Jay Kaplan, Cofounder/CEO of Synack: Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 6/1/15

Sign up for my newsletter to see more interviews with the biggest names in cybersecurity. This week I was lucky enough to interview Jay Kaplan, the cofounder and CEO of Synack. Synack provides a SaaS platform for bug bounty programs (consultants get paid when they find vulnerabilities) for companies, only Synack doesn’t use your average hackers–they’ve hired their own “red team” of security contractors that have significant experience in the cybersecurity space (they only accept 10% of applicants who apply to be contractors). Synack is a big name in the cybersecurity space and they’ve received $35mm in funding from top firms such as KPCB, Google … Continue reading Jay Kaplan, Cofounder/CEO of Synack: Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 6/1/15

Interview: Cylance CEO and Former McAfee CTO Stuart McClure and I Talk About Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 3/16/15

Sign up for my newsletter to see more interviews with the biggest names in cybersecurity. This week I was lucky enough to interview Stuart McClure.​ Stuart is the founder and CEO of cybersecurity firm Cylance and is a cybersecurity veteran. Stuart previously founded Foundstone (sold to McAfee for $90mm), started Ernst & Young’s security consulting practice, and was McAfee’s CTO before he left to start Cylance. Additionally, Stuart is also the creator and lead author of Hacking Exposed, the most successful security book of all time. In news this week, the biggest theme was the prevalence of insider threats. A large proportion of … Continue reading Interview: Cylance CEO and Former McAfee CTO Stuart McClure and I Talk About Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 3/16/15