Governance & Risk Management

Investing in Security's Future

Security Veterans Join New Venture Capital Firm

Hank Thomas and Ann Barron-DiCamillo are long-time security practitioners who have now chosen to put their minds where the money is, as principals in the new venture capital firm Strategic Cyber Ventures. What types of companies are they looking to fund?

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2016, Thomas and Barron-DiCamillo discuss:

  • Their new company's opportunity and mission;
  • Why their firm has a unique differentiator;
  • The first company they have funded - and why.

Thomas is COO at Strategic Cyber Ventures LLC. He leverages his 19 years of experience in business, consulting and the military intelligence and cybersecurity community to spot and assess truly differentiated business and technology teams positioned to revolutionize the cybersecurity landscape. Previously, he served an 11-year tenure as an executive at Booz Allen Hamilton, a global strategy, technology and consulting firm, leading a business focused on military-grade cybersecurity, information fusion, threat intelligence center design, and development and operations in the commercial space.

Barron-DiCamillo is CTO at Strategic Cyber Ventures, where she leverages her expertise gained from 18 years in information technology development and cybersecurity operations to identify emerging technologies that fulfill capability gaps as they are created in the dynamic environment of the Internet. Previously, she was the director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or US-CERT, where she led efforts to respond to major incidents, analyze threats and share critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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