Cyber / Intelligence Monthly Post September 2012 This Month in Cyber / Intelligence Senate Filibuster Halts Cybersecurity Bill Championed by Sen. Lieberman CBO Report Says Defense Sequestration Could Cause Another Recession VA Using Big Data to Improve Healthcare and Services to Veterans Pentagon To Bolster Networks and Cyberattack Capabilities With “Plan X” Quantum Computers Hold Promise to Revolutionize Cybersecurity Sigma Partners Principal Richard Dale Leaves To Start “Big Data” VC Fund Select M&A Activity ($ in millions) Date 08/27/12 Target White Cliffs Consulting 08/22/12 Hubspan 08/20/12 Fidelis Security Systems 08/08/12 New World Apps 08/02/12 Matasano Security 08/01/12 FRISK Software International Buyer Novetta Solutions Liaison Technologies General Dynamics Layered Technologies NCC Group Commtouch Connect with KippsDeSanto: EV NA NA NA NA $13.0 NA Category Security Cloud Note The acquisition strengthens Novetta’s overall capabilities in the SIGINT and Cyber domains, and enables Novetta to offer expanded services and solutions to existing customers. The acquisition gives Liaison combined expertise and OEM / Referral Partnerships across key vertical industries, process and security compliance, and cloud-based Managed File Transfer supporting secure and scalable file transfer. Security The combination of Fidelis’ cybersecurity tools that provide real-time network visibility and analysis with GD’s cyber services and incident response capabilities will strengthen customers’ ability to achieve situational awareness to protect and defend their networks. Cloud The acquisition gives Layered Tech an immediate and meaningful presence in the Federal and public sector markets, complementing its compliant hosting leadership position in the financial payment card, healthcare and SaaS markets. Security The acquisition will enable NCC to expand the range of testing services it can provide across the U.S. and Europe, and increases NCC’s presence and profile in the U.S. Security The acquisition allows Commtouch to utilize FRISK’s staff and IP to dramatically accelerate its launch of white label antivirus solutions for the OEM market, and enhance its SaaS capabilities. Cyber / Intelligence Monthly Post September 2012 Select VC Fundraising ($ in millions) Date 08/29/12 08/23/12 08/22/12 Target Investor Zscaler Lightspeed Venture Partners Mocana Trident Capital Intel Capital Shasta Southern Cross Symantec Nutanix Lightspeed Ventures Khosla Ventures Battery Ventures Goldman Sachs Raised Category $38.0 Security / Cloud 25.0 Security / Mobile The funding will enable the company to scale its Mobile and Device Security Platform — a software and network services solution for securing connected devices and the information, applications, and services that run on them. Big Data The new capital will bolster the company’s sales and marketing teams, which will be important for battles against larger incumbents like IBM and EMC. Big Data The investment will enable the company to hire and meet the rising demand for secure, scalable, and adaptable Big Data products, and fuel the release of an enterprise version of Apache Accumulo, a scalable, high performance data storage and retrieval system. The Series A funding will allow the company to further invest in its product roadmap and accelerate its growth in the U.S. and global markets. 33.0 Sqrrl Matrix Partners Atlas Venture 08/14/12 ParStream Khosla Ventures Baker Capital Crunch Fund Data Collective Tola Capital 5.6 Big Data 08/12/12 Stackdriver Bain Capital Ventures 5.0 Cloud Fixmo Motorola Solutions Venture Capital AnyPresence Grotech Ventures Kinetic Ventures Plumgrid U.S. Venture Partners Hummer Winblad Venture Partners 08/03/12 SageCloud Matrix Partners and 8 unnamed others 08/02/12 Cyphort Matrix Partners Foundation Capital 08/20/12 08/09/12 08/08/12 08/07/12 Connect with KippsDeSanto: Note The investment will be used to accelerate the company’s go-to-market strategy and further develop its cloud security offering with a high emphasis on mobility. The company previously denied all external funding offers. 2.0 NA Security The capital from this Series A round will be used to hire engineers and build out its utility computing product. The funding, the fifth round since 2010, will be used to boost R&D and expand internationally; Motorola aims to work Fixmo’s expertise into its own equipment. Cloud The Series B investment will allow the company to accelerate development of mobile projects in the healthcare, communications, and services sector, as well as expand into new markets. Cloud The funding, which brings the total capital raised to $12.7 million, will help strengthen the engineering team, add QA and customer support staff, and fund R&D. 3.2 Cloud The funding will go towards developing and launching the company’s first cloud storage product, scheduled for release in 2013; $0.7 million went towards the purchase of notes. 7.0 Security 5.5 10.7 The Series A funding will allow it to expand its leadership position in the high growth advanced persistent threats (APTs) protection marketplace.
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