2023 Funding and Acquisition Summary with Return on Security – Mike Privette – ESW #344
Mike brings nearly two decades of cybersecurity experience, having held various roles across the financial services, insurance, and GovTech sectors, including multiple stints as a CISO. His entrepreneurial journey includes founding and selling a vCISO consulting business, earning him recognition as a trusted industry advisor.
Now, Mike leads a dual-focused venture: a vCISO consulting service and a newsletter media business, Return on Security. His main newsletter, Security, Funded, offers comprehensive analysis on cybersecurity market trends, funding, M&A activities, and buyer sentiment. At the intersection of cyber practitioners, startup founders, and VCs, Mike plays a key role in influencing cybersecurity’s evolving landscape.