Elevate Security, a San Francisco startup, wants to change that by helping employees understand phishing attacks better using behavioral techniques. Today, the company announced an $8 million Series A round to build on this idea.
“Getting your employees to care about security is hard. Not only does security feel irrelevant to them, but they’d much rather be doing their job than going through security awareness training exercises. Video lectures, lengthy quizzes, and brown bag lunch trainings are what paint an image of security in your employees’ minds — and it…Details
“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…Details
“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…Details
“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…Details
Masha Sedova is an industry-recognized people-security expert, speaker and trainer focused on engaging people to be key elements of secure organizations. She is the co-founder of Elevate Security delivering the first human-centric security platform that leverages behavioral-science to transform employees into security superhumans.
OODA Ventures investment 418 Intelligence has secured an award from the US Department of Homeland Security. Full release below: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded 418 Intelligence Corporation of Herndon, Virginia $350,000 to develop a forecasting platform that will help critical infrastructure owners and system operators share and…Details
As a technology enthusiast, Matt has hosted his own websites and blog for over 20 years. While he infamously ran the www.terrorism.com site from a server on his basement coffee table, he long ago migrated to a proper hosting environment in a friend’s rack at a major data center. Over the years, he’s often offered to host a new…Details
Great Leap Brewing was featured on NBC Nightly News. “Searching for the American Dream – in Beijing. A young American entrepreneur explains how his craft beer business, “Great Leap Brewing” is booming – in the Chinese capital just half a mile from Tiananmen Square.”
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