Cyber security investing grows, resilient to market turmoil

September 23, 2015

Despite stock-market turmoil and unease in the venture-capital community, cyber security companies are raising large rounds of financing from investors, whose tremendous appetite for high-tech defenses against cyber attacks is not expected to subside even in a market correction.

In the latest example, Bit9 + Carbon Black, a company that detects and protects servers from threats, is raising a fresh round of funding, investors told Reuters and the company confirmed. One investor estimates the company will raise approximately $50 million, on top of the roughly $120 million it has already raised.

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