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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Jeff Swearingen, CEO of SecureLink (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Jun 7th 2018

Jeff provides a window into the remote access world through this interview, a world that is vastly more complex today than it used to be.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to SecureLink.

Jeff Swearingen: I’m the Co-Founder and CEO of SecureLink.

Sramana Mitra: What does SecureLink do? >>>

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Anne Bonaparte, CEO of Appthority (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jun 4th 2018

The perimeter of the enterprise is disappearing. What happens to Security?

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to Appthority and to yourself.

Anne Bonaparte: I’m CEO of Appthority. Appthority is a venture-backed company. It’s a mobile security company and we’re focused on protecting what matters most in the enterprise context, which is enterprise data and employee privacy. As we all know, we can’t live without our phones, both for personal and business use. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Rao Papolu, CEO of Cavirin (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, May 10th 2018

The cyber security market is intensely rich in startup activity and equally rich in threats. This conversation explores some of the challenges of CISO’s face today.

We will bring you some CISO interviews soon to extend this conversation.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and Cavirin.

Rao Papolu: I studied at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras. I started working through UPSC as a scientist for >>>

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Tracy Metzger, COO of Vesta (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 8th 2017

There is a lot of fraud in online payments. This discussion explores the field, and Tracy also provides a pointer to a great open problem that an entrepreneur can look into.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing you and Vesta to our audience.

Tracy Metzger: I’m the COO of Vesta. I’m a 25-year veteran of the financial technology industry, primarily around payments and technology solutions in payments. Vesta is a 22-year-old financial technology company that focuses on payments and product >>>

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Hakan Nordfjell, Senior VP of eBanking and eCommerce at Gemalto (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 16th 2017

In this wide-ranging discussion, perhaps the most thought-provoking question is the one about data and who owns it.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as Gemalto to our audience.

Hakan Nordfjell: I’m responsible for the Digital Banking segment within Gemalto. Gemalto is a digital security company based in Amsterdam. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Michael DeCesare, CEO of ForeScout (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 9th 2017

We’ve covered Forescout for a while. They’re doing something very interesting in the Cyber Security space, quite an important architecture to track devices plugging into an enterprise network. This is an important company to understand in the sector.

Here are the two past articles: Billion Dollar Unicorns: ForeScout Does Not Want To Go Public Yet and 2017 IPO Prospects: ForeScout Files “Confidentially” that cover their IPO trajectory and maneuvers.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as Forescout to our audience. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Datablink CEO Alexandre Cagnoni (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 1st 2017

Alex bootstrapped Datablink from Brazil to $7.5 million addressing cyber fraud. He discusses the trends in his current markets – Brazil and East Asia – as he gets ready to penetrate other markets.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Datablink.

Alexandre Cagnoni: I’m was born in Brazil and graduated with a Computer Engineering degree. Datablink is a Cyber Security company that was founded in Brazil in 2007. At that time, we were called BrToken. We targeted the authentication and transaction signing market. Our main focus was the >>>

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1Mby1M Deal Radar 2017: RANK Software, Toronto, Canada

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 26th 2017

According to Gartner, 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017 and will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. This explosion in the number of connected devices is also multiplying the potential for cyber-attacks.

Toronto, Canada-based RANK Software provides a security analytics platform called Virtual Advisor to Security Analysts (VASA) that leverages Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for cyber security solutions. >>>

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