F-Secure buys security consultancy Digital Assurance to strengthen its UK foothold

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 […]

Email security platform CheckRecipient raises $2.7 million

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 data analytics startup Ripjar raises £3.75 million

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 […]

Leeds-based Cocoon raised £2.46 million on Crowdcube for its smart home security device

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.