Mahendra Ramsinghani

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahendra authored "The Business of Venture Capital" and "Startup Boards." More posts by this contributor How to make a deal with a VC at a tech conference With Alibaba, Pivotal and Lightbend on board, Reactive flexes its ROI muscle in the microservices world

Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahendra authored “The Business of Venture Capital” and “Startup Boards.”

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Pandemic reset leads investors to focus on resilience, adaptability

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

How to make a deal with a VC at a tech conference

Which one should you attend? How do you get in? And above all, what is it that you want to get out of this schmooze session?

With Alibaba, Pivotal and Lightbend on board, Reactive flexes its ROI muscle in the microservices world

The Linux Foundation recently announced the launch of the Reactive Foundation. Its founding members are Alibaba, Lightbend, Pivotal and Netifi. So what exactly is this?

Investors are waking up to the emotional struggle of startup founders

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec's long-lost security posit

Can the security community grow up?

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

Discontent and disruption in the world of content delivery networks

As content delivery networks (CDN) market leaders grapple with technological shifts, some innovators are making rapid advances. The CDN market, estimated at $5 billion today, is anticipated to be more

UPDATED: Attack of the drones

A drone recently crashed into a Boeing 737 as it approached a landing strip in Mozambique. The damage to the aircraft was extensive. Over the last year, drone crashes have been reported at a nuclear f

The Age of Resilience – Security in 2017

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

The ransomware dilemma

More than 90 percent of all phishing emails are now ransomware. The average amount paid via ransomware has grown from $40 in 2009 to $1,000 in 2016. This amount will grow even faster as ransomware mov

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?

How the ‘insecurity of things’ creates the next wave of security opportunities

More than 5 billion IoT devices were installed in 2015. Gartner estimates this will grow to 20 billion by 2020. Unfortunately, experts agree that security is not only an afterthought, but often is act

Can startups disrupt the $20 billion cyber insurance market?

Over the past few years, cyber insurance markets have been growing at between 25-50 percent CAGR each year. According to The Betterley Report 2015, annual policy premiums are approaching $2.75 billion

How the tiny startup Phantom Cyber scored big at RSA

According to 451 Research, over 100 new security startups are formed each year. Add that to ~1300 existing security vendors that are shouting each other out in the marketplace. What you have is a lot

Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016

Beyond artificial intelligence and machine learning to the brave new world of cybersecurity.

Cockroaches Versus Unicorns: The Golden Age Of Cybersecurity Startups

Many security startups are not unicorns; rather, they are cockroaches -- they rarely die, and  in tough times, they can switch into a frugal/consulting mode. Like cockroaches, they can survive long