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Cybersecurity summer camp
MIT students, Highland Capital, partner to launch Cybersecurity Factory
Networking Switch
Over the past several months, two PhD candidates in MIT's CSAIL program have been busy attempting to solve a few tough questions: How do you make cybersecurity sexy? How can you create excitement about the field? And perhaps most importantly, how do you take the impressive work being done at academic institutions and find ways to bring it to market? Read More
Following an industry trend, Swedish security company Cryptzone moves headquarters to Waltham
Cryptzone CEO Kurt Mueffelmann (photo via Cryptzone)
This could be a big year for the Boston cybersecurity industry with Bit9 and Veracode expected to go public and huge growth anticipated from companies such as ThreatStack, Countertack, and Rapid7. However, one fortuitous sign that supports the expectations is the recent uptick in international security companies setting up shop in Boston. Read More
Calling all cyber defenders
Bruce Schneier: There are three big threats to cybersecurity — and one defense
<a href="">Image of "stealing data" via Shutterstock</a>
BetaBoston partnered with Silicon Valley Bank, Hack/Reduce, and Terrible Labs on Thursday to host the Cyber Security Symposium. Security experts from Credit Suisse, Threat Stack, Bit9 and others convened for a day-long event, the second niche-focused conference put together by SVB, Atlas Venture's Cort Johnson and Terrible Labs' Smith Anderson after the Quantified Self Conference in March. Read More