Splunk, VictorOps, & Claroty – Business Security Weekly #89 | SC Media

Splunk, VictorOps, & Claroty – Business Security Weekly #89

June 20, 2018
In Tracking Security Innovation, Splunk acquired VictorOps for $120M, Claroty raised $60 in Series B, "MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems", "Two Techniques for Helping Employees Change Ingrained Habits", and more!

Tracking Security Innovation

Splunk acquired VictorOps for $120M

  • https://www.owler.com/company/victorops
  • VictorOps is an unified incident management platform that offers real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation solutions for DevOps teams.
  • Raised $36.3M over 3 rounds since 2015 (based on what is reported)

Claroty raised $60 in Series B

  • https://www.owler.com/company/claroty
  • Claroty develops a cybersecurity platform that provides continuous vulnerability detection and threat monitoring solutions for the industrial sector.
  • $92M in funding over 2 rounds (Equity in 2016)

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

https://www.inc.com/peter-cohan/mit-profs-brilliant-solutions-to-nine-toughest-startup-problems.html
  • “Culture eats strategy… “ is a proxy; Michael shares what he’s learned

Two Techniques for Helping Employees Change Ingrained Habits

https://hbr.org/2018/03/two-techniques-for-helping-employees-change-ingrained-habits
  • Not just what you want, but what might get in the way
  • Set “implementation intentions”
  • The obstacle is the way (simple, not easy)

Go Fast and Break Things: The Difference Between Reversible and Irreversible Decisions

https://www.fs.blog/2018/04/reversible-irreversible-decisions/
  • Not all decisions are the same
  • Reversible decisions - make it fast, without perfect information
  • Michael: reversible decisions feel like the “boomerang decisions” a lot of of suffer; understanding how others view your information is important
  • Irreversible decision? Slow down, gather information, make sure you understand the problem (Michael: sound familiar?)
  • Focus on execution
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