3 Things: Seminar Series Tackles Cybersecurity


A cybersecurity seminar is happening in Dallas, a Frisco entrepreneur digitizes youth sports, and a new program for website security has been launched.

Protection 1 will be hosting a series of seminars for small and mid-sized businesses in the DFW area that started Tuesday and runs through mid-August. Production 1 Cybersecurity in DFW will have networking and Q&A’s available after each seminar. Focusing on hacking and cybersecurity for businesses, the seminars will have speakers from various security groups and an FBI agent. The Dallas Business Journal has more about the events and the schedule here

A Frisco-based CEO is hoping to solve a common problem among youth sports teams. With the backing of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his family, and Providence Equity Partners, Rob Wechsler raised $100 million in 60 days. Blue Star Sports is a place where youth sports coaches and managers can run their teams easier and more efficiently through technology. The Dallas Morning News has more about the brand here

The founder of SoftLayer, Lance Crosby, has launched a new cybersecurity company after gaining $150 million in Series A funding. StackPath will gather and analyze information from the Internet and detect and identify real-time threats. StackPath stores the information to be available to StackPath subscribers. The Dallas-based company already has over 30,000 customers. D Magazine has more about the company here. 

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