Deloitte acquires TransientX and Sentek Global. Fireblocks raises $310 million. Interos secures $100 million.


Blue Hexagon Recognized by CRN – “The 10 Hottest AI Security Companies You Need to Know” (BusinessWire) Blue Hexagon, a leading agentless cloud-native AI platform, today announces CRN’s recognition of Blue Hexagon in the “10 Hottest AI Security Companies

Cyber job listings excluded Colorado workers after salary transparency law went into effect (CyberScoop) Dozens of technology companies, including several cybersecurity firms, have excluded remote workers in Colorado from searches for job candidates since a state law requiring pay transparency in job listings went into effect.

What’s going on with the Darktrace share price? – The Motley Fool UK (The Motley Fool UK) Jonathan Smith offers his viewpoint on the Darktrace share price, and can’t find enough positive reasons to get him excited about it at current levels.

AppSec Innovator Invicti Continues Record Growth, Powered by Continued Success in the Enterprise Sector (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Invicti Security™, a global innovator in application security, today announced several significant milestones marking the company’s continued…

Don’t Panic-Buy Your Cyber Policy: Evaluating New Approaches to Cyber Risk (The National Law Review) Panic-buying made a post-pandemic comeback when a critical channel for gasoline, diesel, and jet-fuel was forced shut down in the wake of a ransomware attack. Suddenly, gas became the new toilet paper

Ex-Mossad, German intel chiefs team up in cyber security (The Jerusalem Post) A mix of intelligence and technological capabilities could be the key to escaping the next mega hack, former Mossad and former German intelligence BND chiefs told the Jerusalem Post on Monday.

Army Cyber Command Accepting Virtual Internships ( JULY 26, 2021 – University students are invited to apply for a virtual internship with U.S. Army Cyber Command during the upcoming academic year. The inter

SentinelOne, IBD Stock Of The Day, Jumps On Praise From Wall Street (Investor’s Business Daily) SentinelOne stock is forming an IPO base. The cybersecurity firm scored a bunch of positive analyst reports on Monday.

Cybersecurity Insurers Are Putting an End to the ‘Pass the Buck’ Era (TechSpective) Insurers are getting smarter about issuing cyber insurance and determining the right cost for premiums.

Onfido grows revenue over 100% year-over-year and reaches more than $100M ARR (Onfido) Breaks revenue record for the 5th consecutive quarter as company propels to next phase of expansion

Generali Global Assistance Ranked 76 in The Software Report’s Top 100 Software Companies (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Generali Global Assistance (“GGA”) today announced they were ranked in The Software Report Top 100 Software Companies list in the 76th spot….

Former McAfee CEO ups the cybersecurity ante with $750M venture fund | PitchBook (Pitchbook) As companies and investors scramble to keep up with a changing information security landscape, a new venture firm is vying to become a leader in the industry’s brave new world.

As Cyberattacks Surge, Security Start-Ups Reap the Rewards (NYTimes) Investors have poured $12.2 billion into cybersecurity companies so far this year, nearly $2 billion more than the total for all of 2020.

Facebook decided faith groups are good for business. Now, it wants your prayers (Reuters) Facebook (FB.O) has long sought your attention. In recent weeks, it has started asking for your prayers as well in a new tool now available for U.S. Facebook Groups.

Twitter kicks off its brand safety audit with the MRC (Digiday) Twitter has signed a contract with the MRC to begin a “pre-assessment process,” the company announced on July 21.

IronNet Named a “Vendor Who Shaped the Year” for Second Time by IDC (BusinessWire) IronNet, in its mission to transform cybersecurity through Collective Defense, was named a “Vendor Who Shaped the Year” by IDC for the second time in

Lynch’s U.S. legal woes cast shadow on Darktrace (Reuters) Shareholders in UK cybersecurity firm Darktrace (DARK.L) are waking up to founder Mike Lynch’s legal problems. A British court on Thursday rejected his attempt to block an extradition order made by the U.S. Department of Justice, which has accused him of 17 counts of conspiracy and fraud related to Hewlett-Packard’s purchase of Autonomy in 2011, which he also founded. Lynch denies all charges. He can still appeal the court’s ruling.

