Author: Rivka Coleman

QuantLR’s ‘Iron Dome for data’

When Israel’s next astronaut takes off for the International Space Station later this year, he will take the latest cybersecurity equipment from OurCrowd portfolio company QuantLR, The Times of Israel reports. As part of his mission, astronaut Eytan Stibbe will demonstrate how the startup’s technology can help secure information traveling between satellites and networks on earth. QuantLR’s platform protects data in the coming age of supercomputers when current encryption codes will be easily deciphered and become obsolete. The company solves this problem with a method based on the principles of quantum mechanics developed by Albert Einstein more than 50 years ago. It has worked out a way to encrypt information in particles of light, which even the fastest computers cannot decode. “We are creating a new way to defend data,” says Shlomi Cohen, CEO and co-founder of QuantLR. “It’s like an Iron Dome for data,” he adds, referring to Israel’s well-known air-defense system. Read More  ...

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Newsletter: Unjoining twins + Cybersecurity startup of the year

Startup of the Week: Cymptom, best cybersecurity startup product When Abraham’s children work together as partners Surgical Theater helps separate conjoined twins QuantLR’s ‘Iron Dome for data’ Corelight raises $75M in Round D funding Volvo joins Foretellix’s $32M Series B Innoviz: Winning by design Puerto Rico taps TytoCare for elderly telehealth program Stellar Cyber joins SonicWall to expand cyber defense package Introductions More than 3,500 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:Cymptom: Best cybersecurity startup product 2021 As the corporate IT environment grows increasingly complex, with remote working continuing apace and hybrid becoming the new normal, while cloud services exponentially expand, companies are losing visibility into cybersecurity threats. Israel’s cybersecurity expertise has made it a global powerhouse, attracting 42% of all cyber investment in H1 2021. OurCrowd is investing in Cymptom, an early-stage Israeli startup that has developed risk assessment technology to identify cyberattack paths, warn companies which vulnerabilities are highest priority and suggest how to address them. Breach and attack simulation (BAS) is a relatively new cybersecurity approach that relies on automated and continuous simulations of attacks. BAS is...

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[Stellar Cyber in Yahoo Finance] Stellar Cyber Partners with SonicWall for Advanced Prevention, Response

SANTA CLARA, Calif., September 07, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stellar Cyber, the innovator of Open XDR, the only intelligent, next-gen security operations platform, announced today that it has joined the SonicWall SecureFirst Partner Program to integrate Stellar Cyber’s advanced threat detection and response with SonicWall’s award-winning prevention technology. Read more...

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