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Mar 19
2019

Other than my recent launch into the cybersecurity industry, my first clue that I was a newcomer to RSA Conference was my overzealous and somewhat unshared excitement that Tina Fey was a keynote speaker. When I shared said excitement with an RSA veteran, I was met with a shocked, “wait, Tina Fey is here?!” If…

Feb 26
2019

With thousands of cybersecurity operators, practitioners, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors converging on the San Francisco’s Moscone Center in just a few weeks’ time, Strategic Cyber Ventures analyzed VC investment trends in cybersecurity by geographic region, both domestically and abroad. And, as many people who have attended RSA over the years know, the conference is often…

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…

Jan 18
2019

With 2018 firmly in the rear-view mirror, Strategic Cyber Ventures took a data-driven approach to identifying trends and insights from cybersecurity investment over the past year. Overall, 2018 was an exciting year for cybersecurity investing, with record highs in dollars invested and average deal size, the continued rise of investment outside of the US, a…

Jan 16
2019

With 2018 firmly in the rear-view mirror, Strategic Cyber Ventures took a data-driven approach to identifying trends and insights from cybersecurity investment over the past year. Overall, 2018 was an exciting year for cybersecurity investing, with record highs in dollars invested and average deal size, the continued rise of investment outside of the US, a…

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…

May 16
2018

  By: Hank Thomas CEO Strategic Cyber Ventures It has been a year since the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) was hit with the WannaCry cryptoworm. In May of 2017 it made its way onto the cyber scene impacting 250 of their 603 facilities. WannaCry targeted computers running Microsoft Windows by encrypting data and demanding ransom in Bitcoin….

May 08
2018

In light of this week’s White House exit from the Iran nuclear deal, we are reposting our CEO Hank Thomas’ thoughts on the potential cybersecurity ramifications of an exit originally posted in October of 2017. Prepare now to get ahead of any potential Iranian cyber response. By Hank Thomas Co-Founder and COO at Strategic Cyber…

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