Month: September 2020

$500M in Funding, 9 Acquisitions, 1 IPO for Security Vendors

$500M in Funding, 9 Acquisitions, 1 IPO for Security Vendors Cyber Security Funding M&A Infosec startup

Dark Reading compiled data from Gartner analysis and Microsoft reports for a Post-COVID-19 security spending update. The data points, along with another month of robust cyber security vendor activity, are positive indicators for our industry. Here’s a look at the highlights from Dark Reading’s update: 2020 security spending will grow by 2.4% while IT spending is expected to decline by […]

$583M in Funding, 4 Acquisitions, 1 IPO for Security Vendors

$583M in Funding, 4 Acquisitions, 1 IPO for Security Vendors Cyber Security Funding M&A Infosec startup

A report by Global Market Insights forecasts the cyber security industry will grow from $160B (2019) to $400B in 2026 representing 15% CAGR. The sustained funding and acquisition activity month over month seem to support the projection. August saw ~$583M in funding, an $100M IPO filing and four acquisitions – two totaling ~$1B / two […]