Today Cisco announced that it is buying OpenDNS for $635 million, and intends to integrate OpenDNS into its cloud-based security portfolio.
Venafi, a provider of trust protection platform to secure cryptographic keys and digital certificates, has raised $39 million in new funding. Venafi protects cyber security keys and certificates and assesses which keys and certificates are trusted … [Continue reading]
Distil Networks, a San Francisco-based provider of bot detection and mitigation, has raised $21 million in Series B funding. Distil Networks blocks malicious bots, or automated computer programs, attacking websites. … [Continue reading]
In an effort to respond to the rising number of cyber attacks against the U.S. government IT infrastructure, several government-wide initiatives, spearheaded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), … [Continue reading]
The number of cyber attacks against systems supporting the federal government is steadily rising each year: from 5,503 in fiscal year 2006 to 67,168 in fiscal year 2014, a tenfold increase. Furthermore, the number of reported security … [Continue reading]