Cybersecurity sector continues to heat up

2 June 2019

Prevailion, a cyberdefense start-up with ties to Texas and Maryland that is part of the DataTribe incubator, recently inked a $10 million round of funding with a group of investors that includes the West Coast venture capital firm AllegisCyber Capital, according to two people familiar with the deal.

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