CipherTrace raises $15M from blockchain and cybersecurity venture capital firms

Blockchain security company CipherTrace fully emerges onto the world stage with the announcement of major venture capital financing to fund rapid growth. The company has raised $15M in venture capital from top Silicon Valley and New York venture capital firms with deep cybersecurity and crypto asset expertise. The round was led by Aspect Ventures and includes other notable investors such as Galaxy Digital, Neotribe Ventures, and WestWave Capital. Aspect’s Mark Kraynak will join the Board … More

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Demisto

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Demisto, a leading security company in the security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) space. Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will acquire Demisto for a total purchase price of $560 million, subject to adjustment, to be paid in cash and stock. The proposed acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto Networks fiscal third … More

Digital Guardian appointing Mordecai Rosen as CEO

Digital Guardian announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mordecai (“Mo”) Rosen as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Rosen was most recently the General Manager for Cybersecurity at CA Technologies (now a Broadcom company), and brings more than 25 years of high-tech senior leadership experience to Digital Guardian. With Rosen at the helm, Digital Guardian expects to aggressively grow its core data loss prevention business and extend its push into the … More

NTT Security appoints John Petrie to the CTA Board of Directors

NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, announces the appointment of CEO Americas, John Petrie, to the Board of Directors of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). NTT Security has a reputation of collaboration and information sharing throughout the cybersecurity industry and is excited to increase its participation in the CTA, a non-profit organization working to improve cybersecurity throughout the global digital ecosystem. “It’s an honor to be selected for the CTA Board of … More

Baffle releases a data protection solution for serverless cloud workloads

Baffle, an advanced data protection company, announced it has released the first-to-market solution for data-centric protection of Amazon’s AWS Lambda, a pioneering serverless compute service. On the heels of its breakthrough for data-centric encryption, Baffle Advanced Data Protection Service gives enterprises the ability to provide a common data security model for existing infrastructure while also accelerating the “lift and shift” to serverless computing services such as AWS Lambda. Baffle’s award-winning and patented platform now provides … More

Spark Connected launches The Gorgon, a new wireless power solution for 5G networks

Spark Connected, a leading technology developer of advanced and innovative wireless power system solutions, announced a proprietary 30-Watt wireless power solution, named The Gorgon specifically engineered for Telecom Infrastructure and Security applications. The Gorgon wireless power solution consists of both a transmitter and companion receiver and is currently in field trials for 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA). The solution integrates into in-building mmWave 5G products and eliminates the need to wire external antenna or FWA … More

Exclusive Group acquires SecureWave to advance global VAD reach

Exclusive Group, the value-added services and technologies (VAST) group, announced it is acquiring SecureWave, one of Israel’s leading independent cybersecurity VADs. The move adds another advanced economy to the worldwide market penetration of the Exclusive Group, establishes an in-country presence within one of the world’s most significant innovation hubs, and expands the Group’s service reach to the benefit of its global customers and partners. “This acquisition is about more than just filling in the gaps … More

Treliant adds Gerald R. Roop as Principal

Gerald R. Roop has joined Treliant as a Principal in the firm’s Regulatory Compliance and Risk service area, bringing significant experience partnering with financial services clients to develop sustainable compliance, risk, regulatory, and financial control programs and find new efficiencies in existing programs. In his career, Gerry has held key roles in both global advisory firms as well as executive financial roles within the industry, including Chief Financial Officer for a publicly traded financial services … More

RSAC Launch Pad enables companies to pitch high-profile venture capitalists

RSA Conference released the names of three security innovators that will participate in the first-ever RSAC Launch Pad, an event designed to give burgeoning cybersecurity talent a platform to share their industry solutions. These companies will have the opportunity to pitch their new business to three high-profile venture capitalists (VCs) in a live, Shark Tank-style format. If the VCs believe in the company’s solution, participants may receive VC funding and/or mentorship support. The finalists were … More

DarkMatter launches KATIM R01 ultra secure smartphone for extreme field conditions

DarkMatter Group unveiled KATIM R01, an ultra secure smartphone designed to withstand extreme field conditions. Designed, vetted and tested by DarkMatter’s engineers in the UAE, Finland and Canada, KATIM R01 combines premium looks with powerful technology, wrapped in a unique rugged design. It’s the latest in the Company’s end-to-end secure communications solutions ranging from devices to back end services, and a full secure suite of applications based on custom and quantum-resistance cryptographic protocols. “We combined … More

Cylance announces CylancePROTECT on AWS Marketplace

Cylance, the leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, announced the availability of its award-winning endpoint protection offering, CylancePROTECT on AWS Marketplace. Cylance has built the largest AI platform in the industry, enabling it to offer a portfolio of solutions ranging from enterprise endpoint protection, detection, and response, to Smartantivirus for consumers, to OEM solutions. Under the new agreement with AWS, marketplace customers now have access to CylancePROTECT for advanced AI-driven protection across all Windows, … More

QuintessenceLabs updates qClient, expands KMIP client support for large organizations

QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum-enhanced cybersecurity, announced the release of an enhanced version of their KMIP client software development kit (SDK), qClient. The new qClient, developed in partnership with P6R, is a highly capable, server-neutral KMIP client SDK and is fully backwards compatible with previous versions. The new qClient provides support for additional network transport formats, cryptographic operations, KMIP 2.0, PKCS #11 client applications, and additional operations and attributes for added capability in enterprise deployments. … More