KBRwyle receives $71M DHS cybersecurity services task order

KBR's global government services business KBRwyle, has been awarded a $71 million task order to provide cybersecurity services for the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

Zuckerberg’s social media accounts targeted by hackers

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were apparently hacked on Sunday, by a hacker group from Saudi Arabia called OurMine. OurMine tweeted they got hold of Mr. Zuckerberg's...

Security startup Jask raises $12M Series A round

San Francisco-based security startup Jask has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Dell Technologies Capital, along with TenEleven Ventures. Existing investors Battery Ventures and Vertical...

Signifyd raises $100 million

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

Siemens and industry partners sign joint charter on cybersecurity

Siemens, and eight partners are signing a joint charter for greater cybersecurity at the Munich Security Conference, currently going on in Germany. Initiated by Siemens, the Charter of Trust calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalization.

Yahoo Encrypting All Information (Take That NSA!)

Yahoo will encrypt all information that moves between the company's data centers by the end of Q1 2014, says the company. Yahoo will also offer users an option to encrypt all data...

Cambridge Analytica owner fined £15,000 for ignoring data request — The Guardian

Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, SCL Elections, has been fined £15,000 for failing to respond to an American citizen’s request for copies of information it holds on him, writes David Pegg. Here is...

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...

FireEye acquires Verodin for $250 million

FireEye has acquired Verodin for approximately $250 million. 

ViaSat awarded cybersecurity software contract

Global broadband services and technology company ViaSat was awarded a production contract to provide ViaSat Mobile Dynamic Defense (MDD) cybersecurity software to protect and secure Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) Field...

Rambus singns patent licensing agreement with Gemalto

Security companies Rambus and Gemalto have signed a patent licensing agreement.

Solebit raises $11 million

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

US Customs and Border Protection’s database of traveler photos was hacked and stolen —...

A subcontractor with the US Customs and Border Protection agency has suffered a data breach that has exposed the photos of travelers traveling in and out of the United States, writes...

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).

Karamba Security raises $10M

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