Startup News – Startup Security Weekly #52

August 31, 2017

In the startup and security notes of interest, 3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy Now. All that and more on this episode of Startup Security Weekly!

Startup Articles & Discussion

Startup & Security Notes of Interest

3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy Now[edit]

Nationwide creates $100M investment fund

  • http://www.dispatch.com/news/20170816/nationwide-to-invest-100-million-in-startups-dealing-with-finance-insurance-privacy
  • in a move meant to help the insurer stay relevant in the insurance and financial-services industries at a time of great technological change
  • The investments that Nationwide is making are in areas where it already is focused: retirement planning, insurance and financial services, and protecting the information of consumers.
  • Note the movement of R&D off-book and into the startup ecosystem - especially when it comes to security/privacy
  • We’ll continue to see acquisitions as a viable form of exit

Cisco acquired Springpath for $320M

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