Paladin Capital Group, a leading global cybersecurity and deep tech investment firm, has just announced the appointment of Ciaran Martin, CB, as a Managing Director. Martin is regarded as one of the leading public voices on cybersecurity and joins from the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which he ran as its first CEO in 2016. Prior to this, Martin was head of cybersecurity for the UK Government’s Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) from 2014, before the NCSC was formed.
ReliaQuest, a cybersecurity managed service and intelligence platform for global enterprises, has raised over USD300 million in growth financing in a round led by leading global investment firm KKR, with participation from Ten Eleven Ventures and ReliaQuest founder and CEO Brian Murphy.
Funding for UK cybersecurity start-ups has increased by a staggering 940 per cent since the beginning of lockdown - with GBP496 million being raised in the first half of 2020, almost outstripping the 2019 total of GBP521 million.
Cyware, a provider of cyber fusion solutions, has raised a USD10 million Series A round to enhance its threat intelligence automation, threat response, and security orchestration solutions.
Keeper Security, the provider of a cybersecurity platform for preventing password-related data breaches and cyberthreats, has closed a USD60 million minority investment by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners.
Karma Ventures and byFounders have led a USD6.1 million funding round in Icelandic anti-money laundering startup Lucinity.
IQ Capital has led a GBP 5.5 million series A funding round in CyberSmart, which helps small to medium-sized businesses combat cyber-attacks.
By Owen Morris, operations director at Doherty Associates – Covid-19 has presented multiple challenges to those working in private equity and finance, not least remote working, which looks set to continue for the future. When it comes to compliance the FCA expects it to be business as usual, despite the effects of the pandemic.
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.
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