Monday, June 18, 2018

Security

Panaseer raises $10 million

Cyber security software company Panaseer has secured $10 million in Series A funding.

F-Secure to buy MWR InfoSecurity for ~$106M+ to offer better threat hunting — TechCrunch

F-Secure is paying £80 million (€91,6M) in cash to purchase all outstanding shares in MWR InfoSecurity, funding the transaction with its own cash reserves and...

Fortinet signs information sharing agreement with INTERPOL

Cybersecurity solutions company Fortinet has formalized its threat sharing with INTERPOL, the company said in a statement. 

Trump and Kim USB fan raises cyber-security alert — BBC

Cyber-security experts have expressed surprise that journalists at the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Singapore were...

ICE just launched a $2.4M contract with a secretive data surveillance company that tracks you in real time — Newsweek

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has signed a $2.4 million contract with a little-known surveillance company that mines communications data and...

Signifyd raises $100 million

Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection for e-commerce businesses, has raised $100 million in a Series D round.

Symantec opening privacy research center in Germany

Symantec is opening a privacy research center, based in Saarbrucken, Germany.

Sevatec awarded USCIS cyber security task order

Security company Sevatec was awarded an enterprise Cyber Security Defense Services (CSDS) contract by the USCIS.

Merlin wins $200 million DHS enterprise-wide IT contracts

Merlin has won enterprise-wide technology contracts from the Department of Homeland Security, specifically within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Agency, and from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Secure Data Act would stop backdoors — EFF

A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right, writes David Ruiz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Here is the link: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/secure-data-act-would-stop-backdoors

SafeBreach raises $15 million Series B round

SafeBreach has raised $15 million in a Series B round of funding.

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.