Developer security company Snyk has raised $530 million in a Series F investment round.
Private equity buyouts in cybersecurity are hitting new records as a fast-growing industry responds to a surge in remote working and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, writes Ryan Prete. Here is the link: https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/hackers-remote-workers-private-equity-cybersecurity
Juniper’s breach remains important — and the subject of continued questions from Congress — because it highlights the perils of governments inserting backdoors in technology products, writes Jordan Robertson. Here is the...
A flaw in Microsoft’s Azure Cosmos DB database product left more than 3,300 Azure customers open to complete unrestricted access by attackers, writes Thomas Ricker. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/27/22644161/microsoft-azure-database-vulnerabilty-chaosdb You can find...
French intelligence investigators have confirmed that Pegasus spyware has been found on the phones of three journalists, writes Kim Willsher.
Technical incident management platform company Rootly has closed $3.2 million in seed funding.
Joe Biden said on Saturday he had directed US intelligence agencies to investigate a sophisticated ransomware attack, according to the report. Here is the link: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jul/03/kaseya-ransomware-attack-us-sweden
Wipro has signed an agreement to acquire Ampion, an Australia-based provider of cyber security, DevOps and quality engineering services.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based email security company Armorblox has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round. The investment was led by Next47, with participation from Polaris Partners and Unusual Ventures, as well...
The US National Security Agency has issued a security advisory this month urging system administrators in federal agencies and beyond to stop using old and obsolete TLS protocols, writes Catalin...
Akamai Technologies has acquired Dublin-based mobile communications and internet of things (IoT) company Asavie, for an undisclosed sum.
Global investment firm Francisco Partners has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Forcepoint, a cybersecurity solutions company, and a subsidiary of Raytheon.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded the Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) Cyber Information Technology Enterprise Services (SCITES) contract.
The US Department of Justice has unsealed charges against six GRU officers believed to be members of Sandworm, writes Catalin Timpanu. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-charges-russian-hackers-behind-notpetya-killdisk-olympicdestroyer-attacks/
CrowdStrike is acquiring Preempt Security, a provider of Zero Trust and conditional access technology for real-time access control and threat prevention.