Cybersecurity

20 stories about Cybersecurity
David Foy, Luxinnovation, (third from the right) speaking on the panel “International dialogue of cyber leaders on the greatest cyber challenges of 2024” at Cybertech Tel Aviv 2024

Cybersecurity: Building bridges to Europe

16.05.24|Sponsored Content
Internationally renowned for its technological excellence, the Israeli cybersecurity ecosystem has developed solutions that could find an interesting market in Europe
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Check Point CEO Gil Shwed nets $50 million profit in sale of $200M-worth of options

12.05.24|Sophie Shulman
Shwed remains the largest shareholder in the company, owning 29.7 million shares as of the end of December 2023, representing a 25.3% stake in Check Point 
לירן טנקמן Rezilion

Cyber startup Rezilion seeks court approval for $7.3M asset sale to GitLab to avoid bankruptcy

12.05.24|Lital Dobrovitsky
Rezilion raised a $30 million Series A in September 2021, but has amassed debts of $4.3 million 
Token Security Founders

Shlomo Kramer-backed Token Security emerges from stealth with $7 million

08.05.24|James Spiro
Token Security brings visibility and continuous threat exposure management to the space by introducing the machine-first approach
מימין דאלי ראג'ק ו אסף רפפורט wiz

Wiz President: "I truly believe that Wiz is on its way to becoming the largest cyber company in the world"

08.05.24|Meir Orbach
"I want to turn Wiz from an unimaginable wonder into a well-oiled machine in order to set the standard in everything related to cloud security," added Dali Rajic after Wiz raised $1 billion at a $12 billion valuation
Wiz founders

Unstoppable Wiz: Cyber startup nets another $1 billion in funding as valuation jumps to $12B

07.05.24|Meir Orbach
The four-year-old decacorn, which took its total funding to date to $1.9 billion, said it will use the latest round of funding to help drive future M&A efforts, along with talent recruitment and product development
מייסדי Noname Security עוז גולן ו שי לוי

Akamai acquiring cyber startup Noname Security for $450 million

07.05.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli API security startup was valued at $1 billion in its last fundraising round, raising $135 million in a Series C in December 2021
מימין דוד ויסברוד אור אשד מייסדי חברת הסייבר הישראלית LayerX

LayerX raises $26 million for its browser security platform

02.05.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup’s Enterprise Browser Extension integrates with any browser, helping enterprises to secure their devices, identities, data, and SaaS apps from web-borne threats and browsing risks
Wiz team

Wiz deal to acquire Lacework collapses

02.05.24|Meir Orbach
The companies recently signed a Letter of Intent with the aim of completing a deal for around $150-200 million. However, negotiations fell through in the due diligence process. Lacework was valued at $8.3 billion in 2021
מייסדי אואזיס סקיוריטי דני בריקמן, מנכ"ל ו עמית צימרמן, סמנכ"ל המוצר Oasis Security

Cyber startup Oasis secures $35 million Series A extension, doubles valuation

01.05.24|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli startup’s solution aims to tackle the exponential growth of Non-Human Identities which malicious attackers are exploiting with increased efficacy
Ocra CEO Gil Geron Aqua CEO Dror Davidof

The Wiz effect? Cyber unicorns Aqua and Orca integrating platforms for joint customers

30.04.24|CTech
The integration will allow clients to receive multi-cloud visibility and security provided by the Orca platform combined with multi-and hybrid cloud runtime protection for cloud native workloads offered by the Aqua platform
חברת איילנד המנכ"ל דן אמיגה ו מייסד שותף מייק פי island

Cyber startup Island doubles valuation to $3 billion in $175 million Series D

30.04.24|Meir Orbach
Island raised $100 million at a $1.5 billion valuation just six months ago
בניין צ'ק פוינט לוגו חדש

Check Point registers higher than expected Q1 profit helped by growth of AI-powered security platform

25.04.24|Meir Orbach
The veteran Israeli cybersecurity company said revenue grew 6% to $599 million
יונתן מלר עמנואל סלמונה ו שי מנדל מייסדי חברת הסייבר נאגומי גייסה

Nagomi Security raises $23 million Series A for proactive defense platform

24.04.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup’s platform helps security teams prioritize the most urgent risks based on an organization's unique threat profile and provides prescriptive and actionable remediation plans to reduce threat exposure using existing tools
Wiz team

Wiz shareholders finalizing secondary deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars

21.04.24|Meir Orbach
The cyber decacorn is being valued at significantly more than the $10 billion valuation it received in its $300 million Series D last year
CTech AIsrael Conference Guy Franklin

“Cybersecurity is by far the vertical where the time to exit is fastest.”

21.04.24|James Spiro
Guy Franklin, Founder and General Partner at Israeli Mapped in NY Ventures joined CTech during AIsrael 2024 to discuss the cybersecurity industry.
Wiz team

Cyber decacorn Wiz in advanced negotiation to acquire Lacework for $150-200 million

18.04.24|Meir Orbach
The companies recently signed a Letter of Intent and are now in the midst of a comprehensive due diligence process. Lacework was valued at $8.3 billion in 2021
מייסדי סילק סקיוריטי

Cyber unicorn Armis acquiring Silk Security for $150 million

17.04.24|Meir Orbach
Silk has developed a platform for sustainable cyber risk resolution and raised $12.5 million in Seed funding last August
Entitle founders

BeyondTrust acquiring permissions management startup Entitle for $100-150 million

16.04.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which raised a $15 million Seed round last February, has developed a privilege management solution that discovers, manages, and automates just-in-time (JIT) access and modern identity governance and administration (IGA) across the entire cloud estate