The new division provides clients with an integrated offering that combines cyber insurance with vulnerability scanning, email and endpoint security, and backup and recovery services. Headed by Bill Meara, who joins the company from private equity giant Abry Partners, Acrisure Cyber Services expands on the company’s existing products, including insurance, reinsurance, asset management, and real…

Mike Sentonas, CTO at CrowdStrike, comments, “Frankly put, supply chains are vulnerable, and adversaries are actively researching ways to take advantage of this. We haven’t nearly seen the end of these attacks, and the implications for each one are significant for both the victims and the victims’ customers and partners up and down the chain.”…

“[The] community is defined by those who show up and do the work. Companies that build open source into their products rarely participate in their continued maintenance,” the ASF said in a position paper published ahead of a high-level White House meeting on open-source software security. “Only a tiny percentage of downstream companies (reusing the…

ClosingLock acquires SafeWire ClosingLock announced the acquisition of SafeWire. Both companies are based in the United States and they offer wire fraud prevention solutions for the real estate industry. DFIN acquires Guardum Risk and compliance solutions company Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) has acquired Guardum, a data security and privacy firm that can help companies locate,…

ZeroFox provides an AI-powered platform that protects users and brands from social media-sourced threats. The platform analyzes millions of pieces of publicly-accessible content in platforms such as Microsoft 365, G Suite, LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Instagram, and Apple and Google mobile app stores — looking for potential threats such as account compromise, fraudulent profiles, business email…

The company is building a Trusted Control/Compute Unit (TCU) product that is being positioned as a new class of security processors that provide platform root-of-trust for large enterprise customers. Axiado, which employs approximately 40 in Silicon Valley, said the $25 million Series B investment brings the total raised to $40 million. The round was led…

Common Sense Media released a report examining kids’ privacy trends and practices of hundreds of popular technology companies and products over the last five years. The report is the culmination of evaluating privacy policy data from 200 of the most popular companies and products aimed at children and students. The report finds some improvements for…