πŸ’° Security, Funded #1

The Security, Funded newsletter issue #1 - Cybersecurity funding and M&A news from the week of July 5th, 2021.

Mike P
Mike P

Table of Contents

Summary

  • 8 companies raised $566.9M

By Category

  • $300.0M for Cloud Security
  • $100.1M for Identity and Access Management
  • $76.3M for Threat Detection
  • $54.0M for Privacy
  • $27.0M for Software Security
  • $9.5M for Security Analytics

By Company

  • Netskope, a secure access service edge (SASE) company, raised a $300.0M Venture Round.
  • 1Password, a password management platform, raised a $100.1M Series B.
  • Deep Instinct, a company doing deep learning to protect against zero-day attacks, raised a $67.0M Series D.
  • Didomi, a consent and preference management platform for privacy preferences, raised a $46.0M Series B.
  • r2c, a company working to improve software security and reliability via open-source software, raised a $27.0M Series B.
  • Opaque, a startup that does security analytics and machine learning on encrypted data in the cloud, raised a $9.5M Seed.
  • ThreatWarrior, a company focusing on network and supply chain threat protection, raised a $9.3M Venture Round.
  • The @ Company, a company trying to make data privacy a fundamental right by building privacy-first Internet infrastructure, raised a $8.0M Seed.

Other Reads

  • CMI #10 - Deception Technologies - The best offense is a good defense. Purposefully misleading or deceiving would-be attackers with traps and decoys is a way to have a canary in the coal mine.
  • The Book of Secret Knowledge - A collection of inspiring lists, manuals, cheatsheets, blogs, hacks, one-liners, cli/web tools, and more.
  • How Zero Knowledge Proofs Work - A breakdown of how you can let someone prove that they know or have something without giving up any information about what they know or have.
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