Security Current Releases CISO-Authored Research Report on User Behavior Analytics

Security Current today announced the release of its CISO-authored research report, CISOs Investigate: User Behavior Analytics (UBA). The first in an ongoing series, this report offers security leaders real-world insights as they make business-driven technology decisions CISOs Investigate: UBA includes contributions from security leaders who have deployed or are looking to deploy third-party solutions. The…

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Robert Herjavec to Host Security Current Signature Event Security Shark Tank® in San Francisco

Security Current today announced that Robert Herjavec, dynamic IT entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of leading global MSSP Herjavec Group, will serve as the host and moderator for Security Current’s signature event, the Security Shark Tank. The event will take place February 14, 2017 in San Francisco during the week of RSA Conference 2017. Security Shark…

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Container Security Platform Company Aqua Security Announces $9 Million Series A Round

Aqua Security has announced that it closed $9 million in a Series A round led by Microsoft Ventures with participation from existing seed investors TLV Partners and Check Point co-founder Shlomo Kramer, bringing the total investment in the secure virtual container company to $13.5 million. Based in Israel and San Francisco, Aqua said its Container…

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Evaluating the Container Security Marketplace

It has been just over three years since initial release of Docker (1.0 was released in March 2013) and adoption rates are striking – or potentially alarming depending on your organization’s level of readiness. Recent research from Datadog for example, found that among the over 7,000 organizations they tracked, approximately 2/3 of those that evaluated container…

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Chief Information Security Officers Select Triumfant as Winner of Security Current’s Security Shark Tank NYC

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) Select Endpoint Security Provider Triumfant for Its Innovation and Importance to the Business Security Current, the premier information and collaboration community by CISOs for CISOs, named Triumfant the winner of its Security Shark Tank NYC competition. Held at the City Winery in Manhattan, the event brought security solutions providers face-to-face…

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Cloud Security Company Avanan Raises $14.9 Million in Series A Round

Cloud security company Avanan announced that raised $14.9 million in a Series A round led by Greenfield Cities Holdings, L.P. with participation from existing investors, Magma VC and StageOne Ventures, bringing the total investment to $16.4 million. Headquartered in New York City with research and development in Israel, Avanan said its Cloud Security Platform provides…

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Threat Detection Company Pwnie Express Raises $12.9M in Series B Funding

Threat detection company Pwnie Express announced that it raised $12.9 million in a Series B round led by Ascent Venture Partners with investments from MassMutual Ventures LLC and existing investors .406 Ventures, Fairhaven Capital and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET). Headquartered in Massachusetts, Pwnie Express provides continuous threat detection for wireless and wired…

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Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Company Bayshore Networks Raises $6.6M in Series A Funding

Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) company, Bayshore Networks has announced that it has closed $6.6 million in Series A funding led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity. Headquartered in Maryland, Bayshore was founded in 2012 to help protect industrial enterprises against Internet-based cyberattacks. It said the term “Industrial Internet” refers to the convergence of networked applications and…

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Web Application Security Company IMMUNIO Closes $5M in Series A Round

Web application security company IMMUNIO has announced that is has secured $5 million in a series A sound led by White Star capital and previous investors. Headquartered in Montreal, IMMUNIO offers what is calls runtime application software protection (RASP) to allow companies to deploy software into production securely. IMMUNIO says the technology flags vulnerabilities within…

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