Israel Cybersecurity Firms Raise Record $3.4B, 41% Of Global Sector Investment
The half-year figure exceeds the record-breaking $2.9B in investments for all of 2020; 7 of Israel’s 13 cybersecurity unicorns were created in first half of 2021.
July 04, 2021
Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Morphisec Raises $31M Funding Round, Led by JVP
Israeli cloud-delivered endpoint and server security solutions startup Morphisec has raised $31 million in a funding round led by Israeli global VC Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP.) Other existing investors participated in the round including Orange and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners. Founded in 2014, Morphisec offers enterprises cutting-edge cyber prevention that automatically stops the most dangerous […]
March 25, 2021
Israeli-Founded Cyber Startup Axis Security Raises $50M
Based in California with R&D in TLV, Axis Security developed a cloud-based solution to keep enterprises secure with Zero Trust Network Access
March 22, 2021
Israeli Cybersecurity Validation Firm Pcysys Raises $25M
The Israeli cybersecurity company is known for its PenTera platform assesses and reduces corporate cybersecurity risks.
September 10, 2020
Cybellum Raises $12M For Automotive Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
Israeli automotive cybersecurity risk assessment startup Cybellium has raised a $12 million Series A round, the company announced last week. The financing round was led by RSBG Ventures GmbH with additional investment from Cybellum existing investors, Blumberg Capital and Target Global. The round brings the company’s total funds raised to $15 million. The investment will […]
August 02, 2020
US-Israeli Cybersecurity Firm CyCognito Raises $30M, Led By Accel
The funding round also had participation from previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures and UpWest.
July 29, 2020
JVP’s Cyber Center In NYC Reopens Amid COVID-19 Recovery Efforts
The center is home to 28 Israeli and American startups currently focused on business development and market growth.
July 19, 2020
Cybersecurity Startup XM Cyber, Co-Founded By Ex-Mossad Chief, Raises $17M
The company's customers include financial institutions, governments, telecomms, and critical infrastructure organizations across the US, Europe, and Asia.
July 09, 2020
Charlesbank Capital Partners Invests $70M In Elbit Subsidiary Cyberbit
Israeli company Cyberbit, a global provider of cyber range training and simulation platforms, announced Tuesday that the Charlesbank Technology Opportunities Fund, a fund managed by US investment firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, has invested $70 million in the company. The Israeli cybersecurity company is a subsidiary of Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems. As part […]
May 20, 2020
Israeli-Founded Cybersecurity Firm To Be Acquired In $1.9 Billion Deal
Forescout was established in 2000 by Israeli founders Oded Comay, Dror Comay, Hezy Yeshurun, and Doron Shikmoni, with headquarters in San Jose, California.
February 09, 2020
Proofpoint To Acquire Israeli-Founded Cybersecurity Startup ObserveIt For $225M
US cybersecurity company Proofpoint has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ObserveIT, an Israeli-founded insider threat management company, for $225 million, the companies announced Sunday. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of the year, subject to customary closing conditions. Founded in 2006 by Gaby Friedlander and Avi Amos, ObserveIT is […]
November 03, 2019
Team8, Tulsa University Launch Cybersecurity PhD Program
The program will serve as a new route for both parties to tap into unique talent and develop breakthrough technology innovation, they said.
October 23, 2019
SoftBank Leads $200M Funding Round In US-Israeli Startup Cybereason
Founded in 2012, Cybereason offers clients endpoint detection and response, next-gen antivirus, and active monitoring services.
August 06, 2019
Israeli Startups Investor YL Ventures Closes 4th Fund At $120M
YL Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in Israeli cybersecurity startups. autonomous vehicles, and enterprise software, announced last week that it had closed its fourth fund at $120 million, bringing the firm’s total capital to $260 million. The newest funding round, headed by Silicon Valley-based managing partner Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf, was closed with a combination […]
July 15, 2019
Rail Cybersecurity Startup Cylus Raises $12M; Ex-Austria Premier Among Investors
The financing round was co-led by Magma Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures, with former chancellor of Austria Christian Kern among the new investors.
June 06, 2019