/Forcepoint to acquire Deep Secure. Deloitte acquires Terbium Labs. Pcysys rebrands as Pentera. (via Qpute.com)
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Forcepoint to acquire Deep Secure. Deloitte acquires Terbium Labs. Pcysys rebrands as Pentera. (via Qpute.com)


Pcysys Rebrands as Pentera; Unveils RansomwareReady Automated Attack Module (BusinessWire) Pentera (formerly Pcysys), the leader in automated security validation, today unveiled RansomwareReady.

Mergers & Money: Email Security Proves Popular In Dealmaking And The Market (Crunchbase News) Email security can often get lost in the noise of other sexier offerings in the larger cybersecurity sector. However, that is not the case this quarter, where private equity and even the stock market itself has shown it a lot of love.

Cybersecurity firm KnowBe4 rallies more than 10% (NASDAQ:KNBE) (SeekingAlpha) Cybersecurity firm KnowBe4 (Nasdaq:KNBE) rallied more than 10% in its third straight winning session, rising as a take-out deal for rival Proofpoint (Nasdaq:PFPT) moves closer to fruition.

Asian e-commerce giant Lazada launches first public bug bounty program (The Daily Swig) Popular online shopping platform is offering up to $10k for ‘max critical’ vulnerabilities

Cyber risk in M&A transactions (Smart Business Dealmakers) Jamil Jaffer and Maj Gen USAF (Ret) Brett Williams, of IronNet-Cybersecurity Inc., talk about the threat cyberattacks pose to M&A.

Kyrgyzstan’s intelligence agencies eyeing cooperation with Kaspersky Lab (TASS) The parties try to find the possibility of signing a framework document on cooperation to ensure coordination and raise the effectiveness of measures to counter cybercrime

Huawei opens largest transparency center (The Manila Times) Huawei opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China on June 9.Representatives from GSMA, SUSE and the British Standards…

Mergers & Money: Email Security Proves Popular In Dealmaking And The Market (Crunchbase News) Email security can often get lost in the noise of other sexier offerings in the larger cybersecurity sector. However, that is not the case this quarter, where private equity and even the stock market itself has shown it a lot of love.

Arctic Wolf Funding: $4B Valuation for MDR Security Startup? (MSSP Alert) Arctic Wolf funding may involve $4 billion valuation for MDR (managed detection & response) & SOCaaS security startup, report says.

As Ransomware Demands Boom, Insurance Companies Keep Paying Out (Wired) While major carriers like AXA have backed away from covering ransoms, don’t expect the industry at large to break the vicious cycle.

Socure Reports Explosive Growth of 113% Year-Over-Year and Emerges as the Industry Leader in Digital Identity Verification and Trust (BusinessWire) Socure, the leading platform for digital identity trust, today announced 113% year-over-year growth, further cementing Socure’s critical position as t

China’s Huawei to be excluded from influential JPMorgan bond indices (Reuters) U.S. bank JPMorgan said it will exclude Huawei’s dollar bonds from some its most influential investment indices from the end of next month, following the latest ratcheting up of U.S. sanctions on Chinese technology firms.

QuintessenceLabs Selected Global Top 4 in Enabling Tech Category of Extreme Tech Challenge 2021 (BusinessWire) Watch the QuintessenceLabs pitch at the XTC 2021 Global Finals, Enabling Technologies Category, on June 28th, 2021.

A small secret is threatening this Israeli cyber firm’s plans (haaretz.com) Israel cyber firm SentinelOne is trying to hitch a ride on its major rival’s success, but the numbers aren’t in its favor

Arctic Wolf Backs Security Operations Portfolio with $1 Million Service Assurance Benefit (Arctic Wolf) Company doubles down on commitment to help customers end cyber risk

Trusted Connectivity Alliance and Eurosmart Partner to Deliver Enhanced Market Intelligence on Tamper Resistant Elements (Trusted Connectivity Alliance) Partnership will deliver enhanced market intelligence on the Tamper Resistant Element (TRE) sector, including UICCs, eSIMs, eSE and 5G SIMs.

