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Security Startup RiskIQ Raises $10 Million

RiskIQ, a startup focused on Web- and mobile-application security, announced on Thursday that it raised a $10 million Series A round of venture funding from growth equity firm Summit Partners. The new funds will help the four-year-old RiskIQ continue to develop its security products, as well as invest in sales, marketing and business-development areas of the company. RiskIQ scans global Web-connected networks using a proprietary crawling technology, finding threats and using that information to warn customers of potential system compromises.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik