Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat - 9 months ago
  • There’s a reason that by 2021, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide is expected to reach 3.5 million.
  • That’s why Tamir Pardo — who served as chief of Mossad, Israel’s elite security intelligence service, between 2011 and 2016 — two years ago cofounded XM Cyber, a startup that claims to have pioneered the first platform capable of simulating, validating, and remediating advanced persistent threats (ATP) with artificial intelligence (AI).
  • XM Cyber CEO and cofounder Noam Erez said it’ll use the funding to “accelerate [XM Cyber’s] strong growth” through expanded sales, marketing, and engineering programs.
  • “In this era of hyper-sophisticated cybercrime, our solution demonstrates that organizations should be asking themselves [if their assets are secure], as there are a plethora of ways hackers can compromise them,” he said.