There’s no doubt that 2021 has seen record-setting attacks, including last week’s announcement about an Atlassian Confluence vulnerability being exploited in the wild. Driven in part by the geopolitical climate, cyberattacks against U.S. federal, state, and local governments are growing in frequency, sophistication, and boldness. Between high-profile attacks such as the SolarWinds and Kaseya breaches and a shift to cloud computing that has rendered traditional perimeter security obsolete, government agencies are facing an increasingly urgent need to prioritize security.
Turnkey program enables visionary cybersecurity startups to leverage Merlin’s capital, FedRAMP certification accelerator, and go-to-market infrastructure to rapidly expand into the U.S. Public Sector
TYSONS CORNER, Va. (BUSINESS WIRE) – Merlin Ventures, the investment arm of Merlin Cyber, today announced the formation of a Public Sector growth program for cybersecurity software-as-a-service (SaaS) startups. The program leverages Merlin Ventures capital, engineering lab, FedRAMP certification acceleration process, and Public Sector relationships to help startups tap into a $200 billion Public Sector IT solutions market.