MIXERGY Interview - Why a failed fighter pilot made a better founder (and took a company public)


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Mixergy recently interviewed me about being an entrepreneur, starting and running companies like Tenable Network Security and about cyber security. Mixergy has a huge following of entrepreneurs from all walks of life and it was great to share some stories about Tenable co-founders Jack Huffard and Renaud Deraison, as well as speak about working with my wife Cyndi Gula at Network Security Wizards, Tenable and now at Gula Tech Adventures. Read More…

Training 30 Million K-12 Students in Cyber Security


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At Gula Tech Adventures, Cyndi and I get to spend time with a variety of cyber education programs at the high school, college and trade school levels. We are very familiar with the struggle to engage students in the cyber mission of programming, protecting and privacy concerns that we are going to face as a nation in the future. We invested in the National Cyber Group (NCG) to help address this problem. In this interview, we hear from the NCG CEO Philip Niedermair about his goals to help train more than 30 million K-12 students in cyber via the National Cyber Education Program in partnership with Discovery Education. Read More…

Remembering all of my LinkedIn connections with Polarity

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Like many of us in the cyber industry, we leverage LinkedIn to maintain our contacts and track people we’ve worked with. One of the most useful things I’ve done with my LinkedIn contacts was to import them into
Polarity. Now, when I read the news, look at conference speakers, participate in industry Slack channels, or even scan a list of investors or board members for a company I am researching, Polarity highlights who I “know” from LinkedIn. This makes my time more productive and my connections and time spent previously with contacts, much more meaningful. In this blog post, I will show some examples of what this integration looks like and how to export, clean and import the data into Polarity. Read More…

Tribe of Hackers and Working in CyberSecurity

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I recently had the chance to participate in two separate book projects that documented what working in the cyber industry was like. Each project interviewed a wide variety of cyber experts and industry leaders and I was honored to be included in each project. Read More…