Giant Oak, which applies AI, machine learning and big data analytics to government and industry security, has announced a $10 million growth equity investment from Edison Partners.
Category: Law Enforcement
Toka announces $12.5 million in seed funding
Cyber capacity-building startup Toka, whose founders include the former Chief of IDF Cyber Staff and former Israeli Prime Minister, has announced $12.5 million in seed funding.
Military personnel among those publicly sharing exact location data via fitness app
Personnel at sensitive military and government sites, as well as civilians, have exposed exact location data on exercise routes and often their homes by sharing exercise data publicly.
U.S. Justice Department indicts 12 over alleged Russian interference with 2016 election
The U.S. Justice Department has announced criminal conspiracy charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers.
Breach at active shooter training centre exposes data of first responders
A breach at an active shooter training centre exposed the personal data of thousands of law enforcement officials and first responders.
FBI arrests 74 in operation against BEC scammers
The FBI has announced that 74 arrests have been made as part of a coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes.
Senior UK police figures highlight cybercrime threat
Cyber-dependent and cyber-enabled crimes are a top issue for UK police, a Home Affairs Committee has been told by senior police figures – and at present, UK police are not properly equipped to tackle them.
Hacker breaches Securus, the company that helps cops track phones across the US
A hacker has provided Motherboard with the login details for a company that buys phone location data from major telecom companies and then sells it to law enforcement.
World’s biggest marketplace selling internet paralysing DDoS attacks taken down
The administrators of the DDoS marketplace webstresser.org were arrested on 24 April 2018 as a result of Operation Power Off, a complex investigation led by the Dutch Police and the UK’s National Crime Agency with the support of Europol and a dozen law enforcement agencies from around the world.
Joint US – UK statement on malicious cyber activity carried out by Russian government
The NCSC, FBI and DHS have issued a joint Technical Alert about malicious cyber activity carried out by the Russian Government.