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Kevin Winter: Booz Allen Exec Team Keys on IT Security in Threat Landscape

Kevin Winter: Booz Allen Exec Team Keys on IT Security in Threat Landscape

Booz Allen Hamilton‘s executive leaders have focused much of their attention on information technology security as the firm sees an increase in criminal activities against IT setups, Booz Allen Chief Information Officer… Read more »

FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt has called on information security leaders to embrace threat intelligence as a new, alternative basis for their defense platforms and security strategies, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday…. Read more »

Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Tool Supports US-Coalition Tactical Info Exchange

Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Tool Supports US-Coalition Tactical Info Exchange

General Dynamics has deployed version 11-S of its Trusted Network Environment software to the U.S. Central Command to facilitate the exchange of Secret-level classified information between the U.S. military and international coalition partners…. Read more »

Oracle-Sponsored Report Points to Enterprise Database as Security Focus

Oracle-Sponsored Report Points to Enterprise Database as Security Focus

A new Oracle-sponsored report indicates that organizations see needed improvements in enterprise database security as majority of respondents pointed to human error and abuse of access privilege as top concerns. The company… Read more »

ReportsnReports: Cloud, Data Security Programs to Fuel US Cyber Market Growth

ReportsnReports: Cloud, Data Security Programs to Fuel US Cyber Market Growth

A ReportsnReports study predicts network protection tools and services will comprise the largest segment of the U.S. cybersecurity market over the next 10 years. The U.S. cyber industry’s cloud segment is… Read more »

Norse-FireEye Team Selected for DOE Live Threat Defense Program; Sam Glines Comments

Norse-FireEye Team Selected for DOE Live Threat Defense Program; Sam Glines Comments

Norse Corp. has won a $1.9 million contract with the Energy Department to help detect live threats to national critical infrastructure owners and operators in the energy sector in collaboration with FireEye. Norse will… Read more »

Sri Sundaralingam: immixGroup to Offer Catbird’s Cloud Security, Compliance Tools to Gov’t Clients

Sri Sundaralingam: immixGroup to Offer Catbird’s Cloud Security, Compliance Tools to Gov’t Clients

Catbird will integrate its cloud security and compliance technologies with immixGroup‘s public sector offerings as part of a partnership agreement between the companies to address the changing security requirements of emerging… Read more »

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

Mission Secure Inc. has secured funding from investors to further transition the System-Aware Cybersecurity architecture into a commercial product. The Charlottesville-based company will pour the seed financing, led by private equity firm… Read more »

Unisys’ Roberto Tavano: Risk Mgmt, Awareness, Partnership to Help Counter Crime-as-a-Service

Unisys’ Roberto Tavano: Risk Mgmt, Awareness, Partnership to Help Counter Crime-as-a-Service

Roberto Tavano of Unisys says that increasing incidents of organized cyber crime and emergence of crime-as-a-service means companies should work further on risk management, collaboration and cyber awareness and education to protect their systems. Tavano — vice president… Read more »

KCG’s Matt Brown: Enterprises Should Keep ‘Foundational’ Cyber Tools Intact

KCG’s Matt Brown: Enterprises Should Keep ‘Foundational’ Cyber Tools Intact

Matt Brown, vice president of homeland security and cyber solutions at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations must ensure their information technology infrastructure has the basic tools to identify security vulnerabilities…. Read more »

Verizon’s Rafeeq Rehman: Active Monitoring, Response Plans Key in Data Breach Mitigation

Verizon’s Rafeeq Rehman: Active Monitoring, Response Plans Key in Data Breach Mitigation

Companies should actively monitor their networks, establish a crisis management plan and instill employee awareness to mitigate the impact of cyber attacks on both operations and business, Verizon‘s Rafeeq Rehman says. Recent incidents of… Read more »

KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

Scott Ackerman, vice president of civilian programs and technology partnerships at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations are adopting an intelligence-driven approach to the security of devices amid the rise of Internet of… Read more »

Carson Zimmerman: MITRE Proposes Threat-Based Defense for Government, Commercial Networks

Carson Zimmerman: MITRE Proposes Threat-Based Defense for Government, Commercial Networks

Carson Zimmerman, a MITRE principal cybersecurity engineer, has written a book intended to help government, academic and commercial organizations adopt strategies to defend their cyber-dependent information technology systems. He discussed… Read more »

ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020

ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020

New ABI Research data has forecast global cybersecurity spending will reach $100 billion by 2020 as governments intensify efforts to protect their financial, energy and defense infrastructures against a constantly evolving… Read more »

Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

Verizon announced that it has joined forces with FireEye to come up with new cyber defense products designed to be more flexible in addressing a fast-changing threat landscape. The partnership… Read more »

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