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29 - 8/21 - Show Notes

In this episode:

Patrick Walsh, CEO of IronCore Labs is our feature guest. Plus bad news from root9B and DirectDefense, and good news from InteliSecure, Optiv, Target, Oracle, Denver Startup Week, and WebRoot.

Will root9B be around for next quarter's Cybersecurity 500 list?

"Welcome to the world’s largest pay-for-play data exfiltration botnet." That's what Colorado's own DirectDefense said about Carbon Black this week. And root9B, the public security company in Colorado Springs that's topped the Cybersecurity 500 list for the last 6 quarters, is in dire straits. Creditors are planning to auction their assets on August 31st. More routine stories include: Three Colorado security companies made the Inc 5000, Target brings next-day delivery to Denver, Gail Coury and ISSA COS get recognized, there WILL be a Cybersecurity Panel at Denver Startup Week, WebRoot makes an acquisition, and a chance for you to help out students at Red Rocks Community College.

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Feature interview:

Patrick Walsh is the founder and CEO of Boulder-based IronCorp Labs. They just made it through the TechStars program and tells tales of the experience. Patrick has had a great career, and shares his learnings along the way.

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