Tag Archives: cyber risk

Expanse's Matt Kraning: Federal Government Should Make Advancements in Program Protection

Matt Kraning CTO and Co-Founder Expanse

Matt Kraning, chief technology officer and co-founder of Expanse, wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on Nextgov that the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies looking to accelerate the acquisition process and deliver more innovative platforms should advance program protection. “In order to be effective and comprehensive, a program protection model should start where an attacker would first begin to surveil a vendor in cyberspace: in its exposed internet presence, such as websites, file transfer services and remote access protocols,“ he said.

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Kathryn Condello: CenturyLink Aims to Address Cyber Threats via Public-Private Partnerships

Kathryn Condello, senior director for national security and emergency preparedness at CenturyLink, has discussed how the company works to mitigate cyber risks through public-private partnerships. Condello wrote in a blog post published Monday that representatives from the communications, power and financial services sectors have drafted a joint response plan in …

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Unisys Launches Analytics-Based Managed Service for Cyber Risk Assessment; Jonathan Goldberger Comments

Unisys has unveiled at the Black Hat USA 2018 conference a subscription-based managed service that works to leverage analytics to help security professionals assess an organization's cybersecurity posture and evaluate cyber threats in financial terms. TrustCheck is built to perform cyber risk assessments through Secure Systems Innovation Corp.'s patented X-Analytics …

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Telos Seeks to Streamline NIST Cyber Framework Adoption With New Xacta 360 Risk Mgmt App

Telos has launched a new application for its risk management tool designed to facilitate the implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cybersecurity Framework. The new cyber risk management app for the company's Xacta 360 platform works to help organizations carry out security risk self-assessments and management operations, …

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Tenable-ServiceNow Team Offers Integrated Cyber Risk Mgmt Platform

ServiceNow and Tenable have integrated their respective cybersecurity platforms to support enterprise and government customers’ cyber risk management and reduction efforts. Tenable said Wednesday it combined its Cyber Exposure Platform product line with ServiceNow’s Security Operations offering to deliver a system that is designed to automatically discover and assess vulnerabilities facing information technology, …

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PoinstStream to Resell Cybernance Risk Assessment Platform via GSA Schedule 70 Contract Vehicle

Cybernance has partnered with PointStream to offer a cyber risk assessment platform to government agencies through the latter’s position on the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Cybernance Platform is a software-as-a-service offering that works to identify cyber risks facing organizations, the company said Thursday. The SaaS platform is designed to …

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Fortinet Intros Threat Intell Service for Cybersecurity Execs

Fortinet has debuted a threat intelligence service offering designed to help cybersecurity leaders monitor global threat trends and cyber risks facing their enterprises. The cloud-based FortiGuard threat intelligence platform works to provide threat metrics and activity trends to boost chief information security officers’ cyber situational awareness, Fortinet said Monday. The service uses …

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Tripwire Survey: 64% of IT Security Pros Recognize Need to Protect Industrial IoT from Cyber Attacks

A new Tripwire survey says 64 percent of information technology security professionals said they acknowledge the need to safeguard industrial internet of things from potential cyber attacks. Tripwire said Monday it commissioned market research firm Dimensional Research to poll 403 security professionals from the U.S., Europe, Canada and the U.K. in January and found that …

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Leidos' Robert Zitz to Tackle Cyber, Physical Risks at Eisenhower Institute’s Energy Policy Discussion

Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief systems architect at Leidos, is scheduled to speak today as one of the panelists in an Eisenhower Institute-hosted discussion on national security threats to energy infrastructures. Zitz's speech at the Domestic and International Energy Policy panel discussion will focus on protection strategies and cyber and …

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Motorola Solutions Offers Cybersecurity Professional Services to Govt, Public Safety Sector

Motorola Solutions has unveiled its new Cybersecurity Professional Services offering that works to help government and public safety customers address cyber risks and respond to attacks as they perform their missions. The company said Thursday the service can supplement network security monitoring and other intrusion prevention measures to secure communications and information sharing at …

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