List/Grid Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

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 »

Booz Allen VP Ronald Sanders: Interagency Collaboration Is Key to Solving “Wicked” Crises

Booz Allen VP Ronald Sanders: Interagency Collaboration Is Key to Solving “Wicked” Crises

Ronald Sanders, a corporate vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, has co-edited a book that suggests methods to help government agencies hone leadership skills and build collaborative programs to address… 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 »

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 »

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 »

FireEye’s Darien Kindlund: New Tactics Needed Amid Changing Threat Landscape

FireEye’s Darien Kindlund: New Tactics Needed Amid Changing Threat Landscape

Darien Kindlund, director of research science at FireEye, says that today’s changing threat landscape needs a flexible cybersecurity defense to match. “As attackers shift their strategies, the cyber defense industry… Read more »

Cisco Unveils Malware Detection Service; Bryan Palma Comments

Cisco Unveils Malware Detection Service; Bryan Palma Comments

Cisco has rolled out a cybersecurity service meant to help customers detect advanced persistent threats and protect extended networks from malware intrusions. The Managed Threat Defense offering is comprised of… 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 »

Tina Kuhn on Northrop’s Cyber Work with NATO and Intl Customers, the Budget Environment as a Catalyst for Change & Building Cyber Defenses From the Ground Up

Tina Kuhn on Northrop’s Cyber Work with NATO and Intl Customers, the Budget Environment as a Catalyst for Change & Building Cyber Defenses From the Ground Up

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Tina Kuhn, a top cybersecurity executive with Northrop Grumman Information Systems, on Northrop’s international expansion, opportunities for transformation within the government budget environment, how to “build-in”… Read more »

Carlos Fernandes on Salient Fed’s ‘Precognitive Capabilities’ in Cyber, the IPv6 Transition, and the Paradigm Shift Necessary to Protect American Networks

Carlos Fernandes on Salient Fed’s ‘Precognitive Capabilities’ in Cyber, the IPv6 Transition, and the Paradigm Shift Necessary to Protect American Networks

Carlos Fernandes joined Salient Federal Solutions in January to serve as director of its Cyber Security Center of Excellence and develop and implement the Fairfax, Va.-based IT, training and engineering… Read more »

Dell SecureWorks Launches Managed Threat Detection Service; Tyler Winkler Comments

Dell SecureWorks Launches Managed Threat Detection Service; Tyler Winkler Comments

Dell SecureWorks has added a new managed cybersecurity offering to its advanced threat services portfolio that works to help organizations block malicious programs. The Advanced Endpoint Threat Detection service is… Read more »

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