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💰 Security, Funded #50 - More layoffs, finding a job like a hacker, and modern problems

Good morning,

Happy Tuesday! The newsletter took a break for the July 4th holiday in the US yesterday, but will be back on the regularly scheduled programming next week.

Same bat time, same bat channel. 🦇🧔🏽‍♂️

Basically me last week minus the mask, muscles, and sweet robe.

I hope you all got some time to rest this weekend whether from a slowing deal market or just taking a vacation.

Deal flow continues to trickle back in while large tech companies continue to make layoffs after raising record breaking funding rounds.

Let's dive in.

💰 Summary

  • 11 companies raised $197.0M across 10 unique product categories

  • 2 companies were acquired or had a merger event

🧩 By Product Category

  • $60.0M for Secure Remote Access

  • $50.0M for Professional Services

  • $22.0M for Data Security Posture Management (DSPM)

  • $22.0M for Confidential Computing

  • $13.0M for Passwordless Authentication

  • $11.6M for Cyber Insurance

  • $8.6M for Threat & Vulnerability Management (TVM)

  • $8.0M for Cloud Security

  • $1.3M for Data Access Governance

  • $500.0K for Data Protection



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