AttackIQ Helps VMware NSX Customers Validate Efficacy of Their Network Security Controls (BusinessWire) AttackIQ®, a leading independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, today announced the company is working with VMware to enable VM

Aleada Launches Partner Program; Announces Partnerships with 1Touch, Bishop Fox, Good Research, OneTrust, Privacy+ Security Academy, WireWheel, and Zeguro (BusinessWire) Aleada Launches Partner Program; Partnerships with 1Touch, Bishop Fox, Good Research, OneTrust, Privacy+ Security Academy, WireWheel, and Zeguro

Contrast Security Extends DevSecOps Platform With Revolutionary Technology to Find Vulnerabilities That Matter 10x Faster (Newswire) Breakthrough pipeline-native code analysis security testing with Contrast Scan is now available with the Contrast Application Security Platform for complete coverage of the DevSecOps life cycle

Acronis arms service providers with Advanced Email Security to stop all email cyberthreats (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.

Approov 2.7 Delivers New “Shield Right” Mobile Application API Protections Against Automated Attacks (BusinessWire) Approov 2.7 Delivers New “Shield Right” Mobile Application API Protections Against Automated Attacks

Telos Corporation Expands Market Reach with the Telos CyberProtect Partner Program (Telos Corporation) DLT Solutions and Presidio Government Solutions among program’s launch partners

Malwarebytes Launches VPN for Mobile, Expanding Privacy & Cyberprotection Across Devices (Malwarebytes Press Center) Malwarebytes announced Malwarebytes Privacy for mobile devices, a next-generation virtual private network (VPN).

Honeywell Introduces Advanced Monitoring And Incident Response Service To Help Improve OT Cybersecurity And Increase Operational Resilience (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON), a global leader in industrial cybersecurity, announced today the introduction of the Honeywell Advanced Monitoring and…

Evolv Technology Announces Record Q1 Bookings and Revenue (Evolv Technology) The industry leader in AI-Based Touchless Security Screening continues to perform as venues look to reopen safely.

Huawei reveals ‘cybersecurity framework’ with launch of China transparency centre (ZDNet) Chinese tech giant kicks into PR overdrive, pledging its commitment to cybersecurity with the opening of its latest transparency centre in Dongguan, adding to similar sites in Belgium and the UK, and release of a security baseline framework that it adopts for its products.

Takeovers changing the faces of S.A.’s cyber industry (mySA) With three of the city’s old guard cyber heavyweights gobbled up in the past year, new…

Cybersecurity Company Red Sift Sees Significant Growth in U.S. Operations as Part of Continued Rapid Global Expansion (BusinessWire) Cybersecurity company Red Sift sees significant growth in U.S. operations as part of continued rapid global expansion.

Darktrace wins Best Security Company at 2021 SC Europe Awards (Cambridge Independent) The Cambridge company’s technology is used by more than 5,000 organisations.

Products, Services, and Solutions

AT&T Cybersecurity Delivers New Managed SASE Solution to Drive Innovation and Transform User Experiences at the Edge (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — What’s the news? AT&T* is delivering a new, global managed Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering. AT&T SASE with Palo Alto Networks is an…

Pathwire Joins Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program (PRWeb) SAN ANTONIO (PRWEB) June 15, 2021

Pathwire, a leading provider of powerful email APIs and intuitive email marketing solutions, today announced it has joined the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Pro

Cavelo Launches Automated Data Discovery, Classification and Reporting (PRWeb) WATERLOO, Ontario (PRWEB) June 15, 2021

Cavelo Inc. today announced the launch of its flagship automated data discovery, classification and reporting platform. The Cavelo Discover Platform uses t

Merlin Ventures Announces Partnership with Cyolo to Deliver Zero Trust Cybersecurity Solutions to the U.S. Market (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Merlin Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Merlin Cyber, a premier cybersecurity solutions provider with deep expertise in the U.S….

CloudKnox Named Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum (BusinessWire) CloudKnox Security CEO named

Trend Micro Offers Industry’s Broadest Zero Trust Solution with the Unique Risk Insights Organizations Need (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, offers comprehensive visibility into identity and device…

Flashpoint partners with Cyware to deliver enhanced threat intelligence (Help Net Security) Flashpoint announced a partnership with Cyware to combine Cyware’s Cyber Fusion Platform with Flashpoint’s extensive data sources.

