Hadrian Raises $11 Million for Offensive Security Platform

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Offensive security startup Hadrian today announced that it has received €10.5 million ($11 million) in unsolicited seed funding that brings the total invested in the company to $13.7 million.

The investment round was led by HV Capital, with participation from Picus Capital, previous investor Slimmer.AI, and various angel investors.

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US, UK, New Zealand Issue PowerShell Security Guidance

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The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the National Cyber Security Centres in New Zealand (NZ NCSC) and the United Kingdom (NCSC-UK) have issued joint guidance on the proper configuration and monitoring of PowerShell to eliminate the risk of abuse.

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Biden Signs Two Cybersecurity Bills Into Law

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Two bipartisan cybersecurity bills were signed into law on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, by US President Joe Biden: the Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act of 2021, and the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021.

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Firmware Security Startup Binarly Raises $3.6 Million in Seed Funding

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Firmware security company Binarly on Wednesday announced that it has raised $3.6 million in a seed funding round led by Westwave Capital and Acrobator Ventures.

Several angel investors also took part in the seed round, which will help the startup speed up R&D initiatives, expand its engineering team, and scale adoption of its technologies.

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French Encryption Firm Cosmian Raises $4.4 Million

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French deep tech firm Cosmian on Monday announced that it has raised €4.2 million ($4.4 million) in a venture funding round that brings the total raised by the company to €5.6 million ($5.9 million).

The new investment round was led by La Banque Postale – via its new 115K innovation fund – and previous investor Elaia Partners.

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Microsoft to Acquire Cyber Threat Analysis Company Miburo

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it’s acquiring Miburo, a New York-based cyber threat analysis and research company that specializes in foreign information operations.

Miburo provides analysis, consulting and training services. The startup’s research team detects and attributes influence campaigns across over a dozen languages.

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