Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Symantec, NTT Security announce planned web security services partnership

Symantec and NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, announced their intention to enter into a strategic partnership for web security services offerings across the cloud, mobile and on-premises.

Marc Rogers joins ScaleFT as chief security officer

Access management platform company ScaleFT has appointed Marc Rogers as chief security officer.

Onapsis Raises $31 million

Onapsis has raised a $31 million Series C funding round. The investment was led by LLR Partners.

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Israel-based Secdo

Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Israel-based Secdo. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but stands at a reported $100 million.

ECS awarded $17.5 billion ENCORE III IDIQ contract vehicle

ECS was awarded an ENCORE III Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

UK businesses face growing threat from cyber-attacks – report — The Guardian

National Cyber Security Centre finds increase in criminal online attacks against UK firms, writes Ewan MacAskill of The Guardian. Here is the link: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/10/uk-businesses-face-growing-threat-from-cyber-attacks-report

Karamba Security raises $10M

Automotive cybersecurity company Karamba Security has secured $10 million of funding from Western Technology Investment.

Grindr shares users’ HIV status with third-party companies: report — The Hill

Dating app Grindr has reportedly provided its users’ HIV statuses to two outside companies, The Hill's Ali Breland writes. Here is the link: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/381286-grindr-shares-hiv-status-of-users-with-third-party-companies-report

SpyCloud secures $5 million

 SpyCloud has closed a $5 million Series A funding round.

Virsec raises $24 million

Cybersecurity company Virsec has closed a $24 million Series B funding round.

Orbitz says hackers accessed 880,000 payment cards — Gizmodo

Travel fare website Orbitz says as many as 880,000 payment cards were impacted by a security breach, Dell Cameron of Gizmodo writes. Here is the link: https://gizmodo.com/orbitz-says-hackers-accessed-880-000-payment-cards-1823924288

Former GCHQ director Iain Lobban joins Ripjar

Ripjar, a company that enables organizations to counter money laundering, cybercrime and security threats, has appointed former GCHQ Director Sir Iain Lobban as senior advisor.

BlackBerry, Microsoft collaborating on solutions for joint customers

BlackBerry and Microsoft have inked a partnership to offer solutions that integrates BlackBerry’s expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft’s cloud and productivity products.

Solebit raises $11 million

Tel Aviv-based cyber security company Solebit Labs has raised a $11 million Series A funding round.

Netsparker raises $40 million

Application security scanning software company Netsparker has raised $40 million in financing.