Entries by Pwnie Express

Combatting the ‘evil Internet of Things’

A recent survey of over 400 global IT security pros revealed that fears over the security of connected devices has risen sharply since last year, writes Peter Reid, executive head of Intervate. In all, 86% of respondents to security analysts Pwnie Express’ survey said they were worried about device threats – with 50% either ‘very’ […]

The Top Boston Tech Hires (and Departures) in May

Sometimes hirings happen in threes. That’s at least the case for GasBuddy and Pwnie Express, which were among the Boston-area companies that made big hires in May. The city of Boston even made the list with the hiring of its first ever chief data officer. Without further ado, here are Boston’s top hires and departures […]

Pwnie Express Announces Ultimate Pentesting and Threat Detection Tablet for Cyber Security Professionals

Combines Pentesting Tools, Industry-First Low Energy Bluetooth Detection Software and Integrates With SaaS Detection Platform BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Jun 2, 2016) – Pwnie Express, the leading provider of device threat detection, today announced the Pwn Pad 4, a commercial-grade security tablet designed for remote security assessment of wired and wireless networks. The Pwn Pad 4 combines […]

The life of a social engineer: Hacking the human

By Mirko Zorz May 19, 2016 Help Net Security A clean-cut guy with rimmed glasses and a warm smile, Jayson E. Street looks nothing like the stereotypical hacker regularly portrayed in movies (i.e. pale, grim and antisocial). But he is one – he just “hacks” humans. Street is a master of deception: a social engineer, […]

Cybersecurity Firm Pwnie Express To Expand in Boston and Burlington

May 16, 2016 By Cathy Resmer Tech Jam VT Protecting customer and employee data against cyber attacks is increasingly challenging. That’s bad news for the government and for corporate America, but good news for Boston-based Pwnie Express. The cybersecurity firm, which also has an office in Burlington,just announced that it’s raised $12.9 million in venture […]

Cybersecurity Firm Pwnie Express To Expand in Boston and Burlington

May 16, 2016 By Cathy Resmer Seven Days Magazine This story was originally published on the Vermont Tech Jam blog. Protecting customer and employee data against cyber attacks is increasingly challenging. That’s bad news for the government and for corporate America, but good news for Boston-based Pwnie Express. The cybersecurity firm, which also has an […]

MassMutual Climbs Aboard Pwnie Express

16 May, 2016 By Robert Lavine Global Corporate Venturing Cybersecurity software developer Pwnie Express has secured $12.9m in an Ascent Venture Partners-led series B round that included MassMutual Ventures US-based cyber threat detection technology developer Pwnie Express has raised $12.9m in a series B round featuring MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venturing subsidiary of insurance group […]