Qadium raises $20 million; indexing every device connected to the internet

A San Francisco-based company that wants to index every device on the public internet, has raised $20 million in a Series A round. The investment in Qadium was led by Scott Sandell, managing...

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...

SAIC awarded USCYBERCOM support contract

The General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) awarded SAIC a prime contract to provide cyber operations support services. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery,...

Myspace Has Been Hacked, Confirms Time

Time has confirmed that Myspace, a Time company and social networking site, has been the victim of a hacking incident. Shortly before the Memorial Day weekend, the Myspace technical security team became aware...

Cryptsoft Signs Enterprise Licensing Agreement With NetApp

Brisbane, Australia-based Cryptsoft has signed an enterprise licensing agreement with NetApp for Cryptsoft's Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) C Client SDK. As an enterprise licensee, NetApp has the option to deploy KMIP...

Limelight To Power Neustar DDoS Mitigation Network

Limelight Networks will be powering Neustar’s Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation network. Neustar, based in Sterling, Virginia, is a provider of real-time information services and security solutions for DDoS attacks. Limelight Networks operates...

How The Pentagon Punished NSA Whistleblowers

Edward Snowden is not the first whistleblower punished by the United States government. A long read from The Guardian.

Illusive Networks Raises $25M Series B Round

Cybersecurity company Illusive Networks has raised $25 million Series B funding from investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco Investments, Marker, Citi Ventures, and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors. Launched in June 2015, Illusive Networks previously raised a $5 million Series A round from cybersecurity foundry Team8.

ASI Government Wins $461M PMSS3 Contract

ASI Government has won a five-year, $461 million indefinite-delivery, indefinitely-quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the U.S. Army. The contract is known as Program Management Support Services 3 (PMSS3). Under PMSS3, ASI...

Finjan Secures $10.2M Preferred Stock Financing

Cybersecurity company Finjan has secured a $10.2 million Series A Preferred Stock financing in a private placement transaction led by Halcyon Long Duration Recoveries Investments I, an affiliate of both funds...

Pwnie Express Raises $12.9M Series B Funding

Pwnie Express, a company that provides wireless and wired devices threat detection, has raised $12.9 million in a Series B round, led by Ascent Venture Partners with investments from MassMutual Ventures and existing investors .406 Ventures, Fairhaven Capital and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET). Matt Fates of Ascent will join Pwnie Express's board.

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...

FTC Identity Theft Complaints Up 50 Percent – More Than 490,000

"The FTC received more than 490,000 identity theft complaints in 2015, which represents a 50% increase from 2014," said Scott Gray, vice president of information technology and security solutions at Lockheed...

UC Berkeley Releases Cybersecurity Report Analyzing Threat Scenarios

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, has released a report on cybersecurity that lays out five threat scenarios. “Cybersecurity is one of the fastest moving targets in today’s research and policy domains,” said Berkeley professor Steve Weber, faculty director of the center. You can find a PDF version of 'Cybersecurity Futures 2020' here.

NASA Selects Unisys To Compete For SEWP V Contracts

NASA has selected Unisys to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V...