Irving-Based IT Services Provider Zthernet Acquired by Nashville’s CloudScale365

by | Jul 9, 2024
Zthernet said its expertise in providing flat-fee managed IT services for small businesses, including network management, cybersecurity, cloud services, and IT support, will complement CloudScale365's comprehensive service offerings.
Irving-Based Exela Snags $35M Cybersecurity Contract for Breach Remediation
by | Jun 25, 2024
Exela aims to quickly mobilize resources for security breach remediation in high-stakes, time-sensitive scenarios. The contract began in June and is expected to conclude next month, the company said.
The Last Word: LevelBlue’s Bob McCullen on ‘Simplifying Cybersecurity’ with AT&T
by | Jun 20, 2024
When Dallas-based LevelBlue spun out from AT&T Cybersecurity in May, it wasn't your typical startup. As Bob McCullen, LevelBlue's chairman and CEO, told IT industry publication CRN, the new company launched as one of the largest startups in the cybersecurity industry to date.
SMU Prof and SENTRIQS Team Up on Quantum Cybersecurity With $110K Air Force Grant
by | Jun 19, 2024
SMU's Klyne Smith, with over 30 years of experience in IT and telecommunications at companies like IBM, Caesars Entertainment, and Ericsson, will use his industry insights to explore quantum-safe communication solutions for military applications.

Southwest Airlines Boosts Cybersecurity Leadership, Names New Chief Information Security Officer

The airline's VP of Technology, Cybersecurity has been elevated to the role of Vice President & CISO overseeing cybersecurity across the airline's facilities, airports, and aircraft.
AT&T Launches ‘Dynamic Defense’ Cybersecurity to Protect Businesses in Dallas, Select Cities
AT&T says cybersecurity threat detection and mitigation have become a complex puzzle and costly expense for businesses. Rick Welday, head of AT&T Business, calls its new embedded offering "the future of network security."
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.
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.

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.
TPG Acquires Forcepoint Cybersecurity Business from Francisco Partners
by | Oct 2, 2023

Global alternative asset management firm TPG has completed its acquisition of Austin-based Forcepoint’s Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure cybersecurity business from Francisco Partners.

TPG is headquartered in Fort Worth and San Francisco....

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.

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.
Cytracom Hires CISO, Launches Trust Center to Raise the Bar in Cybersecurity for MSPs
by | Apr 14, 2023

Allen-based Cytracom, a provider of cloud solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), has announced the appointment of Chief Information Security Officer James Hill and the launch of its Trust Center....

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....

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.