For all the talk about a chronic shortage of exits for venture-backed companies, there is one segment of the venture-technology ecosystem that appears to be posed to go from hot to "hotter".

IT Security (ITSEC) – the umbrella descriptor for technologies designed to protect the digital superhighway – is coming into its own, and in a big way.

Coming on the heels of repeated breaches of government and corporate networks, theft of credit card records measured in the hundreds of millions and concerns over the security of medical records as they transition to digital storage and delivery, the security risk index on computer networks has moved from "potential" to "we’re under…

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