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  • Exploiting machine learning in cybersecurity Crunch Network

    Exploiting machine learning in cybersecurity

    While more and more jobs are being forfeited to robots and artificial intelligence, is it conceivable to convey to machines a responsibility as complicated as cybersecurity? The topic is being hotly debated by security professionals, with strong arguments on both ends of the spectrum. In the meantime, tech firms and security vendors are looking for ways to add this hot technology to their… Read More

  • Video: It's 2010 And People Have Absolutely Zero Computer Security & Safety Knowledge

    Ha, this is too funny. The folks at F Secure went out onto the mean streets of San Francisco to ascertain the average person’s malware knowledge. You know, Q: “You have conficker, what do you do?” A: “I don’t know, take some Advil?” Read More

  • F-Secure Pays €27.5 Million For French Storage Startup Steek

    Finnish computer security provider F-Secure has acquired venture-backed French startup Steek for €27.5M with the possibility of a further performance-based payment of up to €2.5M next year. Steek was backed by Innovacom, which financed the startup’s $4 million Series A round mid-2006 and later joined AGF Private Equity in a $8 million Series B round. Sleek offers integrated… Read More

  • F-Secure Buys Online Storage Startup Steek For $38.8 Million

    Finnish computer security provider F-Secure has acquired venture-backed French startup Steek for €27.5M (approx. $38.75 million) in cash with the possibility of a further performance-based payment of up to €2.5M ($3.5 million) next year. Steek was backed by Innovacom, which financed the startup’s $4 million Series A round mid-2006 and later joined AGF Private Equity in a $8… Read More

  • TC/CG Meet-up: Helsinki Update

    I’ll be in Helsinki next week and I’d like to plan a very informal meet-up on Tuesday, April 28 at about 7pm. All those Finns in favor, please email me at john@crunchgear.com with the subject line “RSVP HELSINKI.” We’ve decided to have the meet-up at A21 on Annankatu 21 [Google Map]. PLEASE RSVP ASAP so I can offer them a head count. N.B. If you have a start-up… Read More