PhishMe

Lessons from cybersecurity exits

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

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