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DNSFilter acquires iOS firewall app Guardian to expand its web-based threat detection tech

Guardian will remain a standalone iOS app.

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Spin Technology raises $16M to protect SaaS apps against attacks

Spin Technology, a cybersecurity vendor developing a platform to defend SaaS apps against attacks, has raised $16 million in a venture funding round.

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Ghost Security emerges from stealth to defend APIs and apps from attackers

Ghost Security, newly emerged from stealth with $15M in venture funding, aims to protect apps and APIs from attacks using a 'data...

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Axio lands $23M to help companies quantify cyber risk

Axio, a platform developing a tool to quantify and model cyber risk, has raised $23 million in a venture funding round.

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Cybersecurity could offer a way for underrepresented groups to break into tech

Last week at AWS re:Inforce, the company’s security event that took place in Boston, there was a welcome message about diversity. It seems that...

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Cybrary secures $25M to grow its platform for cybersecurity training

Cybrary, a company offering an online portal for cybersecurity education, has raised $25 million in a fresh funding tranche.

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HiddenLayer emerges from stealth to protect AI models from attacks

HiddenLayer, a startup developing a product to protect AI-powered systems from cyberattacks, has emerged from stealth with $6 million in seed funding.

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Google launches Advanced API Security to protect APIs from growing threats

Advanced API Security, a new Google Cloud product available in preview, is designed to help Apigee customers protect their APIs from cybersecurity...

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Google launches Advanced API Security to protect APIs from growing threats

Advanced API Security, a new Google Cloud product available in preview, is designed to help Apigee customers protect their APIs from cybersecurity...

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Ransomware ring claims attack on Africa’s largest retail chain Shoprite

RansomHouse, in messages posted on the group’s Telegram channel and seen by TechCrunch, claimed to have obtained 600 gigabytes of data from...

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Data governance startup Immuta lands $100M to pursue acquisitions

Immuta, a company providing data governance software and services, has raised $100 million in a venture funding round that values it at around $1...

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Opal secures $10M for dynamic access management

Opal, a startup taking an automated approach to access management, has raised $10 million to expand its reach in the enterprise.

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Cybersecurity startup Ordr nabs $40M to monitor connected devices for anomalies

Ordr, a startup developing a platform that monitors connected devices for signs of cyberattack, hs raised $40 million in a Series C equity funding...

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A venture firm gets rewarded for selling at the market top

It used to be that venture capitalists couldn’t sell their stake in a portfolio company before it sold or went public without raising questions...

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Teleport nabs $110M to provide identity-based infrastructure access

Teleport, a startup developing a proxy-based infrastructure access and management system, has raised $110 million in venture funding.

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Traceable AI nabs $60M to secure app APIs using machine learning

Traceable AI, a startup applying machine learning to securing app APIs, has raised $60 million in a venture funding round at a roughly $450 million...

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Digital diplomacy gets a reboot

It should come as no surprise that government bureaucracies move slowly. But that just makes this week’s launch of the State Department’s Bureau...

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Goldman Sachs joins other investors in $88M round for web3 and blockchain security firm CertiK

CertiK, a Web3 and blockchain security company, has raised $88 million in its latest round, bringing its valuation to $2 billion. The oversubscribed...

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Google discovers threat actor working as an ‘initial access broker’ for Conti ransomware hackers

"Exotic Lily" breaks into vulnerable organizations and sells access to victim networks.

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2021 was a record-breaking year for cybersecurity startups

Cybersecurity startups raised a record-breaking $29.5 billion in venture capital last year.

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Let’s make the teen Tesla hack a teachable moment

EVs are fun. They are superbly connected, constantly updated and offer a great user experience, but they are cars, not mobile phones. Hacking into...

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Hunters raises $68M Series C for its security operations platform

Cybersecurity startup Hunters today announced that it has raised a $68 million Series C round led by Stripes. New investors DTCP, Cisco Investments...

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For investors, future of work isn’t only about HR

We talked about the future of work with former Microsoft senior executive and angel investor Eric Boustouller, who joined French multi-stage VC firm...

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Opportunity not fear: Reframing cybersecurity to build a safer net for all

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

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Cybersecurity startup Guardio, now with 1M users of its browser extension, raises its first funding: $47M led by Tiger Global

Some say that antivirus software that you install on your PC may have run its course when it comes to the next generation of computing in the cloud....

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Volvo had some R&D data stolen in security breach

Volvo Cars is investigating a cybersecurity breach and theft of a limited amount of the company’s research and development data. The data...

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US banks must soon report significant cybersecurity incidents within 36 hours

Incidents can include large-scale DDoS attacks or data breaches.

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Expel raises $140.3M Series E for its managed threat detection and response platform

Cybersecurity platform Expel, which specializes in threat detection and response, today announced that it has raised a $140.3 million Series E...

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