Tag: security

  • GoSecure Acquires Covail

    La Jolla-based GoSecure, a provider of managed security services, said today that it has acquired Covail, a security and risk optimization and automation company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. GoSecure said it will use Covail’s…

  • Lighthouse Adds Security Deposit Insurance

    Los Angeles-based software developer Lighthouse, which develops software for landlords and tenants, says it is expanding its service, and will begun offering up security deposit insurance. The company said the new offering comes as a result of a partne…

  • HiveWatch Focuses In On $20M Funding For Security Software

    Los Angeles-based HiveWatch, a developer of “multi-sensor” data collection tools being applied to physical security, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by former Twitter executives Dick Costolo and…

  • RealDefense Acquires STOPzilla

    Santa Monica-based RealDefense, which runs a number of different companies focused on security, privacy, and optimization software, said Tuesday that it has acquired STOPzilla. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. STOPzilla is a dev…

  • Orca Security Secures $550M

    Los Angeles-based Orca Security, a cloud-based security provider, has raised a big, $550M Series C funding round, with a valuation of $1.8 billion, the company said this morning. The company–led by CEO Avi Shua–said the new funding was led by Temasek…

  • Anduril Industries Is Getting Hundreds of Millions to Build Border Surveillance Tech

    Venture capitalists last month sunk nearly half a billion dollars into a Southern California defense technology startup whose surveillance towers track migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Anduril Industries, the Irvine-based maker of autonomous…

  • Motorola Solutions Picks Up Openpath as Security Tech Consolidates

    Nearly a year after Culver City-based cloud-based security company Openpath raised $36 million, the company announced it was acquired by Chicago-based Motorola Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Created by serial entrepreneurs Alex Kazera…

  • Drata Takes $25M For Security, Compliance Software

    San Diego-based Drata, a startup working on security and compliance automation software, said it has raised $25M in its Series A funding. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Okta Ventures, Silicon Valley CISO Investors (SVCI), Cowboy …

  • Former Avast CEO Steckler Dies Unexpectedly In Irvine

    Vince Steckler, the former CEO of cybersecurity software developer Avast, has unexpectedly died in a car accident in Irvine, according to the software developer. According to Avast, Steckler passed away in a tragic car accident in Irvine, California, o…