Ballistic Ventures recruits top-notch security researchers as Threat Intelligence Advisors

January 10, 2024
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Ballistic Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on cybersecurity, has announced that renowned security researchers Jaime Blasco and Marshall Heilman have joined the company as threat intelligence advisors. The addition of Blasco and Heilman enhances the firm’s ability to provide guidance and support to its portfolio companies by leveraging their extensive knowledge and expertise in the cybersecurity landscape. Blasco is the founder and CTO of Nudge Security, a Ballistic portfolio company, and previously led the threat intelligence unit at AT&T Alien Labs. Heilman, on the other hand, has over 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry and was formerly the Global CTO for Mandiant, which is now part of Google Cloud. As threat intelligence advisors, Blasco and Heilman will assist Ballistic in making informed investments, guide portfolio companies in their threat intelligence research, and advise on emerging threats and innovative solutions to counter them. The addition of Blasco and Heilman aligns with Ballistic’s mission to support cybersecurity entrepreneurs and innovations by providing them with valuable insights and support from industry experts.

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