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2 September 2015

PE majors pile into California’s Tanium as cyber attacks make headlines

modern-laptop-computer-isolated-1432157-m Tanium, a cyber security start-up based in California, has raised some $120m – and more than doubled its valuation in just five months – as investors pile into companies that help companies protect their IT systems against attacks.

29 June 2015

Apax-owned cyber security business Sophos raises £80m through IPO

security-670206_640 Apax Partners and Investcorp-owned cyber security company Sophos has hit the London Stock Exchange with a £1bn valuation.

15 April 2015

Index leads $30m round in IT security company Skyport

security-camera-340859-m Index Ventures have led a $30m Series B financing round in cyber security company Skyport Systems.

6 January 2015

Bessemer backs $30m Series C for cyber threat company iSIGHT

movement-958643-m Bessemer Venture Partners has headed up a $30m funding round for cyber threat intelligence company iSIGHT Partners.

17 November 2014

Microsoft buys VC-backed Aorato

laptop_lrg Venture capital-backed Aorato has been acquired by Microsoft to boost the tech giant’s customer security.

16 September 2014

Georgian Partners leads C$14m Series C for Canada’s eSentire

computers Canadian online security technology specialist eSentire has secured C$14m in a Series C round led by Georgian Partners to expand its services into new sectors.

14 August 2014

T Rowe Price Associates leads $150m round for Lookout

lookout Mobile security technology specialist Lookout has secured $150m in a round led by T Rowe Price Associates to invest in product development and go-to-market efforts.

16 July 2014

Paladin adds ex-CIA chief of staff to strategic advisory group

JeremyBBash-hs Private equity firm Paladin Capital Group has added Beacon Global Strategies founder and former chief of staff at the Department of Defense and the CIA Jeremy Bash to its strategic advisory group.

4 July 2014

Paladin hires ex-NSA deputy chief Chris Inglis as venture partner

Chris Private equity firm Paladin Capital Group has hired former deputy director of the National Security Agency Chris Inglis as a venture partner.

23 June 2014

Greylock, Sequoia lead Skyhigh Networks’ $40m Series C

cloud security Venture capital firms Greylock Partners and Sequoia have led a $40m Series C round for Skyhigh Networks to support the cloud security startup’s growth plans.

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