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RSA 2016: Key Takeaways

RSA 2016: Key Takeaways

This year’s RSA conference was bigger than ever with more than 40,000 attendees. San Francisco buzzed with security vendors, buyers and investors as they crowded the lobbies of hotels and coffee shops with endless meetings. Being immersed in the atmosphere at RSA was both invigorating and overwhelming. It proved that while the need for cybersecurity […]

Ascent B2B IT Forum: The Paradigm of Security: Turning Cyber Threat into Opportunity

Ascent B2B IT Forum: The Paradigm of Security: Turning Cyber Threat into Opportunity

The modern security landscape is becoming a competitive arms race between cyber-attackers and defenders. Threats have matured, risks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and vulnerabilities across the enterprise are commonplace – and evolving. While security spending has ballooned as a result – Gartner forecasted that $77 billion would be funneled globally toward IT security efforts in […]

CloudLock Co-Founder and CEO, Gil Zimmermann Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year® in New England

CloudLock Co-Founder and CEO, Gil Zimmermann Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year® in New England

We love when our partners succeed. And today, we’re very pleased to offer congratulations to our portfolio company CloudLock, the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity solutions, and highlight their exemplary award recognition in the last couple weeks. Yesterday, co-founder and CEO Gil Zimmermann, was publicly named as EY Entrepreneur of the Year in New England, […]

Six Pre-Requisites for the New Wave of Enterprise IT Security Solutions

Six Pre-Requisites for the New Wave of Enterprise IT Security Solutions

  Given that IT security is a $60 billion market, you might think that we have robust solutions for keeping enterprise networks and data protected. But you’d be wrong. In reality, better than 1 in 5 enterprises—and likely more—has been compromised. In the past few years, the number of cyber-breaches and the sophistication of the […]

2012 a Year of Record Growth for V.i. Labs

Our portfolio company V.i. Labs recently issued a press release that highlighted the Company’s strong performance in 2012. See the release here. We are very pleased with the Company’s performance and congratulate the management team for a strong year. Software piracy remains an enormous problem for software providers. According to estimates from multiple analysts, the […]

Reflecting on a Successful Exit – Fidelis Security Systems

Reflecting on a Successful Exit – Fidelis Security Systems

I’d like to take a moment to congratulate Peter George and the entire management team at Fidelis Security Systems. The Company’s recent acquisition by General Dynamics is clear validation of Fidelis’ essential role in helping secure and monitor critical data for major business and government customers. Ascent is very appreciative of your efforts and thrilled […]