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IronNet’s Keith Alexander: Industry-Govt Data Exchange Key to Prevent Business Cyber Breaches

IronNet Cybersecurity founder, President and CEO Keith Alexander has said he believes industry can avoid breaches if companies share more information with the U.S. government, Motherboard reported Tuesday. Alexander, a retired U.S. Army general and former National Security Agency director, told audience at a cybersecurity forum in Manhattan he also believes private companies that are victims …

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IronNet’s Keith Alexander: Govt-Industry Collaboration Needed to ‘De-Risk’ Security Tools

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, president and CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity, has said the government and private sector must work together to fight cyber threats and de-risk security tools that intelligence agencies use against enemies following a ransomware attack that has affected systems worldwide, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. The former National Security Agency director …

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Keith Alexander: IronNet Secures $32.5M in Funds for Cyber Defense Platform

IronNet Cybersecurity has obtained $32.5 million in a Trident Capital Cybersecurity-led funding round to further develop a platform designed to protect enterprises’ network infrastructures from potential cyber threats. IronNet’s cyber defense tool works to detect anomalous network patterns through the use of petabyte-scale analytics and behavioral models, IronNet said Sunday. …

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Keith Alexander: Cyberattacks Move from Disruption to Destruction, DHS Should Lead Federal Cyber Team

National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander said cyber attacks have gone from exploitation to disruption and he is worried the next step could be destruction, DoD Live reports.  Speaking at an event at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Alexander said that cyber attacks in the last 10 years have been about exploitation …

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Keith Alexander: Cloud Can Help Govt Against Hackers

Cloud computing can be a defensive architecture against threats from hackers to government infrastructure, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Thursday. American Forces Press Service reports Alexander, also head of U.S. Cyber Command and Central Security Service, addressed a U.S. Chamber of Commerce cybersecurity summit in Washington. According to …

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Keith Alexander: Cybercom On Way to Promotion

Army Gen. Keith Alexander recently told a Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association conference that U.S. Cyber Command is on a path to becoming a unified combatant command, Defense News reports. Alexander serves as commander of Cybercom and director of the National Security Agency, with both based at Fort Meade, Md. …

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Gen. Keith Alexander Calls for Improved Cybersecurity Measures

Army General Keith Alexander, National Security Agency director and Central Security Service chief said the U.S. lacking in cybersecurity infrastructure and overall protection, American Forces Press Service reports. The General said on a ten-point scale, the U.S is at a three in terms of defending against cyber attacks and that …

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Report: Keith Alexander Supports Cloud-Based Info Sharing

Army Gen. Keith Alexander, National Security Agency director, believes the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Pilot Program should migrate to cloud computing, Nextgov reports. According to Aliya Sternstein’s report, retired military officials also support information sharing in a cloud-based environment. Internet service providers joined the program in May because the Pentagon …

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Gen. Keith Alexander to Speak at 2010 LandWarNet Conference

The largest Army technology event of the year is set to take place this fall: On Aug. 3-5 in Tampa, Fla., the 2010 LandWarNet Conference will gather government and industry to discuss commercial best business practices and government implementations. Every year, thousands of key communications/IT buyers and influencers attend the …

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