New Podcast Series Aims to Answer Questions around Cybersecurity's Latest Curiosities
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoop News Group launched Securiosity, a brand-new podcast about cybersecurity, featuring co-hosts Greg Otto, editor-in-chief of CyberScoop, and Jennifer O'Daniel, investment director of CIT GAP Funds and MACH37. The series explores the latest security and privacy news and features interviews with leaders from the private and public sectors on how they view the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape.
"Securiosity enables us to share insights from the vast network that CIT GAP Funds and MACH37 have created with over 140 CEOs and CTOs of cybersecurity portfolio companies, as well as MACH37's 200+ mentor network of CISOs and cybersecurity experts dedicated to forwarding the success of entrepreneurs," said Jennifer O'Daniel. "I'm thrilled to co-host this podcast with Greg from CyberScoop, the source where I get my daily security news."
Securiosity's mission is to make news and innovations in security more accessible to the public and increase people's understanding and interest in the field by providing easily digestible news breakdowns and interviews that shed light on why cybersecurity matters. In the first episode, published today, listeners will hear from Joe Saunders, CEO of RunSafe Security, about automotive and critical infrastructure security.
"I'm really excited for the launch of Securiosity," said Greg Otto. "CyberScoop has done a great job positioning itself as a go-to outlet for cybersecurity news, and this podcast will allow us to dive deeper on the stories we cover on a daily basis. Add in Jen's expertise in the VC world, and we have a program that's unlike any other podcast on the market."
New episodes of Securiosity will be published every Friday on iTunes, Sticher and SoundCloud. Upcoming episodes will feature industry thought leaders Ron Gula of Gula Tech Adventures and Co-Founder of Tenable; John Czupak, CEO of ThreatQuotient; and Rami Essaid, Co-Founder and Chief Product officer of Distil Networks, to discuss trends in security and privacy. Listeners can expect unique takes on cybersecurity news from investor and reporter perspectives, and interviews with people working in the trenches. Securiosity. You have questions. So do we.
About CyberScoop CyberScoop reaches top cybersecurity leaders both online and in-person through our website, newsletter, events, radio and TV. With more than 350,000 unique visitors a month, CyberScoop engages a highly-targeted audience of cybersecurity decision makers and influencers. Learn more about CyberScoop at www.cyberscoop.com. Follow the Securiosity podcast on Twitter and Instagram @SecuriosityPod.
About Scoop News Group Scoop News Group (SNG) is the parent company of CyberScoop, FedScoop, StateScoop and EdScoop. SNG is the leading public-sector tech media company in the country. SNG engages top CIOs, CTOs and CISOs from the public sector and tech community both online and in-person every single day through news, events, radio and TV. Learn more about SNG at www.scoopnewsgroup.com.
About MACH37 MACH37 is the premier accelerator for information security entrepreneurs and startups. We go beyond the traditional model of typical business accelerators by bringing our innovators focused mentorship and support from our extensive network of visionaries, practitioners, and successful entrepreneurs in security. Our Spring and Fall sessions are designed to propel graduating companies into the marketplace, equipped with the skills to grow and compete for funding and market share. MACH37 was launched in 2013 by the Center for Innovative Technology, in Herndon, Virginia. To learn more, please visit www.mach37.com and follow @MACH37cyber on Twitter.
About the CIT GAP Funds, www.citgapfunds.org CIT GAP Funds makes seed-stage equity investments in Virginia-based technology, clean tech and life science companies with a high potential for achieving rapid growth and generating significant economic return for entrepreneurs, co-investors and the Commonwealth of Virginia. CIT GAP Funds investments are overseen by the CIT GAP Funds Investment Advisory Board (IAB). This independent, third-party panel consists of leading regional entrepreneurs, angel and strategic investors, and venture capital firms such as: New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and Alpha Natural Resources.