The modern workplace is changing at a pace never seen before in history. A lot of this stemmed from COVID and remote work necessities, with 74% of CFOs noting they’ve adopted some kind of telecommuting policies due to coronavirus challenges. Now, more than ever, the employee experience (EX) is critical for keeping us connected and…

As organizations grow, functions that started as one person’s job get split across multiple organizational units and multiple executives, often without thoughtful planning. Specialization enables experts to dig deep into each job but creates several problems: A lack of a single accountable executive (or worse, having multiple executives, each of whom manages part of the…

YL Ventures, an active venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage cybersecurity startups, has closed a new $400 million fund and announced plans to ramp up investments in Israel’s security technology sector. The Tel Aviv-based firm, which counts red-hot companies like Axonius and Orca Security among its portfolio, said the closing of its fifth fund…

The investment round was led by CRV and Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Accel, Heavybit, Uncork Capital, and angel investors. Founded in 2019, the Toronto-based company offers a WireGuard-based private network connectivity solution with zero-config and end-to-end encryption, which integrates with services such as Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, Okta, Caddy Server, Syncthing, and…

Endpoint protection vendor Cybereason has launched a new incident response (IR) solution to streamline and automate IR investigations. Digital Forensics Incident Response incorporates nuanced forensics artifacts into threat hunting, reducing remediation time by enabling security analysts to contain cyberattacks in minutes, the firm stated in a press release. The release comes in the wake of…

It sounds like a nearly perfect cybersecurity solution: Intercept incoming data before it reaches the user’s web browser; isolate it in a secure sandbox; and send only the screen images—or pixels—to the browser. The ephemeral server is fully isolated from the organization’s IT assets and data, and its browser sessions are destroyed when the user…

Kovrr and SANS Institute released their joint survey that reveals enterprise motivation and impact of cyber risk quantification (CRQ) in the modern cybersecurity landscape. CRQ helps businesses evaluate the potential financial impact of cyber events on an organization and is becoming an increasingly critical part of risk management programs. The survey found that over 75%…

The impact of a cybersecurity breach can be painful for any enterprise, and devastating for some. Any one of the top five threats we see in today’s environment—malware, ransomware, web application hacking, insider and privilege misuse, and targeted intrusions— are serious and can cause severe, long-lasting financial and reputational damage. First, there’s the financial cost—$4.24…