Emerging technology, Vulnerability management

Lacework Layoffs, Anti-Hacking Law, The Security Study Plan, & StackZone – ESW #275

This week in the Enterprise News: Lacework lays off approx 300 employees, US Narrows Scope of Anti-Hacking Law Long Hated by Critics, Security Study Plan, DevSecOps Vulnerability Management by Guardrails, StackZone, Cipherloc Acquires vCISO Security Services Provider SideChannel, Broadcom to Buy VMware for $61 Billion in Record Tech Deal, Cyscale raises EUR 3 million in Seed Funding Round, & more!

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Adrian Sanabria
Adrian Sanabria
Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security
  1. 1. FUNDING: Certora Announces $36 million Series B funding round led by Jump Crypto
  2. 2. FUNDING: Dig Security raises $11 million in Seed funding for cloud data detection and response solution
  3. 3. FUNDING: LimaCharlie Secures 5.45 Million in Seed Funding Led by Susa Ventures
  4. 4. FUNDING: Cyscale raises EUR 3 million in Seed Funding Round
  5. 5. FUNDING: BEMO Raises $3M in Seed — Gula Tech Adventures
  6. 6. ACQUISITIONS: Broadcom to Buy VMware for $61 Billion in Record Tech Deal
  7. 7. ACQUISITIONS: Carlyle to Acquire ManTech in All-Cash Transaction Valued at Approximately $4.2 Billion
  8. 8. ACQUISITIONS: Pathlock Secures $200M; Completes Merger with Appsian and Security Weaver
  9. 9. ACQUISITIONS: Thales signs an agreement with Sonae Investment Management to acquire S21sec and Excellium, reinforcing its cybersecurity activities
  10. 10. ACQUISITIONS: Cipherloc Acquires vCISO Security Services Provider SideChannel – MSSP Alert
  11. 11. ACQUISITIONS: ThriveDX snaps up education platform provider Lucy Security – SiliconANGLE
  12. 12. NEW PRODUCTS: StackZone
  13. 13. NEW PRODUCTS: DevSecOps Vulnerability Management by Guardrails
  14. 14. TRENDS: Everyone is drafting their own startup Black Swan memo – TechCrunch - I've got two movie quotes for this one: "Buckle in, it's going to be a bumpy ride" or "Hold on to your butts", depending on what generation you're from.
  15. 15. LAYOFFS: Lacework lays off approx 300 employees – Gergely Orosz on Twitter - Content of the tweet: Just in: @Lacework - data-driven security platform for the cloud - lays off ~300 employees, about 20% of staff today. The layoffs come 6 months after the company raised $1.8B, valued at $8.3B. Some people let go were hired 1-2 months ago. Company yet to post an announcement.
  16. 16. LAYOFFS: Tripwire’s new owner lays off dozens, three months after buying the Portland tech company
  17. 17. LEGAL: US Narrows Scope of Anti-Hacking Law Long Hated by Critics - The Justice Department pinkie swears they won't go after security researchers with CFAA in the future!
  18. 18. LEARNING: Security Study Plan - This Github repo has study plans for: Common Skills for Security AWS Security GCP Security Azure Security DevSecOps Docker Security Kubernetes Security Penetration Testing Application Security Testing API Security Network Security
  19. 19. SQUIRREL: HarpoCrates Pitchdeck: Remote Administration as a Service - Kelly posted this on LinkedIn, and apparently some folks didn't sense the sarcasm. Some of us appreciated the satire.
Joe South
Joe South
Sr Content Creator at CyberRisk Alliance
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