Venture capital and private equity for cybersecurity software and cloud companies. MSSP & MDR mergers, acquisitions & investments.

Cybersecurity M&A: iC Consult Group Acquires IAM Specialist Kapstone

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Kapstone bolsters iC Consult’s managed services in the U.S., provides identity management experts in India to support global expansion.

Arctic Wolf Pivots From IPO Talk to $401 Million Convertible Note Offering

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Arctic Wolf secures $401M in funding. Security operations software provider essentially waits for IPO (initial public offering) windows to re-open amid continued Wall Street turbulence.

Penetration Testing Funding: NetSPI Raises $410 Million

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NetSPI adds $410 million in funding from KKR and looks to expand its penetration testing and attack surface management offerings.

CyberSaint Joins Powered by Snowflake Program to Elevate Cyber Risk Reporting

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In partnership with Snowflake, CyberSaint will transform and automate the way organizations manage cyber risk via the CyberStrong platform.

Qualys Buys Blue Hexagon, Adds AI, ML Capabilities to Cloud Platform

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Qualys acquires Blue Hexagon and integrates the company’s AI and ML capabilities into its cloud security, EDR and VMDR offerings.

MSSP M&A: Deloitte Acquires Australia’s Hacktive

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Deloitte buys Australian MSSP Hacktive to enhance its risk advisory practice and bolster its ability to provide managed security services.

ASGN Acquires Government Cybersecurity Consulting Firm Iron Vine

ESC Federal, part of ASGN, gains security operations center management, controls testing, cloud infrastructure & digital forensics expertise.

Atos Declines to Sell Identity and Access Management Security Business to Private Equity Firm

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Atos rejects unsolicited $4.11 billion buyout offer for Evidian identity and access management (IAM) security software business.

Certifying 1 Million People in Cybersecurity Is Aim of Nonprofit (ISC)²

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(ISC)², a nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals, launches 3 initiatives to address the industry’s talent gap.

Insight Enterprises Adds XDR Capabilities to Security Portfolio

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Insight Enterprises’ new XDR capabilities allow CISOs & CIOs to source all of their technology needs from a single partner, Insight asserts.