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Blackberry in $1.4 billion deal to buy Cylance


Blackberry has entered into a $1.4 billion cash deal to acquire Cylance with the intention of using the cybersecurity firm’s technology to accelerate Blackberry’s Enterprise of Things (EoT) project. The agreement will see Blackberry combine Cylance’s artificial intelligence, algorithmic science, and machine learning technology to accelerate its previously disclosed strategy to be the leader in…

Venture capital investments


November 13, 2018 XM Cyber reported it raised $22 million in Series A funding through Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, LP and UST Global, among others. Previously, the company raised $10 million in a round with Swarth Group. XM Cyber plans to use the funding to accelerate its strong growth through expanded sales.…

Cybersecurity executive changes

November 14, 2018 Stuart Itkin was named Exostar’s VP of Product Management, where he will oversee all of Exostar’s strategic and tactical product management and product marketing activities. Previously, Itkin oversaw operations at SAIFE, a software-focused perimeter solution firm. May 24, 2018 Venafi has named Ben Golub to its board of directors. Golub is currently…

SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards 2018

SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards 2018, an extension of SC Media’s Reboot edition enables us to honor executive and professional leaders in our space for their unique, inventive and inspiring contributions that improve security, shape the industry, provide thought leadership, and otherwise have a positive impact on cybersecurity. CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE WINNERS!

AT&T inks deal to acquire AlienVault

AT&T has signed an agreement to acquire the privately held AlienVault with the intention of using the cybersecurity firm’s skills to help the telecommunications giant boost its ability to deliver security offerings to small and medium-sized businesses.

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