Pallas Ventures Joins Second Front Systems Fundraise


Second Front Systems (2F), a public benefit software company that equips defense and national security professionals for long-term, continuous competition for access to emerging technologies, announced today an oversubscribed extension of $2.1 million to their original $6 million seed round led by ARTIS Ventures. In addition to all current investors 8VC, Kleiner Perkins, Gula Tech Adventures, and Abstract Ventures, this extension also includes a new investment from strategic partner Pallas Ventures.

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Extreme Uncertainty #17 - Ron Gula - Co-Founder for Life


Mike Ravenscroft and Mike Leffer interviewed me for episode #17 of the Extreme Uncertainty show. They both come from a cybersecurity incubator, start-up, early investor background and had great questions. We covered lots of topics that will be of interest to anyone running or thinking about running a cybersecurity company. Read More…

Ready, Set, Secure Podcast


On the "Ready, Set, Secure" podcast, I was able to share some history about Tenable, the Dragon intrusion detection system and doing "Gula Tech" investing and nonprofit cybersecurity work with Michael Farnum and Nick DiPasquale of Set Solutions Inc.

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Episode #3 - C Chris Crowley - 2020 Security Operations Center Survey Results


Ron Gula interviews Chris Crowley about the results of the 2020 Security Operations Survey. In this hour long interview, we discuss how there are two types of SOCs and how this affects budget, staffing, technology effectiveness and overall cybersecurity.


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Red Hat to Acquire StackRox


Congratulations to the team at Stackrox for the recent announcement that Red Hat intends to acquire them. StackRox offers the industry’s first Kubernetes-native security platform which protects cloud-native apps across the full lifecycle — build, deploy, and runtime. StackRox is strategically aligned with Red Hat’s view on offering security capabilities that enable a full-stack solution for those looking for enterprise-ready hybrid cloud solutions. Ron and Cyndi invested in an early Stackrox seed round in 2015. Read More…

BarCode Episode 9: DRAGON WIZARD with RON GULA


I enjoyed being a guest on episode 9 of Chris Glanden's BarCode podcast. The show discusses cybersecurity in a speakeasy atmosphere. We got to talk a good bit about my experiences with Tenable Network Security and Network Security Wizards, doing cyber investing and the Gula Tech Foundation. We also talked about some of the very cool bars and distilleries here in Maryland.
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