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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 »

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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 »

Scott Kaine: Cyveillance Threat Intell Platform to Focus on Analysis

Scott Kaine: Cyveillance Threat Intell Platform to Focus on Analysis

A QinetiQ subsidiary has launched a new cloud-based platform that aims to help security and risk professionals perform their own analyses of available threat intelligence using various investigative tools and data sources…. Read more »

Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk

Duncan Earl: DOE Makes Quantum Computing Push Through Grant to Qubitekk

Qubitekk, a San Diego-based startup company, has received a $3 million grant from the Energy Department to develop quantum encryption technology to secure the national power grid from hacking and other… Read more »

Amit Yoran: RSA’s New Integrated Platform Built for Compliance, Security Needs

Amit Yoran: RSA’s New Integrated Platform Built for Compliance, Security Needs

RSA, the security division of EMC, has launched the RSA Advanced Security Operations Center Solution to combinee several technologies that are designed to help enterprises detect emerging threats and mitigate network breaches. EMC said… Read more »

Force 3’s Greg Kushto: Follow Network Security Basics for Wider Threat Coverage

Force 3’s Greg Kushto: Follow Network Security Basics for Wider Threat Coverage

Federal agencies could be putting their networks at risk by focusing too many of their resources on specific types of cyber threats, Greg Kushto of Force 3 says. Kushto, director of Force 3’s security practice, wrote… Read more »

RSA Provides Risk Visualization Tool for Govt-Wide CDM Program

RSA Provides Risk Visualization Tool for Govt-Wide CDM Program

RSA has supplied the Department of Homeland Security with an enterprise-grade platform meant to provide user visibility into potential threats to federal information technology systems, GCN reported Wednesday. William Jackson… Read more »

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