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

Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 3/30/15

Sign up for my newsletter to see interviews with the biggest names in cybersecurity. No interviews this week but I’ve got a bunch of exciting ones lined up that I can’t wait to share. I decided to try sending these out via MailChimp because of some Gmail formatting issues. Hope you enjoy! Trending: Information Sharing Information sharing is one of the biggest trends in cybersecurity right now. Obama signed an executive order last month addressing the need for public-private threat sharing, PWC found that 82% of companies with “high-performing” security practices engage in information sharing and collaboration, and well-funded startups such as … Continue reading Cybersecurity Newsletter Week of 3/30/15