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$412M Series ? co-led by Advent International and General Catalyst.
Hugely confused at first, I eventually worked out that SonarQube and SonarSource are one and the same. The confusion comes from the fact that sonarsource.com is the commercial entity, with TOTALLY DIFFERENT BRANDING from Sonarqube.org, which is devoted to the FOSS side of the products. Both backed by the Swiss-based SonarSource S.A.
Fundamentally a shift left AppSec product, focused on discovering issues in code before they get to production (whether through automated CI/CD pipeline testing, or an IDE plugin that shouts at devs in real time when they mess things up.
Now Thoma Bravo-backed, private Sophos is making some acquisitions. Sophos was taken private by Thoma in 2020 for $3.9B. This is the fourth acquisition since the take-private and Sophos's 17th overall. Sophos went on a tear last summer, picking up Refactr (devops-focused SOAR), Braintrace (services), and Capsule8 (Linux attack prevention).
SOC.OS is a SOCaaS provider, which makes sense, given Sophos's mid-market focus.
Using flashing lights to authenticate? The concept isn't new - the Timex Datalink series of watches were PDAs for your wrist in the 90's. They flashed lights on the screen of your PC to transfer data to the watch.
In the enterprise security news, Funding announcements take a bit of a break, We explore a few new vendors and organizations that have come to our attention recently, Wiz researchers annoy yet another cloud service by pointing out ridiculous vulnerabilities - IBM Cloud, this time, Docker Hub has tons of shady stuffs going on, EU strengthens cyberse...
This week in the Security News: When you just wanna hurl, malicious containers, FCC bans stuff, these are not the CVE's you're looking for, Linux password mining, mind the gap, hacking smart watches, & more!
We are joined by Josh and Kurt from the amazing Open Source Security Podcast! We're talking about supply chain risks, threats and vulnerabilities in this segment!