Quick Heal’s Seqrite launches cloud-based cybersecurity platform (The Economic Times) Seqrite Hawkk will offer a cloud-based cybersecurity management platform that will allow enterprises to manage multiple security products from a single console, Quick Heal CTO Sanjay Katkar says.

1Password 8 for Windows is now in Early Access! (1Password Blog) We’re on a journey to reimagine everything 1Password can be on Windows. And you’re invited to join us!

Monese Partners With Veriff To Provide Secure Digital Banking for European Consumers (News Powered by Cision) London, June 15, 2021 — Monese (https://monese.com/gb/en), a European mobile money app, and Veriff

Stripe goes beyond payments with Stripe Identity to provide AI-based ID verification for transactions and much more (TechCrunch) A number of startups (e.g. here, here, here and here) have fashioned themselves as the “Stripe for identity verification”, providing an easy way for developers to integrate ID authentication into a platform. Today, Stripe is stepping in to fill that need itself: The company is launching…

Google will let enterprises store their Google Workspace encryption keys (TechCrunch) The move will make a company’s data indecipherable to Google.

This secretive firm has powerful new hacking tools (WIRED UK) Mollitiam Industries claims to have created hackings tools that can take control of smartphones and laptops

Kaspersky’s VR simulation game allows executives to work as IT security specialists (SecurityBrief) Kaspersky has created a VR game where executives can work as information security specialists, giving them a better understanding of cybersecurity.

Security Checks Drive Consulting Biz for Briteskies (IT Jungle) With high-profile ransomware attacks becoming the norm and calls for a federal cybersecurity department gaining steam, there’s a distinct uneasiness when it comes to the security of corporate computer systems. That uptick in awareness is helping to drive business for Briteskies, the Cleveland, Ohio-based IT consultancy that has made IBM i security a cornerstone of

Radware and Fujitsu Partner to Improve Network Availability for Spanish Healthcare Organizations Facing Pandemic Challenges (Yahoo Finance) MAHWAH, N.J., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, and Fujitsu today announced an expanded partnership to enable increased traffic capacity for two Spanish healthcare organizations necessitated by the use of remote access during the Covid-19 pandemic. To overcome the operational challenges that these customers faced, Fujitsu implemented Radware’s Alteon® application delivery controller (ADC). Alteon no

Telos Corporation Expands Market Reach with the Telos CyberProtect Partner Program (StreetInsider.com)
ASHBURN, Va., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –…

Netacea creates world’s first bot management open-source framework (RealWire) BLADE provides a standard approach to combatting malicious bot attacks across a broad range of industries
Manchester, UK – 14 June 2021 – Netacea, a bot detection and mitigation specialist, unveiled today the world’s first bot management framework

Check Point Software Announces Integration of CloudGuard Network Security with Equinix Network Edge (Check Point Software) By Jeff Engel, Cloud Alliance Architect, published June 11, 2021 Digital transformation has garnered massive momentum for cloud computing, and has

Coinbase partners with 401 (k) providers to provide cryptography (Texas News Today) A small group of workers will find something new in their 401 (k) plan starting in July: the option to invest in cryptocurrencies. For Us All Inc., a 401 (k) provider, announced a deal with Coinbase Global’s institutional division earlier this month. Co., Ltd. coin 1.66% Major cryptocurrency exchanges. This allows workers in managed plans …

New release from Claroty looks to improve industrial network security (SecurityBrief) Claroty Edge equips customers to discover a complete OT, IoT, and IIoT global asset inventory, as well as identify and manage the vulnerabilities and risks affecting those assets.

GroupSense and CipherTrace Partner to Reduce Cryptocurrency Cybercrime (Johnson City Press) ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, and leading cryptocurrency intelligence company CipherTrace, today announced combining their threat intelligence offerings for enterprise clients

Cyber Reliant and Canopius offer warranty to protect data in commercial enterprises (Help Net Security) Cyber Reliant announces an warranty by Canopius to protect commercial and institutional purchasers of Cyber Reliant data protection products.

