ins

Cloud security is one of the big drivers among enterprises making IT investments this year, according to a recent report from Gartner, which estimated that some $4.4 trillion in IT spend overall in 20

If crypto companies are going to spend this much money, can we at least get an 11th F1 team?

It's time for a bold blockchain company to succeed where so many others have failed: building a new F1 team. Admit it, it's brilliant.

Homeland Security establishes the Cyber Safety Review Board to learn the mistakes from past cyber incidents

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has assembled a review board that will be tasked with investigating major national cybersecurity incidents in an effort to “meaningfully improve”

Daily Crunch: Google dumps FloC plan, proposes new Topics API for ad targeting

Today our cup overflows with news. There’s simply too much going on to cover in a single newsletter, so I’ve tried to fit in as much as possible.

Remote work and cloud adoption lands 1Password with $620M Series C, now valued at $6.8B

Password management platform 1Password has closed a massive $620 million Series C funding round that raises the company’s valuation to $6.8 billion. The investment was led by Iconiq Growth, with par

UK cyber startup Immersive Labs acquires US-based Snap Labs — and there’s a climate angle

Cybersecurity startup Immersive Labs — which recently closed a $75 million Series C funding round giving it a significant war chest — is acquiring U.S.-based cyber startup Snap Labs in an undisclo

We’re still just scratching the surface of the cloud’s potential

Battery Ventures' State of the OpenCloud report provides a set of data points that pretty clearly outline the accelerated growth of cloud services in recent quarters.

Inside GitLab’s IPO filing

While the technology and business world worked towards the weekend, DevOps firm GitLab filed to go public. So we need to pause, digest the company's S-1 filing, and come to some early conclusions.

Rezilion raises $30M to help security operations teams with tools to automate their busywork

Security operations teams face a daunting task these days, fending off malicious hackers and their increasingly sophisticated approaches to cracking into networks. That also represents a gap in the ma

Cribl raises $200M to help enterprises do more with their data

Cribl is developing unified data pipelines, called “observability pipelines,” to parse and route any type of data that flows through a corporate IT system.

DNSFilter secures $30M Series A to step up fight against DNS-based threats

DNSFilter, an artificial intelligence startup that provides DNS protection to enterprises, has secured $30 million in Series A funding from Insight Partners. DNSFilter, as its name suggests, offers D

Cybereason raises $275M at Series F, adds Steven Mnuchin to board

Cybereason, a U.S.-Israeli late-stage cybersecurity startup that provides extended detection and response (XDR) services, has secured $275 million in Series F funding.  The investment was led by Libe

Kaseya hack floods hundreds of companies with ransomware

On Friday, a flood of ransomware hit hundreds of companies around the world. A grocery store chain, a public broadcaster, schools and a national railway system were all hit by the file-encrypting malw

Accel closes on $3B across three funds as it ramps up global investing

Accel announced Tuesday the close of three new funds totaling $3.05 billion, money that it will be using to back early-stage startups, as well as growth rounds for more mature companies. Notably, the

It’s time for security teams to embrace security data lakes

The average corporate security organization is largely ineffective at preventing breaches, IP theft and data loss. Why? The fragmented approach we’re currently using does not work.

Cybersecurity unicorn Exabeam raises $200M to fuel SecOps growth

Exabeam, a late-stage startup that helps organizations detect advanced cybersecurity threats, has landed a new $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.4 billion. The Series F growth

Biden’s cybersecurity dream team takes shape

President Biden has named two former National Security Agency veterans to senior government cybersecurity positions, including the first national cyber director. The appointments, announced Monday, la
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