In this episode of the Security Ledger podcast, we interview Josh McCarthy, the co-founder of Revelstoke Security, about the challenge of launching a start-up just as the COVID pandemic was breaking across the globe and forcing society – and the economy – into lockdown. We also talk about the growing demand for Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (or SOAR) technology to make sense of the storm of security data and feeds, and Revelstoke’s unique approach to managing security data.
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The COVID pandemic proved to be a ‘make or break’ moment for many companies. The sudden shift from in-office to remote work disrupted long established work patterns and had ripple effects throughout the economy – from commercial real estate to the restaurant and dry cleaning businesses.
Meet the shutdown start-up Josh McCarthy is the Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Revelstoke Security.
For technology start-ups, however, the effects were more muted. The flexible work arrangements and heavy reliance on managed, cloud based infrastructure and tooling often meant that life during COVID was “business as usual.” But what about trying to launch a start up