Tag Archives: CISO

Raytheon’s Jon Check: Agency CISOs Should Advance Optimization to Make Cyber Budget Go Further

Jon Check, senior director of cyber protection solutions at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said agency chief information security officers seeking to make their cybersecurity funds stretch further should look at their priorities. Check wrote in a GCN article published Thursday that agency CISOs should assess their hiring approach and determine whether their cyber tools are updated and capable to address the current security threats.

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy on Key Takeaways From National Cyber Strategy

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, has said there are five key takeaways from the White House’s updated National Cyber Strategy and one of those is the Trump administration’s position that cyber crime is a national security threat. Kennedy wrote in a Fox Business opinion piece published Monday that through the strategy, the administration made clear that one of its key priorities is to address intellectual property theft.

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Scott Price, GM of Microsoft’s National Security Group

To comment on Microsoft’s development of machine learning and cloud infrastructure, the usability of as-a-Service offerings and the widespread usage of artificial intelligence in the federal marketspace, ExecutiveBiz spoke with Microsoft’s Scott Price, General Manager of the company’s National Security Group. “Any agency leaning forward to drive artificial intelligence and …

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Raytheon-Ponemon Survey: IT Professionals Predict ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach Due to Unsafe Internet Devices

A Raytheon-commissioned study has found that 82 percent of senior information technology professionals said they predict the use of unsecured internet of things-based devices to result in a major data breach over the next three years. The Ponemon Institute polled approximately 1,100 senior IT practitioners in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Govt Security Officers Should Prepare ‘Concise’ Cyber Reports for Senior Leaders

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has said government security professionals should be ready to concisely communicate their teams’ cybersecurity activities and strategies to senior-most government leaders. Puvvada wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday on FCW that federal security officers should present cybersecurity information to agency and department heads in short, …

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Jason Smolanoff Named Kroll Senior Managing Director, Leader for Global Cyber Practice

Jason Smolanoff, a former CEO of CISO Advisory & Investigations and a 12-year FBI veteran, has been appointed senior managing director at Kroll and leader of the company’s  global cyber security practice. Kroll said Tuesday the more than 16-year federal law enforcement and information security veteran previously supervised investigations of various sophisticated computer and network intrusions …

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