The US government’s 120-day Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Sprint has come to an end. The initiative has resulted in more than 190 new cybersecurity programs and 7,000 apprentices getting hired.
Faced with the daily barrage of reports on new security threats, it is important to keep in mind that while some are potentially disastrous, many are harmless or irrelevant to individual organizations.
Human risk management startup OutThink today announced that it has raised $10 million in seed funding, bringing the total investment in the company to $11.4 million.
The funding round was led by AlbionVC, with participation from Forward Partners, Gapminder, Innovate UK, and TriplePoint Capital.
Security awareness training company KnowBe4 will go private after being acquired by Vista Equity Partners for roughly $4.6 billion in cash.
KnowBe4 first announced receiving an offer from the private equity firm in mid-September.
UK-based cybersecurity training solutions provider Immersive Labs announced on Wednesday that it has raised $66 million in new capital.
Microsoft on Tuesday released software fixes to address more than 90 security defects affecting products in the Windows ecosystem and warned that one of the vulnerabilities was already being exploited as zero-day in the wild.
Managed detection and response (MDR) platform provider Huntress on Thursday announced the closing of a $40 million debt financing round to speed up global expansion plans.
The latest funding was led by CIBC Innovation Banking and brings the total raised by the Maryland start-up to $100 million.
LAS VEGAS – The security industry makes its annual pilgrimage to the hot Sonoran desert this week for skills training, hacking demos, research presentations and cybersecurity vendors showing off shiny new products.
Venture capital investors are doubling down on investments in Cybrary, betting another $25 million that the Maryland startup is on the right track with a technology platform to train the global cybersecurity workforce.
Managed detection and response (MDR) platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business.
Huntress, based in Ellicott City, Maryland, said the deal adds a fun, story-based security awareness training platform to its stable of cybersecurity offerings.