cybersecurity

Dallas Fed’s Lorie Logan Credits Entrepreneurship, a Welcoming Attitude, and ‘Young, Skilled, Diverse’ Labor Force for Region’s ‘Growth Premium’

by | Feb 12, 2024
But in a keynote talk with Perot Group Chairman Ross Perot Jr. at the Tarrant Transportation Summit, the president and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank cites supply chain and cybersecurity risks, as well as challenges around affordable housing and childcare.
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Dallas Unicorn Makes First-Ever Fortune Cyber 60 List
by | Dec 20, 2023
Browser pioneer Island is one of just two companies in Texas to make the list, which identifies the fastest-growing startups in the hot cybersecurity field.
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Addison-based Securonix Appoints General Counsel
by | Dec 1, 2023
Eunice Kim will lead Securonix's legal and compliance functions, along with taking responsibility for improving processes for evaluating growth opportunities and implementing corporate policies that support the company's mission, vision, and values.
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Startup Accelerator Plug and Play To Open Office in Frisco and Launch with Sportstech Program
by | Nov 28, 2023
Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play will bring a series of startup business accelerator programs specific to Frisco's innovation ecosystem—starting with a Sportstech accelerator program focused on human potential and performance.
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Dallas-Based Cybersecurity Provider Vector0 Acquired by Stratascale

by | Sep 28, 2023
Vector0's ASM platform helps organizations discover, prioritize, and mitigate critical security risks, the company said, using continuous internet scans to identify assets, unify vulnerability and security data, and provide proactive, automated testing, and suggested fixes.
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How to Use AI Now and in the Future
by | Sep 7, 2023
What can artificial intelligence actually do for your business? The AI Dossier from Deloitte highlights dozens of business-ready use cases for AI across six major industries. Explore some of the most compelling examples here.
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Plano’s Critical Start Expands Global Footprint with New Offices in Utah, India
by | Jun 26, 2023
The cybersecurity company opened its second Security Operations Center with a new facility in Lehi, Utah, complementing the original one at its Plano HQ. Meanwhile, 8,360 miles away, it opened its first-ever Center of Excellence for engineering in Pune, India.
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Critical Start Appoints 2 C-Suite Execs to Continue Impressive Growth

by | Apr 14, 2023

Critical Start, a Plano-based provider of managed detection and response cybersecurity solutions, announced the recent appointment of Sean Goldstein to chief marketing officer and the promotion of Chris Carlson to chief product officer to continue a trend of impressive growth and to support accelerated growth, the company said.

The company attributed the growth to increased demand for its analytics and response orchestration platform combined with a human-led managed SOC approach to breach prevention and cyber risk reduction....

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Partnerships and Personalization Drove White Rock Cybersecurity to Record 80% Revenue Growth in 2022
by | Mar 22, 2023
CEO James Range shares insights on the company's journey from one customer to more than 2,500 in tech hubs across the country.
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How Jeff Farris is Guiding Growth at CloudRadial, a ‘First Mover’ Startup
by | Feb 14, 2023
The Dallas company just snagged a $3 million investment from Cypress Growth Capital, positioning the 5-year-old ‘client services automation’ platform for IT Managed Service Providers to ramp up its global sales and marketing efforts.
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Why Are There 750,000 Unfilled Job Openings in Cybersecurity? UNT Researchers Are Getting Up to $750K to Find Out
by | Dec 6, 2022
The grant award supports a new online platform to find out why cyber jobs are going unfilled—and make it easy for employers to find talent through an online database. UNT's Ram Dantu and Mark Thompson are principal investigators on the project. Dantu says foreign governments are "spying on us all the time,” and threats like ransomware attacks and cyber attacks abound. "We need a large workforce to combat this, and we don’t have the workforce,” Dantu says.
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Cybersecurity Firm TXOne Networks Raises $70M to Expand Global Reach

by | Aug 18, 2022
TXOne focuses on securing operational technology (OT) networks and devices for industries from pharmaceuticals to aerospace to smart manufacturing. The Taiwan-based company—which recently moved its U.S. HQ to Irving— says the new funding will help it serve growing demand in the industrial control systems market.

“With cyberattacks on the rise, the zero-trust era has arrived for OT networks,” says CEO Terence Liu.
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Local Tech Founders Duke it Out at Digital Fight Club, Capping Off Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 12, 2022
Ten local founders and innovators sparred in gloves-off debates, "fighting" to win each round.

The fight card included challenges like: Should brands be transparent? Should the government be involved in building the metaverse? And is ESG important? Here are the knockout rounds.
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From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
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Bank of Montreal Taps North Texas for its Newest Tech Hub
by | Jul 25, 2022
With 50,000 employees and $820 billion in assets, the Bank of Montreal plans to add 50 new employees to its 250-person DFW workforce. Placing its newest tech hub in North Texas is part of the bank's plan to make the U.S. a major focus of its business. BMO joins JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and PNC Bank in having a significant tech presence in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
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