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DLT Highlights Cyber Threats to Gov’t in 2014

DLT Highlights Cyber Threats to Gov’t in 2014

DLT Solutions has highlighted what it sees as the top cybersecurity threats the U.S. government faced in 2014 and the countermeasures agencies have adopted to combat those threats. Caron Beesley wrote in an… Read more »

IBM Study Indicates Cyber Concerns of CISOs; Brendan Hannigan Comments

IBM Study Indicates Cyber Concerns of CISOs; Brendan Hannigan Comments

A new IBM study indicates a growing concern among security leaders over what they perceive as rising external threats. The survey of chief information security officers and other leaders says 60 percent… Read more »

Allied Market Research: Global Internet Security Market to Reach $43B in Six Years

Allied Market Research: Global Internet Security Market to Reach $43B in Six Years

Allied Market Research has released a report that predicts the global internet security market will reach $42.8 billion by 2020. The report attributes the market’s growth to cloud-based business operations, growing online financial… Read more »

Verizon’s Patrick Coomans Calls for Better Identity Authentication

Verizon’s Patrick Coomans Calls for Better Identity Authentication

Patrick Coomans, a security specialist at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has urged enterprises to relook their password strategies and work toward adopting more secure methods of authenticating identities. Coomans, senior identity… Read more »

Booz Allen Compiles 2015 Cyber Trends List for Financial Services

Booz Allen Compiles 2015 Cyber Trends List for Financial Services

Booz Allen has compiled a list of 10 cyber trends for 2015 intended to guide financial services on how to position their organizations against evolving cybersecurity threats. “In the months and… Read more »

Battelle, ID Quantique Quantum Computing Defense Working Group; Don Hayford Comments

Battelle, ID Quantique Quantum Computing Defense Working Group; Don Hayford Comments

Battelle and ID Quantique have formed an industry alliance group in a move to combat potential security threats posed by adversarial quantum computers. The Quantum-Safe Security Working Group will work to educate, adopt… Read more »

Vion’s Steve Picot: Agencies Have More Options Than Just Public Cloud

Vion’s Steve Picot: Agencies Have More Options Than Just Public Cloud

Federal agencies that want to acquire cloud computing technologies and services should realize that public cloud platforms are not the only way forward for them as they push to adopt… Read more »

Unisys’ Premkrishnan Venkatasubramanian Highlights Software-Defined Network Approaches

Unisys’ Premkrishnan Venkatasubramanian Highlights Software-Defined Network Approaches

Premkrishnan Venkatasubramanian of Unisys Corp. has discussed approaches toward software-defined networks as a way to secure enterprise data center. Venkatasubramanian wrote Friday that the software-defined network concept is gaining traction as… Read more »

KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has received an accreditation as a third-party cloud products and services assessor for FedRAMP after the company complated an evaluation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. The ISO/IEC… Read more »

MACH37 Starts New Info Security Startup Mentor Applications; Rick Gordon Comments

MACH37 Starts New Info Security Startup Mentor Applications; Rick Gordon Comments

MACH37 has kicked off the application process for its accelerator program for information security startup businesses. The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator’s 90-day Spring 2015 Cohort will begin on March 2, 2015, MACH37 said Tuesday. Cyber… Read more »

ViON’s Richard Breakiron: Secured Downloads, Authentication Key to IoT Security

ViON’s Richard Breakiron: Secured Downloads, Authentication Key to IoT Security

Richard Breakiron,ViON‘s senior director of cyber solutions, has recommended steps he believes can help secure the Internet of Things from what he calls potential vulnerabilities in devices. Breakiron wrote in a GCN… Read more »

McAfee Debuts New Firewall for Gov’t, Commercial Clients; Pat Calhoun Comments

McAfee Debuts New Firewall for Gov’t, Commercial Clients; Pat Calhoun Comments

McAfee has rolled out a new firewall product in an effort to help commercial and government clients respond to threats. The offering is built to integrate with different McAfee technologies and… Read more »

Alan Chvotkin: Gov’t Has Sped Up Clearance Process in 2014

Alan Chvotkin: Gov’t Has Sped Up Clearance Process in 2014

The Human Resources Association of the National Capital Region has released new data that indicates demand for employees with security clearances dropped in 2014, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Aaron Gregg writes… Read more »

Verizon’s Kevin King: Security Key in Multicloud Environments

Verizon’s Kevin King: Security Key in Multicloud Environments

Kevin King of Verizon Enterprise Solutions believes companies should consider security when looking for a service that can interconnect data that resides in multiple cloud environments. King, external communications director at Verizon, said… Read more »

Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Support US-Japan Security, Growth, Sustainability Programs

Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Support US-Japan Security, Growth, Sustainability Programs

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company can help with security, growth and sustainability initiatives to maintain the partnership and collaboration between the U.S. and Japan. “[It] is our shared values, our collaboration… Read more »

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