Aimee

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Security Current

Aimee Rhodes is Editor-in-Chief at securitycurrent. Previously, Aimee led marketing at several security companies including Corero Network Security, Inc., Xceedium, AlgoSec and Whale Communications Ltd., acquired by Microsoft. She also served as Vice President of Media and Editorial Content at GenerationA, where she was responsible for launching an Internet-based news and information portal. Prior to GenerationA, Aimee served as a foreign correspondent at the Reuters News Agency out of Israel where she interviewed leading politicians and influencers. Previously, she served as Director of Israel Radio's English News Service, where she was responsible for management and execution of four daily broadcasts, aired locally and internationally. Aimee also worked as an on air news presenter for Jerusalem Online, a globally broadcast current affairs program. She holds a Masters in Journalism and a Bachelors in Political Science both from Michigan State University.


Container Security Company Aqua Security Raises $25 Million in Series B

Posted on: 19 Sep 2017

Aqua Security has announced that it closed $25 million in a Series B round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with existing investors TLV Partners , Microsoft Ventures and Check Point co-founder Shlomo Kramer taking part, bringing the total investment in the virtual container company to $38.5 million. Based in Israel and San Francisco, Aqua said its…

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

Posted on: 27 Sep 2016

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…

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

Posted on: 18 May 2016

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…

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

Posted on: 12 May 2016

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…

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

Posted on: 11 May 2016

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…

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

Posted on: 28 Apr 2016

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…

Security Analytics Company SparkCognition Secures $6M in Series B

Posted on: 28 Apr 2016

Security analytics company SparkCognition has announced that it has closed $6 million in a Series B funding from CME Ventures and Verizon Ventures with existing investors taking part. Texas-based SparkCognition said it is applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify potential attacks, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation policies. It said it is using…

Social Media Cybersecurity Company ZeroFOX Secures $27M in Series B Round

Posted on: 04 Dec 2015

Social media cybersecurity company ZeroFOX has announced that it has raised $27 million in an angel round led by Silicon Valley venture firm Highland Capital, along with previous investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Genacast Ventures and Core Capital. Headquartered in Baltimore, ZeroFOX provides detection and defense for social media threats, which Cisco’s 2015 Midyear Report…

Company That Provided Backups of Clinton Emails Raises 75 Million In Series B

Posted on: 17 Nov 2015

Datto Inc., the company that provided backups of Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton’s email accounts, today announced that it had raised $75 million in Series B funding, bringing the total investment in the round to $100 million. Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) led the round. The Connecticut-based company, which gained attention when it was revealed in…

Cisco Systems to Buy Lancope for $452.5 Million

Posted on: 28 Oct 2015

Cisco Systems Inc. said earlier this week it will acquire privately held security company Lancope Inc. for  $452.5 million in order to boost its cybersecurity threat defense capabilities. A provider of network behavior analytics, threat visibility and security intelligence, Lancope has been part of Cisco’s security solution through a commercial relationship. “Together, Cisco and Lancope…