SSW Episode25

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Interview: Archie Agarwal, ThreatModeler

Archie Agarwal is the Founder, CEO and Chief Technical Architect of ThreatModeler. He has leveraged his more than ten years of real-world experience in threat modeling and threat assessment to help numerous Fortune 1000 companies in setting up their threat modeling process. Archie has also created numerous threat models for web, mobile, cloud, IoT, SCADA, drone, aircraft, and various other systems and technologies for various companies. Through his experience, he has brought several innovative advancements to threat modeling field and is the principal author of the VAST threat modeling framework.

  • What is unique about running a security startup?
  • How about moving from a services/consulting company to a product company?
  • What are some unique things investors are interested in when talking to security startups?
  • Where are the best opportunities in the market for security startups?
  • What advice do you have for those who may have an idea and want to create a security startup?
  • What are some of the most exciting security startups in the industry right now and why?
  • What advice do you have for enterprises looking at solution and considering (or not) a solution for a security startup?

Startup Stories

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Startup & Security Notes of Interest

Microsoft Ventures backs Illusive Networks

Radware acquired Seculert

‘Seculert is a provider of SaaS cloud-based cyber threat protection against enterprise network breach and data exfiltration.’

Everbridge acquired IDVsolutions

‘IDV is a provider of threat assessment and operational visualization software for business facilities, supply chain and operations.’

Telos raised an undisclosed amount

‘Telos is an Information Technology consulting company that offers cybersecurity solutions and services for risk management and information security.’

The Startup Journey: Updates

Michael's Journey:

  • Straight Talk: Simple Start launched
  • Working now on better prospecting and sales - and welcome the help
  • Schedule a chat with me and I'll share my 3 big ideas

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Paul's Journey