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Cyber security startups face funding drought By Heather Somerville & Jim Finkle, Reuters February 23, 2016   [vc_empty_space height="20"] The U.S. cyber security industry, once one of the hottest targets for venture capitalists, is now grappling with a funding slump that has forced some startups to sell themselves or cut...

  As funding from venture capitalists tapered off in the fourth quarter of 2015, investment in the cybersecurity sector continued to boom. [vc_empty_space height="20"] Venture capitalists invested $675.43 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, up from $522.41 million in the same quarter a year before, according to...

Bob Ackerman, managing director and founder of Allegis Capital, continues to see profit potential in security. He offers his take on the marketplace. [vc_empty_space height="20"] There seems to be no shortage of money flowing into cyber-security firms these days. However, just because cyber-security is hot doesn't mean...

  "The technology is agnostic," he said in a telephone interview. "It’s how do people use it.” - Robert Ackerman Jr. [vc_empty_space height="20"] Posted from Politico.com - 12/01/2015 [vc_empty_space height="20"] U.S.-CHINA TALKS — U.S. and Chinese officials are scheduled to hold their first meeting on implementing their agreement to refrain from...