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Steven Chabinsky: Companies Must Change Mindsets as Threat Landscape Evolves

Steven Chabinsky: Companies Must Change Mindsets as Threat Landscape Evolves

Steven Chabinsky, senior vice president and chief risk officer at security startup Crowdstrike, has called on companies to reassess their cybersecurity strategies and involve all departments in their mitigation and… Read more »

Deloitte Obtains Oracle Validated Integration for ‘Technology for Work Opportunity Tax Credit’ software

Deloitte Obtains Oracle Validated Integration for ‘Technology for Work Opportunity Tax Credit’ software

(PRNEWSWIRE)—Deloitte LLP, a leader in Oracle implementation and related services and Diamond level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) announced today that they have obtained Oracle Validated Integration for its… Read more »

Brad Medairy: Booz Allen Receives NSA Recognition for Cyber Response Service

Brad Medairy: Booz Allen Receives NSA Recognition for Cyber Response Service

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a cyber incident response certification from the National Security Agency for the firm’s work to provide cyber response aid to national security systems customers. The firm went through… Read more »

Finmeccanica Launches Cyber Defense Center in Central Italy; Andrea Biraghi Comments

Finmeccanica Launches Cyber Defense Center in Central Italy; Andrea Biraghi Comments

Finmeccanica’s Selex ES business unit has opened a cyber defense center in central Italy in a move to expand its cybersecurity offerings for government and commercial clients, Defense News reported… Read more »

Intel Targets Solutions to Water Supply Issues Through Big Data

Intel Targets Solutions to Water Supply Issues Through Big Data

(INTEL)—The use and application of Big Data systems to overcome those obstacles deemed previously insurmountable was a breaking-through for the business world, now moving forward with companies like Intel and… Read more »

Sandia Labs Seeks Partners to Develop Ephemeral Biometrics for Cyber ID Mgmt

Sandia Labs Seeks Partners to Develop Ephemeral Biometrics for Cyber ID Mgmt

A laboratory run by Lockheed Martin‘s Sandia subsidiary is seeking partners for research and development into ephemeral biometrics for cyber identity management and insider threat monitoring functions. Sandia National Laboratories is looking… Read more »

GE Buys Wurldtech for Cybersecurity Market Push

GE Buys Wurldtech for Cybersecurity Market Push

General Electric has purchased Canadian company Wurldtech for an undisclosed amount in an effort to help better protect operation technology networks, ETF Daily News reported today. Tom Sandford writes that… Read more »

Cloudera Acquires Data Security Firm Gazzang in Enterprise Push

Cloudera Acquires Data Security Firm Gazzang in Enterprise Push

(INFORMATIONWEEK)–“The leading Hadoop platform is now the most secure.” Commercial Hadoop vendor Cloudera announced Tuesday that they had successfully purchased big data security firm Gazzang, stepping up their game to… Read more »

Google Unveils Encryption Tool to Bolster Internet Security

Google Unveils Encryption Tool to Bolster Internet Security

Google released a new encryption tool that the company built to help users secure their internet privacy, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Nicole Perlroth writes that the tool, dubbed… Read more »

Chandra McMahon: Lockheed Met NSA Criteria for Incident Response Accreditation

Chandra McMahon: Lockheed Met NSA Criteria for Incident Response Accreditation

Lockheed Martin has been certified by the National Security Agency to offer incident management services designed to help government agencies respond to attacks at the network layer. The company received… Read more »

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft has opened a cybersecurity accelerator hub in Israel in a move to mentor startup businesses in the country, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Microsoft Ventures has partnered… Read more »

McKinsey Cyber Report Details Growing Risks to Companies, Economies

McKinsey Cyber Report Details Growing Risks to Companies, Economies

A new McKinsey & Co. study has highlighted the potential economic risks posed by a growing number of cyberattacks amid companies with cybersecurity capabilities that are still in the emergent stage…. Read more »

Lockheed Extends National Cyber Range Operations Support for Five Years

Lockheed Extends National Cyber Range Operations Support for Five Years

Lockheed Martin has received a five-year, $14 million contract to continue its operation and sustainment support for cyber operation simulations at the National Cyber Range, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes… Read more »

NATO Adds FireEye Threat Defense Tool to Info Assurance Product Catalogue; Paul Davis Comments

NATO Adds FireEye Threat Defense Tool to Info Assurance Product Catalogue; Paul Davis Comments

NATO has added a FireEye-built threat prevention tool to the alliance’s Information Assurance Product Catalogue and certified the platform for use by member nations and partner organizations. The NIAPC vets… Read more »

David DeWalt: FireEye Study on Attack Data Reveals Vulnerabilities in 97% of Cases

David DeWalt: FireEye Study on Attack Data Reveals Vulnerabilities in 97% of Cases

A new FireEye study that looked into companies’ cyber defenses has found vulnerabilities in most architectures, which CEO David DeWalt says signals a need for a purpose-built offering against advanced, ever-evolving threats. The… Read more »

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