About Us

We’re passionate about cybersecurity.

Our founders have a proven track record in the industry and a drive to advance application security everywhere.

Our Vision

We exist to see the connected world become more secure.

We want to see new security companies get their start and fledgling security companies become successful.

We provide funding and guidance along the way.

We want to see companies improve their application security posture.

As consultants, we are tenacious students when it comes to your unique product architecture, and then we bring years of experience to bear on helping your team continually deliver secure solutions.

We want to see the entire world be more knowledgable about application security.

We love to teach application security principles and provide free resources through podcasts, articles, and more.

What We Stand For

Our Values

Put the customer at the center.

We’re about your success.

Think like a security person.

Every contributor’s mindset matters.

Keep it simple.

Complexity adds attack vectors.

Crawl. Walk. Run.

Build momentum through small but effective changes that add up to something big.

Respect everyone's input.

Listening well produces better ideas and the best results.

Practice extreme ownership.

We own our mistakes, make things right, and move on.

Win together.

When an individual succeeds, the team celebrates.

Application security can always improve.

This is why we work to invest in innovative new ideas, to help your team implement the best security solutions, and to give away knowledge for free. We want to grow this industry and help others be successful along the way.

Our founders

We would love to meet you soon. Here’s a little about us.

Chris Romeo
Chris Romeo Co-founder and General Partner

Chris Romeo is a leading voice and thinker in application security, threat modeling, and security champions programs. He has founded multiple successful companies including Security Journey, which he led to a strategic exit in 2022. He has twenty-six years of security experience in startups, multinational corporations, and mid-sized companies. He has expertise in application security, security engineering, incident response, and Executive leadership. Chris is a highly rated industry speaker and trainer and holds the CISSP and CSSLP certifications.

Deb Romeo
Deb Romeo Co-founder and CFO

Deb Romeo brings extensive knowledge and experience of SaaS financial stability. With nearly seven years as the CFO and Co-Founder of Security Journey, her role was instrumental in the company’s fiscal success. Her expansive experience traverses the intricate landscape of startup finances, operational efficiency, and sustainable growth. In addition to her for-profit work, Deb extends her expertise in financial coordination to the local community as the Ministry and Finance Coordinator at Redeemer Community Church. Deb also lends her knowledge of financial leadership and strategic foresight as CFO and Co-Founder at Devici.

Ready to learn more?

Contact us and let’s make the world more secure together.

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