Tag Archives: cyber resilience

Accenture’s George Franz, Kristen Vaughan: DoD Needs Highly Skilled Workforce to Achieve Cyber Resilience

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Kristen Vaughan of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a joint opinion piece published Wednesday on C4ISRNET that there are four steps that could help Department of Defense organizations advance workforce development to improve their cyber resilience and one is assessing the talent they will need in the next five years.

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Criterion Unveils Cybersecurity Compliance & Risk Management Platform for Federal Agencies

Criterion Systems has launched a platform designed to help federal agencies develop and field cybersecurity and privacy programs. CyberScale is a cyber compliance and risk management platform for customers to identify and assess a CS&P program’s risk using the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, the company said Tuesday.

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Accenture Federal Services’ Gus Hunt: Data-Centric Security Key to Cyber Resilience

Gus Hunt, cybersecurity strategy lead at Accenture’s federal services business, has said adopting data-centric security approach could help agencies protect data, maintain control of networks and achieve cyber resilience. Hunt wrote in a Nextgov piece posted Monday that agencies should develop a framework for data tagging and marking in order to facilitate …

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DARPA Taps Rockwell Collins to Help Secure Military Platforms with Math-Based Methods

Rockwell Collins has received a contract to apply mathematics-based development methods in efforts to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency defend various military platforms against cyber threats and address system vulnerabilities. The company said Monday it will initially incorporate technologies developed under DARPA’s High Assurance Cyber Military Systems into U.S. Navy programs under the contract. The HACMS project aims to …

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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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IBM-Ponemon Study: 32% of IT & Security Personnel Report High Organizational Cyber Resilience

A new study backed by the Ponemon Institute and IBM‘s Resilient subsidiary says 32 percent of information technology and security personnel claim there is a high level of cyber resilience in their organizations. IBM said Wednesday Ponemon interviewed 2,400 security and IT respondents across the world for the Resilient-sponsored 2016 Cyber Resilient Organization …

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Fortinet, South Korean Agency Agree to Exchange Cyber Threat Info; Michael Xie Comments

Fortinet has entered into a cyber partnership agreement with South Korea’s internet and security agency to facilitate two-way exchange of threat intelligence data. The deal allows the both parties to jointly research and analyze web security incidents in South Korea as well as identify appropriate technology and methods to increase the country’s resilience to cyber attacks, Fortinet said Tuesday. “Public and private …

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Northrop’s Ron Foudray: ‘Secure By Design’ Concept Key for Military Tech Resilience

Ron Foudray, vice president of business development at Northrop Grumman‘s technology services sector, has said he believes that cyber resilience strategies are essential for both kinetic and non-kinetic warfare missions, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Amber Corrin writes Northrop has invested in technical efforts to help military customers address security challenges in cyber, …

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Ashok Sankar: Firms Must Build New Resilience-Focused Security Strategy

Ashok Sankar, director of cybersecurity at Raytheon-Websense, has recommended organizations rethink their security strategies and refocus on resilience amid a changing threat environment, ComputerWeekly.com reported Thursday. Warwick Ashford writes that Sankar told an audience at the 2015 RSA Conference in the United Arab Emirates that security must adapt as companies adopt technologies such as mobile and …

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Northrop Holds Discussion on C4ISR Platforms; Kathy Warden, Gloria Flach Comment

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated several command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms designed to help uniformed personnel counter threats in the battlespace. The company presented its Citadel battle command system, Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar, Enterprise Airborne Gateway Network, Scalable Agile Beam Radar and other C4ISR tools during a …

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