How the Republican Convention Fends Off Hackers

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Skycure lands $16.5M Series B round for mobile cybersecurity platform

 Sitting in a Tel Aviv office, my interviewee borrowed my iPhone for a simple demo. Inside two minutes, he was displaying my key strokes and web browsing onto a big … Continue Reading →

Sift Science raises $30 million to predict and prevent fraud everywhere online

 To predict and prevent fraud online even more quickly than cybercriminals adopt new tactics, Sift Science has raised $30 million in a Series C round of venture funding in a … Continue Reading →

Your website may be engaged in secret criminal activity

 Most of us think of website hacks as illicit activities aimed at siphoning critical information or disrupting the business of website owners. But what happens when your site becomes hacked, … Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity startup Darktrace intercepts $64M in fresh funding at a valuation of over $400M

 Darktrace, the U.K. cybersecurity startup whose backers include Autonomy founder Mike Lynch’s Invoke Capital, has closed $64 million in fresh funding. The new round was led by global investment firm … Continue Reading →

Exploiting machine learning in cybersecurity

 While more and more jobs are being forfeited to robots and artificial intelligence, is it conceivable to convey to machines a responsibility as complicated as cybersecurity? The topic is being … Continue Reading →

SecurityScorecard raises $20 million from Google Ventures

 SecurityScorecard, the platform that monitors and assesses companies’ cybersecurity strength, has raised $20 million in Series B funding from GV (the Alphabet-ized new name for Google Ventures). GV led the … Continue Reading →

Google and Facebook push the president’s cybersecurity commission for transparency

 Poisoned trust. Yearnings for transparency. The cyber Pearl Harbor. Executives from Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and other major tech companies met with the president’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley … Continue Reading →