Tag Archives: encryption

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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Securityminders’ George Moraetes: Risk Assessment Could Help Evaluate Cloud Providers for FedRAMP Compliance

George Moraetes, vice president, chief security officer and architect at Securityminders, has said federal agencies should take several measures to evaluate cloud service providers for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and one of those is through cloud risk assessment. Moraetes wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on …

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Office of Naval Research Taps Galois to Develop Cryptographic Analysis Tools Suite

Galois has received a $2 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to build an integrated suite of tools that will work to analyze cryptographic algorithms. The company said Wednesday it will develop the Cryptographic Analysis, Verification, Exploration, and Synthesis workbench in an effort to help cryptographers address performance requirements for encryption …

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Thales-Ponemon Report: 54% of IT Security Pros Believe Cloud Services Drive PKI Use

A Thales-sponsored report, based on a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, shows that 54 percent of information technology security practitioners consider cloud-based services as the most important trend that influences the use of public key infrastructure. The 2017 PKI Global Trends Report also revealed that 40 percent of respondents believe …

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Harris Adds Encryption Feature to Falcon III Radios

Harris has unveiled a communications security feature for the company’s Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system. The Suite B encryption tool is designed to help military users of Falcon III switch between independent and U.S. or NATO networks, Harris said Tuesday. The company developed the technology to also integrate with additional waveforms designed for individual …

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BAE Unveils ‘Radiation-Hardened’ Space Computer Tech

BAE Systems has introduced a single-board computer technology designed to support computing processes on board spacecraft and satellites. The company said Wednesday it developed the RAD5545TM computer to aid space missions such as weather monitoring, planetary exploration, communications, surveillance, tracking and national security. RAD5545TM components are designed to resist potential damage or …

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SSL’s Mike Gold: Public-Private Collaboration Key for Satellite Cybersecurity, Encryption

Mike Gold, vice president of operations at Space Systems Loral, has said he believes public and private sector organizations should collaborate in efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity and encryption capacity of U.S. satellites, Washington Examiner reported Thursday. “In terms of encryption, one of the issues — and really opportunities — …

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Thales’ Data Security Platform Adds New Encryption, Tokenization, Key Mgmt Functions

Thales has updated its data security management platform with new encryption, tokenization and key management features. The company said Wednesday the latest version of its Vormetric Data Security Manager provides support for the Vormetric Transparent Encryption Live Data Transformation tool, which is designed to lessen downtime during efforts to re-key and transform encrypted …

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Thales e-Security’s Wayne Lewandowski: Federal Govt Should Invest in Enterprise Asset Protection

Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal business at Thales e-Security, has said he believes the U.S. government should shift cybersecurity spending from endpoint or network security to enterprise-wide protection of possible targets such as data. Lewandowski told Federal News Radio in an interview that aired Monday the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report …

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Thomson Reuters’ Timothy Murphy: CIOs, CFOs Key to C-Suite Execs’ Involvement in Cybersecurity

Timothy Murphy, president at Thomson Reuters Special Services, has said chief information officers and chief financial officers have a role to play in getting partners and other C-level executives involved in cybersecurity programs at law firms, Law.com reported Friday. Murphy said Thursday during a panel discussion at Thomson Reuters’ CFO/CIO/COO …

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HyTrust Survey: 25% of Healthcare Orgs Don’t Encrypt Patient Data in Public Cloud Environments

A new HyTrust survey has found that 25 percent of healthcare organizations that adopt public cloud platforms do not subject patient information to data encryption. HyTrust polled 51 healthcare organizations and biotech firms and found that 63 percent of the respondents plan to use cloud platforms from multiple vendors, the company said in …

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