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SafeNet’s Prakash Panjwani: Key Management, Access Control Essential for Enterprise Data Security

SafeNet’s Prakash Panjwani: Key Management, Access Control Essential for Enterprise Data Security

Prakash Panjwani, president and CEO of SafeNet, believes organizations must go beyond encryption to protect their most sensitive data against breach, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Mathew Schwartz writes Panjwani said it… Read more »

Dan Verwiel: Northrop Helps Assess Security of MDA’s Missile Defense Networks

Dan Verwiel: Northrop Helps Assess Security of MDA’s Missile Defense Networks

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and Northrop Grumman have partnered to conduct a five-day command cyber readiness inspection at the agency’s Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center in Colorado. Northrop… Read more »

Mission Secure to Demo Cyber Defense for Autonomous Ground Vehicles

Mission Secure to Demo Cyber Defense for Autonomous Ground Vehicles

Mission Secure Inc. has teamed up with Perrone Robotics and the University of Virginia to launch a pilot program intended to protect autonomous ground vehicles from cyber threats, Defense Systems reported… Read more »

FireEye Report Notes Challenges in Alert Mgmt at Large Enterprises; David Bianco Comments

FireEye Report Notes Challenges in Alert Mgmt at Large Enterprises; David Bianco Comments

A new FireEye report indicates that many large enterprises in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe experience challenges in managing security alerts due to concerns on budget, quality and response times. The… Read more »

General Dynamics’ Nadia Short: High-Profile Threats Spur Demand for Cyber Defense Products

General Dynamics’ Nadia Short: High-Profile Threats Spur Demand for Cyber Defense Products

A rise in breach incidents has prompted U.S. government agencies to invest more on cybersecurity tools against insider threats or outsider attacks, according to General Dynamics executive Nadia Short, Reuters reported… Read more »

Steve Firestone: Data Breaches, Mobile Apps Demand to Influence Firms’ ID Mgmt Strategies

Steve Firestone: Data Breaches, Mobile Apps Demand to Influence Firms’ ID Mgmt Strategies

CA Technologies has highlighted five trends that the company believes will shape security professionals’ approach to identity and access management in 2015. The company forecasts that organizations will move away… Read more »

Leidos’ Rob Zitz: White House Should Push for Govt-Industry Cyber Intell Exchange

Leidos’ Rob Zitz: White House Should Push for Govt-Industry Cyber Intell Exchange

Rob Zitz, chief systems architect at Leidos, said he hopes that President Barack Obama would urge public and private organizations to bolster sharing of cyber threat intelligence, the Washington Business… Read more »

Carahsoft Adds Gigamon Traffic Visibility Product to GSA Schedule

Carahsoft Adds Gigamon Traffic Visibility Product to GSA Schedule

Carahsoft Technology will offer Gigamon‘s Unified Visibility Fabric product to government clients via a GSA Schedule contract and act as the master government aggregator for the traffic visibility networking provider. “IT network and security… Read more »

BAE’s Scott McVicar: Companies Seek to Boost Cyber Measures Against New Tactics

BAE’s Scott McVicar: Companies Seek to Boost Cyber Measures Against New Tactics

BAE Systems predicts that 2015 will see developments in technology, regulation and other cybersecurity aspects as cyber threats continue to evolve and impact efforts to combat digital crime. The company said Wednesday that Scott… Read more »

Xerox’s Chuck Brooks: Preparation, Commitment Key for Govt-Industry Cyber Partnerships

Xerox’s Chuck Brooks: Preparation, Commitment Key for Govt-Industry Cyber Partnerships

A new level of public-private collaboration is needed to implement data sharing, incident response and detection strategies to prevent future cyber attacks, Xerox executive Chuck Brooks writes in a Federal… Read more »

iSight Partners Secures $30M in Series C Venture Round; John Watters Comments

iSight Partners Secures $30M in Series C Venture Round; John Watters Comments

ISight Partners has raised $30 million in a Series C round of equity financing with Bessemer Venture Partners as iSight seeks to expand its cyber threat intelligence offerings in the security… Read more »

Chris Finan: Malware Against Mobile Payment  to ‘Become More Prevalent’ in 2015

Chris Finan: Malware Against Mobile Payment to ‘Become More Prevalent’ in 2015

Chris Finan, head of Manifold Security, believes malware that targets mobile payment credentials “will become more prevalent” in 2015, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Cyber experts forecast that hackers will resort to… Read more »

AT&T’s Chris Smith: New Cyber Laws Could Pave Way for Unified Threat Defense

AT&T’s Chris Smith: New Cyber Laws Could Pave Way for Unified Threat Defense

Chris Smith, vice president of technology for AT&T‘s government solutions business, has told Federal News Radio that five recently passed cybersecurity bills could help U.S. government agencies develop a unified… Read more »

GovCon Leaders Talk Federal Cyber Defense in Sony Hack’s Wake

GovCon Leaders Talk Federal Cyber Defense in Sony Hack’s Wake

The widely-reported cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that compromised emails written by the movie and television company’s leaders and personal information of employees took another turn Friday when the… Read more »

FireEye to Help DC’s CTO Update City’s Cyber Platform; Tony Cole Comments

FireEye to Help DC’s CTO Update City’s Cyber Platform; Tony Cole Comments

The District of Columbia has selected FireEye to provide technology designed to protect critical systems and sensitive data against sophisticated cyber threats. FireEye said Monday it will work to help… Read more »

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