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  • RSA Study: 75% of Gov't, Commercial Orgs Face 'Significant' Cyber Risk Exposure - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    RSA Study: 75% of Gov’t, Commercial Orgs Face ‘Significant’ Cyber Risk Exposure

    A study conducted by EMC‘s security division RSA has found 75 percent of 878 respondent organizations across more than 24 industries worldwide believe they face a “significant” risk of exposure to cyber threats. RSA said Tuesday its second annual Cybersecurity Poverty Index study offered participants from 81 countries an opportunity to self-assess the maturity of their cybersecurity programs against a framework developed by […] More

  • Former Savanture CEO Doug Howard Joins RSA as VP of Global Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Savanture CEO Doug Howard Joins RSA as VP of Global Services

    EMC Corp.‘s security division has appointed Dough Howard as its new vice president of global services. Howard joins RSA and brings his sales, service and executive management experience and will work to assist the company in its mission to gain exposure in the security industry, the company said Monday. Amit Yoran, RSA president, said that the company has […] More

  • RSA's Amit Yoran Discusses How Mobile, Cloud Pose Security Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    RSA's Amit Yoran Discusses How Mobile, Cloud Pose Security Threats

    Amit Yoran, president of RSA Security, has called on Southeast Asian companies and governments to reconsider their cybersecurity approach amid a growing mobile and cloud transition for data storage in the region. Yoran issued the statement before an audience consisting of private and public cybersecurity professionals in Singapore during the RSA Conference Asia Pacific and […] More

  • Amit Yoran: RSA to Shift Tech Investments, Eyes Telecom Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amit Yoran: RSA to Shift Tech Investments, Eyes Telecom Partnerships

    Amit Yoran, president of RSA, has discussed company's move to transform the business across its entire enterprise and plans to partner with telecommunication firms in India with Firstpost in an interview published Friday. Yoran told Firstpost's Ivor Soans that RSA has increased its investments in identity management and authentication services, threat monitoring, security operations center and the governance, risk and compliance […] More

  • Amit Yoran: Detection, Response Should Be Industry's Cyber Focus Areas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amit Yoran: Detection, Response Should Be Industry’s Cyber Focus Areas

    RSA‘s inaugural report on the “Cybersecurity Poverty Index” says a majority of large organizations see themselves as lacking in cyber maturity based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s cybersecurity framework. The company said Tuesday its survey of at least 400 security professionals around the world says 83 percent of large organizations and 75 percent of […] More

  • Amit Yoran: Gov't Should Share Own Threat Intell With Companies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amit Yoran: Gov’t Should Share Own Threat Intell With Companies

    RSA President Amit Yoran has indicated some wariness of the government’s role in the country’s cyber defense efforts and said industry should take the lead role in that initiative, he told IDG News Service in an interview published Wednesday. Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015, instead called on government to share its own collected threat intelligence with industry in […] More

  • RSA's Amit Yoran: Tech Security Vendors Must Go Beyond 'Legacy Mindsets' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    RSA’s Amit Yoran: Tech Security Vendors Must Go Beyond ‘Legacy Mindsets’

    Amit Yoran, president of the RSA security division at EMC, has urged the technology security sector to go beyond “legacy mindsets” to address what he views as emerging challenges in the current threat environment. Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015, told attendees of this week’s RSA Conference that technology is not the problem for industry as it works to combat cyber […] More

  • Amit Yoran: RSA to Hone Strategy to Address Emerging Threats, Industry Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amit Yoran: RSA to Hone Strategy to Address Emerging Threats, Industry Challenges

    RSA President Amit Yoran has outlined his plans to hone the company’s vision and growth strategy and leverage new technology amid the emergence of advanced threat actors, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Tom Field writes that Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015, also discussed challenges to the security industry, including the shortage of staff skilled […] More

  • Amit Yoran: RSA's New Integrated Platform Built for Compliance, Security Needs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amit Yoran: RSA’s New Integrated Platform Built for Compliance, Security Needs

    RSA, the security division of EMC, has launched the RSA Advanced Security Operations Center Solution to combinee several technologies that are designed to help enterprises detect emerging threats and mitigate network breaches. EMC said Tuesday that the suite integrates RSA Security Analytics, RSA ECAT, RSA Archer Security Operations Management and RSA Advanced Cyber Defense Practice training and services. The platform works […] More

  • Report: Fortune 500 Firms Eyeing Senior-Level Cyber Experts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Fortune 500 Firms Eyeing Senior-Level Cyber Experts

    Many Fortune 500 companies are seeking to hire chief information security officers or board directors who have experience and skills in cybersecurity, Reuters reported Friday. Nadia Damouni writes that Cardinal Health, Deere & Co., JPMorgan Chase, PepsiCo and The United Services Automobile Association are among the firms that are searching data security professionals in order […] More

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    Industry Experts: Best to Recognize Networks Are Indefensible

    Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command, told attendees of an FBI-sponsored event in January that the U.S. defense network is currently “not defensible.“  Amit Yoran, senior vice president and general manager for EMC’s RSA security management and compliance business unit, has come to similar conclusions about computer networks, according […] More

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    EMC Acquires NetWitness

    IT company EMC today announced its acquisition of NetWitness, a security analysis corporation based in Reston, Va. NetWitness will become part of RSA, a security division of EMC. Combining the two enterprises will give security teams a deeper insight into the security outline of their organizations. NetWitness provides security teams the resources they need to […] More

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