Barracuda Networks to acquire SKOUT Cybersecurity. SentinelOne IPO updates. Executive moves at IBM.


Deloitte Australia launches AI Institute in Melbourne (ARN) Deloitte has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) institute in Melbourne as part of a larger global initiative dating back to last year.

Report: Growing San Diego Cybersecurity Cluster Using AI to Fight Hacking Threats (Times of San Diego) San Diego’s cyber cluster accounts for 24,349 local jobs across 874 firms, has an annual economic impact of $3.5 billion, and is growing rapidly thanks to defense-related projects.

How to get a lucrative job in cybersecurity (BBC News) There’s a serious shortage of IT security workers, so recruiters are fishing in a bigger pool.

WSJ News Exclusive | Facebook, Twitter, Google Threaten to Quit Hong Kong Over Proposed Data Laws (WSJ) A letter sent by an industry group that includes Facebook, Twitter and Google said the companies are concerned that planned rules to address doxing could put their staff at risk of criminal investigation or prosecution.

Darktrace has extreme growth potential, says Berenberg (Proactiveinvestors UK) The broker said a rampant increase in cybercrime so far this year meant the outlook for the company is “only improving”

Israel cybersecurity firms raise record $3.4b, 41% of global sector investment (The Times of Israel) The half-year figure exceeds the record-breaking $2.9 billion in investments for all of 2020; seven out of Israel’s 13 cybersecurity unicorns were created in first half of 2021

ESET joins ranks as a CVE Numbering Authority (Intelligent CIO Middle East) Working in concert with Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Programme, ESET, a Europe-based endpoint protection platform vendor, has announced it is authorised by the CVE Program as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA). Organisations designated as CNAs are responsible for the assignment of CVE IDs to vulnerabilities and for creating and publishing information about the vulnerability […]

Despite CrowdStrike, 3 Reasons To Buy SentinelOne After Record Cybersecurity IPO (Forbes) SentinelOne just had the most successful cybersecurity IPO ever. Can it beat triple digit top-line growth expectations in its first quarterly report?

Cybersecurity M&A Roundup: 37 Deals Announced in June 2021 |…