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Former NSA Deputy Director Chris Inglis garners government post

The Senate unanimously confirmed Chris Inglis to lead a new office that will coordinate cybersecurity efforts across government. A former deputy director of the National Security Agency, will advise President Joe Biden and staff, help prevent and respond to cyberattacks and lead cybersecurity policy across non-military agencies of the government. During his confirmation hearing, Inglis […]

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Huntress raises $40M to expand cybersecurity

Huntress, of Ellicott City, announced a $40 million Series B investment round led by JMI Equity. The funding will enable Huntress to continue expanding its cybersecurity platform to meet the evolving needs of its partners – managed service providers (MSPs) and value added resellers (VARs) that deliver security services to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). In addition, ForgePoint Capital and Gula […]

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Dragos opens in Australia 

Hanover-based Dragos is expanding its presence in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) markets. A new regional headquarters in Melbourne and a dedicated training center for ICS/OT cybersecurity practitioners are all critical components of an ANZ market expansion initiative designed to increase customer access to Dragos’s industrial cybersecurity technology and services.  In addition, Dragos’ growth in ANZ will be […]

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IronNet merges with LGL Systems Acquisition Group 

Maple Lawn-based IronNet Cybersecurity has signed a definitive business combination agreement with LGL Systems Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company formed to help advance domestic and international defense. The transaction will allow IronNet to accelerate its growth trajectory in the rapidly growing cybersecurity market and to capitalize on strong demand for new and more […]

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Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. appoints Tasha Cornish executive director

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI) announced the appointment of Tasha Cornish as its executive director. This infusion of new leadership will strengthen CAMI’s ability to execute its goal of creating a more cyber prepared Maryland. Cornish brings with her nearly a decade of nonprofit leadership experience with specific expertise in fundraising, community outreach, data […]

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DataTribe invests $1.7M in SightGain

DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced $1.7 million seed investment in SightGain. SightGain won the 2020 DataTribe Challenge in December which made them eligible for a seed investment of up to $2 million; it is billed as the only cybersecurity risk management platform that evaluates security readiness […]

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Huntress acquires EDR Technology

Huntress, an Ellicott City-based provider of managed detection and response (MDR) with human-powered threat hunting, announced today the acquisition of network-aware endpoint detection and response (EDR) technology from San Antonio-based startup Level Effect. Known as Recon, the technology is the first EDR solution that merges endpoint forensics with sophisticated network traffic visibility with no appliance required. […]

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Gula family starts Cyber Foundation

Columbia-based cybersecurity investment firm Gula Tech Adventures (GTA) has started a foundation that will support nonprofit cyber organizations by awarding $1 million in competitive grants several times annually. During the first round, the Gula Tech Foundation will reward diversity efforts by awarding $500,000, $300,000 and $200,000, respectively, to three nonprofits to boost the number of African-Americans engaged […]

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DataTribe names cybersecurity finalists

Fulton-based DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced the finalists of its third annual DataTribe Challenge. The competition is poised to identify seed stage start-ups with a vision to disrupt cybersecurity and data science. In a virtual event format this year, finalists will present a pitch […]