. Founded by Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh in 2013, SecurityScorecard has now raised a total of $292.2M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, T. Rowe Price, GV, and Atlas Venture.
This article provides a guide for CISOs and other security leaders to stop ATOs through a combination of better application of technology and a better understanding of the latest tactics cybercriminals use.
A supply chain attack, also called a value-chain or third-party attack, occurs when someone infiltrates your system through an outside partner or provider with access to your systems and data. This has dramatically changed the attack surface of the typical enterprise in the past few years, with more suppliers and service providers touching sensitive data than ever before.
Here are 18 cybersecurity startups that have reeled in funding rounds of $100 million or more over the past 15 months including SecurityScorecard who had a recent funding round: $180 million Series E in March 2021.
Companies spend millions fighting cyberattacks, yet many of them still fall victim. The reason? They are not continuously monitoring their systems to spot vulnerabilities, but relying instead on point-in-time snapshots that become outdated very quickly in the digital age. It was this situation that led Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh to launch SecurityScorecard, a company that takes an external view of security threats and provides daily security ratings similar to a credit score.
According to SecurityScorecard, “The health care industry’s adoption of mobile technologies occurred in response to patient requests. Digital transformation and interoperability led to ad hoc and homegrown application creation. As such, the rapid adoption of new technologies created a patchwork quilt based on functionality rather than security.”
SecurityScorecard (New York, US), a cybersecurity rating and risk-monitoring platform, announced it has raised $180 million (€152M) in a series E round of funding. The investors include Silver Lake Waterman, Kayne Anderson Rudnick, and Fitch Ventures. For future plans, SecurityScorecard hopes to improve its products, expand the international growth and strengthen its channel and alliance partnerships.
SecurityScorecard, the global leader in security ratings, announced the completion of a $180 million Series E preferred stock financing round with participation by new investors including Silver Lake Waterman, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick, and Fitch Ventures, as well as existing investors Evolution Equity Partners, Accomplice, Riverwood Capital, Intel Capital, NGP Capital, AXA Venture Partners, GV (Google Ventures), and Boldstart Ventures.
A compilation of funding deals across the fintech sector worldwide for the week of 15-21 March 2021 featuring SecurityScorecard!
Reporting relationships are more than lines on an org chart, they're lines of authority. Ultimately, who the CISO reports to may say more about an organization's maturity than it does about an individual's effectiveness.
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