Redspin Announces it is the First Organization to Pass DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Level 3 Assessment (Yahoo Finance) Redspin is the first organization to successfully pass the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 3 certification as a C3PAO.

BeyondTrust Introduces Cloud Privilege Broker to Secure Entitlements and Permissions Across Multi-cloud Environments (GlobeNewswire) New solution centralizes visualization and management of entitlements, enabling IT and security teams to apply consistent policies across multi-cloud environments.

NordPass password manager is making cybersecurity easy at Evergrowth (Yahoo Finance) LONDON, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NordPass, in collaboration with a third-party company specializing in data breach research, has recently taken a deeper look at the password habits of Fortune 500 companies. Unfortunately, the study revealed that password hygiene and the knowledge surrounding password security is still a challenge even for the largest and most successful companies out there. When it comes to the IT and technology industry, the analysis revealed a few alarming trends that

High-Security Data Center Standardizes On Invixium Biometrics For Modern Touchless Access Control (Invixium) Data centers require unique security solutions to ensure that their customers’ most critical assets are protected from theft. LightEdge, a premier provider of cloud and colocation services in the Midwestern United States, sought a biometric solution that matched the company’s high-level goals of security and futuristic design. Beginning in 2018, LightEdge sought to standardize on […]

Coalition has teamed up with QuickBooks to Offer Leading Cyber Insurance Coverage to Small Businesses (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Coalition, the leading cyber insurance and security company, today announced its relationship with Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU), enabling QuickBooks…

MS-ISAC Members Can Now Access Deloitte’s Cyber Detect and Respond Portal to Proactively Prepare for, Identify and Respond to Cyber Threats (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Deloitte and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a component of the Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS),…

Vivaldi 4.0 launches with built-in email and calendar clients, RSS reader (TechCrunch) Vivaldi has always been one of the more interesting of the Chromium-based browsers, in no small part thanks to its emphasis on building tools for power users in a privacy-centric package, but also because of its pedigree, with Opera’s outspoken former CEO Jon von Tetzchner as its co-founder a…

ProtonMail gets a slick new look, as privacy tech eyes the mainstream (TechCrunch) End-to-end encrypted email service ProtonMail has refreshed its design, updating with a cleaner look and a more customizable user interface — including the ability to pick from a bunch of themes (dark and contrasting versions are both in the mix). Last month the Swiss company officially annou…

Apricorn’s Aegis Secure Key 3NXC USB-C Flash Key Receives FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validation (Yahoo Finance) Apricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced the Aegis Secure Key 3NXC has been awarded FIPS 140-2 level 3 validation (certification #3943) by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This level of certification serves to authorize a device’s use in industries and institutions — healthcare, finance, defense, and legal; both nationally and globally– in compliance with stringent data security regulations suc

Retarus Secure Email Platform Again Awarded Top Rating by Market Analysts (Yahoo Finance) In the latest “Cloud-delivered Security” Market Compass issued by analyst firm KuppingerCole, Retarus is awarded the top rating “Strong Positive” in four out of six relevant categories. In the other two categories, the Munich-based enterprise cloud provider is rated “Positive.” This places Retarus in the same league as sector giants Akamai, Cisco, and Broadcom/Symantec. Another distinction is that Retarus is the only EU-based provider to be represented.


QOMPLX Announces Distinguished Post-Merger Board of Directors (GlobeNewswire) QOMPLX, Inc. (“QOMPLX”), a global leader in cybersecurity and risk analytics, announced today an accomplished slate composed of industry-leading executives for its post-merger Board of Directors upon completion of its merger with special purpose acquisition company, Tailwind Acquisition Corp. (“Tailwind”) (NYSE: TWND), and subsequent listing on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker “QPLX”.

Akamai Technologies Announces Dr. Boaz Gelbord as Chief Security Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, announces Dr….

