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 TPG Growth. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates...

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 portfolio companies brings Intel Capital's year-to-date investing...

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 charges of money laundering, according to a...

DHS Using CyberPoint Solution For Supply Chain Pilot Project

CyberPoint has been awarded a fixed price contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Borders and Maritime Security Division (BMD) to participate in the Container Security Device Technology Demonstration for...

AARP, University of Illinois opening technology lab for research

AARP and the University of Illinois are opening The Tech Nest, a new technology lab at the University of Illinois Research Park. The new lab, a 2,700 square-foot facility, enables AARP to...

Attacks Every Few Seconds, And Other Trends Of Financial IT Security

Five years ago, questions directed at boards of directors and senior executives at financial services firms on the toughest risk management issues might have resulted in responses like “liquidity risk,” “regulatory...

Quick Look Into LinkedIn’s Password Breach

Reports surfaced in the European press of a packet of some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords being up for grabs in a Russian hacker website. LinkedIn has now confirmed that indeed some...

Radware receives multi-million dollar expansion order

Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, says that a major U.S. financial services company signed a $4 million deal for its Attack Mitigation Solution (AMS).

Veteran Affairs Dept. signs CRADA agreement with Underwriters Laboratories for cybersecurity

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science organization, have signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement Program (CRADA) agreement for medical devices cybersecurity standards...

Ataata raises $3 million

Cyber security training platform company Ataata has closed a Series A financing round of $3 million. 

DCCA gets $13.8 million Medicare and Medicaid IT services contract

Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned information technology services company, has been awarded a five-year contract by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with a value of...

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 security strategy and public policy initiatives, said...

MobileIron providing mobile security for Munich Airport

Mobile enterprise security company MobileIron is providing mobile security to Munich Airport employees, says the company. The focus of the mobile initiative is to securely mobilize intranet and SAP processes. Flughafen München, the organization...

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 Investments and NTT DOCOMO Ventures also participating...

Linus Torvalds talks frankly about Intel security bugs — ZDNet

Linus Torvalds thinks Intel has gotten better about keeping the Linux open-source community in the loop with CPU security problems, but it started out really badly; writes Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Here is the...