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Rapid7’s new boss, Corey Thomas, talks cybersecurity

In October, Corey Thomas took over as chief executive of the Boston network security firm Rapid7 Inc., a fast-growing tech company that is expected to go public as early as next year. Thomas took over the job from Mike Tuchen, a former boss at Microsoft Corp. and a longtime mentor. The Globe recently spoke with Thomas about computer security, ­minorities in the tech world, and getting Rapid7 ready for Wall Street.

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