Security

Avast acquires Piriform, makers of CCleaner

Security company Avast has acquired Piriform, a provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product is the...

Symantec to integrate Bay Dynamics’ Risk Fabric software

Cyber risk analytics company Bay Dynamics has inked a technology partnership with Symantec, under the terms of which, Symantec is integrating Bay Dynamics' flagship...

Symantec acquires Israel-based Fireglass

Symantec has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based web security company Fireglass. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to...

Kaspersky willing to turn over source code to US government — The Hill

Russian cybersecurity expert and the CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Eugene Kaspersky, is willing to turn over computer code to United States authorities to prove that his company's security...

Cylance signs distributor agreement with Toshiba

Antivirus company Cylance has signed a distributor agreement with Toshiba. Under the terms of the agreement, Toshiba has launched sales of CylancePROTECT, an antivirus solution that leverages artificial...

Security startup Jask raises $12M Series A round

San Francisco-based security startup Jask has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Dell Technologies Capital, along with TenEleven...

First quantum-secured blockchain technology tested in Moscow — MIT Technology Review

Russian scientists are using quantum mechanics to ensure the security of blockchains. Here is a link to a business impact feature done my the...

Microsoft acquires Hexadite

Microsoft recently signed an agreement to acquire Hexadite, a company delivering agentless, automatic incident investigation and remediation solutions. The terms of the agreement have...

Fortanix raises $8 million

Cybersecurity company Fortanix has raised a $8 million Series A round, with investment from Foundation Capital and NeoTribe. In another development, the company announced the...

Palo Alto Networks forms venture fund for early stage investments

Palo Alto Networks is forming a $20 million venture fund. The fund expects to collaborate with Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital to identify and evaluate...

Honeywell buys security company Nextnine

Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Nextnine, a privately held provider of top-down OT security management solutions for complex multi-vendor ICS environments,...

Cloud security company Netskope closes $100 million

Cloud security company Netskope has closed a $100 million Series E funding round. The investment was led by existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and...

Yubico raises $30 million

Yubico, a provider of authentication and encryption hardware, has raised 30 million. The round was raised from the company’s’ first institutional investors, including New...

BlackBerry launches software for autonomous vehicle security

BlackBerry has launched the QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, is BlackBerry's most advanced and secure 64-bit...

Honeywell establishing industrial cyber security CoE in Singapore

Honeywell Process Solutions is establishing an industrial cyber security center of excellence (COE) for Asia Pacific in Singapore, with the support of the Singapore...