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  • FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

    FireEye CEO David DeWalt has called on information security leaders to embrace threat intelligence as a new, alternative basis for their defense platforms and security strategies, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday. “It’s a tough conversation, telling them they’ve spent a lot of money on defense-in-depth that isn’t working,“ DeWalt told reporter Tom Field in an interview. […] More

  • John McGee Joins FireEye as Worldwide Sales SVP; David DeWalt Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John McGee Joins FireEye as Worldwide Sales SVP; David DeWalt Comments

    John McGee, formerly executive vice president for worldwide field operations at Informatica, has joined FireEye as senior vice president of worldwide sales. David DeWalt, chairman and CEO of FireEye, said Tuesday that McGee will focus on helping the company bolster its delivery of tools and services to protect customers from cyber attacks. McGee has previously served as president of Thunderhead and held sales leadership positions at […] More

  • David DeWalt: FireEye Study on Attack Data Reveals Vulnerabilities in 97% of Cases - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David DeWalt: FireEye Study on Attack Data Reveals Vulnerabilities in 97% of Cases

    A new FireEye study that looked into companies“™ cyber defenses has found vulnerabilities in most architectures, which CEO David DeWalt says signals a need for a purpose-built offering against advanced, ever-evolving threats. The report examined attack data from more than 1,200 organizations that trialed but had yet to install FireEye products from October 2013 to March 2014 and […] More

  • David DeWalt: FireEye Opens European R&D Center to Develop Cyber Threat Defense Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David DeWalt: FireEye Opens European R&D Center to Develop Cyber Threat Defense Tech

    FireEye has opened a Dresden, Germany-based research and development center, where the company will work with European educational institutions on security research, FireEye said Tuesday. David DeWalt, FireEye chairman and CEO, said the European research center is part of a company effort to help customers combat threats. The FireEye European, Singapore and Bangalore R&D teams will collaborate with […] More

  • David DeWalt: FireEye Looks to Virtual Machines, Global Collaboration As Cyber Attacks Require 'Fundamentally Different Approach to Security' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David DeWalt: FireEye Looks to Virtual Machines, Global Collaboration As Cyber Attacks Require ‘Fundamentally Different Approach to Security’

    FireEye Inc. released a report Dec. 19 indicating it has identified 11 ‘Zero-Day’ cyber attacks so far in 2013, an advanced kind of cyber attack that exploits ‘previously unknown vulnerabilities in widely deployed software programs’ and make it difficult to detect subsequent malicious activity, the company said. In addressing the findings, FireEye CEO David DeWalt […] More

  • FireEye CEO David DeWalt Speaks to CSIS About Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FireEye CEO David DeWalt Speaks to CSIS About Cyber Threats

    David DeWalt, FireEye Inc. board chairman and CEO, has delivered the keynote address at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event. DeWalt spoke about the preliminary cybersecurity framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Dec. 5 from noon to 2 p.m. ET, FireEye said Thursday. DeWalt also discussed the company’s […] More

  • Kara Wilson Named FireEye Marketing Head; David DeWalt Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kara Wilson Named FireEye Marketing Head; David DeWalt Comments

    Kara Wilson, a veteran of SAP and Cisco, has joined network security provider FireEye as chief marketing officer. FireEye develops a virtual machine-based platform intended to protect commercial and government networks from cyber attacks and Wilson will work to increase brand awareness for that software offering, FireEye said Monday. “With Kara“™s track record developing world-class enterprise […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - April 16, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 16, 2010

    McAfee’s David DeWalt says that sophistication of malware is increasing exponentially. SAIC signed an Air Force deal. DoD addressed its approach to Iran. Lockheed Martin won a major contract modification. Eric Holder: banning civilian courts from prosecuting terrorists will harm national security. Bill Crowell and Alan Wade will serve on the Cybersecurity Intelligence Advisory Council. […] More

  • Volume, Sophistication of Malware are 'Exponential,' Says McAfee's Dave DeWalt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Volume, Sophistication of Malware are 'Exponential,' Says McAfee's Dave DeWalt

    With 34 million samples of malware detected last year, hackers are working overtime with creating nearly 47,000 new malicious code every day, which is causing a “heavy progression of issues“ growing at an alarming rate, said Dave DeWalt, CEO and president of McAfee, at the McAfee Public Sector Summit held yesterday morning in Washington, D.C. […] More

  • Cyber Defenders of the World Unite! - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

    This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,“ says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow more prevalent, cyber warriors and national security officials are gathering in California to examine methods to enhance cyber defenses. The RSA conference, held in San […] More

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