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Cyber Nation: How Venture Capital & Startups Are Protecting America from Cyber Criminals, Threats and Cyber Attacks. Paperback – July 9, 2015
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About the Author
Ross Blankenship is a venture capital expert, early investor and startup advisor for top companies in cybersecurity (http://theinvestingexpert.com). Ross Blankenship is also the Founder and CEO of AngelKings.com. Angel Kings is an investing platform that provides accredited angel investors the opportunity to invest in top startups and companies in sectors like cybersecurity, biotech, mobile, data and financial services. Angel Kings provides both venture capital funds for startup investing as well as private equity funding for early and middle-stage investments. Ross Blankenship ("Ross Blankenship") is the expert on venture capital and startups. Ross has successfully raised capital for startups and been featured in TechCrunch, Mashable and US News and World Report magazine. Blankenship has made more investments in venture capital before the age of 30 than most venture capitalists have made in a lifetime. As a venture capital expert on startup funding, Ross Blankenship continues to advise media outlets on upcoming SEC rules, been a mentor for startups, and helped accredited investors make investments in the highest ranked startups. Ross Blankenship is the Founding Partner and CEO at Angel Kings, which focuses on venture capital for early-stage startups raising capital. To learn about how you can invest in an Angel Kings fund, visit AngelKings.com.
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Who the biggest cyber criminals are in the world.
What startups are building innovative cyber security products.
Where the cyber threats are coming from and how America is, or isn't responding, to attacks.
When these cyber crimes started taking place.
Why Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and IT professionals must be on alert from cyber attacks.
Overall, I enjoyed reading about cyber security in this book and believe that Ross Blankenship - the venture capital expert and cyber security expert - knows how to get the conversation started. The final part of the book on recommendations to protect America by use of legislation and enterprise defense, make a lot of sense.
I hear about these cyber attacks and breaches almost weekly, how someone --a hostile entity-- has breached the cyber walls of even the governments most secure systems... to say nothing of their invasion of America, Inc.. Data stolen, much-much money involved. What do we do?
Well, if the folks in charge are on top of the game then they've already paged through a copy of this book. The author tells us who are the most wanted hackers, their methods, targets & launching points for the attacks, etc.. Really a complete run-down of what's what & who's who in this shadowy world.
Then we are given the side of the good guys: Cisco, Oracle, HP, IBM, MS...companies who's names are household words, The Posse! But we must help, and are given the necessary information to take an active part in this fight by safe-guarding our own privacy. And perhaps the biggest part of that is: How can we best invest in cyber security so that we can keep up and even stay ahead when these attacks are launched.
I highly recommend this as vital reading.