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Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country’s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that… Read more »

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Microsoft, Akamai to Back Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator

Microsoft, Akamai to Back Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator

Microsoft and Akamai Technologies will work with venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners to construct an accelerator in Israel that will focus on helping startup cybersecurity firms in the country. Participants… Read more »

L-3 to Host Cloud-Based Cyber Training, Certification Program; Les Rose Comments

L-3 to Host Cloud-Based Cyber Training, Certification Program; Les Rose Comments

L-3 Communications will host an international cybersecurity training and certification program on a company-operated, private cloud computing environment environment that will include introductory cyber defense practices, strategies and plans. The… Read more »

Craig Albert: Bechtel to Fund Cyber Defense Training Initiative at 2 Nat’l Labs

Craig Albert: Bechtel to Fund Cyber Defense Training Initiative at 2 Nat’l Labs

Bechtel has launched a recruitment and training program to help early-career information technology professionals learn to secure cyber infrastructures. The company said Monday that it will collaborate with the Lawrence… Read more »

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics‘ Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business has entered into Microsoft‘s Active Protections Program to get information on emerging cyber threats ahead of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletins to provide up-to-date protection… Read more »

Verizon Launches Web Application Firewall on Cloud; Andy Bokor Comments

Verizon Launches Web Application Firewall on Cloud; Andy Bokor Comments

Verizon‘s Digital Media Services arm is launching a beta version of its Web application firewall that is designed to protect Web applications and websites from cyber threats using rule sets… Read more »

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

C-level executives should take a more proactive role not only in drafting but also in implementing and following through with their enterprise’s cybersecurity policy, McKinsey & Company said in an Insights… Read more »

Serco Introduces UK-Based Cyber Training Program; Richard Preece Comments

Serco Introduces UK-Based Cyber Training Program; Richard Preece Comments

Serco has launched new program that aims to allow U.K.-based organizations to test their cybersecurity in a secure environment. The cbyX systems is designed to test both IT staff and management teams on… Read more »

Samuel Visner: CSC Adds New Cloud-Based Cyber Services

Samuel Visner: CSC Adds New Cloud-Based Cyber Services

Computer Sciences Corp. will offer three new services to enterprise and public sector customers as part of the company’s work to expand its cloud cybersecurity portfolio, CSC said Tuesday. CSC’s Cloud… Read more »

Symantec Initiates Program to Address Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

Symantec Initiates Program to Address Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

Symantec has launched its Cyber Career Connection (SC3) program that aims to address the workforce gap in cybersecurity careers worldwide and to find new opportunities for adolescents and young adults not necessarily… Read more »

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons-BHEF Team Aims to Help DC Region Build Cyber Workforce

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons-BHEF Team Aims to Help DC Region Build Cyber Workforce

Parsons is collaborating with the Business-Higher Education Forum to create a Greater Washington Cyber Network of cybersecurity professionals from academia, industry and government from Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company said Friday the… Read more »

Nathaniel Fick: Encourage Innovation to Secure Military Systems From Cyberwarfare

Nathaniel Fick: Encourage Innovation to Secure Military Systems From Cyberwarfare

Nathaniel Fick, chief executive of software and security solutions company Endgame, agrees with U.S. military officials and other cyber industry leaders that with the continued use of ever-evolving information and… Read more »

NSA Accredits 7 Companies for Cyber Incident Response Services

NSA Accredits 7 Companies for Cyber Incident Response Services

The National Security Agency has issued cyber incident response assistance accreditation to seven companies under the National Security Cyber Assistance Program, the Defense Daily Network reported Wednesday. Following an assessment of 21 focus areas,… Read more »

Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Global Partnerships Could Build Up Cyber Defense

Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Global Partnerships Could Build Up Cyber Defense

Northrop Grumman believes partnerships among enterprises and governments worldwide could pave the way for building up the defense infrastructures of organizations against cyber attacks. Kathy Warden, corporate vice president and president… Read more »

Esri, RedSeal Form GeoSpatial Cyber Analytics Team; Jeff Peters Comments

Esri, RedSeal Form GeoSpatial Cyber Analytics Team; Jeff Peters Comments

Esri and cybersecurity firm RedSeal Networks have partnered to develop a geospatial cyber framework with the goal of helping defense, civilian and intelligence customers avoid network threats. The alliance seeks… Read more »

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