CyberTech firm Binarly pockets $3.6m seed funding

Binarly, a CyberTech firm seeking to address ongoing security failures in the firmware supply chain, has landed $3.6m in seed financing.

Cybersecurity company Optiv eyes Europe following Simon Church hire

Optiv, a provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, has expanded hired Simon Church in a bid to accelerate its international growth strategy. He will take...

BIS Innovation Hub to launch four new centres in Toronto, London, Paris and Stockholm

The Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is going to open four more BIS Innovation Hub centres across North America and Europe.

Cybersecurity firm Cryptosense raises $4.8m to protect FinTechs from breaches

France-based cryptography lifecycle management platform Cryptosense raised $4.8m in funding.
Cybersecurity startup SynSaber nabs Series A

Cybersecurity startup SynSaber nabs Series A

SynSaber, an early-stage ICS/OT cybersecurity and asset monitoring company, has nabbed $13m for its Series A round.

UK reports a staggering £5.7m in cybercrime financial loss so far this year, study...

British people and businesses have suffered financial losses of £5.7m from a reported 14,883 cybercrime incidents since the start of the year, new study found.

Veriff rakes in $69m Series B as it eyes US expansion

Estonian identity verification business Veriff has closed a $69m Series B financing round led by IVP and Accel.

Billtrust is still reportedly recovering from last week’s hack attack

US-based FinTech firm Billtrust is still dealing with the fallout from a ransomware attack that it noticed on October 17.
Interpol

Interpol dismantles sextortion rings and cautions against further attacks

A sextortion ring has been uncovered following a joint investigation between Interpol’s cybercrime and police visions in Singapore and Hong, Bleeping Computer claims.

US Senate confirms ex-National Security Agency official as CISA director

The US Senate has confirmed Jen Easterly as the new director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

News Stories

Avant secures $250m corporate debt from Ares

Avant secures $250m corporate debt from Ares

Avant, a credit-first FinTech company, has received $250m in corporate debt and redeemable preferred equity from Ares Management Alternative Credit funds.
eflow updates eComms surveillance solution to reduce manual oversight

eflow updates eComms surveillance solution to reduce manual oversight

UK-based regulatory compliance tech developer eflow Global has revealed a major update to its eComms surveillance solution, leveraging a new sophisticated form of decision automation.
Plan A

Plan A teams with Visa to decarbonise businesses globally

Visa will team with Plan A to offer its Sustainability platform as a part of its FinTech Partner Connect programme to Visa’s issuer network.
The role of digital investing in the cost-of-living crisis

The role of digital investing in the cost-of-living crisis

As the cost-of-living crisis takes hold of the world, there are bound to be a number of challenges the financial market will need to brace for. One of the ways firms are looking to prepare for the challenge is through technology. 
InsurTech Stubben Edge acquires Insurercore

InsurTech Stubben Edge acquires Insurercore

Stubben Edge Group has acquired Insurercore, a tech enabled distribution platform headquartered in London.

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