The 10 startups to make the final of Connecticut Innovations’ $5m global challenge

Connecticut Innovations (CI) has revealed the ten finalists for its $5m global venture challenge.

WannaCry is still causing businesses headaches two years after it made the headlines

IT admins and cybersecurity departments are still dealing with WannaCry virus variants.

FS-ISAC teams with EC3 to combat cybercrime in Europe

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is teaming up with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to combat cybercrime within Europe’s financial services sector.

Companies worry more about cyber attacks but fewer think they can fight them

Business leaders worldwide are increasingly worrying about how cyber threats. However, fewer and fewer are bullish about their ability to protect against them.

Fraud detection company Advance.ai raises $80m in new funding round

The Singapore-based fraud detection startup Advance.ai has closed a $80m funding round led by private equity investor Pavilion Capital and venture firm Gaorong Capital.

Stripe lands $35bn valuation after closing a new $250m Series F funding round

The payment processing unicorn Stripe has joined the Silicon Valley elite after netting a $250m funding round and a $35bn valuation.

Betterview partners with Synpulse to improve underwriting

Insurance data company Betterview has partnered with management consulting firm Synpulse to accelerate P&C underwriting.

London-based cybersecurity startup Red Sift raise $8.8m Series A round led by MMC Ventures

Red Sift, the cognitive data platform that provides cloud-based email security solutions, has closed a $8.8m Series A investment round

Cybersecurity firm Cytegic launches insurance unit

Cytegic, a company specializing in quantifying cyber risk at scale, has announced the launch of a new insurance unit.

Financial services have been slammed by more GDPR fines than any other industry

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been enforced for over a year. During that time, financial services businesses have incurred the bulk of the fines from the law.

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