There are numerous potential threats to Internet security: lone-wolf hackers, state-sponsored cyber attacks, or identity and data theft, for example. But one of the most difficult cybersecurity challenges to identify and prevent are the Edward Snowdens — the players already inside an organization who are looking to steal or share sensitive information.
Today, Cambridge-based Sqrrl, which uses data analytics to fight Internet security threats, including from those known as 'determined insiders' like Snowden, announced that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding. Read More
After testing parking ticket payment app TicketZen for a three month pilot period, the City of Boston has decided to extend its contract with the Terrible Labs-founded mobile app for another year. Read MoreHarry is a Punk Rocker...Boldtypes: One Direction for Atlas?
Reddo Mobility, a spin out of enterprise HTML5 software services company Gizmox, announced it has raised $4.25 million in new funding today. The funds will help it expand its software services that allow Windows desktop applications to run on mobile devices and other non-Microsoft computer platforms, which could make accessing propriety business software a whole lot easier on mobile phones and tablets. Read MoreGet On-BoardAppcues, founded by HubSpot alum, raises $1.2 million
Fancred, the Boston-based website and mobile app that lets sports fans connect and share content on their favorite teams, announced a new product update this week called "Your Fancred." As the company explained it, the update creates a new way to store, share, and relive your sports memories online. After talking to Fancred chief executive Hossein Kash Razzaghi, it seems as if Your Fancred is a step towards the company becoming a full-featured, sports-focused social media brand. Read MoreIn the CloudsThreatStack raises $5 million to protect the cloud
RaNA Therapeutics, a company that is using a novel approach to fight disease using RNA, is coming out of stealth today and announcing that Ronald Renaud Jr. will be the company's new chief executive officer. Read More
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