- FBI to Take Lead in Cybersecurity Investigations as Online Threats Grow
It's great that now the FBI will assist in the investigation of cyber crime. Now one can complain about a DoS-attack or any other crime on the web. Most importantly, cyber security issues become a federal matter (now we only have left to wait for the appearance of relevant laws).
- This Incubator Is Looking to the Government for Cybersecurity Expertise
A former CIA agent and a SEAL together founded the DataTribe company. Their goal is to invest in other security companies. The article didn't state it directly, but it's important to read between the lines - a new company has been founded for the execution of US government orders.
- This Cybersecurity Startup Just Raised $150 Million
The Texas company StackPath received a record amount of funding in the industry - a whopping $150 million. Such amounts of money have never been invested in cybersecurity. The reason most likely lies in the threat of entire governments potentially planning cyber attacks and, consequently, cyber-security funding is now equated to the funding of the country's army.