COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

Investing in Cybersecurity's Post-Pandemic Future

Hank Thomas of Strategic Cyber Ventures on How the Industry Is Poised to Emerge From Crisis
Hank Thomas, CEO, Strategic Cyber Ventures

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, venture capitalist Hank Thomas helped launch SCVX, a cybersecurity-focused special purpose acquisition company. Post-pandemic, Thomas sees a bright future in filling what he sees as the market need for a scalable, integrated platform.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Thomas, the CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures and CTO and board member of SCVX, discusses:

  • The COVID-19 impact on the cybersecurity sector;
  • His vision of the industry post-pandemic;
  • The mission of SCVX to invest in a cornerstone cybersecurity company.

Thomas, a cybersecurity-focused venture capitalist, is co-founder, and CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, a Washington-based boutique venture capital firm solely focused on cybersecurity. He is a U.S. Army Intelligence veteran and former cybersecurity consultant and executive who leverages 22 years of experience to identify, invest in and develop differentiated technology teams positioned to innovate and secure global computer networks. He serves as a member of the board of directors for cybersecurity product companies Polarity, IDDataWeb and TrapX Security. He is also a member of the Consumer Electronics Show advisory board and the U.S. Cyber Moonshot advisory board at Auburn University.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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