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Decoding the SEC Cybersecurity Rule: Gems of Wisdom for CISOs

In December 2023, the SEC cybersecurity rules ushered in a new era, promising heightened cybersecurity discussions and a surge in filings. The question on everyone’s mind: Will this result in more secure companies or simply inundate us with paperwork?  Our portfolio company, Gem Security, today is launching its report titled “The New SEC Cybersecurity Rule: The Good, the Bad, and the Maddening Frustrations and Contradictions”, shedding light on the perspectives of CISOs who find themselves navigating these uncharted waters. I had the opportunity to contribute my own perspective alongside a few of my esteemed CISO colleagues.
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Industry leaders share their 2024 Fintech Predictions (Warning: Spoiler Alert)! 

Industry leaders share their 2024 Fintech Predictions (Warning: Spoiler Alert)!  Against a backdrop of geopolitical and macroeconomic uncertainty in 2023, there has been one constant: the resilience of the Israeli fintech ecosystem. In Israel, we relish the opportunity to tackle complex problems and challenge industry convention with state-of-the-art technology, providing the perfect conditions for innovation…
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Key Findings from 2024 State of Internal Developer Portals Report

Only three months ago, we proudly welcomed Port into our portfolio.   Port stands out as a leader in the dynamic internal developer portal space, offering the most open and flexible solution in the market. Internal developer portals are what platform engineers use to provide their developers with a product-like experience. This focus on developer…
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Decoding Success: How Team8 Portfolio Company Talon Got Acquired by Palo Alto Networks for a Reported $650m

The story behind the largest exit in Israel’s history for a company under 3 years old By now, you’ve likely heard the news about Talon. Founders Ofer Ben-Noon and Ohad Bobrov have transformed a bold vision into an award-winning reality, resulting in the largest exit in Israel’s history for a company under 3 years old….
Blog Post The SolarWinds proceedings – Some Reflections for the CISO Community

The SolarWinds proceedings – Some Reflections for the CISO Community

On October 30th, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against SolarWinds Corporation and its chief information security officer, Timothy G. Brown, for fraud and internal control failures relating to allegedly known cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities. The proceedings have caught the attention of the CISO community. They lead to some immediate practical reflections, as to…
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From Seed to Exiting Big, in 2 Years: Palo Alto Networks Acquires Team8 Portco Dig Security

When I first heard Dig Security’s pitch, I recall saying to my team – this is a deal we should pursue. It ticked all the boxes: a big market opportunity, differentiated superior technology, and a team with a wealth of experience. Little did I know that we were entering one of the most competitive categories…
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Regulation and the CISO – A Suggested Approach From the CISO Community

How should the CISO be regulated? What considerations should the government look at when regulating the CISO? Can regulation become an agile process? These and other questions are addressed in our new Team8 CISO Village report: Regulation and the CISO – A Suggested Approach From the CISO Community, written by Chris Inglis, Amit Ashkenazi, and…

Celebrating Gem Security’s New Funding: $34M Raised to Date to Lead Cloud Detection and Response

Earlier this year, we used this space to announce Gem Security’s emergence from stealth. At the time, the company had raised an $11M Seed, led by Team8 Enterprise, to pioneer the emerging category of  Cloud Detection and Response (CDR). Today, it’s been announced that Gem has reached another major milestone by securing a $23M Series A led by GGV Capital and joined by IBM Ventures, Silicon Valley CISO Investments (SVCI), and us at Team8.
Port Funding Announcement

A Wide Open Future for Platform Engineering: Why We Invested in Port

Today we are pleased to welcome Port to the Team8 family. Port has raised $18M in Series A funding for a total of $23M raised, with Team8 leading the round. Seed investor TLV Partners participated alongside angel investors Shlomo Kramer (founder of CheckPoint, Imperva, Cato), Yoav Landman (founder of JFrog), Aner Mazur (former CPO, Snyk) and Eyal Manor (former Google Cloud executive and Twilio Chief Product and Engineering).
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The Pulse on Cybersecurity: Key Findings from Team8’s 2023 CISO Village Survey

A few months ago we had the privilege of welcoming 130 esteemed CISOs from prominent enterprises worldwide to the vibrant city of Tel Aviv for Team8’s CISO Village Summit. It was an incredible gathering of top cybersecurity leaders, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing, and thought-provoking discussions on the ever-evolving challenges in the cybersecurity landscape and…
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Harmonya’s $20M Series A: Seizing a ‘Blue Ocean’ Opportunity in Retail and CPG Data

There is an arms race happening right now in data and AI; data infrastructure and pioneering technologies will play a major role in determining the winner. But much of the focus in these areas has been on digital-native industries such as SaaS and adtech; while multi-trillion dollar industries such as consumer goods have been woefully…
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Navigating the Cloud Security Landscape: Insights from the 2023 CISO Survival Guide

In today’s fast-paced digital environment, the relentless battle against ever-evolving cyber threats poses an immense challenge for enterprises worldwide. The sheer variety of attacks coupled with a constantly expanding array of security solutions can overwhelm even the most experienced CISOs and security leaders. Faced with this dynamic landscape, anticipating and preparing for what lies ahead becomes imperative.
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