Cyber Security Funding M&A Infosec startup January 2021

13 Acquisitions, $879M in Funding for Security Vendors

While the cyber security threat landscape continues to evolve, the constant remains that investment into infosec tools is a must. According to IDG research, 41% of security/IT decision-makers say cyber security budgets will increase in 2021. 

This reality translates to sustained investment into cyber security vendors and service providers. Here’s a look at January’s cyber security vendor transactions. 

January's 24 funding rounds and mergers & acquisitions

VendorMarket SegmentActivity TypeAcquiring Co.Financials
SysnetPayments SecurityDebt Funding $65M
NuArxPayments SecurityAcquisitionSysnetUndisclosed
LaceworkCloud SecurityFunding, D-round $525M
StackRoxContainer SecurityAcquisitionRed HatUndisclosed
Trident SystemsSecurity CollaborationAcquisitionOwl Cyber Defense Undisclosed
Real ProtectMSSPAcquisitionAccentureUndisclosed
In FidemInfosec ManagementAcquisitionAtosUndisclosed
Level EffectEDRAcquisitionHuntressUndisclosed
JumpCloudZeroTrustFunding, E+-round $25M
VdooIoT SecurityFunding, B+-round $25M
HyTrustCloud Security/Encryption AcquisitionEntrustUndisclosed
HubStorData Protection/BackupAcquisitionVeritas TechnologiesUndisclosed
MistNetNetwork Threat DetectionAcquisitionLogRhythmUndisclosed
StackletCloud Governance Funding, A-round $18M
QohashData SecurityFunding, A-round $6.3M
SwimlaneSecurity Orchestration Funding, B+-round $40M
ValtixCloud Network SecurityStrategic Funding $12.5M
Root9BThreat HuntingAcquisitionDeloitte Undisclosed
ArmoCloud SecuritySeed $4.5M
CherwellIT Service ManagementAcquisitionIvantiUndisclosed
CybSafeBehavioral SecurityFunding, A-round $7.9M
TaniumEndpointFunding, common stock sale $150M

About Pinpoint Search Group

Pinpoint recruits VPs, Directors and Sr. Individual Contributors for cyber security vendors. As start-ups continue raising millions in funding and established vendors make acquisitions to round out their offerings, Pinpoint Search Group is keeping track.

Contact us to discuss adding talent to your team, or if it’s time to explore new opportunities. 

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