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FireEye’s Kevin Mandia: Employee Training Key to Cyber Threat Detection

FireEye’s Kevin Mandia: Employee Training Key to Cyber Threat Detection

FireEye President Kevin Mandia has recommended enterprises emphasize training of employees in order to build up the human aspects of cyber threat detection efforts, CNBC reported Sunday. The goal is for 10… Read more »

Booz Allen to Implement Cyber Tools at 8 Agencies for DHS’ CDM Program

Booz Allen to Implement Cyber Tools at 8 Agencies for DHS’ CDM Program

Booz Allen Hamilton will implement cybersecurity tools across eight government agencies under a $39.3 million task order contract for the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, Federal News Radio reported… Read more »

Lockheed’s Charles Croom: Cybersecurity a ‘Game of Economics’

Lockheed’s Charles Croom: Cybersecurity a ‘Game of Economics’

Lockheed Martin uses computer forensic tools to identify sophisticated threat actors that probe the firm’s cyber networks, FCW reported Tuesday. Sean Lyngaas writes that Lockheed shares threat profiles collected at… Read more »

Nadia Short: General Dynamics to Keep Gov’t Cyber Business Focus After Fidelis Sale

Nadia Short: General Dynamics to Keep Gov’t Cyber Business Focus After Fidelis Sale

General Dynamics plans to continue work its core cyber portfolio for government amid the pending sale of its Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions unit, a General Dynamics executive has told Reuters. “[We] are continuing to… Read more »

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Hosts NSA’s Cyber Defense Training Exercise

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Hosts NSA’s Cyber Defense Training Exercise

Parsons has helped to kick off National Security Agency-run cyber defense exercise that runs between April 13 and April 17 to help train students on secure network operations. At least 100 students from… Read more »

Northrop Opens New UK Cyber Facility in UK; Andrew Tyler Comments

Northrop Opens New UK Cyber Facility in UK; Andrew Tyler Comments

Northrop Grumman has opened a fresh cyber facility in Gloucestershire, U.K., with the goal of helping customers in the country and other parts of Europe to combat cyber threats. The… Read more »

FireEye Examines Operations of APT 30 Threat Group; Dan McWhorter Comments

FireEye Examines Operations of APT 30 Threat Group; Dan McWhorter Comments

FireEye said an advanced persistent threat group known as APT 30 has been targeting corporations and government entities in India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia since 2005. According… Read more »

RSA Survey: Majority of Firms Unprepared for Advanced Cyber Threats

RSA Survey: Majority of Firms Unprepared for Advanced Cyber Threats

A global study from RSA, the security division of EMC, has shown that most organizations struggle to adopt tools and methods for preventing or mitigating sophisticated cyber threats. The Global… Read more »

IBM: US Corporations Targeted in Online Banking Fraud

IBM: US Corporations Targeted in Online Banking Fraud

IBM‘s security researchers have identified an international cyber crime group using phishing emails, sophisticated malware and scam phone calls to steal money from large U.S.-based companies, Reuters reported Thursday. Bill… Read more »

Army Seeks Contractors for Cyber Support to US Forces Korea

Army Seeks Contractors for Cyber Support to US Forces Korea

The U.S. Army is soliciting offers from contractors to provide personnel, tools, materials, facilities, transportation, equipment, supplies and associated cyber-related support services to United States Forces Korea‘s Joint Cyber Center. In the… Read more »

Visiongain: Cybersecurity Market to Hit $75B by 2015

Visiongain: Cybersecurity Market to Hit $75B by 2015

Visiongain forecasts that the global cybersecurity market will reach a value of $75.4 billion by the end of 2015 due to continued cyber issues and legislation and investment activity focused on cyber capabilities…. Read more »

KCG Appointment Highlights Renewed Focus on New Areas in Security, Risk Mgmt

KCG Appointment Highlights Renewed Focus on New Areas in Security, Risk Mgmt

Knowledge Consulting Group has appointed Matt Mitchell to lead its commercial security solutions division as the company works to expand its business in the commercial market. The company said Monday the former director of risk… Read more »

Deloitte, Verizon to Integrate Cyber Offerings for Enterprise Clients; Mike Denning Comments

Deloitte, Verizon to Integrate Cyber Offerings for Enterprise Clients; Mike Denning Comments

Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions have forged an alliance to combine their offerings in a move to help customers respond to cyber threats. The companies will integrate Verizon’s computer forensics,… Read more »

Tom Vecchiolla: Raytheon, Estonia’s Military Forge Cyber Partnership

Tom Vecchiolla: Raytheon, Estonia’s Military Forge Cyber Partnership

Raytheon and Estonia’s military have entered into a long-term arrangement to partner on cybersecurity initiatives following talks on bilateral defense cooperation in a recent Washington visit by Estonian Defense Secretary Mikk Marran. “Combining Estonia’s world… Read more »

RSA’s Mike Brown: Cybersecurity Framework, Added Legislation to Support Obama Cyber EO

RSA’s Mike Brown: Cybersecurity Framework, Added Legislation to Support Obama Cyber EO

Additional legislation on liability protections, national data breach reporting and legal sanctions are needed to supplement President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity executive order to drive cyber information sharing, according to Mike Brown of… Read more »

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