Darktrace plungs after shareholder loses appeal against extradition to US (BOLSAMANIA) Shares of Darktrace plunged following news that shareholder Michael Lynch had lost an appeal against extradition to the US on fraud charges.

Dahua, Hikvision out of security camera industry group (The Record by Recorded Future) Both Dahua and Hickvision, two of China’s largest security camera makers, are no longer members of the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest trade organization for surveillance vendors in what appears to be the fallout from the two state-owned companies collaborating with Chinese officials in their oppression of the Uyghur minority.

Tony Podesta is hired to lobby by Huawei and a Bulgarian energy company. (NYTimes) With his allies running Washington, the veteran Democratic lobbyist has re-emerged after his firm collapsed under scrutiny from investigators.

What to know about the investors behind embattled spyware firm NSO Group (Yahoo) Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has become a pernicious version of Steve Urkel, never acknowledging the calamity that its software seems to cause. Unlike the old TGIF character, however, NSO’s consequences are very real and enabled by private equity.Driving the news: An international journalistic consortium, in partnership with Amnesty International, this week reported that a piece of NSO software, called Pegasus, was used by used by governments to spy on journalists, lawyers, human righ

NSO Group CEO Claims BDS Is Probably Behind Damning Investigation (Vice) “I don’t want to sound cynical now, but there are those who don’t want [Israel] to import ice cream or export technologies.”

Global phone hacks expose darker side of Israel’s ‘startup nation’ image (CNN) Audacious Mossad spy operations around the world. The plucky “startup nation” home to reams of billion-dollar ideas. These are two drivers of Israel’s image abroad that its political and business leaders have long been happy to push.

Sentar Awarded Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific Engineering and Support Services Multiple Award Contract (The Daily News) Sentar Inc. (Sentar), a women-owned business specializing in advanced cybersecurity and intelligence solutions and technology, announced today the award of the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific), Full and Open Engineering and Support Services for Network and Information Systems Technology Programs Multiple-Award Contract (MAC).

Announcing a New Fund to Advance Security from Silicon to Satellite (Medium) When I was wrapping up my time as CEO, I began thinking through what came next. I had been lucky enough to be CEO of some of the most…

NightDragon Closes $750M Growth Fund as Part of Next-Generation Cybersecurity, Safety, Security and Privacy Platform (Yahoo Finance) NightDragon today announced the close of NightDragon Growth I, a new $750 million venture capital fund to invest in and advise late-stage and growth companies in the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy industry. The fund will aim to advance the industry and close the gap between offense and defense amidst today’s aggressive threat landscape.

AppSec Innovator Invicti Continues Record Growth, Powered by Continued Success in the Enterprise Sector (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Invicti Security™, a global innovator in application security, today announced several significant milestones marking the company’s continued…

The Briefing: Fireblocks Lands $310M, Onto Raises $175M For Electric Cars, And More (Crunchbase News) Crunchbase News’ top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.

Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage Could Stretch Into 2023 (WSJ) It could take one or two years to get back to a reasonable supply-and-demand balance in the semiconductor industry, Pat Gelsinger said in an interview after Intel posted largely flat second-quarter sales and profit.

Fortinet Wins Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award for Security (Yahoo Finance) SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — John Maddison, EVP of Products and CMO at Fortinet “We’re proud to be named a Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security. This award recognizes our outstanding success in 2020, using a winning combination of Google Cloud technologies with Fortinet’s industry-leading Security Fabric offerings to deliver innovative cloud security and customer satisfaction. Winning this award is an exciting testament to a longstanding partnership wi

nVisium Announces Rapid Growth as Company Continues to Expand Capabilities in DevOps & Cloud Security (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — nVisium, a leader in application security, today announced details on the company’s meteoric growth in acquiring, scaling, and expanding human…

NIST’S National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Selects Forescout to Shape Zero Trust Architecture (GlobeNewswire News Room) Influential NIST zero trust architecture (ZTA) security project will help organizations address evolving mobile, cloud and hybrid workforce demands…

Hawaii Officials Are Making A Cybersecurity Push To Keep Federal Contracts Flowing (Honolulu Civil Beat) Federal agencies are moving toward stricter enforcement of cybersecurity requirements for companies seeking government contracts.

