Dig scoops up $34M to tackle the fragmented world of cloud data security
In 2022, the amount of corporate data stored in the cloud (versus on-premise servers) reached 60%, a signal of how the world of enterprise IT is evolving. But lest you think that cloud=modern=more eff
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.
Cyber risk startup Safe Security lands $33M from UK telco BT
Safe Security, a Silicon Valley cyber risk management startup, has secured a $33 million investment from U.K. telco BT. Founded in 2012, Safe Security — formerly known as Lucideus — helps organi
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
Theresia Gouw’s ‘multigenerational’ new firm, Acrew, just closed a $250 million debut fund
Four months after the news broke that veteran VCs Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad were going separate ways after forming their own venture firm in 2014, Gouw says her new firm, Acrew Capital, has c
The future of cybersecurity VC investing with Lightspeed’s Arif Janmohamed
There are two types of enterprise startups: those that create value and those that protect value. Cybersecurity is most definitely part of the latter group, and as a vertical, it has sprawled the past
JASK and the future of autonomous cybersecurity
There is a familiar trope in Hollywood cyberwarfare movies. A lone whiz kid hacker (often with blue, pink, or platinum hair) fights an evil government. Despite combatting dozens of cyber defenders, ea
The ransomware dilemma
More than 90 percent of all phishing emails are now ransomware. The average amount paid via ransomware has grown from $40 in 2009 to $1,000 in 2016. This amount will grow even faster as ransomware mov
As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?
As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?
Exabeam Raises $10 Million For Network-Tracking Security Software
Security software developer Exabeam has raised $10 million in a Series A round of financing to protect businesses from the latest kinds of hack attacks. These days, businesses are being targeted by