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Jul 17
2019

Washington, D.C. July 17, 2019 — Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), the industry’s first cybersecurity-focused venture capital firm, today proudly announces Ralph A. Rodriguez will be joining their Board of Directors. Ralph is currently a Research Scientist focused on Applied Identity Intelligence at Facebook. Previously, he was the co-founder and CTO of Confirm.io, an ID authentication…

Jun 03
2019

Washington, D.C. June 3, 2019 — Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), the industry’s first cybersecurity-focused venture capital firm, today proudly announced Peter Joukov as the fifth member of their board of Strategic Venture Advisors. Peter’s career began as a military officer — he served in the U.S. Navy for five years and completed multiple deployments. After…

Feb 25
2019

Washington, D.C. February 25, 2019 — Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), the industry’s first cybersecurity-focused venture capital firm, today proudly announced Tracey Pretorius as the fourth member of their advisory board. Tracey is currently the Director of Global Partner Business Strategy at Microsoft Corporation and is responsible for leading global efforts to ensure that customers benefit…

May 29
2018

Washington, D.C. May 29, 2018 – Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), the industry’s first cybersecurity-focused venture capital firm, today proudly announced Simone Petrella as the second member of their advisory board. Simone is currently the Chief Cyberstrategy Officer at CyberVista and is responsible for developing, communicating, and executing strategic initiatives. She also leads product development and…

Apr 23
2018

Hank Thomas, SCV’s co-founder and CEO, says that deception has to be integrated into a broader security strategy. “I think the people that haven’t seen value in it are the ones that have deployed deception as an afterthought and they sprinkled it around their network like a minefield, and it was a very poorly placed…

Mar 19
2018

“This is not going away anytime soon,” said Hank Thomas, the CEO and founder of Strategic Cyber Ventures. “Hacking is far too lucrative and inexpensive for governments to not keep it as a primary tool in their arsenal of defense and espionage tools.” Full Article: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-hacks-elliott-broidy-clinton-otaiba_us_5aac131fe4b0337adf83a4aa

Feb 14
2018

The compliance stakes rose when New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced in her recent reminder of the Feb. 15 deadline that a cybersecurity review will be included in the department’s regular safety and soundness bank examinations. That step was “long overdue,” given the global spread of cheap, potent hacking technology, Hank Thomas,…

Jan 29
2018

“I’m extremely proud of the portfolio of companies we have more than invested in, but partnered with. Our entire team is excited about the technology we are developing. For SCV, the opportunity that lies ahead is enormous, and the ability to lead this next chapter is deeply humbling and incredibly exhilarating. We are focused on continuing…

Jan 02
2018

Coviello’s concerns about proxy wars fought online are not an outlier. “I’m tremendously concerned with the dramatic increase in capability from North Korea and Iran, both of which have the resolve to do massive damage and who you would consider in cyberspace to be irrational actors,” Kellermann says. Full Article: https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/10-cybersecurity-trends-what-to-expect-in-2018-a-10549

Dec 18
2017

Those groups include hacking teams tied to Russian organized crime syndicates as well as North Korea, especially in light of sanctions being imposed on both countries, says Tom Kellermann, CEO at cybersecurity venture capital firm Strategic Cyber Ventures. “Economic sanctions in the real world are being offset by cyberattacks,” he says. Full Article: https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/lazarus-hackers-phish-for-bitcoins-researchers-warn-a-10535