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KCG’s Matt Brown: Enterprises Should Keep ‘Foundational’ Cyber Tools Intact

KCG’s Matt Brown: Enterprises Should Keep ‘Foundational’ Cyber Tools Intact

Matt Brown, vice president of homeland security and cyber solutions at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations must ensure their information technology infrastructure has the basic tools to identify security vulnerabilities…. Read more »

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KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

Scott Ackerman, vice president of civilian programs and technology partnerships at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations are adopting an intelligence-driven approach to the security of devices amid the rise of Internet of… Read more »

ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020

ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020

New ABI Research data has forecast global cybersecurity spending will reach $100 billion by 2020 as governments intensify efforts to protect their financial, energy and defense infrastructures against a constantly evolving… Read more »

Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

Verizon announced that it has joined forces with FireEye to come up with new cyber defense products designed to be more flexible in addressing a fast-changing threat landscape. The partnership… Read more »

Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets has released a new report that projects the cybersecurity market for U.S. federal agencies to grow 7.41 percent in value by 2018. The report covers the period of 2014 through 2018 and… Read more »

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Government agencies will continue to see an increase in their budget requests for cyber operations even as overall budgets remain flat, according to KCG President Maryann Hirsch. In a piece for… Read more »

Jim Anderson: BAE Platform Aims to Secure Ops-IT Link in Industrial Systems

Jim Anderson: BAE Platform Aims to Secure Ops-IT Link in Industrial Systems

BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence division has developed an offering to protect industrial systems and critical national infrastructure, particularly in the energy and utilities sector, from cyberattacks and other security concerns. The… Read more »

Drew Morin: TCS-LR Kimball Team to Offer Gov’t Agencies Net Security Services

Drew Morin: TCS-LR Kimball Team to Offer Gov’t Agencies Net Security Services

TeleCommunication Systems has partnered with CDI Engineering Solutions‘ infrastructure services business unit L.R. Kimball to offer cybersecurity services for government customer networks at the state and local levels. The team will work to review… Read more »

ABI’s Michela Menting: Cyber a ‘Fledgling’ Matter in Internet of Things

ABI’s Michela Menting: Cyber a ‘Fledgling’ Matter in Internet of Things

A new report from ABI Research outlines market demand for cybersecurity tools from Internet of Things users in areas such as consumer privacy and data protection. The market intelligence firm said Friday that current product development requirements and… Read more »

SAIC to OfferClients Bromium Security Tools; Charles Onstott Comments

SAIC to OfferClients Bromium Security Tools; Charles Onstott Comments

Science Applications International Corp. will provide Bromium‘s vSentry and Live Attack Visualization Analysis endpoint security products to customers through SAIC’s CyberSecurity Edge offering. “The evolution of cyberattacks and advanced persistent threats are making… Read more »

Peter George: General Dynamics Fidelis, Bit9 Expand Cyber Tech Partnership

Peter George: General Dynamics Fidelis, Bit9 Expand Cyber Tech Partnership

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions has expanded a collaboration with Bit9 + Carbon Black to help clients identify and mitigate threats at the endpoint level. The partnership allows Fidelis’ security… Read more »

UMD System to Help MITRE Run Cyber R&D Support Hub; Alfred Grasso Comments

UMD System to Help MITRE Run Cyber R&D Support Hub; Alfred Grasso Comments

MITRE will team up with the University System of Maryland to operate a federally-funded research-and-development center in Rockville, Maryland that will carry out R&D, engineering and technical services in the cybersecurity field. UMD campuses… Read more »

MITRE’s Carson Zimmerman Pens New Computer Network Defense Book

MITRE’s Carson Zimmerman Pens New Computer Network Defense Book

Carson Zimmerman, principal cybersecurity engineer at MITRE Corp., has outlined strategies to bolster computer network defense across the government, industry, academia and nonprofit sector in his new book. The book, entitled Ten Strategies of… Read more »

BlackBerry’s Jeffrey Ait: Incentive Policies Could Help Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

BlackBerry’s Jeffrey Ait: Incentive Policies Could Help Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

The need for stronger cyber protection has reached a “critical juncture” and lawmakers should consider introducing measures to close the information technology skills shortage, BlackBerry‘s Jeffrey Ait writes in an… Read more »

Richard Turner: FireEye Seeks to Keep Laya Patient Data Secure with Threat Monitoring Tool

Richard Turner: FireEye Seeks to Keep Laya Patient Data Secure with Threat Monitoring Tool

FireEye has been awarded a contract to provide Laya Healthcare with threat monitoring tools for the Irish insurance company to secure its data.. FireEye’s cloud-based security platform works to offer analysis of… Read more »

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