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The Security Current Podcast features CISO-led interviews with industry thought leaders about key challenges, best practices and innovative approaches to information security, risk and privacy.

Aug 31, 2015

How can CISOs differentiate among "me too" information security startups? What is the role of incubators and are they useful in helping new security companies get started? And how is the NSA considered one of the best "graduate schools" in cybersecurity?

Security Current's Vic Wheatman explores this and other...


Aug 18, 2015

One of the primary exit strategies for security startups is to be acquired. Sometimes that's a good thing, other times, not so much.

Hear about some of the issues associated with acquisitions and where startups added value to a security platform or suite of a larger solution provider.

And get the inside scoop on what...


Aug 13, 2015

At the second Security Current Security Shark Tank competition held during Black Hat in Las Vegas, six up and coming cybersecurity providers came face-to-face with some 20 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs).

The startups were: Dtex Systems, Infocyte, Cymmetria, Datex Inc, Wombat Security and Syncurity.

After...


Aug 10, 2015

The level of venture capital financing has hit new heights with increasing investments in information security. Some venture capitalists (VCs) specialize in finding and funding startups in security, which is a unique segment within technology. 

What does this mean for security startups? And how does an investor's...