4 Security Startups Raise $46M in 4 Days
Four security startups announced nearly $46 million in their Series A and seed funding rounds this week over a period of four days. The fact that venture capital firms are writing huge checks to security companies isn’t exactly new. Momentum Cyber’s mid-year review published this week found total security-sector financing activity (some 228 transactions) in the first half of 2019 hit a record $4.7 billion, representing a 10% increase from the first half of 2018. Last year broke the record for the most money invested in security companies, and 2019 is on-pace to be another record-breaking year with transaction volumes up 59%.
Microsoft’s Kelley: Six principles that influence people to say yes can be leveraged to thwart social engineering
As Malcolm Harkins, chief security and trust officer at Cymatic, says, people are the perimeter. Managers, developers and business leaders so far have not adequately protected the perimeters that are left, Harkins says, noting that hygiene – device, data and credential – has lagged usage models.
The Business Intelligence Group today announced the winners of the 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Awards. The business award program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.
Mimecast’s latest State of Email Security report shows a rapid increase in phishing, ransomware, and impersonation attacks, with a need for organizations to bolster cyber resilience programs.
Discover the ways Cymatic helps companies keep web applications safe from cyber threats during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Everyone agrees that risk is essential. They just have different versions of what risk is, Evan Schuman reports.
AWhen you think of a security operations center (SOC), whatcomes to mind? Is it an organized team of security analysts andengineers who detect, analyze, and respond to incidents, alwaysworking in lockstep with business managers to execute on thesecurity strategy?