Businesses are investing substantial funds and efforts into migrating workloads from on-premises infrastructure to public clouds, in part motivated by the hypothesis that, once cloud-based, those workloads will be relatively easy to move from one cloud provider to another. Unfortunately, the reality is unlikely to be so simple. It’s been estimated that about half of…

The Austin, Texas-based Rumble on Monday announced it had banked a new $15 million in Series A financing from Decibel Partners and a laundry-list of boldface cybersecurity practitioners. Rumble, created by HD Moore (of Metasploit fame), sells technology to help defenders monitor exposed attack surfaces. The company said the new money will help accelerate go-to-market…

The new funding round was led by J.P. Morgan Growth Equity Partners. All previous investors participated as well, including Canapi, Dashfund, Bain Capital Ventures, Nyca, and ThirdPrime. Laika says it will use the funds to build additional automation, to add audit experiences to its platform, and to invest in growth and market momentum. The New…

Any organization that’s actively working on managing its cybersecurity risk can’t ignore the risk that goes with third-party vendors having access to its critical systems and customer data. “Up until today, organizations of all sizes have had to design and implement their own security baselines for vendors that align with their risk posture. Unfortunately, this…

The latest funding round was led by General Catalyst, with participation from Mayo Clinic, AVG Basecamp Fund, Accenture Ventures, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, Flyover Capital, KCRise Fund, NextGen Venture Partners, and Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health. The Kansas City, Missouri-based company provides a private data sharing solution designed to enable enterprises to collaborate with others…

Trusted Cloud Principles signatories say they are committed to maintaining consistent human rights standards across their services, while also ensuring that cloud services providers’ interests are protected. The initiative has received support from heavy industry names, including Amazon, Atlassian, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, and IBM, among others. “Trusted Cloud Principles signatories are committed to protecting the…

Starting last year, the video calling platform has been offering E2EE in Zoom Meetings, and it is now ready to make it available for one-on-one phone conversations made through the Zoom client as well. Once the new feature is available, users will see a “More” option during phone calls, allowing them to turn on encryption,…