Philip Eliot of Paladin Capital: Cyber Security Is Not Going Away
As high-profile cyber attacks, like the one that recently hit Google Inc. (GOOG), become more common, Internet security is getting more attention at commercial organizations and especially in the government.
In light of this, Venture Capital Dispatch sat down with Philip Eliot, a principal at Paladin Capital Group, a multi-stage private equity fund with a focus on national security, to talk about why these threats are proliferating and how the opportunities are changing for entrepreneurs and investors in the space.
At Paladin Capital, Eliot sits on the board of Unitrends Software Corp., a maker of data protection appliances, and helped manage its investment in CloudShield Technologies Inc., a maker of network traffic management equipment, that recently was sold to Science Applications International Corp.
Here is an edited version of our interview: