Finnish publicly-listed cybersecurity firm F-Secure has acquired British IT security consultants Digital Assurance to boost its portfolio of UK clients. No terms for the deal were disclosed. Digital Assurance provides security testing and evaluation services for organisations’ devices and systems as well as policy and risk assessment consulting. The team will bring to F-Secure knowledge […]
EU antitrust regulators have approved the acquisition of the French security solutions provider Morpho by the US private equity firm Advent International. The deal is said to be worth €2.4 billion.
CheckRecipient has announced a funding round of $2.7 million from lead investors Accel and LocalGlobe for its email security platform. Winton Ventures, Amadeus Capital Partners, and Crane also participated in the round. The London-based company has gained customers in the UK in the legal, healthcare, and financial services sectors, and plans to launch in the […]
UK-based Ripjar has raised £3.75 million in additional funding from Winton Ventures to further its expansion plans. Ripjar develops a data analytics platform for security. It was founded by former engineers and data scientists at GCHQ and is based in Cheltenham and London. The company’s primary product is the Ripjar SI, a strategic intelligence platform […]
UK-based smart home security startup Cocoon has closed a round on Crowdcube, raises £2.46 million in funding from almost 1,100 investors. The company launched the equity crowdfunding initiative last month, with a goal of £2 million. Cocoon had previously raised a round of $253,000 from Indiegogo for its home security system in 2014, and in 2015 the company raised £2.4 million from Aviva Ventures and Breed Reply.
Israeli security company Dyadic Security has announced a Series B round of $12 million from Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments, Citi Ventures, and Innovation Endeavors. Innovation Endeavors’ Yuval Shachar has joined Dyadic’s board of directors as chairman. Dyadic provides software-defined cryptography (SDC) and key management solutions for the enterprise. “Dyadic has changed the game for […]
French Azur Drones, a major player in the civilian drone sector, has completed a €3.5 million funding round. The startup offers a drone-based video surveillance service called Azur Drones’Guard, among other services. The investors were not disclosed, but said to be a “large French industrial family”.