Security researchers at Proofpoint are calling attention to the discovery of a commercial red-teaming tool called Nighthawk, warning that the command-and-control framework is likely to be abused by threat actors.
Israeli early-stage startup Akeyless has banked a whopping $65 million in venture capital funding to build technology to help businesses manage credentials, certificates, keys and other secrets flowing through multi-cloud environments.
Continuous attack surface management pioneer Bishop Fox continues to attract the attention of investors with the banking of another $46 million in growth funding led by WestCap.
The world’s largest software maker is warning that China-based nation state threat actors are taking advantage of a one-year-old law to “stockpile” zero-days for use in sustained malware attacks.
European venture capital and private equity firm Smartfin on Tuesday announced a deal to acquire Hex-Rays, the Belgian company behind the widely deployed IDA Pro software disassembler.
Quantum-secure networking devices maker Qunnect this week announced raising $8 million in a Series A funding round that brings the total investment in the company to $12.4 million.
The new investment round was led by Airbus Ventures, with additional participation from Impact Science Ventures, Motus Ventures, NY Ventures, Quantonation, and SandboxAQ.
Private equity giant KKR is expanding its big bet on penetration testing and attack surface management firm NetSPI with a new $410 million investment round.
Israeli startup LayerX has joined the list of companies scoring investor interest in the tricky enterprise browser market.
LayerX, based in Tel Aviv, came out of the shadows Monday with $7.5 million in seed funding and ambitious plans to build technology to turn any web browser into a protected and manageable workspace.
Endpoint detection and response pioneer CrowdStrike is elbowing its way into new security markets with a planned acquisition of attack surface management startup Reposify and a strategic investment in API security vendor Salt Security.