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Q: I recently discovered Venture in Security, and I’m finding it hard to browse your posts. Is there an easy way I can find your best stuff?
It’s been over a year of writing about cybersecurity, industry trends, investing, and other topics related to security. I started Venture in Security as a way to better understand the business side of cybersecurity - the trends, actors and their motivations, and moving parts in general. Venture in Security now has over 100 posts, and discoverability has become a problem. To fix that, I’ve collected some of my best articles, from day one until today across six topics:
📈 Cybersecurity industry trends & insights
💵 Cybersecurity investing
🎯 Go-to-market strategy
💡 Innovation in cybersecurity
📚 Resources for cybersecurity founders & investors
🧠 Philosophy O’clock
Security is about data: how different approaches are fighting for security data and what the cybersecurity data stack of the future is shaping up to look like
Game of Thrones in cybersecurity: data gravity, industry consolidation, platform play, private equity, and the great cyber gold rush
Explaining the complex world of channel partners in cybersecurity and looking at their past, present, and future
Open source in cybersecurity: a deep dive
The rise of security engineering and how it is changing the cybersecurity of tomorrow
Why there are so many cybersecurity vendors, what it leads to and where do we go from here
Follow the people: @stake, NetScreen, IBM, Israel Defense Forces and the US Armed Forces mafia networks in cybersecurity
Enmeshment in cybersecurity: blurring boundaries between products and services
Future of cyber defense and move from promise-based to evidence-based security
Managed security service providers: present state, trends, and future outlook of the space
Insurance industry: mechanics, challenges, and the role in accelerating the maturation of cybersecurity
Cyber insurance: state of the space, trends & the emergence of fully-integrated cyber solutions
Gartner, Forrester and cybersecurity: a deep dive into the trends, challenges & the future of the notorious industry analyst firms
The importance of adopting a security-first mindset and why compliance is a bad substitute for security
Understanding the RSA Conference iceberg: revealing the unknown truths and explaining the well-known concepts
The rise of cybersecurity certifications and why we should take an engineering approach to security education instead
Why Israel may become the winner in the global cybersecurity market, and what can make it fail
The “great CISO resignation” isn’t what it looks like: a hype-free, data-driven, in-depth look at the evolution and challenges of security leaders
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