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Cybersecurity Insights for Financial Risk Leaders

Bridge the divide between risk management and cybersecurity with no-nonsense cybersecurity insights in one digestible newsletter. Spend more time running your company and less time deciphering your technical team’s security jargon. Our articles take less than five minutes to read and will help you communicate better with CISOs, CIOs, and other security leaders.

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Private Capital

Ofer Ben-Noon and Ohad Bobrov

Palo Alto Networks to Acquire Talon

Ellie Buscemi

On Monday, Palo Alto Networks agreed to acquire Israeli startup Talon Cyber Security, an enterprise browser platform. The deal values Talon at between $600 […]

Osano Raises $25M in Funding to Enhance Data Privacy Platform 

Sara Molina

Austin-based data privacy management company Osano secured $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Baird Capital and supported by different venture […]

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Buguard Secures $500K Seed Funding

Sara Molina

Egyptian managed cybersecurity services provider Buguard raised $500,000 in a seed funding round led by early-stage venture firm A15. The Cairo-based cybersecurity startup plans […]

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People Moves

Cyber Executive Moves: Expel, AXA XL

Ellie Buscemi

Expel appoints a new chief product officer, AXA XL announces a new chief executive and DataVisor appoints a new chief revenue officer. Expel, a security […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Salt Security, AXIS Capital, Sevco Security

Kaitlyn Xia

Salt Security appoints executive vice president of product, AXIS Capital names head of cyber and technology, and Sevco Security hires first global general manager of […]

Doug Merritt of Aviatrix

Cyber Executive Moves: Aviatrix, CISA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Sara Molina

Aviatrix hires former Splunk CEO Merrit, Indiana cybersecurity director joins CISA, and HPE names CIO and new board director.

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Data & Privacy

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Symmetry Systems Closes $17.7M to Scale Data Security Platform

SecureDisruptions

Symmetry Systems, a next-generation AI-powered data-centric security company, announced a $17.7 million inside round of funding with repeat participation from ForgePoint Capital and Prefix Capital […]

How will SEC’s Cybersecurity rules affect funds?

Khushi Arora

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed new cybersecurity regulations for investment funds and third-party service providers. The agency advocated that any “significant […]

Regulatory Spotlight: Avoiding the jab-hook combo

Jeremy Seth Davis

When regulators squabble, who loses? Everyone. Regulatory disharmony is real, folks—and so far, we don’t see signs of the trend waning. We recently examined the […]

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Best Endpoint Detection & Response Platforms

Lara Oporto

Endpoint Detection & Response platforms continuously monitor endpoints for signs of malicious activities, such as unauthorized access or unusual behavior, enabling rapid detection and response to potential cyber threats to safeguard organizational assets. What is Endpoint Detection and Response and how does it work? Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a cornerstone in modern cybersecurity […]

AT&T AlienVault Products Review: OSSIM vs USM

Ellie Buscemi

AlienVault is now the technological basis for AT&T AlienLabs and provides multiple products for different companies’ cybersecurity needs. What AT&T AlienVault Products are Available? In December 2021, CISOstack reported that AT&T intended to acquire AlienVault to expand its cybersecurity offerings to more businesses. Two years later, AlienVault-based offerings make up a large portion of AT&T’s […]

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Navigating Manufacturing IIoT Cybersecurity Challenges

John Powers

Guarding the Gears: Government policy and industry collaboration to mitigate cyberthreats to manufacturers. The smart factory is on the rise. Production lines equipped with advanced sensors can monitor equipment health in real-time and predict potential issues before they disrupt operations. Temperature and humidity sensors can ensure the optimal environment for delicate manufacturing processes. RFID-enabled asset […]

Best Microsegmentation Software

Ellie Buscemi

Microsegmentation allows a company to divide digital assets into smaller, more secure groups, which makes it harder for cybercriminals to take over a company’s data center. What is Microsegmentation? Microsegmentation refers to cyber professionals building layers of cybersecurity protection between groups of digital assets or individual cyber assets. Adding these layers inside instead of only […]

Best Breach and Attack Simulation Platforms

Ellie Buscemi

Breach and attack simulation (BAS) platforms allow companies to see weaknesses in their cyber infrastructures before a malicious hacker can exploit them. What Is BAS – Breach and Attack Simulation? Breach and attack simulation (BAS) is an approach to cybersecurity that uses advanced tools to imitate the attacks used by cybercriminals on companies’ digital infrastructure. […]

Ofer Ben-Noon and Ohad Bobrov

Palo Alto Networks to Acquire Talon

Ellie Buscemi

On Monday, Palo Alto Networks agreed to acquire Israeli startup Talon Cyber Security, an enterprise browser platform. The deal values Talon at between $600 to $700 million, according to The Information. Palo Alto will integrate Talon’s enterprise browser solution into its Prisma SASE product. The acquisition comes among a wave of acquisitions and releases involving […]