- 1 Episode Audio
- 2 Announcements
- 3 Featured Interview/Opening Discussion
- 4 Interview: Scott Kannry and Jason Christopher, Axio
- 5 Startup Stories
- 6 Startup & Security Notes of Interest
- 7 The Startup Journey: Updates
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Featured Interview/Opening Discussion
Interview: Scott Kannry and Jason Christopher, Axio
- 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?
- Five Tough Lessons These Solopreneurs Learned In Their First 12 Months ==> some lessons are so good we keep learning them again and again (until we get them right)
- Cognitive Overhead is Your Product’s Overlord — Topple it With These Tips ==> Cognitive ease is the new black; especially in our current age of overload
- The Startup Fundraising Dictionary ==> Bookmark this. Maybe contribute to it. Let us know what questions you have.
- How Much Is a 'Shark Tank' Appearance Worth? About $7 Million for This Entrepreneur ==> never underestimate the power of marketing and media - the broader question is: are you prepared?
- How the Internet of Things Inspired a New Startup Niche ==> ‘Is the next startup gold-rush in IoT home security?’ - more importantly, when these two collide, does that lead to better overall security?
Startup & Security Notes of Interest
Sophos acquired invincea for $100M
- ‘Invincea is an endpoint security software firm that provides malware threat detection, prevention and pre-breach forensic intelligence solutions.’
Capsule8 raised $2.5M in a SEED round
- ‘Capsule8 is a cyber security firm that develops a container-aware real-time threat protection platform for cloud, on-premise and hybrid environments.’
Imperva acquired camouflage - undisclosed amount
- ‘Camouflage is an end-to-end intelligent data masking platform featuring with discovery, classification, subsetting and data masking technologies.’
The Startup Journey: Updates
- hockey stick growth in terms of learning and improving. I've found a way to help a lot of people get security projects unstuck...
What I published recently
- Better evaluations are the key for security leaders to get better tools ==> ‘Mike D. Kail explains how security leaders can better evaluate security tools and avoid buying things they don’t need’ | Mike joins us in a few weeks to talk about his startup and the future of security