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CyberSecurity Firm FireEye Raises $400 Million Led by Blackstone
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CyberSecurity Firm FireEye Raises $400 Million Led by Blackstone

MILPITAS, Calif., 10th December 2020--FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company raises $400 million in funding led by Blackstone. Blackstone was joined by ClearSky, a cybersecurity-focused investment firm, as a co-investor in the transaction. FireEye also announced that Viral Patel, a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone, and Art Coviello, former chief executive officer of RSA Security, have been appointed to the FireEye Board of Directors, effective immediately. Viral Patel, a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone said, "We have confidence in FireEye's long-term strategic vision and its world-class set of cyber security products and services. As a member of the Board of Directors, I look forward to partnering with management and my fellow board members ...
IT Security Firm Securden raises funding from Accel Partner
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IT Security Firm Securden raises funding from Accel Partner

San Francisco, July 8, 2020: IT security startup Securden Inc has received USD 1.2 million in a seed investment round led by global venture capital firm Accel, a top company official said. According to company co-founder Balasubramanian Venkatramani, the funding would be used for taking up the company's marketing, research, and development among others, a statement said. Securden is engaged in preventing identity thefts, malware propagation and insider threats among many others, a company statement said. The investment round builds on Securden's momentum as a company witnessing rapid adoption by enterprises across various sectors including banking and financial, healthcare, education, and government among others. The funding of USD 1.2 million (about Rs 9 crore) has seen parti...
Buying a VPN? Here are 5 Things to Look For
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Buying a VPN? Here are 5 Things to Look For

VPNs have become quite popular especially due to the increase in surveillance, data breaches, geo-restrictions, censorships, etc. Having a good VPN can, therefore, go a long way in keeping your online activities private and secure, as well as enhancing your daily life by offering you internet freedom. However, there are hundreds of products in the market that you can choose from. This makes it hard to decide the right product for you, but there are some basic features everyone should look for. Unfortunately, most of these features are only found in premium VPNs. And although there are some great and truly free VPN providers, most of them are still out there to make money and may not provide you with the best experience. 1.      Speed VPNs usually have an effect on your speeds ...