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CrowdStrike Seals $100 million Series C Funding

Posted on: 13 Jul 2015

Endpoint security startup CrowdStrike announced on Monday that it has raised $100 million in its Series C round. Google Capital, in its first security investment, led the round with additional funding from CrowdStrike current customer Rackspace, as well as existing investors Accel and Warburg Pincus. This brings the total investment in the cloud security vendor to $156…

SafeBreach Raises $4 million In First Funding Round

Posted on: 08 Jul 2015

Cybersecurity startup SafeBreach has raised $4 million in its first round of funding led by Sequoia Capital with additional funding from serial entrepreneur investor Shlomo Kramer, according to reports. Israel-based SafeBreach will reportedly use the funding to expand development in Israel and extend its reach into North America. Founded by veterans of the Israeli Defense…

Data-Exfiltration Prevention Startup enSilo Raises $10M in Series A Round

Posted on: 16 Jun 2015

enSilo, which provides a data-exfiltration prevention platform, on Tuesday announced that it had raised $10M in Series A funding with Lightspeed Venture  Partners leading the round and existing investor Carmel Ventures taking part . The Israeli-based company said it would use the funding to expand its presence in the United States including relocating its headquarters…

US Government Cyber-Breach Act of Chinese, Reports

Posted on: 05 Jun 2015

Two cyber breaches of US government systems that potentially compromised personally identifiable information of at least four million present and former federal employees is suspected to be the work of Chinese military hackers, US officials investigating the breach were reported as saying on Thursday. The breach was discovered in April by the Office of Personnel…

Security Current’s Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) Name SentinelOne Winner of Its Inaugural Security High Stakes Competition

Posted on: 04 May 2015

Security Current today named SentinelOne the winner of its inaugural Security High Stakes competition.  The event was held at the RSA Conference in San Francisco and brought technology providers face-to-face with security experts. Six cutting edge security vendors were given 15 minutes each to get the attention of a panel of 20 CISOs from leading organizations. The…

Tech Vendors Look to Singapore as Hub for Asian Headquarters

Posted on: 23 Apr 2015

Singapore is quickly becoming the country of choice for technology vendors seeking to establish a hub in Asia. Ranked first in Asia, and seventh worldwide, in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2014, Singapore was noted for its business and regulatory environment, and for its knowledge absorption. The GII is published by Cornell University, INSEAD and…

Advice for the Incoming CISO of Target

Posted on: 17 Jul 2014

There is no task more difficult for a CISO than stepping into that role at a large organization that has never had a CISO and has recently experienced a devastating breach that is at least partly responsible for the departure of senior IT management and the CEO. securitycurrent polled its contributors to compile advice for…