Security

Thomson Reuters to implement Samsung biometric authentication

Samsung has signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters to implement its SDS Nexsign biometric authentication solution.

ThreatQuotient raises $30 million

Threat intelligence platform company ThreatQuotient has completed a Series C round, raising $30 million. The investment was led by Adams Street Partners, with Cisco...

Former Secret Service agent sentenced in bitcoin money laundering scheme

A former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent, who had been a member of the Baltimore Silk Road Task Force, was sentenced to prison on...

TIO Networks suspends operations, says PayPal

PayPal announced that TIO Networks (TIO), a publicly traded company PayPal acquired in July 2017, has suspended operations. This suspension of services is a...

Synopsys acquires Black Duck Software for $565M

Synopsys and Black Duck Software have signed a definitive agreement for Synopsys to acquire privately held Black Duck. Under the terms of the agreement,...

Mastercard names former CIA deputy director Jeanne Tisinger cybersecurity advisor

Mastercard has named Jeanne Tisinger a senior advisor for cybersecurity. In this role, she will contribute to the implementation and expansion of the company’s...

Intel Capital invests $60M in tech startups

Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment organization, announced new investments totaling more than $60 million in 15 technology startups. This latest group of new...

Dutch privacy regulator says Windows 10 breaks the law — Ars Technica

Microsoft breaches the Dutch data protection law by processing personal data of people that use the Windows 10 operating system on their computers, according...

Akamai Technologies to acquire Nominum

Akamai Technologies has entered into an agreement to acquire Nominum, a privately-funded Internet security services company headquartered in Redwood City, CA. The all-cash transaction is...

SecurityScorecard raises $27.5 million Series C round

SecurityScorecard, a company that provides security ratings, has raised $27.5 million in Series C funding. The financing was led by Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)...

DHS awards $8.6 million for five mobile application security R&D projects

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded funding to five research and development (R&D) projects that are expected...

Jacobs acquires Blue Canopy

Jacobs Engineering Group has acquired Blue Canopy, a data analytics, cybersecurity and application development firm. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Blue Canopy...

CynergisTek awarded multi-million dollar document service contract

CynergisTek, a provider in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, was awarded a multi-million dollar contract by a pediatric hospital based in the South. The company did...

Qadium raises $40 million

San Francisco, California-based cyber security and actionable insights startup Qadium has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The investment was led by IVP with...

LookingGlass raises $26.3 million

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a threat intelligence services company based in San Jose, California, has raised $26.3 million, comprised of mezzanine debt funding and incremental...