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  • Dave DeWalt, David Petraeus Named to Optiv Board; Dan Burns Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave DeWalt, David Petraeus Named to Optiv Board; Dan Burns Comments

    Denver, Colorado-based cybersecurity platforms provider Optiv Security has named Dave DeWalt, formerly CEO of FireEye, and David Petraeus, a retired U.S. Army general, to its board of directors. DeWalt, a 25-year technology industry veteran, will also serve as vice chairman of the board at Optiv, the company said Thursday. DeWalt previously served as president and […] More

  • Dave DeWalt: FireEye to Focus on Endpoint Security of Internet of Things-Enabled Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave DeWalt: FireEye to Focus on Endpoint Security of Internet of Things-Enabled Devices

    FireEye Chairman and CEO Dave DeWalt said the company plans to shift its focus from an infrastructure-based security to what he called as endpoint security as part of the firm's growth strategy in the area of Internet of Things, DC Inno reported Friday. Chris Bing writes DeWalt envisions the company to equip power grids, smartphones, […] More

  • Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

    Verizon announced that it has joined forces with FireEye to come up with new cyber defense products designed to be more flexible in addressing a fast-changing threat landscape. The partnership will pull resources from the two companies' workforces, global networks and customer basse, FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt said Wednesday. Kathie Miley, executive director of global security […] More

  • McAfee President Dave DeWalt Resigns; Firm Adds Two Co-Presidents - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee President Dave DeWalt Resigns; Firm Adds Two Co-Presidents

    After four years of serving as head of McAfee, President Dave DeWalt is stepping down from his position but will remain on the board of directors as an nonemployee. The firm also announced it is creating an office of the president, adding Michael DeCesare and Todd Gebhart as co-presidents. The duo will report to Renee […] More

  • Dave DeWalt, Other Cyber Luminaries to Join Obama's Telecom Advisory Committee - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave DeWalt, Other Cyber Luminaries to Join Obama's Telecom Advisory Committee

    President Barack Obama has announced he intends to appoint McAfee President Dave DeWalt to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, which advises and provides recommendations to the president and other federal leaders on security issues that relate to U.S. telecommunications systems. “I am honored by this appointment and thankful that the administration believes […] More

  • McAfee to Acquire Sentrigo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee to Acquire Sentrigo

    McAfee announced today it is looking to buy privately held Sentrigo, a provider of database security and compliance, assessment, monitoring and intrusion prevention solutions. The proposed transaction will merge best-in-class technologies to stop database attacks, diagnose and assess the database environment, provide complete visibility into all transactions leveraging McAfee and Sentrigo's Database Audit and Database […] More

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    Intel Finalizes McAfee Purchase

    Intel Corporation yesterday announced the acquisition of McAfee, Inc. has been completed. McAfee will continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand. The firms plan to bring the first results of their strategic partnership to market later this year, with the intent of tackling security and the ever-present nature of cyber […] More

  • Gary Locke, Howard Schmidt to Speak on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gary Locke, Howard Schmidt to Speak on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt are today visiting Stanford University to deliver remarks on the next steps in cybersecurity and the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, followed by a panel discussion featuring industry pros such as McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt. Through its soon-to-be-released National Strategy for […] More

  • McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps

    The growing popularity of mobile devices and their many applications is already being exploited by hackers who are in the game to steal valuable personal information. “We think 2011 is the year of the threat to the mobile device, particularly the mobile app,” Dave DeWalt, McAfee Inc CEO, told The Canadian Press. With new computer […] More

  • Dave DeWalt Outlines 'McAfee 3.0' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave DeWalt Outlines ‘McAfee 3.0’

      McAfee Chief Executive Officer Dave DeWalt has outlined an initiative for what the company calls “McAfee 3.0”: matching McAfee’s security platforms with hardware from new parent company Intel to provide better protection, not only at the PC and server software level, but in the network appliance, embedded system and cloud-computing areas, v3.co.uk reports. During […] More

  • Kids Surf Safely Thanks to Cyber Schooling - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kids Surf Safely Thanks to Cyber Schooling

    In an effort to fight cyber crime and to support National Cyber Security Month, McAfee, Inc. has announced several cyber-education initiatives aimed at teaching younger citizens about how to surf safely. “With online scams becoming harder to identify, especially for kids, we felt this was an important way to give back to the community,“ said […] More

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