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David Cronin: Booz Allen Offers Guidelines to Help Utilities Fight Cyber Threats

David Cronin: Booz Allen Offers Guidelines to Help Utilities Fight Cyber Threats

Booz Allen Hamilton has created a set of guidelines for energy companies to protect infrastructures from cyber attacks and to help operators comply with security standards established by the North… Read more »

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IBM Unveils Threat, Data Defense Tools; Kristin Lovejoy Comments

IBM Unveils Threat, Data Defense Tools; Kristin Lovejoy Comments

IBM has introduced two security tools that the company built to help large enterprise customers safeguard their data and systems from cyber threats, USA Today reported Monday. Elizabeth Weise writes… Read more »

Vormetric’s Damian Harvey: IT Pros Not Yet Fully Aware of Insider Threat Impact

Vormetric’s Damian Harvey: IT Pros Not Yet Fully Aware of Insider Threat Impact

Damian Harvey, country manager for Australia and New Zealand at Vormetric, said Australian information technology professionals have yet to become fully aware of the damage an insider threat could bring to… Read more »

Tech Association Responds to Proposed Cyber Requirements for Gov’t Contractors

Tech Association Responds to Proposed Cyber Requirements for Gov’t Contractors

The Telecommunications Industry Association has submitted comments to the General Services Administration on a proposal to adopt cybersecurity standards for the federal acquisition and contracting process, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark… Read more »

SafeNet: Global Data Breaches Up 200% in Q1 2014

SafeNet: Global Data Breaches Up 200% in Q1 2014

SafeNet‘s Breach Level Index report indicates that hackers stole more than 200 million records in the first quarter of 2014, a 233 percent increase as compared to the same period… Read more »

Christopher Zannetos: Employee Education, Access Mgmt Can Support IT Security Teams

Christopher Zannetos: Employee Education, Access Mgmt Can Support IT Security Teams

A new survey from Courion evaluated how the role of the information technology executive has changed and how the executive’s team tam function as a support system, Christopher Zannetos, president and… Read more »

Ed Hammersla: Raytheon Applied Customer Feedback to Update Cyber, Insider Threat Tool

Ed Hammersla: Raytheon Applied Customer Feedback to Update Cyber, Insider Threat Tool

Raytheon worked with user feedback on previous versions of an insider threat and policy management product to include new features in an upgraded package. The company built PUMA Policy Pack… Read more »

Verizon’s Janet Brumfield: Enterprises Should Consider Partnering With MSSPs

Verizon’s Janet Brumfield: Enterprises Should Consider Partnering With MSSPs

Verizon Enterprise Solutions recommends that companies partner with a managed security service provider to defend their networks against cyberattacks as they turn to technologies such as mobility, big data and cloud. Janet… Read more »

Neustar Survey: Repeat DDoS Attacks Hit 90% of North American Firms in 2013

Neustar Survey: Repeat DDoS Attacks Hit 90% of North American Firms in 2013

Nearly 90 percent of 450 North American businesses surveyed by Neustar experienced repeat distributed denial of service attacks in 2013. Data from Neustar’s “DDoS Attacks and Impacts Report” indicates that… Read more »

Boeing, root9B Offer Updated Cyber Training Tool; Per Beith Comments

Boeing, root9B Offer Updated Cyber Training Tool; Per Beith Comments

Boeing has integrated its simulation and intelligence training platform with root9B‘s cybersecurity training content to help users develop new cyber tools. The Boeing Cyber Range-in-a-Box is built to contain virtual scenarios from… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Cloud Adoption, Wireless Communication to Drive Cyber Market’s Growth Through 2019

MarketsandMarkets: Cloud Adoption, Wireless Communication to Drive Cyber Market’s Growth Through 2019

A new five-year forecast from research firm MarketsandMarkets says cloud computing adoption and wireless communications will be among the forces that will drive growth in the global cybersecurity market through… Read more »

Kevin Mandia: Mandiant Research Finds Improvements In Enterprise Threat Detection

Kevin Mandia: Mandiant Research Finds Improvements In Enterprise Threat Detection

Mandiant has published a new report that analyzes the motives and targets of advanced threat attacks that occurred in 2013 and describes how malicious actors compromise enterprise data. Data from the… Read more »

FireEye IDs Malware Evasion Tactics; Abhishek Singh Comments

FireEye IDs Malware Evasion Tactics; Abhishek Singh Comments

FireEye has updated a report that outlines techniques some malware authors use to evade a network infrastructure’s traditional defenses. The latest release of “Hot Knives Through Butter: Evading File-Based Sandboxes”… Read more »

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Expands Md. Cyber Center with New Training, Conference Facility

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Expands Md. Cyber Center with New Training, Conference Facility

Parsons Corp. has launched a training and conference center in Columbia, Md. The 4,000-square-foot facility located in Parsons’ Columbia cybercenter houses operations areas, labs and innovation centers, the company said… Read more »

Vormetric Enters Australia, New Zealand Cybersecurity Markets; Damian Harvey Comments

Vormetric Enters Australia, New Zealand Cybersecurity Markets; Damian Harvey Comments

Vormetric has extended its data protection technology business into the Australian and New Zealand markets in an effort to help more government and enterprise clients avoid cybersecurity problems. Damian Harvey,… Read more »

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