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BlueRed Partners Announces $18-million Series B Funding in US-based Cybersecurity Startup Cynet

June 30, 2020 / SHARANYA PILLAI

SINGAPORE-BASED BlueRed Partners has led a US$18-million, extended Series B fundraising in US-based cyber security startup Cynet, the venture firm announced in a statement on Tuesday. The round was joined by German telecommunications firm Deutsche Telekom and cyber security firm Merlin International. Cynet’s existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and Ibex Investors also participated in the round. Cynet, the world’s first autonomous breach-protection platform that consolidates and automates monitoring and control, attack prevention and detection and response orchestration, will use the fresh funding to strengthen its breach-prevention platform, as well as to expand in the US and international markets. The firm says it has hundreds of customers globally, ranging from small companies to large enterprises. Yishai Klein, managing partner of BlueRed, said in the statement: “Cynet has the requisite talent and technology to succeed in the white-hot cyber s...