Tagged: cyber security

Israel Cybersecurity Solutions Provider Talon Cyber Security Raises $26 Million Through Latest Seed Funding Round

  Talon Cyber Security, an Israel-based cybersecurity solutions provider, announced on Monday it raised $26 million through its Seed funding round, which included participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Team8, and Zohar Zisapel. Founded earlier this year by Ofer Ben-Noon and Ohad Bobrov, Talon Cyber Security… Read More

Crypto Wallet Provider Ledger Hacked: Customer Database Said to be Compromised

Ledger, a crypto wallet provider based in Paris, France, has apparently experienced a security breach according to a tweet from the company. Ledger stated yesterday that they have been alerted to the dump of a customer database on Raidforum. The company said that it is… Read More

Cyber Security: 7 Benefits for Financial Organizations that Extend Security Beyond Traditional Perimeters

Big data, mobility, the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and other tech advancements have stretched the traditional enterprise perimeters of today’s financial organizations. To understand the industry shifts that are taking place, it’s important to explore the new reality of today’s increasingly distributed financial organization… Read More

India Opens New “Comprehensive” Cyber Safety Centre and Lab

Citing cybercrime as the “biggest threat to digital India,” Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new national cyber forensic lab and Delhi Police cybercrime unit, ‘CyPAD,’ on Monday, The Hindu reports. According to the outlet, Minister Singh described cybercrime as “a challenge to policing,”… Read More

Ryuk Ransomware Attack on Major US Newspapers Came from Russia, Not North Korea, Researchers Say

Researchers at Crowdstrike, FireEye, Kryptos Logic, and McAfee are all reporting that ransomware known as Ryuk is, in fact, being proliferated by professional hack groups in Russia, and not by North Koreans, ZDNet reports. According to the outlet: “The era of individual ransomware operations appears to be ending, with fewer… Read More

New Accenture CyberSecurity Report Predicts Escalation of Iranian Malware Attacks

The latest cybersecurity report from Accenture says that, “nation-state-sponsored cyberattacks (emanating from Iran have) grown, and this is likely to continue.” The report also claims that Iranian hackers are becoming more adept at cyberattacks involving cryptocurrencies, including mining malware attacks (where hackers create “botnets” of… Read More

Australian Cyber Security Firm Entersoft Claims $1 Billion ICO Milestone

  Entersoft, an Australian cyber security firm, says it has now helped to launch USD $1 billion worth of initial coin offerings (ICOs) around the world without a single hack or lost token value. According to Entersoft, during last ten months, the company has helped… Read More

OurCrowd’s Labs/02 Incubator Company c2a Now Available to Auto Manufacturers Worldwide to Protect Connected Cars Against Cyber Threats

Cyber 2 Automotive Security (c2a),  an OurCrowd Labs/02 incubator company, has announced that its patented Stamper technology, which protects the connected car from cyber threats, is now available to auto manufacturers and suppliers worldwide on a royalty free license basis. The announcement comes just as the US… Read More

Here is ASICs Report on Cyber Security & Financial Firms

Cyber security risk in the financial services industry is profound and growing rapidly as all forms of finance move online. Recent high profile hacks and attacks exposing private information have dominated the news all too frequently. The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has just… Read More

Mario Draghi: Cryptocurrencies Do Not Constitute a Risk for Central Banks (Yet), But Blockchain is of Interest

Speaking in Brussels last week, Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), addressed the topic of digital currencies. Siegfried Mureşan (PPE), speaking on behalf of Tom Vandenkendelaere who was unable to attend the meeting, posed this question to Draghi regarding the emergence of cryptocurrencies; “Over… Read More

KPMG Fintech Innovation Challenge 2015 Officially Opens, Hosted by Matchi

Calling all Next Generation Payments, Blockchain, Data / Credit Analytics, Mobile VAS / Mobility, Cyber Security and Biometrics and Wealth Tech innovators and disruptors, start your applications in time for the 7 January 2016 deadline! Aiming to source six groundbreaking FinTech innovations to demo to multiple invited financial institutions (banks… Read More

Panaseer Captures $2.25 Million Through Syndicated Seed Investment Round

Cyber security software company, Panaseer, announced on Thursday it has successfully raised $2.25 million through a syndicated seed investment round. The investors include Albion Ventures, Notion Capital, Winton Technology Ventures, C5 Holdings, and Elixirr. Panaseer was founded in 2014 by Nik Whitfield and a team… Read More

Accenture-backed FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Selects its 2015 Startups: Bitspark, BondIT, Ironfly Technologies, Moroku, Sparro, Sybenetix & Uniken

Cyber-security solutions, blockchain technology and behavioral analytics applications are some of the innovative services being developed by the seven financial technology entrepreneurs selected this year to participate in the 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. Launched by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) in Hong Kong in June 2014, the FinTech… Read More

SEC to Webcast Cyber Security Roundtable in March

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it will host a public roundtable in March to discuss cyber security and the issues and challenges it raises for market participants and public companies, and how they are addressing those concerns. The roundtable will be… Read More

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