From Paul's Security Weekly
Startup Security Weekly #60
Recorded October 20, 2017 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!
- Our upcoming webcast with Signal Sciences is on Thursday, November 2 at 3pm Eastern time. Join Paul Asadoorian, Joff Thyer, and Zane Lackey for an application security discussion. Zane will share practical lessons learned during his tenure at Etsy on the most effective application security techniques. Visit securityweekly.com/signalsciences to register today!
- Providence HackCon is TOMORROW at Roger Williams University in Providence. It's an event co-hosted by Roger Williams University, the Providence Public Library, and Security Weekly. It's been designed to introduce high school students who are participating in the Cyberpatriot program to industry style conferences in a safe environment. Speakers include Ben Jackson, Ron & Cyndi Gula, and more. Register now at securityweekly.com/provhackcon.
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- Paul's Kung Fu Webcast! Paul will be hosting a webcast on Wednesday, October 25 from 3-4pm Eastern time to deliver his talk titled "Everything I Need To Know About Security I Learned From Watching Kung Fu Movies." If you haven't had the chance to catch this talk at DerbyCon, DEF CON, or other conferences, this is your chance! Register today at securityweekly.com/kungfu.
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Startup & Security News You Need to Know
The rise of "pre-seed" venture capital
Duo Security raised $70M Series D
- According to Dan Primack at Axios — “at a $1.17 billion post-money valuation.”
- $119M over six rounds since 2010; Series C was 2015 for $30M
Contrast Security raised $30M series C
- Contrast Security develops a security technology that enables applications to protect against cyberattacks.
- Raised $54M over 3 rounds - $8M Series A in 2014 and a $16M Series B in 2016