Foresight Group (Foresight), an independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has invested in Titania Group Limited (Titania), a cybersecurity automation software business.
Hornetsecurity Group, a European provider of cloud-based email security and data protection headquartered in Germany, is to acquire Altaro, a high-growth international provider of reliable backup solutions.
UK cyber sector saw funding boost after first lockdown – but early-stage startup backing fell off a cliff
Funding secured by cybersecurity start-ups since the start of lockdown in March increased by more than half compared to the same period in 2019, according to new research released today by Plexal and Beauhurst.
Managers should be looking to shore up their internal processes and security, focusing on improved end-point protection and appropriate training for staff to recognise anomalies. This is critical as cybersecurity develops further to keep ahead of the hackers.
Threat intelligence, hunting and response technology provider EclecticIQ has raised EUR20 million in Series C financing led by cyber investor Ace Management.
Hampleton’s latest Cybersecurity M&A report highlights the importance of cybersecurity vendors as all industries seek protection from cyber-attacks, now that millions more people are working and learning from home using VPN networks and potentially suboptimal computer equipment and inadequate cybersecurity.
British Patient Capital commits USD35m to Evolution Equity Partners to invest in growth stage cybersecurity companies
British Patient Capital has made a USD35 million commitment to The Evolution Technology Fund II. The Fund is expected to achieve a targeted USD250 million final close in the coming months and is already investing in growing cybersecurity and enterprise software companies.
ACA Aponix, part of the ACA Compliance Group (ACA), has launched PortCo Defend, a cybersecurity risk management program and dashboard, designed to help private equity firms assess and centrally monitor security threats to their portfolio companies (PortCos).
Enfusion, a provider of cloud-based investment management software and managed services, has selected Drawbridge Partners, a cybersecurity software and services firm specialising in the needs of hedge fund and private equity managers to bolster its vendor due diligence process.
BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has acquired Managed Sentinel, a specialist in the deployment and management of Microsoft’s cloud-native SIEM, and Azure Sentinel, plus Microsoft’s XDR platform, Microsoft Defender.