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Business Security Weekly #80

Recorded April 6, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!


    Matt Alderman
    CEO at Security Weekly, Strategic Advisor, and Wizard of Entrepreneurship
    Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .

  • Announcements

    • Check out our On-Demand material! Some of our previously recorded webcasts are now available On-Demand at:
    • Check out SOURCE Boston 2018 from May 9th - 10th! Go to and register using the code SW75WMKW to get a $75 discount!
    • Ticket Sales are open for Social Engineering RI Conference. Saturday, June 6th at Salve Regina University in Newport RI. Go to - to register! Patrick Laverty will be joining us for an interview next week. Stay tuned to hear more about this conference!

    Article Discussion on Leadership, Communication, and Innovation

    Tracking Security Innovation

    1. BetterCloud Closes $60M Funding Round - BetterCloud is a SaaS operations management platform that allows enterprises to define, remediate and manage security policies. BetterCloud is a Private company. David Politis is the Founder & CEO of BetterCloud and has an approval rating of 97 from Owler members. BetterCloud's latest funding round was a Series E for $59.9M on Apr 2018. BetterCloud's top competitor is Meta SaaS, led by Arlo Gilbert, who is their Co-Founder & CEO. BetterCloud has 240 followers on Owler.
    2. Citi Ventures and Canaan Partners Israel Ventures Invest in Contguard to Optimize Supply Chain Management -
    3. Red Balloon Security Raises $21.9 Million in Series A Investment for Embedded Device Cybersecurity -
    4. Fyde Raises $3M in Seed Funding -
    5. WAF Security Startup Threat X Raises $8.2 Million -
    6. RSA Acquires Fortscale, Expands NetWitness SIEM Platform -