CYBER THOUGHTS

Our thoughts on the Cybersecurity market and Infosec community.

July 31, 2022

Are VCs Really “Open for Business”?

While layoffs are happening at companies, CISOs are being spared from having to fire their employees. While some belt tightening has been asked of the leaders we spoke with, they will just be growing less YoY rather than actually shrinking their budgets.
June 30, 2022

Why cybersecurity is protected in this market downturn

While layoffs are happening at companies, CISOs are being spared from having to fire their employees. While some belt tightening has been asked of the leaders we spoke with, they will just be growing less YoY rather than actually shrinking their budgets.
May 31, 2022

What prominent VCs are saying about the downturn

After spiking the punch bowl several prominent firms admonish startups for drinking too much. We predict that RSA will have a large attendance in its first year back after covid.
April 30, 2022

Why cloud native cybersecurity companies have super-powers

Cybersecurity companies built in the cloud have impressive new capabilities. Automation of hacking tools is leading to an explosion of bugs being found in the core part of the internet's operating system.
March 31, 2022

Why early stage prices are falling

Fear of US retaliation may be preventing Russia from utilizing cyber attacks in the Ukraine while early stage valuations begin to cool.
February 28, 2022

Why Russian cyber attacks could trigger a NATO response

Russia’s attack on the Ukraine could involve cyber attacks that would trigger Article 5 and be considered an act of war. US companies are waiting to see what, if any, fall out will occur with respect to cyber attacks due to the war.
January 31, 2022

Why Private Markets are Leveling Off

As public markets show signs of volatility the frothy private markets begin to stabilize. Lytical held a successful first close of Fund 2.

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