Wickr awarded Air Force Contract

Wickr has received a two-year, $35M contract to develop a suite of recall, alert and messaging applications for the U.S. Air Force. The San Francisco-based company will provide cloud-based RAM tools designed to help users manage protected files, videos, chats, text messages and voice communications, the Department of Defense said Monday. DoD added the suite will include servers built to work…

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Wickr Selected as Only Secure Communication Platform for Strategic Expansion Initiative with U.S. Air Force

Wickr, Inc., the secure collaboration platform known for its robust end-to-end encryption and the ability to securely operate on Zero Trust Networks (ZTN), announced today the company was awarded a strategic financing contract from the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) AFVentures Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program. Air Force personnel will be able to securely communicate anywhere in…

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Interview with SCYTHE founder and CEO, Bryson Bort

“SCYTHE recently announced a $3m round led by Gula Tech Adventures and an experienced group of cyber investors and operators. SCYTHE enables organizations to emulate advanced malicious cyber activity and see how well their organization is at preventing, detecting and repelling these types of threats. In this blog, I ask SCYTHE founder and CEO, Bryson…

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SCYTHE Secures $3 Million in Initial Financing Round

“SCYTHE Inc., provider of the most advanced attack simulation platform on the market, today announced that the company has raised $3 million in an initial funding round led by cybersecurity industry veteran and co-founder of Tenable, Ron Gula of Gula Tech Adventures. The company’s flagship product SCYTHE is an attack simulation technology platform that allows…

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Wickr has a new plan for dodging internet blocks

“As encrypted chat apps grow more popular, they’re also becoming more popular targets for state-level blocks. Whether it’s brief interruptions in Brazil and Egypt or longterm censorship in China and Iran, countries are testing out their ability to block traffic at a national level, and apps are having to get creative to stay online. Wickr’s…

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