💰 Security, Funded #53 - Securing the blockchains, sneaky stickers, and when to draw the line.

The Security, Funded newsletter issue #53 - Global cybersecurity funding and M&A news from the week of July 18th, 2022.

Mike P
Mike P

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Hey there,

I hope you had a great weekend!

There's a big bet about to happen in the crypto/Web3 world that's been a long time coming - seriously implementing security.

With all the high profile breaches, the cybersecurity world and Web3 world are finally getting on a (positive) collision path. With DEF CON and BlackHat right around the corner, expect this area to continue to evolve.

Let's dive in.

💰 Summary

  • 9 companies raised $235.3M across 7 unique product categories
  • 6 companies was acquired or had a merger event for $22.0M

🧩 By Product Category

  • $90.0M for Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Security
  • $74.0M for Operational Technology (OT) Security
  • $31.5M for Data Protection
  • $25.0M for Security Operations
  • $6.0M for Machine Learning (ML) Security
  • $4.8M for Physical Security
  • $4.0M for SaaS Security


Miscreants @ DEF CON 30

Meet us at the Vendor area or photobooth!

Miscreants is debuting our “Internet Friends” merchandise at DEF CON 30 in the Vendor area. We’ll also be operating a photobooth in the Contest area. Come say hello! If you mention this newsletter, we’ll even sneak you some stickers!

See the lookbook here.

🏢 By Company

🤝 Mergers & Acquisitions

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📚 Great Reads & Finds

You can see the full list of curated posts across all issues here, and you can submit an article, post, tweet, or video here and it can show up in the newsletter!

🧪 Labs

Idk about you, but I draw the line here.

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Mike P