Tag Archives: Cyber

Cisco to Sponsor NIST’s Baldrige Cybersecurity Workshop

Cisco will sponsor a cybersecurity workshop on April 2 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Maryland in conjunction with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Baldrige Quest for Excellence Conference. NIST said Thursday the Baldrige Cybersecurity Workshop aims to provide organizations guidelines on evaluating their own cybersecurity programs using the Baldrige Cybersecurity …

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Judson Brandt Named CEO of Cyber Intell Firm Cybis

Judson Brandt, former chief technology officer of Bridgewater Associates, has been elected by Cybis‘ board of directors to serve as CEO of the McLean, Virginia-based cybersecurity intelligence company. Cybis, a joint venture Convergint Technologies and Orbis Operations, said Monday that Brandt aims to leverage his technology and cybersecurity experience to help the company grow its position …

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CenturyLink SVP Bill Bradley Joins RiskSense Board of Directors

Bill Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, has joined the board of directors of Albuquerque, New Mexico-based cyber risk management company RiskSense. The more than 30-year CenturyLink veteran oversees the development, maintenance and management of the communications technology firm’s internal cybersecurity and engineering functions, RiskSense said Monday. “Bill’s extensive experience in …

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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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Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association’s Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments

Leidos will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s cyber education program for the eighth consecutive year. AFA said Monday Leidos has supported CyberPatriot as a Cyber Silver sponsor since the program’s inception in 2009 to help develop students’ cyber skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. “We at Leidos are …

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NSA Vet Curt Dukes Joins Center for Internet Security in EVP Role; John Gilligan Comments

Curt Dukes, former director of the National Security Agency‘s information assurance directorate, has joined the Center for Internet Security as executive vice president. He will oversee the center’s security best practices automation group that handles  CIS controls and security benchmarks as well as tools designed to automate standards evaluation, CIS said Tuesday. Dukes will also lead …

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Former FCI Exec Julie Mehan Named MetroStar Systems Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Alignment

Julie Mehan, former Femme Comp Inc. principal cybersecurity analyst, has been appointed as MetroStar Systems‘ new director of cybersecurity strategy and alignment as part of that company’s push to expand its cybersecurity capacity and thought leadership. MetroStar Systems said Tuesday Mehan, a 35-year cybersecurity veteran, will oversee the company’s efforts to boost …

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DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications from current undergraduate and graduate students who are interested to join the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative that aims to develop and expand the agency’s future cybersecurity workforce. DHS said Dec. 19 the selected students will receive hands-on experience and exposure to cybersecurity operations …

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Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Northrop Grumman has launched the U.K. national youth cyber defense competition for 2016-2017 in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The company said Thursday CyberCenturion aims to encourage students to pursue cybersecurity related academic courses and careers and address the skills gap within the industry. More than 130 teams of …

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Cyber Startups Graduate from Northrop-bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator Program

Australia-based iWebgate and Baltimore-headquartered Light Point Security have completed Northrop Grumman and bwtech@UMBC Speed Tomorrow‘s global cyber startup initiative. The Cync program will work introduce iWebgate’s and Light Point Security’s new cyber offerings into the federal marketplace, Northrop said Monday. Chris Valentino, program director for cyber and intelligence mission solutions at Northrop, said the goal …

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Luke Tenery Named Ankura Cyber Practice Senior Managing Director

Luke Tenery, former associate managing director of Kroll’s cybersecurity and investigations practice, has been appointed as senior managing director for the cybersecurity practice at Ankura Consulting Group‘s risk, resilience and geopolitical group. Ankura said Monday Tenery will be based in the company’s Chicago office and brings 15 years of cyber incident investigations …

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UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop …

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