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Business Security Weekly #86

Recorded May 21, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!


  • Michael Santarcangelo
    Founder of Security Catalyst, author of Into the Breach, and creator of the Straight Talk Framework.
  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .
  • Announcements

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    • Our upcoming webcast with Javelin Networks on Overcoming the Limitations of Privilege Account Management is being held on May 24 from noon - 1:00pm

    Interview: Corey Thuen and Kristopher Watts, Gravwell

    Corey Thuen
    is a founder of Gravwell. [

    Corey Thuen is a founder of Gravwell and has spent over a decade in ICS (OT), IT, and IoT security. That experience is now driving development of a full-stack analytics platform built to solve modern analytics problems of the IoT age.

    Prior to founding Gravwell, Corey conducted security assessments on anything from power equipment to vehicle computers to over-engineered juicers while working for companies such as IOActive, Digital Bond, and Southfork Security. Before that Corey did cybersecurity work for the US Department of Energy at Idaho National Laboratory and the FBI.

    Kristopher Watts
    is a founder of Gravwell. [

    Kristopher Watts is a founder of Gravwell and has spent over a decade in large scale Emulytics, virtualization, ICS, and embedded security. That experience is now driving the task of building a bottom up analytics solution designed to leverage hardware as it is now, not 10 years ago, to solve problems.

    Prior to founding Gravwell, Kris spent 4 years building massive virtualization and analytics platforms at Sandia National Lab then moved to Idaho National Labs where he spent 3 years tearing apart and breaking embedded control systems. Kris then worked in the private security contracting space performing security assessments on everything form industrial control systems to automotive ECUs.

    Interview: Terry Mason, Head of Information Risk & Technology Governance

    Terry Mason
    is a Head of Information Risk & Technology Governance.

    Terry Mason is the Head of Information Risk & Technology Governance at a global multi-strategy hedge fund with 15+ years of experience in information security, technology governance, technology infrastructure, and project management. Professional specializations include cybersecurity assessments, risk mitigation strategies, technology governance and policy, and regulatory compliance. Holds CGEIT, CISM, and CISSP certifications.

    Tracking Security Innovation

    Capital One acquired Confyrm (undisclosed)

    TransUnion acquired Iovation (undisclosed)

    Auth0 raised $55M Series D

    • “Auth0 develops and operates an authentication platform that allows developers to implement identity solutions for their applications.”
    • $112.2M over 5 rounds; $30M series C in March 2017

    Tanium raised $175M in equity

    Cisco forming New Venture Fund

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