Security Orchestration and Automation - the new wave

According to 451 Research, over 100 new security startups are formed each year. Add that to ~1300 existing security vendors that are shouting each other out in the marketplace. What you have is a lot of noise, confusion and me-toos. And thats why orchestration and automation matters ...

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The Golden Age of Security Startups

This post originally appeared in TechCrunch. According to Gartner, worldwide information security spending reached $76.9 billion in 2015. As the frequency and intensity of hacks worsen, security spending is expected to reach $170 billion by 2020. That’s more than 100 percent growth in five years. Venture capital (VC) investments in cybersecurity startups continues to grow steadily (~40 percent each year over the past 5 years); 2015 may reach an all-time high, with projections of ~ $3.5 billion. But can startups scale fast enough to generate VC returns?

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RSA Sandbox Recap

This post originally appeared in Forbes. At RSA Innovation Sandbox, some of the best cybersecurity startups pitch for the top award. Red Owl Analytics beat nine others in this pitch competition. Here is why -

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