corporate announcements

HID Global Launches USB-C Solution at RSA 2020

HID Global Launches USB-C Solution at RSA 2020

Texas-based secure identity solutions provider HID Global will be demonstrating its support for the industry’s latest passwordless FIDO2 authentication solutions at RSA 2020 in San Francisco. HID Global’s solutions — which help to realize the industry’s aim for a passwordless future in both physical and digital environments — include smart cards, an expanded USB key…

Ubisecure Announces New LEI-Based Onboarding Pilot for Banks

Ubisecure Announces New LEI-Based Onboarding Pilot for Banks

Customer identity management company Ubisecure has announced a new Legal Entity Identifier-based onboarding pilot service for banks. The pilot will be based on Ubisecure’s RapidLEI service and aims to give banks easy access to and management of LEIs — unique global identifiers of legal entities taking part in financial transactions — for Know Your Customer…

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

Hewlitt Packard Enterprises (HPE) has announced the acquisition of cloud native security startup Scytale, though neither company has disclosed the acquisition price. Scytale, which is built on the open-source Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone (SPIFFE) protocol, works to ensure applications know when it’s OK to share information with each other when no human intervention…

Securiti.ai Announces $50 Million in Series B Funding

Securiti.ai Announces $50 Million in Series B Funding

San Jose data and security startup Securiti.ai has announced $50 million in Series B funding led by General Catalyst and with participation from Mayfield. Launched in 2019, Securiti.ai reports that it has already raised $81 million in funding. CEO and founder Rehan Jalil has stated that the goal of the startup is to provide an…

Canadian Government and Mastercard Announce $510 Million Cybersecurity Innovation Facility

Canadian Government and Mastercard Announce $510 Million Cybersecurity Innovation Facility

Mastercard and the Government of Canada have announced a new $510 million facility for the city of Vancouver that will focus on cybersecurity and tech innovation. The project was announced by Mastercard and federal Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, and will include a $49 million subsidy…