Duality Technologies, a provider of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs), has contracted with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a privacy-preserving Machine Learning (ML) capability.
Twitter says hackers manipulated staff and used their credentials to access internal systems in a cyber-attack of celebrity accounts, according to a BBC report. Here is the link: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53455092
AT&T has completed the delivery of Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services (MTIPS) to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in March under GSA's new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) technology procurement program.
FraudScope, providers of an AI-based platform that helps identify cases of health insurance fraud, waste and abuse has raised a $7 million round of Series A financing.
The Department of Justice has selected Cloudburst Security to provide an array of cybersecurity services and products, the company said in a statement.
Area 1 Security, a preemptive email security company, has raised $25 million.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Synopsys as a prime contractor for the Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) program, the company said in a statement.
A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14 million ransom, writes Joe Tidy. Here is the link: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53214783
Former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden says that tech workers need to think long and hard about how their labor is used by companies, writes Kevin Truong. Here is the link:...
Enterprise SaaS company Cape Privacy has raised $5 million in seed funding.
R9B, a provider of cybersecurity products, services, and training, has been awarded a multi-year contract by the City of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Microsoft has acquired Waltham, MA-based CyberX, an IoT/OT security company. Financial terms of the transaction was not disclosed.
Santa Barbara, CA-based Anchore has been awarded a $2.25 million AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract.
FireEye has appointed Brad Maiorino as chief strategy officer. Mr. Maiorino will be reporting to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.
Huawei poses challenges to national security and has engaged in unacceptable acts, according to former Google chief executive Eric Schmidt, writes Gordon Corera. Here is the link: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53080113