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Okta confirms another breach after hackers steal source code

Okta has confirmed that it’s responding to another major security incident after a hacker accessed its source code following a breach of its GitHub repositories. The identity and authentication gian

As the economy shifts, what’s the best software customer?

We wonder if SMB-facing companies might have more ability to surprise the market than their enterprise-leaning siblings.

Okta CEO opens up about Auth0 acquisition, SaaS slump and Lapsus$ attack

Okta CEO Todd McKinnon says that he remains optimistic about the future despite 2022 challenges from the SaaS stock slump to the Lapsus$ attack.

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

Why software stocks got hammered today

We’re nearly at the stopping point ahead of a long weekend here in the United States, but that doesn’t mean that the tech market has given up on making news. And the news is not good. In t

Twilio hackers breached over 130 organizations during months-long hacking spree

The hackers that breached Twilio earlier this month also compromised more than 130 organizations during their hacking spree that netted the credentials of close to 10,000 employees. Twilio’s rec

Twilio hacked by phishing campaign targeting internet companies

Communications giant Twilio has confirmed hackers accessed customer data after successfully tricking employees into handing over their corporate login credentials.  The San Francisco-based company, w

ConductorOne is bringing automation to identity and access management with $15M investment

The founders of ConductorOne, an identity and access control startup, both came from Okta, which is itself a single sign-on vendor based on the zero trust model. In fact, they were in charge of authen

The rise of API-first companies, in fintech and beyond

It's not just in fintech that API solutions are on the rise — and helping solve a great range of problems.

Why it’s so hard to market enterprise AI/ML products and what to do about it

Healthy pipeline generation is the bugbear of the AI/ML industry, yet there is very little content on how to address it.

To better manage cybersecurity risk, extend zero-trust principles to third parties

Today’s cybersecurity landscape requires an agile and data-driven risk management strategy to deal with the ever-expanding third-party attack surface.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Construction tech survey, founder-CEO friction, diversify your cap table

As you may have heard, tech companies are having a bit of a whoopsie.

The one-chart argument that tech valuations have fallen too far

The 2019-2022 share price parity allows us to determine if Okta is on the receiving end of a potentially unfair shellacking.

Lumos wants to build an app store for the enterprise

Lumos, a startup that wants to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises to manage all of the SaaS apps their employees use, is coming out of stealth today. The company plans to take on the SaaS

Hear how Front raised serious cash from unconventional investors on TechCrunch Live

Front’s cap table reads like an honor role of investors. CEO and co-founder Mathilde Collin raised funds from numerous Silicon Valley firms and individual investors. On April 27 she’s spea

Lapsus$ hackers targeted T-Mobile source code in latest data breach

The Lapsus$ hacking group has claimed another victim: U.S. telecom giant T-Mobile. T-Mobile’s latest security incident — the seventh data breach in the past four years — was first revealed b

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

Hear from these amazing investors and founders on TechCrunch Live this April

TechCrunch Live has an exciting slate of episodes scheduled for April. The speakers come from a variety of disciplines, backgrounds and locations. Like always, each episode features an entrepreneur pr

Antimatter raises $12M Series A to help SaaS companies keep their customer data secure

With SaaS becoming the standard for most business software, the security demands on SaaS companies are constantly increasing. Add users who need their data sandboxed from others or kept in a specific

Lapsus$ hacking group claims software consultancy giant Globant as its latest breach victim

Just days after police in the U.K. arrested seven people over suspected connections to the now-infamous hacking and extortion group, Lapsus$ is claiming its latest victim. Lapsus$, whose recent victim
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