Tag Archives: computer network

DISA Clears CyberArk's Privileged Account Security Tool for US Military Networks

CyberArk has received clearance from the Defense Information Systems Agency to field a company-made account monitoring product inside Defense Department-operated networks. DISA cleared CyberArk's platform for inclusion in the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List after the agency evaluated the product against interoperability and information assurance requirements, the company said Tuesday. The CyberArk Privileged Account …

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LGS Unveils Tech in Push to Secure Network Switches, Routers; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has introduced a technology platform designed to help commercial and government clients protect their computer networks from potential cyber attacks. The LGS-built CodeGuardian works to safeguard third-party network routers and switches from network vulnerabilities through source code verification and validation and software diversification, the company said Thursday. “For …

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HyTrust's Jason Lackey: 2-Factor Authentication Could Protect Networks from Insider Threats

Jason Lackey, an executive at software firm HyTrust, has said that corporate organizations should implement two-factor authentication in an effort to protect computer networks from insider threats. “2FA is not bulletproof, but it does at least add another layer of security,“ Lackey, director of marketing operations and digital at HyTrust, wrote …

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DoD Puts Dell Firewalls on Approved Products List; Patrick Sweeney Comments

Dell has received a certification from the Defense Department that allows it to deploy its SonicWall series of firewalls across DoD-operated computer networks. Dell said Wednesday its firewall platform received the department's Unified Capabilities Approved Products List certification after it passed the Security Technical Implementation Guide tests that seek to ensure the secure …

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DISA OKs Mellanox Ethernet Switches for DoD Networks; Dale D'Alessio Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has cleared Mellanox Technologies‘ SwitchX family of Ethernet switches for deployment in Defense Department-run computer networks. DISA gave the approval after the company’s Mellanox Federal Systems subsidiary secured a Unified Capabilities Approved Product List certification from the agency for the SwitchX series of 10/40 gigabit Ethernet switches, Mellanox said Monday. According …

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: “˜Operational Security Posture' Key to Computer Network Defense

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said enterprises should establish what he called an “operational security posture“ in order to safeguard data networks, endpoints and cloud services from malware and other cyber threats amid the adoption of Internet-connected devices. Nadella made the remarks Monday at the Microsoft-hosted Government Cloud Forum held in Washington. …

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FireEye, Cybergy Labs Form Gov’t-Commercial Sector Cyber Defense Partnership

FireEye and a Cybergy Partners subsidiary have teamed up to combine their technology offerings and services in an effort to help government and commercial enterprises protect their information technology infrastructures from cyber threats. FireEye will work to integrate its Multi-Vector Virtual Execution tool and Mandiant's endpoint security and incident response services with …

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Raytheon|Websense Poll: 31% of Security Execs Confident in Their Firm’s Network Security

A Raytheon|Websense-commissioned survey has found that only 31 percent of enterprise security executives have confidence in the security of their company’s data network infrastructure. Research Now polled 100 U.S. security officers in March and found that only 28 percent think their security metrics communications are effective, Raytheon|Websense said Wednesday. Less …

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IBM Holds Spot on $6B DHS Cyber Defense Contract; Anne Altman Comments

IBM will provide provide security analytics technology to the Department of Homeland Security under a potential $6 billion contract. DHS’ Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program aims to equip civilian and defense agencies with information technology platforms and continuous monitoring-as-a-service for defending network endpoints such as mobile devices, IBM said Wednesday. The company …

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