Cyber

Carahsoft Adds CyberArk Privileged Account Security Platform to Army IT Enterprise Contract

Carahsoft Technology and CyberArk have partnered to offer the latter’s privileged account security platform to the federal government through Carahsoft’s spot on the U.S. Army Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-Software contract. CyberArk said Monday its Privileged Account Security Solution secured in September 2016 a Certificate of Networthiness from the Army that seeks to …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Trump Administration Should Work With Commercial Sector to Address Cyber Issues

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said President Donald Trump’s administration should reach out to the private sector to address cybersecurity challenges, the National Defense magazine reported. Testoni told the magazine that “commercial capabilities” will play a significant role in efforts to address cyber issues. …

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General Dynamics to Offer ‘Highly Adaptive’ Cyber Services Through GSA IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has selected General Dynamics‘ information technology business to offer a range of cybersecurity services under four special item numbers of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. General Dynamics said Thursday it is one of 20 companies that have been authorized to provide services to the government under all four “highly …

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Unisys Introduces Cyber Wargaming Services for Public, Private Sector Clients

Unisys has launched a set of cyber resilience services intended to help government and commercial clients develop threat management policies and procedures through simulation. The company said Wednesday its new service offering incorporates the Defense Department‘s cyber wargaming methodology and standards established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. John Bone, ‎global director of wargaming and …

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BAE, O2 Partner to Offer ‘Device-to-Cloud’ Security Service

BAE Systems and digital communications firm O2 have partnered to offer a managed  security service for enterprise clients to protect internet-enabled devices against cyber threats. The device-to-cloud cybersecurity offering is designed to support customers’ network and processes as a stand-alone platform or in combination with the O2 Gateway integrated network, BAE said Tuesday. O2 Gateway works …

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Sera-Brynn Tallies 91% Cyber Services Growth in 2016 on DoD Contractor Community Requests

Suffolk, Virginia-based audit and advisory firm Sera-Brynn has recorded a 91 percent compound annual growth rate for cybersecurity services in 2016 following a surge of requests from the Defense Department contractor community. Sera-Brynn said Sunday that Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement-imposed security requirements and a growing number of cyber-attack against …

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Root9B to Support Chiron on Cyber Operational Training for DoD Under $50M Contract

Root9B has partnered with Chiron Technology Services to deliver cyber operational training to the Defense Department under the team’s potential five-year, $50 million contract. Root9B will provide cyber operations, incident response, threat emulation and network defense training that will work to prepare cybersecurity teams to defend against evolving cyber threats, the Colorado Springs, …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Presidential Inauguration Can Present Cyber, Physical Security Challenges

SAP National Security Services CEO Mark Testoni has said he believes the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president can present a three-fold challenge to authorities as they work to ensure both physical and cyber security, Fox News reported Thursday. Testoni told Fox News in an email that authorities have responsibilities to protect the physical location …

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Dell Technologies Subsidiary’s GRC Platform Earns Common Criteria EAL 2+ Certification

Dell Technologies‘ RSA subsidiary has secured a Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ certification for its governance, risk management and compliance platform through an evaluation by Leidos’ Common Criteria Testing Laboratory. RSA said Monday release 6.1 of its Archer GRC platform is designed to help organizations mitigate business risks across multiple domains. The …

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OASIS, Tech Firms Seek to Advance Use of Standard Format for Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure

The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards has partnered with technology firms and other organizations to advance the adoption of a standard format designed to automate reporting of cyber vulnerabilities. The Common Security Advisory Framework developed by the OASIS’ technical committee works to facilitate interoperability and production of …

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Technica Secures Task Order to Provide Identity & Access Mgmt Platform for Labor Dept

Technica has received a potential $7.7 million task order to provide an identity and access management platform and associated services to the Labor Department. The task order has a base value of $6.3 million with two option years and was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Tools and Continuous Monitoring …

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Optiv Security Unveils Cyber Threat Intell-as-a-Service Offering; Stu Solomon Comments

Optiv Security has introduced a cyber threat intelligence-as-a-service offering intended to help organizations develop security models, define cyber risks and address threats. Optiv said Wednesday its cyber threat intelligence and security team developed the service by combining the company’s cybersecurity consulting services with a threat monitoring technology from IntSights. The goal is to help customers …

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GSA Adds GuidePoint Under Schedule 70 Cybersecurity Special Item Numbers

The General Services Administration has selected GuidePoint Security to offer cybersecurity services under four new special item numbers of GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 procurement vehicle. GuidePoint said Tuesday it submitted written documents and underwent oral technical interviews as part of the evaluation process to qualify for the “highly adaptive” cybersecurity service SINs. The Herndon, Virginia-based cybersecurity company will offer …

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