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Carahsoft to Distribute Virtru’s Google Apps Encryption Tool to Law Enforcement Agencies

Virtru will offer its Google Apps-integrated encryption tool to government agencies covered under FBI‘s Criminal Justice Information Services via Carahsoft Technology‘s portfolio for the public sector. Carahsoft said Tuesday the cloud-based encryption tool is already integrated into Gmail and will soon be available on Google Drive. “We are excited to offer this joint solution as …

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: CEOs Should Review Company Cyber Strategies

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, urged fellow executives at a forum last week to review their companies’ cybersecurity strategy as threats become more sophisticated and cybersecurity becomes more than just an information technology concern. The company said Sept. 17 Kennedy told his audience at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum that corporate leaders …

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Vormetric, IANS Joint Report Shows Growing Interest in Encryption; Tina Stewart Comments

Vormetric and IANS have released a joint report that indicates a growing appetite among information security professionals for encryption as a security strategy. Eighty-four of the 100 respondents from the professional security field look to encrypt all sensitive data of their organization, Vormetric said Tuesday. “Modern encryption solutions enable organizations to not …

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Lockheed’s Mahesh Kalva, Andrew Underhill: Health IT Groups Need to Craft Security Policies to Protect Private Cloud Data

Information technology staff at health organizations should craft risk management policies and adopt security measures to secure medical data in a private cloud platform, two chief technologists at Lockheed Martin wrote in a GCN article published Wednesday. Mahesh Kalva and Andrew Underhill said health care IT personnel must carry out certain measures  …

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Vormetric, CloudHesive Forge Encryption Partnership; CJ Radford Comments

Vormetric and CloudHesive have formed an alliance to provide encryption-as-a-service offerings to joint customers in order to help organizations indentify attacks on data. As a new member to Vormetric’s cloud partner program, CloudHesive implements Vormetric’s transparent encryption and cloud encryption gateway products for CloudHesive’s encryption offerings, Vormetric said Thursday. “Vormetric is …

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General Dynamics Previews Cyber Sensor Threat ID Tech; Nadia Short Comments

General Dynamics has developed a new National Security Agency-approved sensor software product for security operators to detect and prevent network intrusions with the company’s TACLANE-1G encryptor. The company said Thursday the TACLANE Trusted Sensor Software features deep packet inspection components for network filtering functions and to issue alerts for users to monitor any component …

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SafeNet’s Prakash Panjwani: Key Management, Access Control Essential for Enterprise Data Security

Prakash Panjwani, president and CEO of SafeNet, believes organizations must go beyond encryption to protect their most sensitive data against breach, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Mathew Schwartz writes Panjwani said it is imperative that companies have strategies to mitigate the potential risks of computer hacking and has advised enterprise clients to …

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Skyhigh Networks, SafeNet Form Data Security Systems Partnership

Skyhigh Networks will collaborate with SafeNet to deliver key management tools for corporate customers to secure their data in cloud computing environments. The companies said Monday that they will work to help enterprises balance cloud-based models for data encryption and related encryption keys in order to meet the requirements needed for use. “More and more organizations …

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