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Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane Investments, investing in cloud infrastructure and security startups. When he is not investing, h

PhishMe sold to private equity consortium at $400 million valuation

PhishMe, a seven year old startup that helps companies train employees to avoid phishing scams, announced today that it has been purchased by a consortium of private equity firms at a valuation of $40

PhishMe offers free phishing training tool to SMBs

There are lots of reasons scammers send a phishing email. They may want to get access to the company network or perhaps a quick payout with ransomware.┬áMaybe it’s just a good old-fashioned con

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