August 23, 2022
PE firms are on pace in 2022 to conclude cybersecurity deals worth a record amount as investors look to take advantage of the sector.
June 15, 2022
Investments in cybersecurity firms have remained a top priority for many private equity firms, especially those specializing in technology deals.
May 10, 2022
YL Ventures, a venture firm focused on backing Israel-based cybersecurity at the seed stage and beyond, has raised a $400 million fifth vehicle.
March 15, 2022
As more small and medium-sized businesses turn to standalone cyber coverage amid costly ransomware and digital attacks, investors are placing bigger bets on cyber insurance startups.
November 8, 2021
An investor group including Advent International has agreed to take security software company McAfee private for over $14 billion, accounting for the largest public-to-private transaction this year.
October 11, 2021
Wiz's recent $250 million round is the latest in a series of high-profile investments into Israeli cybersecurity companies.
September 14, 2021
Hosts Adam Lewis and Alec Davis discuss recent coverage of the femtech frenzy, PE's march on VC and the red-hot fintech space. Maverick Ventures managing director Matt Kinsella also joins the pod to discuss why hedge funds are getting into VC and how that influx of capital will affect cybersecurity.
August 23, 2021
Private equity buyouts in the space are hitting new records, as a fast-growing industry responds to a surge in remote working and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
July 26, 2021
As companies and investors scramble to keep up with a changing information security landscape, a new venture firm is vying to become a leader in the industry's brave new world.
June 17, 2021
As cyberattacks increase, investors are racing to fund the startups that could fend off hacks like the ransomware attack that paralyzed Colonial Pipeline.
July 14, 2020
After selling AppDynamics in 2017, Jyoti Bansal tried out early retirement. But with his love of starting companies, it didn't last long, and the serial founder is now launching the second company out of his startup studio.
May 21, 2020
Coronavirus-related concerns have led to legal battles surrounding derailed deals, and Advent International's halted acquisition of Forescout Technologies is the newest such case.
April 23, 2020
At a time when cybersecurity is a top priority for investors, three British PE firms are the victims of a £1.1 million (around $1.3 million) cyberattack.
April 6, 2020
Data privacy startup Privitar has raised $80 million, reflecting a growing investor interest in cybersecurity driven in part by the coronavirus outbreak.