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GroupSense and Airgap Partnership Helps Companies Prepare for and Defend Against Ransomware Attacks (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, and Airgap, a cybersecurity provider of the industry’s first agentless Ransomware Kill…

Colt further secures hybrid working with new SD-WAN feature (IT Brief) “This marks another stage of Colt’s SD-WAN roadmap to build a comprehensive, fail-safe, SASE enabled solution for secure hybrid working.

Acronis introduces Advanced File Sync and Share, enabling MSPs to strengthen their work collaboration services (Acronis) For information about Acronis and Acronis’ products or to schedule an interview, please send an email or get through to Acronis’ representative, using media contacts.

Falcon X Recon+ Delivers Managed Protection Against Dark Web Threats | CrowdStrike (CrowdStrike) CrowdStrike announced Falcon X Recon+, a new managed solution that simplifies the process of hunting external threats to brands, employees & sensitive data.

Verschlüsselung als zentraler Bestandteil der IT-Security ( Allzu oft wird das Thema Verschlüsselung sensibler Daten in Unternehmen nicht oder nicht ausreichend beleuchtet. Dabei ist Datenverschlüsselung ein wichtiger Bestandteil zur Herstellung von Vertraulichkeit und die gängigen Windows-Tools reichen meist nicht aus, um einen adäquaten Schutz herzustellen.

XSOC CORP’s SOCKET Receives UL- 2900 Certification for Securing Encrypted Workflows of Today’s Enterprise and Industrial Connected Devices (BusinessWire) XSOC CORP today announces that its symmetric key exchange product, SOCKET, has received UL 2900-1 Certification. The rapid and secure “exchange” of sy

Threat Stack Announces Support for Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate (BusinessWire) Threat Stack announced it has expanded its AWS Fargate Security Monitoring to include Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

Improved Detection and Hunt capabilities highlight latest release of GreyMatter (ReliaQuest) Read the latest post from ReliaQuest, Improved Detection and Hunt capabilities highlight latest release of GreyMatter.

A new chapter for Google’s Vulnerability Reward Program (Google Online Security Blog) Posted by Jan Keller, Technical Program Manager, Google VRP  A little over 10 years ago , we launched our Vulnerability Rewards Program (VR…

Optiv Security’s Zero Trust Readiness Assessment Helps Clients Strengthen Their Network Infrastructure (BusinessWire) As the world becomes more connected, the threat of cyberattacks becomes increasingly problematic. The traditional “trusted network” is no longer viabl

SpecterOps Launches BloodHound Enterprise to Improve Active Directory Security for the Enterprise (BusinessWire) SpecterOps launches BloodHound Enterprise to improve Active Directory security for the enterprise.

Aqua Security Introduces Industry’s First Unified Cloud Native Security Platform (Aqua) Aqua’s cloud native security platform eases the journey from scanning and visibility to workload protection in cloud native environments.

Datadobi Announces the First Truly Vendor-Neutral and Scalable Unstructured Data Mobility Engine (BusinessWire) Datadobi today announced the launch of the only truly vendor-neutral unstructured data mobility engine.

Synopsys Advances Application Security Testing for Developers with Rapid Scan (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the availability of new Rapid Scan capabilities within the company’s Coverity static application…

CyberGRX Supports Organizations in the Fight Against Ransomware (BusinessWire) CyberGRX announced the availability of CyberGRX Ransomware Threat Profiles, a new resource to help customers combat ransomware.

New Collaboration with Adobe and MAPP (Trend Micro) Collaboration with industry partners is helping secure the digital world by distributing Trend Micro vulnerability information to security vendors more quickly.

Confluera Launches Cloud eXtended Detection and Response Solution (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Confluera, the leading provider of next-generation cloud detection and response, today announced the launch of the company’s Cloud eXtended…

Cryptomathic and UTIMACO Partner to Deliver Integrated eIDAS Compliant Remote Qualified e-Signature Solution for Banks, Governments and Trust Service Providers – Utimaco (UTIMACO) Consolidated security model enables providers to leverage the functionality of their preferred authentication solution to seamlessly introduce qualified remote e-signing services with the highest level of legal assurance.

