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Application Security Firm ShiftLeft Raises $20 Million

Application security firm ShiftLeft on Tuesday announced that it raised $20 million in a Series B funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to nearly $30 million.

The funding round was led by Thomvest Ventures, with participation from new investor SineWave Ventures and existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Mayfield.

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Study Analyzes Challenges, Concerns for IT/OT Convergence

A survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of security solutions provider TUV Rheinland OpenSky analyzes the security, safety and privacy challenges and concerns related to the convergence between information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and industrial internet of things (IIoT).

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SecurityWeek RSS Feed: UK Data Watchdog Fines Leave.EU, Eldon Insurance

The UK data protection regulator (the Information Commissioner's Office – ICO) launched a wide-ranging investigation into the use of personal information for political purposes following the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica affair. It resulted in the publication of a lengthy report titled 'Democracy disrupted? Personal information and political influence' in July 2018, and a fine on Facebook set at the maximum amount possible – £500,000 ($645,000).

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Employee Data Compromised in Airbus Breach

Aircraft maker Airbus on Wednesday revealed that information on some of its employees was compromised as a result of a data breach.

According to the company, it detected an intrusion on systems associated with its Commercial Aircraft business, but claims that the incident has not impacted its commercial operations.

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SecurityWeek RSS Feed: Employee Data Compromised in Airbus Breach

Aircraft maker Airbus on Wednesday revealed that information on some of its employees was compromised as a result of a data breach.

According to the company, it detected an intrusion on systems associated with its Commercial Aircraft business, but claims that the incident has not impacted its commercial operations.

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SecurityWeek RSS Feed: Yahoo Breach Settlement Rejected by Judge

A U.S. judge has rejected the settlement between Yahoo and users impacted by the massive data breaches suffered by the company, citing, among other things, inadequate disclosure of the settlement fund and high attorney fees.

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Enhance Your Security Posture Through Security Services

Cybercriminals are continually changing their attacks and techniques to stay ahead of security countermeasures. This continuous threat evolution has forced organizations to be consistently prepared to defend against something new at all times. Success relies on somehow anticipating the next threat to close the gap between its launch and being able to detect and stop it.

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DHS Warns Federal Agencies of DNS Hijacking Attacks

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday issued an emergency directive instructing federal agencies to prevent and respond to DNS hijacking attacks.

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