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Cybersecurity startups, once the VC darling, hammered by layoffs

Thousands have been laid off, despite startups raising huge amounts of cash and VC investments increasing year-over-year.

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RansomHouse extortion group claims AMD as its latest victim

The chip maker said it's investigating the alleged data breach.

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Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform which simulates hacker attacks

As companies grow they expose more of themselves online and become harder to defend in terms of cybersecurity. One report estimates that 30%-40% of a...

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Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers

It's the bank's second breach of customer Social Security numbers in two years.

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Attack surface management platform RapidFort raises $8.5M seed round

RapidFort, a startup that helps developers reduce the potential attack surface of their applications by automatically removing unused software...

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Microsoft finally fixes Windows zero-day flaw exploited by state-backed hackers

It took a month for Microsoft to release patches for the security bug.

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GreyNoise to expand its threat intel collection after securing $15M in funding

The startup counts over 100 paying customers — including the U.S. Department of Defense.

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A hacked Kaiser Permanente employee’s emails led to breach of 70,000 patient records

The health insurance giant wouldn't say how the employee's email account was breached.

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Behavioral cybersecurity platform CybSafe raises $28M Series B led by Evolution Equity Partners

Last year, UK cybersecurity startup CybSafe, a “behavioral security” platform, raised a $7.9 million in a Series A. This SaaS product with a...

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IBM acquires offensive security startup Randori to bolster its cybersecurity toolkit

IBM has announced that it’s acquiring Randori, a Boston-based offensive security startup that combines attack surface management (ASM) with...

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To better manage cybersecurity risk, extend zero-trust principles to third parties

Today’s cybersecurity landscape requires an agile and data-driven risk management strategy to deal with the ever-expanding third-party attack...

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Seemplicity emerges from stealth with $32M to consolidate security notifications and speed up response times

Cybersecurity continues to grow in complexity due to the ever-increasing threat landscape — more services in the cloud, more digital operations...

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NJ talent firm exposed thousands of resumes, detailing immigration statuses and security clearances

The database grew by more than five-fold during the two weeks it took for the company to secure the data.

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IP and cybersecurity disputes are top legal concerns for tech companies

No industry is a stranger to litigation, but for the tech sector, it appears IP and patent disputes, followed by cybersecurity and data protection...

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DOJ says it will no longer prosecute good-faith hackers under CFAA

The policy change comes a year after the Supreme Court limited the scope of U.S. federal computer hacking laws.

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Texas exposed 1.8 million residents’ data for almost 3 years

A bug in the department's website exposed personal information to the wider internet.

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Dig emerges from stealth to help organizations secure their data in public clouds

Dig, a Tel Aviv-based cloud data security startup, has emerged from stealth with an $11 million investment to help organizations protect data stored...

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New Bluetooth attack can remotely unlock Tesla vehicles and smart locks

The new relay attack also works against smart locks.

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Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust security services

Google Cloud is holding its annual Security Summit this week and unsurprisingly, the company used the event to launch a few new security features....

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Tech giants pledge $30M to boost open source software security

The goal is to find and fix open source vulnerabilities faster in an effort to better protect the U.S. from malicious cyberattacks.

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Sunday Security launches a cybersecurity service for senior execs

Traditionally, cybersecurity has always focused on what can be hacked and not so much on who might be most at risk. Sunday Security, which is...

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Health startup myNurse to shut down after data breach exposed health records

The company announced it would shutter at the end of May, two months after a data breach of patients' health information.

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Why the heck are SSNs still treated as passwords in the US?

A couple of weeks ago yet another of my friends was a victim of identity theft, and I got yet another deep look into how fantastically broken the...

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Enveil, a provider of encrypted, privacy-focused search and analytics tools, raises $25M

Collectively, as we mature as a digital society, many of us are getting more aware, and more wary, of how our profiles and information exist and are...

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Lapsus$ hackers targeted T-Mobile source code in latest data breach

This latest security incident is T-Mobile's seventh data breach in four years.

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Strike Security lands $5.4M seed funding to make pen-testing more accessible

Strike Security, a continuous penetration testing platform that combines automation with ethical hackers, has secured a $5.4 million seed investment...

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US warns of state-backed malware designed to hijack critical infrastructure systems

U.S. government agencies are warning that state-backed hackers have developed custom malware that enables them to compromise and hijack commonly used...

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Ukraine disrupts attempt by Russian hackers to take down energy provider

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) has disrupted an attempt by Sandworm, a hacking group known to work for Russia’s...

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