Philip Niedermair, National Cyber Group - Paul's Security Weekly #602

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Philip Niedermair, CEO of the National Cyber Group, joined episode #602 of Paul's Security Weekly to discuss the National Cyber Education Program.
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The Cyber Poverty Line

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I recently had the chance to participate in my third “Cyber Moonshot” session. During a brainstorming session on how to increase the cost of performing cyber attacks by 100x, Andrew Wild mentioned the concept of the “Cyber Poverty Line”. This concept made it into our final group brief to the larger session and several Moonshot participants mentioned to me they liked the concept which led to this blog.
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Inner Circle Podcast Episode 027

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I recently did episode 27 of the Inner Circle podcast with Tony Bradley. Tony used to work at Tenable and we've been friends for a while. We spoke about a variety of cyber issues including the importance of getting outside of the 'cyber security bubble' to reach more people. Read More…

Anno.Ai CEO Steven Witt Interview

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I first met Steven Witt a few years ago at a DataTribe event. Steven had recently sold his previous company, Onyara and helped launch DataTribe as a co-founder. I got to interact with him on a variety of cyber investing and cyber product topics. After helping get DataTribe going with their first group of companies, he expressed interest in being a CEO again and creating a company to make it easier to train computer vision models. I was familiar with this pain point, as our investment in Pixm heavily relied on proprietary curation of logo data to detect phishing attacks. Steven recently launched Anno.Ai and closed his first round of investment of which we participated. Steven agreed to answer a variety of questions of computer vision training and Anno.Ai's approach.  Read More…

Increasing the Efficiency of your Security Operations – An Interview with GreyNoise Intelligence Founder Andrew Morris

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I first met Andrew Morris a few years ago when he was volunteering at a MAVA event. He pitched me his idea for GreyNoise and I really liked it. Being able to track different types of Internet scanning activity so you can remove this noise from your event stream is a great way to increase the effectiveness of your teams and tools. I liked his vision of supporting the community and having free and commercial APIs. Fast forward to now, Andrew was able to complete his initial funding and I am thrilled that Gula Tech Adventures (as an investor of Innerloop Capital) is working with him. Read More…