SSW Episode28

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Interview: Mike Kail, Cybric

Prior to founding Cybric, Mike Kail was Yahoo’s CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 24 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly-scalable architectures. Prior to joining Yahoo, Mike served as VP of IT Operations at Netflix, where he was responsible for Employee Technology and various Engineering components. Before that role, Mike was VP of IT Operations at Attensity, where he was responsible for the Americas data center operations team; including managing various Big Data systems with their Hadoop cluster, HBase and MongoDB components.

  • 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

Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million: sources

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-m-a-verizon-idUSKBN15U21R

Blackstone acquires London-based cloud computing firm Cloudreach

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cloudreach-m-a-blackstone-group-idUSKBN15V164

Forcepoint Acquired Skyfence for undisclosed amount —> $40M

Artic Wolf just raised $7.3M Series A

The Startup Journey: Updates

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What I published recently

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