Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420M

March 31, 2020 at 04:26PM Palo Alto Networks announced today that it has an agreement in place to acquire CloudGenix for $420 million. CloudGenix delivers a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) that helps customers stay secure by setting policies to enforce compliance with company security protocols across distributed locations. This is especially useful for companiesContinue reading “Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420M”

F5 acquires Shape Security for $1B

December 20, 2019 at 07:29PM F5 got an expensive holiday present today, snagging startup Shape Security for approximately $1 billion. What the networking company gets with a shiny red ribbon is a security product that helps stop automated attacks like credential stuffing. In an article earlier this year, Shape CTO Shuman Ghosemajumder explained what theContinue reading “F5 acquires Shape Security for $1B”

Accel and Index back Tines, as the cybersecurity startup adds another $11M to its Series A

December 11, 2019 at 09:00AM It was just a couple of months ago that Tines, the cybersecurity automation startup, raised $4.1 million in Series A funding led by Blossom Capital, and now the Dublin-based company is disclosing an $11 million extension to the round. This additional Series A funding is led by venture capital firmContinue reading “Accel and Index back Tines, as the cybersecurity startup adds another $11M to its Series A”

Cybersecurity automation startup Tines scores $4.1M Series A led by Blossom Capital

October 24, 2019 at 09:00AM Tines, a Dublin-based startup that lets companies automate aspects of their cybersecurity, has raised $4.1 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Blossom Capital, the venture capital firm co-founded by ex-Index Ventures and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown. Founded in February 2018 by ex-eBay, PayPal and DocuSign security engineerContinue reading “Cybersecurity automation startup Tines scores $4.1M Series A led by Blossom Capital”

Palo Alto Networks intends to acquire Zingbox for $75M

September 05, 2019 at 02:05AM Palo Alto Networks surely loves to buy security startups. Today it added to its growing collection when it announced its intent to acquire IoT security startup Zingbox for $75 million. The company had raised $23.5 million, according to Crunchbase data. The three co-founders, Xu Zou, May Wang and Jianlin Zeng,Continue reading “Palo Alto Networks intends to acquire Zingbox for $75M”

VDOO secures $32M for a platform that uses AI to detect and fix vulnerabilities on IoT devices

April 24, 2019 at 11:45AM Our universe of connected things is expanding by the day: the number of objects with embedded processors now exceeds the number of smartphones globally and is projected to reach some 18 billion devices by 2022. But just as that number is growing, so are the opportunities for malicious hackers to useContinue reading “VDOO secures $32M for a platform that uses AI to detect and fix vulnerabilities on IoT devices”

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Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock for $173 M to beef up cloud security

October 03, 2018 at 02:42PM Palo Alto Networks launched in 2005 in the age of firewalls. As we all know by now, the enterprise expanded beyond the cozy confines of a firewall long ago and vendors like Palo Alto have moved to securing data in the cloud now too. To that end, the company announcedContinue reading “Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock for $173 M to beef up cloud security”