Cybereason, Cyderes Ink MDR Security Services Partnership (MSSP Alert) Cybereason & Cyderes, the security-as-a-service division of Fishtech Group & a Top 250 MSSP, partner to deliver managed detection & response (MDR) security services.

Leading SASE Provider iboss Joins Microsoft 365 Networking Partner Program (Yahoo) iboss, the leading Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) cloud security provider, today announced it is now certified to be a partner in the Microsoft 365 Networking Partner Program (NPP). The Microsoft 365 NPP is designed to offer customers a set of partners whose networking requirements and best practices are aligned with Microsoft’s key principles for optimal Microsoft 365 connectivity. iboss allows users to connect to Microsoft 365 via the iboss Zero Trust SASE platform and provide direct connec

Qualys Wins Contract to Support DHS CDM for Group F Federal Agencies (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, today announced it…

Startup company will give you money to sell your data to advertisers ( Social media changed forever the way business operates. Everything we do online is parsed, analyzed, and sold even though all that data is yours.

Incedo Consolidates its Cybersecurity Defense with Check Point Software Technologies ( Check Point Software´s end-to-end solution safeguards Incedo and its customers from global spike in cyberattacks, while reducing costs and increasing productiv

BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry Jarvis 2.0 to Address Expanding Global Embedded Cybersecurity Landscape (BlackBerry) BlackBerry today announced the release of BlackBerry Jarvis 2.0, the latest edition of the company’s flagship software composition analysis tool.

Databarracks provides backup-as-a-service for Govia Thameslink Railway (National Cyber Security News Today) Business continuity provider Databarracks has been providing a backup-as-a-service (BaaS) solution for Govia Thameslink Railway, the UK’s largest railway company The solution has helped the f…

Blue Hexagon Augments AWS Network Firewall with AI-based Cloud-Native Threat Detection (BusinessWire) Blue Hexagon, a leading agentless cloud-native AI security platform, announced the native integration of Blue Hexagon’s industry-leading real-time dee

Salvation Army Achieves Game-Changing Cybersecurity Posture with LogRhythm (LogRhythm) For more than 140 years, the Salvation Army has been providing support and guidance for those in need throughout Australia. The faith-based movement offers a range of services including assistance for the homeless, aged, alcohol and drug rehabilitation, youth and employment support, and disaster recovery. Each year the organisation assists more than 1 million Australians. During an average week, it provides 100,000 meals for the hungry, 2000 beds for the homeless, and 3,000 people with aged care services.

Twitter reveals surprisingly low two-factor auth (2FA) adoption rate (BleepingComputer) Twitter has revealed in its latest transparency report that only 2.3% of all active accounts have enabled at least one method of two-factor authentication (2FA) between July and December 2020.

Yes, The World Does Need Another Consumer Digital Security Offering (Forbes) #1-Ranked Industry Analyst Patrick Moorhead dives deeper as last month, Digital Security Company Aura launched its new consumer security and identity theft protection service to the public.

The Dragos Platform – Now With Vulnerability Management (Dragos | Industrial (ICS/OT) Cyber Security) At Dragos, we continually enhance the industrial device data, threat analytics, and response playbooks in our cybersecurity solution so that our customers can confidently understand and manage both what, and who, are in their OT environment. These updates, in the form of Knowledge Packs, are the codification of the expertise of our OT practitioners –…

Google Cloud Unveils New SOC, IDS Solutions (SecurityWeek) Google Cloud introduces Autonomic Security Operations to improve SOCs and Cloud IDS for network-based threat detection.

