News Article | 5/29/2014

Blackphone creator brings in $30M

The Washington Post: Silent Circle, the mobile security company that gained traction after revelations by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, just picked up a $30 million investment. The company, co-founded by the developer of the e-mail encryption service Pretty Good Privacy, is helping develop Blackphone, a secure smartphone, among other products. Silent Circle received the latest funding from venture capitalist Ross Perot Jr. and the private investment fund Cain Capital, the company announced last week. See full story.