Cloud security startup SentinelOne’s valuation touches $3 billion in latest funding round

In an interview, Tomer Weingarten, the CEO of SentinelOne said, the startup has raised $267 million from venture capital backers including Sequoia and Tiger Global, and saw its valuation jump to more than $3 billion – nearly three times its valuation in February 2020. The startup uses artificial intelligence technology to protect mobile phones and…

Facebook staring at potential class-action lawsuit in Australia

The likelihood of the class-action lawsuit will depend on the findings of the Australian Information Commissioner which is probing Facebook’s improper handling of 311,000 Australian users’ data. On Tuesday, IMF Bentham Ltd, a litigation funding provider, disclosed it was funding a representative who has complained against Facebook Inc’s alleged breaches of Australia’s Privacy Principles. IMF…

U.S. SEC updates guidance on cyber risks and breaches

This updated guidance addresses concerns on how and when public companies should disclose their cyber security risks and breaches. In a development that will significant impact tech firms, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has updated its guidance to public companies on how and when they should disclose cyber security risks and breaches, including known…