Digital Immunity, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Interim CEO (BusinessWire) Digital Immunity, Inc. announces appointment of Interim CEO

ForgeRock Appoints David Burden As Chief Information Officer (BusinessWire) ForgeRock Appoints David Burden as Chief Information Officer

How one founder is bringing the global corporate security industry out of the dark ages (TechCrunch) When Cory Siskind finished school, she was dropped into a high-stakes job helping large multinational corporations manage their operational security in Mexico City, with almost no relevant lived experience. Eventually, she realized that this was more or less par for the course in the corporate secu…

Blackpoint Cyber Welcomes Paul Barnes, VP of Product (Yahoo Finance) Blackpoint Cyber, a leading technology-focused cybersecurity company, welcomes Paul Barnes to the team as VP of Product.

Veteran Executives John Mayhall, Kerry Nagle, and Peter Finter Join CyberGRX to Support Company’s Continued Growth (BusinessWire) CyberGRX appointed John Mayhall as Chief Revenue Officer, Kerry Nagle as Chief Operating Officer, and Peter Finter as Chief Marketing Officer.

Ryan Gurney, Ex-Googler, Joins YL Ventures as CISO-in-Residence (BusinessWire) YL Ventures, the prominent seed-stage venture capital firm investing in Israeli cybersecurity startups, announced that Ryan Gurney will join the firm

Morphisec appoints Ajit Pillai as regional director for Asia Pacific (InfotechLead) Morphisec, a supplier of endpoint and server security solutions, appointed Ajit Pillai as Regional Director for Asia Pacific to expand

Second Front Systems hires Michael Neumann to fast track public-private integration (Intelligence Online) Dual-use technology specialist Second Front Systems has hired a CIA expert just as the Biden administration aims to ramp up coordination between government agencies and private firms in cyberspace.

Comodo Announces Leadership Changes to Accelerate Growth (Yahoo Finance) Cybersecurity Industry Veterans Join Comodo, Bring Customer First Approach for Continued Growth

Checkmarx names Roman Tuma as CRO (Help Net Security) Checkmarx named Roman Tuma as CRO to oversee Checkmarx’s go-to-market strategy and drive demand for developer-centric AST solutions.

Akamai Technologies Announces Dr. Boaz Gelbord as Chief Security Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, announces Dr….

CentralSquare Adds Teradata Chief Product Officer, Hillary Ashton, to Board of Directors (WFMZ.com) LAKE MARY, Fla. , June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — CentralSquare, a leader in public sector technology, today announced that Hillary Ashton, Chief Product Officer for Teradata, the connected multi-cloud data

Baker McKenzie Nabs Ice Miller’s Data Security Co-Founder (Law360) Baker McKenzie has added a partner to its North America intellectual property and technology practice, the firm said Wednesday, further building out the unit as companies face growing cyber threats and an expansion of data privacy regulations.

AppSec Innovator Invicti Appoints Cybersec Veteran Sonali Shah as Chief Product Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Invicti Security™, a global innovator in web application security, today announced cybersecurity leader Sonali Shah has joined its executive…

Former Cross Domain Solutions Chief at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, David Wallick, Joins Garrison Technology (BusinessWire) Garrison Technology today announced that David Wallick, a renowned federal government Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) expert, has joined the company’s U.

Managed Security Service Provider Foresite Appoints Matt Gyde as Chairman & CEO (Foresite) Former CEO of NTT Security to invest in ProVision, Foresite’s proprietary cybersecurity platform Overland Park KS, June 9, 2021 – Foresite, a SaaS cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced that Matt Gyde has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Gyde brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to Foresite and has led some of the […]

One Identity Strengthens Executive Team with Deep Cybersecurity and Cloud Expertise To Accelerate Market Momentum (GlobeNewswire) New leadership across product, marketing and sales enables One Identity to continue momentum around its cloud-first strategy

TrapX Security names Steve Preston as CEO (Help Net Security) TrapX Security announced that Steve Preston has been appointed CEO to take active defense forward as a critical strategy against ransomware.

Siege Technologies Names New Board of Directors (Pro News Report) (ProNewsReport Editorial):- Chantilly, Virginia Jun 9, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – SIEGE Technologies is excited to welcome Steve Parode RADM USN (ret); Randy Stilley; and Timothy White VADM USN (ret) to o

vArmour Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Chief Revenue Officer to Fuel Next Stage of Growth (GlobeNewswire News Room) Sales Veteran Niels Jensen Tapped to Lead to Global Sales…


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