WhatsApp adds support for disappearing voice messages

While today’s bigger news from the world of Meta’s messaging apps was the rollout of end-to-end encryption in Messenger, the company is also bringing another useful feature to its WhatsApp

Opal Security, which helps companies manage access and identities, raises $22M

VC investment trends in the cybersecurity market suggest a sector in decline — at least within the context of recent months. According to Crunchbase, cybersecurity deal count fell during Q3 to 1

ArmorCode raises $40M to consolidate security data in one place

ArmorCode, a cybersecurity platform that gathers vulnerability data from connected apps and software infrastructure, consolidating the data into a single location and standardizing it for analysis, ha

Healthcare startups scramble to assess fallout after Postmeds data breach hits millions of patients

More than 2 million people across the United States will receive notice that their personal and sensitive health information was stolen earlier this year during a cyberattack at Postmeds, the parent c

Vulcan Cyber, which scans software for security vulnerabilities, lands $55M cash infusion

Vulcan Cyber, a company developing software to help enterprises detect vulnerabilities in their software stack, today announced that it raised $55 million in equity financing led by Maor Investments a

Authentication startup FusionAuth raises $65M, its first outside round

Funding for cybersecurity startups continues to look bleak. According to a recent Crunchbase survey, companies in the digital security space raised 30% less funds — $1.9 billion — in Q3 20

Log analysis and security firm Graylog raises $9M in equity, $30M in debt

The decline in VC funding for cybersecurity startups might finally be reversing course after months of discouraging trend lines. Recently, Crunchbase reported that cybersecurity startups raised nearly

Apple warns Indian opposition leaders of state-sponsored iPhone attacks

Apple has warned over a half dozen Indian lawmakers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s main opposition of their iPhones being targets of state-sponsored attacks, these people said Tuesday, in a

US security remains paramount in the continued rise of AI, according to Treasury Department secretary

As investments grow globally, there’s still a concern stateside for security and making sure the U.S. protects its businesses.

Censys lands new cash to grow its threat-detecting cybersecurity service

Investments in cybersecurity companies are beginning to turn a corner, seemingly. After a brutal summer, VC funding to security startups saw a slight (12%) uptick from Q3, according to Crunchbase &#82

Passwordless authentication startup SecureW2 raises $80M from Insight Partners

Passwordless authentication offers a host of advantages over traditional pins, passphrases and passcodes. Surveys around the web show that compromised passwords cause an estimated 81% of all breaches

Zygon helps startups avoid data breaches from SaaS providers

Last week, cloud computing company Shadow confirmed a data breach involving customers’ personal information. The hacker claims to have access to the data of more than 530,000 customers. According to

Arctic Wolf acquires cybersecurity automation platform Revelstoke

Arctic Wolf, a cybersecurity company that’s raised hundreds of millions of dollars in debt and equity, today announced that it plans to acquire Revelstoke, a company developing a security orches

Vera wants to use AI to cull generative models’ worst behaviors

Liz O’Sullivan is on a mission to make AI “a little bit safer,” in her own words. A member of the National AI Advisory Committee, which drafts recommendations to the White House and

Okta acquires a16z-backed password manager Uno to develop a personal tier

Okta, the U.S.-based identity management giant, announced today that it has acquired password management app, Uno. The company said that Uno’s team will help speed up the public launch of the Ok

Nexusflow raises $10.6M to build a conversational interface for security tools

Nexusflow, a startup using generative AI to help companies make sense of cybersecurity data, today announced that it raised $10.6 million in a seed round led by Point72 Ventures with participation fro

Cybersecurity firm Lumu raises $30M to detect network intrusions

Lumu, a startup that helps enterprises identify and isolate security compromises, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Forgepoint Capital, $6 million of which is debt.

Legit Security lands $40M to lock down apps and dev environments

Legit Security, a cybersecurity company developing a platform to identify app vulnerabilities from code, has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by CRV with participation from Cyberstar

Dragos raises $74M to secure industrial control systems from threats

Dragos, a company building software to secure the control systems for manufacturing and industrial equipment, has raised $74 million in a Series D round extension led by WestCap. The round, which brin

Digital forensics firm Binalyze raises $19M to investigate cyber threats

Binalyze, a London-based startup building a toolset for digital forensics and incident response, this week announced that it raised $19 million in a Series A round led by Molten Ventures with particip
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