Immuta raises $100M

Data access and security company Immuta has raised $100 million in Series E funding.

Vanta raises $110M

Security monitoring company Vanta has raised $110 million in Series B funding.

AppOmni raises $70M

San Francisco, Calif.-based SaaS security comapny AppOmni has raised $70 million in a Series C funding round.

Perimeter 81 raises $100M

Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) provider company Perimeter 81 has raised a $100 million Series C funding round.

SpiceJet: Passengers stranded as India airline hit by ransomware attack — BBC

India's SpiceJet airline said its systems faced an "attempted ransomware attack" on Tuesday, delaying flights and leaving many stranded at airports, according to the report. Here is the link: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-61575773

Semperis raises $200M

Semperis has raised $200 million in Series C funding. The investment was led by KKR.

‘Predator’ spyware let government hackers break into Chrome and Android, Google says — Gizmodo

A shady private surveillance company sold access to nearly half a dozen powerful security flaws in Chrome and Android last year to government-affiliated hackers, Google revealed Monday, writes Lucas Ropek. Here is...

Patch your VMware gear now – or yank it out, Uncle Sam tells federal...

Uncle Sam's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued two warnings in a single day to VMware users, writes Simon Sharwood. Here is the link: https://www.theregister.com/2022/05/19/vmware_cisa_security_risks/ Find the advisories from VMware here:...

NASA awards $622.5M cybersecurity contract to Booz Allen Hamilton

NASA has awarded the Cybersecurity and Privacy Enterprise Solutions and Services (CyPrESS) contract to Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, Virginia.

Material Security raises $100M

Material Security, a company that offers a zero trust security approach to email data, has secured $100 million in Series C funding.

Nokia to open 5G network security and testing lab in Dallas

Nokia announced the launch of its Advanced Security Testing and Research (ASTaR) lab, located in Dallas, Texas.

Abnormal Security raises $200M

AI-based cloud-native email security platform company Abnormal Security has closed a $210 million Series C round of financing.

NPM bug allowed attackers to distribute malware as legitimate packages — The Hacker News

A "logical flaw" has been disclosed in NPM, the default package manager for the Node.js JavaScript runtime environment, that enables malicious actors to pass off rogue libraries as legitimate, writes Ravie...

Google to acquire Mandiant for $4.5B

Google has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mandiant for roughly $5.4 billion. Upon the close of the acquisition, Mandiant will join Google Cloud.

Ukrainian man charged with ransomware attack that affected 1,500 U.S. businesses — NBC

Yaroslav Vasinskyi, 22, was arrested last month at the request of the U.S. government while trying to enter Poland from Ukraine, writes Pete Williams. Here is the link: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ukranian-man-charged-ransomware-attack-affected-1500-us-businesses-rcna4835