A total of 28 cybersecurity-related mergers and acquisitions were announced in the first half of June 2022, the highest number for half a month since SecurityWeek started tracking M&A activity in January 2021. Acumera acquires Netsurion’s Secure Edge Networking business Managed network security solutions provider Acumera has bought Netsurion’s Secure Edge Networking business. Acumera has…

At a time when there countless unfulfilled cybersecurity positions worldwide, too many companies overlook neurodiverse candidates in their hiring processes. This a huge mistake as people with autism, dyslexia, and other conditions often possess skills that are well suited for cybersecurity work. Those skills include the ability to concentrate, a capacity for recognizing anomalies, and…

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…

Motorola described the Public Safety Threat Alliance (PSTA) as an information sharing and analysis organization (ISAO) and noted that it’s recognized by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which serves as its National Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. The PSTA is open to all public safety agencies. Its role is to…