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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 »

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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 »

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 »

Raytheon’s Mike Crouse: All Org Stakeholders Have Role to Play in Data Protection

Raytheon’s Mike Crouse: All Org Stakeholders Have Role to Play in Data Protection

All components of an organization have a role to play in helping prevent security breaches by employees whether by accident or with intent, according to Mike Crouse, director of insider… Read more »

Mike Fey: Verizon Report Fingers Cyberespionage as Cause Behind 22% of Security Breaches

Mike Fey: Verizon Report Fingers Cyberespionage as Cause Behind 22% of Security Breaches

A Verizon security research report indicates that cyberespionage was the motive behind 22 percent of breach incidents over the past year. Mike Fey, chief technology officer for Intel‘s security business,… Read more »

TCS Helps Launch Cyber Training Courses; Drew Morin Comments

TCS Helps Launch Cyber Training Courses; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has partnered with the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants to introduce its cyber training courses to help meet the demand for cybersecurity training services. The Center for Advanced… Read more »

FireEye’s Nart Villeneuve: Hacker Group ‘Ajax’ Targets Dissidents in Iran

FireEye’s Nart Villeneuve: Hacker Group ‘Ajax’ Targets Dissidents in Iran

FireEye has uncovered evidence of a hacking organization that has been operating since 2009 and has primarily targeted both Iranian dissidents and U.S. defense businesses. Dubbed “Ajax Security Team,” the… Read more »

NJVC’s Robert Michalsky: Verizon Data Breach Report to Guide Cyber Risk Management

NJVC’s Robert Michalsky: Verizon Data Breach Report to Guide Cyber Risk Management

As Verizon releases the 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, NJVC Principal Robert Michalsky notes that 92 percent of the more than 100,000 breaches and security incidents covered in the past decade can be grouped within nine attack… Read more »

McKinsey Report Examines Cybercrime’s Effects on Business Strategies

McKinsey Report Examines Cybercrime’s Effects on Business Strategies

A study by McKinsey & Co. and the World Economic Forum found that more than 50 percent of professionals worldwide believe that cybersecurity threats pose strategic risks to their organizations…. Read more »

Lockheed Helps Nonprofit Add Cyber Standards Into Open Source Platform; Rohan Amin Comments

Lockheed Helps Nonprofit Add Cyber Standards Into Open Source Platform; Rohan Amin Comments

Lockheed Martin has partnered with the Open Information Security Foundation to integrate cybersecurity standards into OISF’s open source intrusion detection and intrusion prevention platform for automated sharing of cyber threat data. The company… Read more »

Mohamed Abdelhak: IBM, Mobily to Help Review Saudi Ministry’s Data Protection Strategy

Mohamed Abdelhak: IBM, Mobily to Help Review Saudi Ministry’s Data Protection Strategy

Saudi Arabia’s education ministry has selected IBM and Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) to look at how the country’s school system can strengthen its information security by using the companies’ assessment tools. Mohamed… Read more »

Jim Reno: CA to Help Security Consortium Partners Hit ‘Zero-Friction’ Authentication

Jim Reno: CA to Help Security Consortium Partners Hit ‘Zero-Friction’ Authentication

CA Technologies has joined a cybersecurity alliance that seeks to craft multi-factor authentication standards for securing online transactions. The company sought to bring its experience in securing identities and data… Read more »

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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