Enterprise security vendor Proofpoint on Monday announced plans to acquire email security specialists Tessian to beef up its ability to spot and block risky user behaviors, including misdirected email and data exfiltration. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tessian, a British startup that sells cloud email security software, was last valued at $500 ..
Security researchers at eSentire are calling attention to a new method that attackers can use to redirect business professionals to malicious websites. Described as the Wiki-Slack attack, the new technique uses modified Wikipedia pages and relies on a formatting error when the page is rendered in Slack. To mount the attack, a threat actor would ..
Michigan startup Censys has deposited $75 million in new funding as venture capital investors continue to bet big on technology to help organizations automate the finding and fixing of serious security problems. Censys said the new financing included a $50 million Series C venture round and $25M in debt funding led by SVB Capital, Silicon ..
Virtualization technology powerhouse VMware is calling urgent attention to a critical remote code execution flaw haunting its vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation products. The company said the vulnerability, tagged as CVE-2023-34048, allows a malicious hacker with network access to launch remote code execution exploits. A critical-severity advisory from VMware described the bug as an ..
Cloud security firm Sysdig has enhanced the cloud detection and response capabilities of its CNAPP offering with a realtime cloud attack graph. This serves two primary purposes: the ongoing ability to locate and harden potential attack paths; and the ability to detect and remediate an existing attack in realtime. The full list of enhancements to ..
Gem Security, an Israeli startup with operations in New York, has attracted $23 million in venture capital investment to build and market technology in the competitive cloud threat detection and incident response space. The Tel Aviv company said the $23 million Series A was led by GGV Capital. Team8, which led Gem Security’s seed funding, ..
Chip giant Intel announced on the second day of its Intel Innovation 2023 event the general availability of an attestation service that is part of Trust Authority, a new portfolio of security software and services. The new attestation software-as-a-service, codenamed Project Amber, is the first service in the Intel Trust Authority portfolio. It offers a ..
Cybersecurity vendor CrowdStrike on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Bionic, a Silicon Valley startup selling tools in the Application Security Posture Management (ASPM) category. The cash-and-stock transaction is valued in the range of $350 million and provides capabilities for CrowdStrike to beef up its enterprise cloud security portfolio. Bionic, which emerged from stealth in 2020 ..
Navigating cloud security today can be challenging to understand. Many security professionals ask themselves, what is the best way to secure the cloud? With about 400 vendors at Black Hat USA 2023 and 500 vendors at RSA Conference this year, the choices can be overwhelming. This seemingly simple question has since evolved into a complex and bespoke ..
San Francisco cloud security startup ProjectDiscovery has banked $25 million in early-stage financing as investors continue to place bets on vendors in the attack surface management space. The company said the $25 million Series A funding round was led by CRV, the long-time Silicon Valley venture capital firm. ProjectDiscovery also took on investments from Point72, ..