symantec News of 02/28/20
SentinelOne Raises $200m At A $1.1b Valuation To Expand Its AI-Based Endpoint Security Platform
As cybercrime continues to evolve and expand, a startup that is building a business focused on endpoint security has raised a big round of funding. SentinelOne — which provides a machine learning-based solution for monitoring and securing ...
Israel’S Maturing Cybersecurity Startup Ecosystem
It often feels like half of the new security startups that receive funding are from Israel. As YL Ventures’ Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber wrote last month , investments in Israeli cybersecurity startups increased to $1.4 billion last ...
Israel’S Cybersecurity Startup Scene Spawned New Entrants In 2019
Yoav Leitersdorf Contributor Share on Twitter Yoav Leitersdorf is the Silicon Valley-based Managing Partner at YL Ventures, where he accelerates cybersecurity startups in the U.S. market. ...
The Future Of Cybersecurity VC Investing With Lightspeed’S Arif Janmohamed
There are two types of enterprise startups: those that create value and those that protect value. Cybersecurity is most definitely part of the latter group, and as a vertical, it has sprawled the past few years as the scale of attacks on companies, ...
Symantec’S Sheila Jordan Named To Slack’S Board Of Directors
Workplace collaboration software business Slack (NYSE: WORK) has added Sheila Jordan, a senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec, as an independent member of its board of directors. The hiring comes three months after the ...
Why Chipmaker Broadcom Is Spending Big Bucks For Aging Enterprise Software Companies
Last year Broadcom, a chipmaker, raised eyebrows when it acquired CA Technologies , an enterprise software company with a broad portfolio of products, including a sizable mainframe software tools business. It paid close to $19 billion for the ...
Learn How Enterprise Startups Win Big Deals At TechCrunch’S Enterprise Show On Sept. 5
Big companies today may want to look and feel like startups, but when it comes to the way they approach buying new enterprise solutions, especially from new entrants. But from the standpoint of a true startup, closing deals with just a few big ...
Chronicle, X’S Security Moonshot, Moves To Google Cloud
Google Cloud today announced that Chronicle , the enterprise security company Google’s parent company Alphabet incubated under its X “moonshot factory,” is moving to Google Cloud and becoming part of Google’s security ...
Okta Unveils $50m In-House Venture Capital Fund
Identity management software provider Okta, which went public two years ago in what was one of the first pure-cloud subscription-based company IPOs, wants to fund the next generation of identity, security and privacy startups. At its big ...
AWS Launches Security Hub To Help Customers Manage Security & Compliance
Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled its latest updates to security on its cloud services platform today at AWS re:Invent, the company’s annual conference for database storage enthusiasts. AWS Security Hub is a new place for businesses to ...