Juniper Networks Acquires Security Firm Cyphort

Juniper Networks today said it’s acquiring Cyphort, a security startup that serves mid- and large-size enterprise customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Santa Clara, California-based Cyphort was founded in 2011. And it’s raised $53.7 million in funding in four rounds, according to Crunchbase.
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Symantec to Acquire Fireglass to Bring a Generational Leap Forward in User Protection

Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based Fireglass, the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network. With this acquisition, Symantec further strengthens its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform and dramatic...
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HyTrust Raises $36 Million In Series E Funding Led by Advance Venture Partners

HyTrust, Inc., a leading workload security provider, today announced that it has closed $36 million in new funding led by Advance Venture Partners (AVP) with participation from existing venture capital firms and strategic investors. The company will use this latest round of investment to expand its sales and marketing efforts, and to fund new product development. The company will also utilize a portion of the proceeds to fund the acquisition of DataGravity...
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Security for Cloud and IoT is a Growing Concern for IT and Executives

Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) security exploits are a growing concern for enterprises as an increasing number of companies push deeper into the use of public and hybrid cloud services. According to a new report and survey released by Black Hat, enterprise IT department concerns over attacks or exploits on cloud services, applications, or storage systems increased from 11 percent last year to 15 percent this year. At the executive level, concern inc...
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Vision Solutions Acquired Enforcive Systems

Vision Solutions, Inc., provider of business resilience solutions for IBM Power Systems and a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has completed the acquisition of Enforcive Systems, Ltd. (formerly BSafe), provider of IT security and compliance management solutions with innovation on IBM i, IBM AIX, IBM z/OS, Windows and Linux platforms.
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GTT Ramps its SD-WAN with $161M Purchase of Global Capacity

Global Internet service provider GTT Communications is buying Global Capacity for $100 million in cash and 1.85 million shares of GTT common stock. GTT’s stock has been trading in the $33 range for the past three months. GTT is touting the acquisition as a way to boost its nascent software-defined networking (SD-WAN) service for its enterprise customers. GTT owns and operates a global Internet backbone built on Juniper Networks’ MX gear, according t...
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JASK Launches From Stealth With $12M Series A Financing

JASK, the company empowering security analysts with artificial intelligence, emerges from stealth today announcing $12 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Dell Technologies Capital along with TenEleven Ventures. Existing investors Battery Ventures and Vertical Venture Partners also contributed. Deepak JeevanKumar, managing director at Dell Technologies Capital; and, Mark Hatfield, managing partner at TenEleven Ventures, will join JASK's board...
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Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service – Gartner

The disaster-recovery-as-a-service market consists of hundreds of providers, all with different approaches and capabilities. This creates immense complexity around vendor selection. I&O leaders should use this Magic Quadrant to help them evaluate providers of DRaaS services.
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SoftBank invests $100 million in security start-up Cybereason

Cybereason Inc. raised $100 million from SoftBank Group Corp., bringing another cybersecurity business closer to the $1 billion valuation that has become the hallmark of a heavyweight technology start-up. The funding round gives Cybereason, founded by former operatives in Israel’s elite Unit 8200 military intelligence group, a valuation north of $850 million, after factoring in the latest cash infusion, according to a person familiar with the situatio...
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Security Startup Obsidian Raises $9.5 Million

Security Startup Obsidian Raises $9.5 Million JUNE 9, 2017 STAFF Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Security Startup Obsidian Raises $9.5 Million Obsidian Security just closed $9.5 million in Series A financing. Three investors participated in t...
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