Network Security

Gluware raises $43M for ‘RPA’ tech that automatically detects and fixes anomalies in network configurations

Facebook’s network meltdown earlier this month — an outage that initially¬†stemmed from a configuration error — was a huge pain for many users (and a big cost to Facebook). For enter

Corelight secures $75M Series D to bolster its network defense offering

Corelight, a San Francisco-based startup that claims to offer the industry’s first open network detection and response (NDR) platform, has raised $75 million in Series D investment led by Energy Imp

Vectra AI picks up $130M at a $1.2B valuation for its network approach to threat detection and response

Cybersecurity nightmares like the SolarWinds hack highlight how malicious hackers continue to exploit vulnerabilities in software and apps to do their dirty work. Today a startup that’s built a

Vectra lands $100M Series E investment for AI-driven network security

Vectra, a seven-year-old company that helps customers detect intrusions at the network level, whether in the cloud or on premises, announced a $100 million Series E funding round today led by TCV. Exi

Huawei opens a cybersecurity transparency center in the heart of Europe

5G kit maker Huawei opened a Cyber Security Transparency center in Brussels yesterday as the Chinese tech giant continues to try to neutralize suspicion in Western markets that its networking gear cou

Huawei: ‘The US security accusation of our 5G has no evidence. Nothing.’

Huawei’s rotating chairman Guo Ping kicked off a keynote speech this morning at the world’s biggest mobile industry tradeshow with a wry joke. “There has never been more interest in

Forward Networks nets $16M to help prevent network outages

As IP networks continue to grow and become ever more complex, and people become ever more dependent on them staying up all the time, a startup that is building software tools to help administrators ke

Illumio, a specialist in segmented security, raises $125M at $1b+ valuation

Another day, another major round of funding for a security startup, underscoring just how active the area of IT protection is right now — both in terms of business need and as an investment oppo

ForeScout Foresees IPO After $76 Million Round Led By Wellington Management

ForeScout, a security company that helps firms detect devices on their networks they might not know about, announced a $76 million investment round today on a billion dollar valuation, making it a mem

Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M

As HP downsizes its own holdings in network security, another IT giant is ramping up: today Cisco announced that it would acquire Lancope, which focuses on behavior analytics, threat visibility and se

Security Startup Shadow Networks Has Raised Over $10 MIllion To Pull Threats Into The Matrix

Shadow Networks, a stealthy new security company with high-powered backers, has raised over $10 million in a round of financing disclosed to the US Securities and Exchange Commission under its old nam