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Cyber VC Paladin expands European team

Cyber VC Paladin expands European team

Global cybersecurity and advanced technologies investor, Paladin Capital Group, has expanded its European operations with two strategic appointments, Pratima Aiyagari, Director, and Conor O’Sullivan, Vice President, who will focus on European investment opportunities for Paladin’s Cyber Funds.

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Cybersecurity firms join C5's cyber defence alliance to provide free support to the healthcare sector during the Covid-19 crisis

Cybersecurity firms join C5's cyber defence alliance to provide free support to the healthcare sector during the Covid-19 crisis

C5 Capital, a specialist investment firm that exclusively invests in the secure data ecosystem, has announced a number of new additions to its Cyber Alliance which is aiming to provide free support to the healthcare sector during the coronavirus pandemic

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How to improve your firm’s operations

How to improve your firm’s operations

The increasing pressures on private equity firms to follow compliance rules and maintain transparency, coupled with the plethora of online systems to manage several communication avenues and priorities both internally and externally, are presenting some very real challenges for financial organisations today.

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When it comes to data security, offence is the best form of defence

When it comes to data security, offence is the best form of defence

At Donnelley Financial Solutions (‘DFIN’), a leading risk and compliance solutions provider, security is embedded in its DNA. Over the years, the firm has built out an array of financial technologies to support its clients as they operate in increasingly complex markets, where risks come in a variety of forms; not least of which is the constant threat to data security. 

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Key data security considerations for PE groups

Key data security considerations for PE groups

Private equity firms are having to double down on cyber risks in the current climate, as hackers exploit the chaos caused by Covid-19 to target PE-backed companies with ransomware attacks. In a recent Bloomberg article, the point was made that as many PE owners have deep pockets, they are a prime target for ransomware attackers, especially those driving operational efficiencies to improve a company’s P&L position; this can, in certain circumstances, lead to stripped back cybersecurity operations. 

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C5 Capital adopts a female focus for cybersecurity investment

C5 Capital adopts a female focus for cybersecurity investment

C5 Capital’s founder and managing partner, Andre Pienaar speaks with tangible passion when discussing the potential for investing in female entrepreneurs in the cybersecurity space. As one of the UK’s foremost cybersecurity VC investors, C5 Capital knows what to look for when assessing innovation in the sector. In Pienaar’s view “for the future success of the sector we have to diversify”.