#55 New Concepts in Managing Cyberisk from a Startup
Our students are Christopher Smith and Taiwo Abioye. They are all affiliated with the Technology Management Program at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies. .
Our startup is Emergynt. Emergynt takes a look at cybersecurity by assessing risks and making predictions.
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“So he’s a nerd but he talks good.” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
“What our product actually does is it discovers the risk that is lurking in an organization” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
“We also presented at SXSW last year in their incubator program” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
“We tell them where they might have a digital incident next. So we’re actually doing predictive risk analytics” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
“We’re focusing really at financial services, some federal government agencies cause they have a regulatory burden for risk management, but it’s the risk officer” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
“But what we do that nobody else does is we actually model a statistical projection of how much it could cost. So then we say, “If this happens in your environment it’s going to cost your legal 5 million dollars.” Joel Benge, Emergent Network Defense
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If you enjoyed this podcast, you may want to listen to interview #31 Sean Weppner from Nisos talk about overcoming complex challenges in federal information technology.
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