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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

Mar 05
2018

  By: Hank Thomas CEO Strategic Cyber Ventures Privately most CISOs will still tell you that compliance almost never means real security. Nobody knows what it takes to really secure their unique cyber terrain better than experienced CISO’s that live in the trenches of their organization every day. Many are doing amazing things with the tools…

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 21
2017

By: Tom Kellermann CEO & Co-Founder of Strategic Cyber Ventures 2017 was one hell of a year.  The overt colonization of American Cyberspace continued at breathtaking speed.  The inaction of the administration to civilize cyberspace has led to a cybercrime wave of historic proportions. Foreign nations have escalated their cyberespionage campaigns and cybercriminals have armed…

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

Dec 06
2017

Tom Kellermann, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, describes Pho’s decision to take classified material home as disheartening. “I am surprised that as a cybersecurity expert, his own operational security was subpar,” he says. “Even if this was allowed he should have been using robust American-made EDR [endpoint detection and response] security rather than what he…

Nov 14
2017

By: Chris Ahern Senior Associate of SCV @ahern_christoph A few weeks ago I joined Strategic Cyber Ventures, a D.C.-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage, high-growth cybersecurity companies that fit our thesis of intrusion suppression. To that end, we focus on investing in companies that force adversaries to be resource-constrained, decrease dwell time, and…