cybersecurity

Former Amazon exec gives Chinese firms a tool to fight cyber threats

China is pushing forward an internet society where economic and public activities increasingly take place online. In the process, troves of citizen and government data get transferred to cloud servers

Living Security raises $14M for predictive human risk management

Cybersecurity training is one of those things that everyone has to do but not something everyone necessarily looks forward to. Living Security is an Austin-based startup out to change cybersecurity tr

The ‘Frankencloud’ model is our biggest security risk

The SolarWinds attack was successful because it took advantage of a vast, intermixed supply chain of technology vendors. The lesson? Complexity is the enemy of security.

Startups, get your bug bounty crash course at Early Stage 2021

In cybersecurity, nothing is “unhackable.” Security bugs are an unavoidable consequence of an online world, but how companies receive and respond to hackers can make or break them. Get it

Secureframe raises $18M Series A to simplify cybersecurity compliance

Security compliance may not be the hottest conversation starter, but it’s a critical and often grueling process that companies have to endure every year to show that their security practices are

Vulcan Cyber raises $21M Series B for its vulnerability remediation platform

Tel Aviv-based Vulcan Cyber, a cybersecurity startup that helps businesses prioritize and fix security vulnerabilities, today announced that it has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by D

Cyware nabs $30M to help organizations detect and stop advanced cyberattacks

Malicious hacking has become a pernicious and dogged fact of life for more organizations, and it’s a threat that has seemingly grown more complicated and sophisticated over time. One effective a

Why ‘blaming the intern’ won’t save startups from cybersecurity liability

Whether a company is liable for cyber incidents based on the actions of employees or contractors will depend on the circumstances of what happened.

Cloud cybersecurity startup Lumu raises a $7.5 million Series A

Miami-based cybersecurity startup Lumu today announced the closing of its $7.5 million Series A. The round was co-led by SoftBank Group Corp.’s SB Opportunity Fund and Panoramic Ventures. Lumu, co-f

ActZero emerges from stealth with $40M for a suite of cybersecurity solutions aimed at SMBs

The world of cybersecurity has seen a huge proliferation of new technology and services over the years. But with the primary focus being on solutions for larger enterprises, it leaves a big gap in the

YL Ventures sells its stake in cybersecurity unicorn Axonius for $270M

YL Ventures, the Israel-focused cybersecurity seed fund, today announced that it has sold its stake in cybersecurity asset management startup Axonius, which only a week ago announced a $100 million Se

Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

I believe generational startups will be created from 2020's reckoning with cybersecurity, just as they’ve been created coming out of market disruptions in the past.

Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test. The

Axonius nabs $100M at a $1.2B valuation for its asset management cybersecurity platform

Remote work has become the norm for many businesses in the last year, and today a startup that has built a cybersecurity platform to help manage all the devices connecting to organizations’ wide

Jamaica’s JamCOVID pulled offline after third security lapse exposed travelers’ data

Jamaica’s JamCOVID app and website were taken offline late on Thursday following a third security lapse, which exposed quarantine orders on more than half a million travelers to the island. JamC

Israeli startup CYE raises $100M to help companies shore up their cyber-defenses

Cybersecurity startup CYE has raised $100 million in a new growth round, led by investment firm EQT and with participation from 83North. CYE was founded in 2012 by Reuven Aronashvili to help companies

CybSafe raises $7.9M Series A led by IQ Capital for its ‘behavioral’ cybersecurity platform

Cybersecurity startup CybSafe, a “behavioral security” platform, has raised $7.9 million in a Series A funding round led by IQ Capital with participation from Hanover Digital Investments (

Stolen computers are the least of the government’s security worries

Reports that a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office was stolen during the pro-Trump rioters’ sack of the Capitol building has some worried that the mob may have access to import

NortonLifeLock acquires Avira in $360M all-cash deal, 8 months after Avira was acquired for $180M

Only eight months after getting acquired for $180 million, Avira is changing hands again, for double the value: NortonLifeLock today announced that it would acquire the German security firm for around

India bans 43 more Chinese apps over cybersecurity concerns

India is not done banning Chinese apps. The world’s second-largest internet market, which has banned more than 175 apps with links to the neighboring nation in recent months, said on Tuesday it was
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