ConnectWise and SentinelOne Enhance Partnership to Offer TSPs Greater Cybersecurity Choice (GlobeNewswire News Room) SentinelOne endpoint detection and response products are now available directly from ConnectWise…

PC Matic Selected by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to Demonstrate Zero Trust Architectures (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Today, American cybersecurity firm, PC Matic, announced it has been selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST)…

Entrust Updates Cloud Key Lifecycle Management as Organizations Migrate to Multi-Cloud Environments (BusinessWire) Entrust enables organizations to automate and extend control of cryptographic keys across public clouds, enabling support for BYOK and native AWS keys

IBM FlashSystem adds storage as a service, attack protection (SearchStorage) New IBM Storage as a Service provides a choice of pre-configured FlashSystem tiers; Safeguarded Copy adds immutable snapshots for ransomware protection.

DuckDuckGo offers Apple-style security for Android users (Inside Wales Sport) Today, if you’re using an iPhone, you have tons of features to protect your privacy. Also, during the WWDC conference, Apple announced new features

Lumen Wins U.S. Army Recruiting Communications Contract (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) announced today it recently won a task order to provide secure high-speed connectivity to the U.S. Army…

Nebraska Non-Profit Expands Operations and Boosts Security With the Arcules Cloud (Arcules, Inc.) Modern video surveillance without the limitations of on-premise solutions. The Arcules Integrated Video Cloud solution is designed to ensure security, scalability, reduced operations, and bandwidth management – all on one platform.

Vulcan Cyber Adds Cloud Security Module to Risk-Based Remediation Platform (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Vulcan Cyber®, developers of the industry’s only risk-based remediation platform for infrastructure, application and cloud security, today…


Drata Names Ross Hosman as Chief Information Security Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Drata, a next-gen security and compliance automation company, today announced the appointment of Ross Hosman as Chief Information Security…

Armis Appoints Jean English as Chief Marketing Officer (GlobeNewswire News Room) Jean English joins Armis’ executive team to build and scale the marketing organization, spearhead rapid market expansion and drive the company to its next…

NetAbstraction Adds Two Cyber Security Veterans to Advisory Board (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — NetAbstraction, the security by obfuscation company, today announced that Jenny Menna, Vice President, Business Cybersecurity Risk at Humana,…

Jay Parikh, Former Facebook VP, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, Joins Lacework as Co-CEO (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Lacework, the security company for the cloud, today announced Jay Parikh, a technology visionary and longtime industry leader, has joined the…

Brinqa Strengthens Leadership Team as Company Grows to Meet Accelerating Demand (BusinessWire) Brinqa™, a leader in Cyber Risk Management, today announced that the current CEO of Tricentis and former CEO of SolarWinds, Kevin Thompson, has been a

Collibra Appoints Madalina Tanasie as Chief Technology Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced the appointment of Madalina Tanasie to chief technology officer. As Collibra’s CTO,…

Veteran CMO Brad Rinklin Joins SaaS Unicorn Infoblox (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Infoblox Inc., the leader in cloud-first DDI and DNS security services, today announced the appointment of cloud and cybersecurity veteran Brad…

Egnyte appoints Stan Hansen as chief revenue officer (Intelligent CIO Middle East) Cloud content security and governance solutions provider Egnyte, has announced the appointment of Stan Hansen as chief revenue officer (CRO). Hansen will be responsible for all sales functions globally. In the first half of 2021, Egnyte has added 128 net new hires, bringing its total employee count to 789 and opened its first office in […]

Ed Dubrovsky Joins Qnext Corp. in Key Advisory Role Leading Cyber Breach Responder Will Serve as Executive Cyber Advisor to CEO and Board of Award-winning Zero Trust Security Developer (Financial Post) TORONTO, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ed Dubrovsky, a leading information security expert and management executive who has built and led cyber consulting…

Leidos Taps Former DOD Cyber Lead Tom Michelli (WashingtonExec) Leidos announced Thomas P. Michelli has joined as cyber operations and cybersecurity strategic account executive.

Kevin McCarty, VP of Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance at Marriott International, Joins Kovrr Advisory Board (BusinessWire) Kovrr, a provider of cyber risk modeling and quantification for enterprises and (re)insurers, announced today that Kevin McCarty, VP of security, gove

Armis Appoints Sachin Shah as CTO for Operational Technology and Industrial Control Systems (GlobeNewswire News Room) Latest hire reinforces company’s strategic focus on OT/ICS capabilities and its commitment to developing world-class cybersecurity solutions for the…

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