Tag Archives: Intel Security

Industry Officials Talk Govt’s Reluctance to Share Cyber Threat Data at House Panel Hearing

Industry officials told lawmakers at a House Homeland Security Committee’s cybersecurity panel hearing Thursday that that U.S. government is hesitant to facilitate cyber threat data sharing with stakeholders in the private sector, Nextgov reported Thursday. Scott Montgomery, a vice president at Intel Security, told House committee members that U.S. government investigators’ …

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Michael Daniel Joins Cyber Threat Alliance as President

Michael Daniel, former White House cybersecurity coordinator, has been named president of the Cyber Threat Alliance following CTA’s incorporation as an independent nonprofit organization in January. CTA said Tuesday it expects Daniel to bring to the alliance his experience in the development of strategic cyber programs and partnerships that span …

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Intel Security’s Steve Grobman: US Sanctions Against Russia Over Election Interference Could Spark War

Steve Grobman, chief technology officer at Intel Security, has said that sanctions against Russia for its interference in the U.S. elections through cyber hacking activities could potentially result in “kinetic, conventional shooting war,” VentureBeat.com reported Thursday. “Impacting digital infrastructure beyond the intended target opens the door to draw additional nation states …

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Study: 71% of IT Execs Link Workforce Shortage to Companies’ Cyber Vulnerabilities

A report by Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has found that 71 percent of information technology professionals believe the shortage of cybersecurity professionals make business organizations more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Intel Security said Wednesday it commissioned technology market research firm Vanson Bourne in May to …

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Joe Euteneuer: Rivada Networks Forms Team to Bid for FirstNet Contract

Rivada Networks has formed a consortium of technology firms to pursue a contract to build a 4G LTE broadband wireless network for public safety organizations in the U.S. The Rivada Mercury team includes Harris Corp., Intel‘s security business, Ericsson, Nokia,  Fujitsu Network Communications and Black & Veatch and aims to offer a national emergency services network in the …

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DLT, SimpliVity Forge Data Center Consultation Partnership for Federal Agencies

DLT Solutions has partnered with hyperconverged infrastructure company SimpliVity in an effort to help federal agencies manage and operate their data centers. The alliance will work to unite all IT infrastructure and services below the hypervisor level and help organizations take control of their networks through virtualized workload protection, DLT said Tuesday. Brian Strosser, …

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Intel Survey: Cyber Pros Cite Corporate Policies, Industry Regulations as Barriers to Info Exchanges

A survey from Intel’s security business says 42 percent of security professionals have adopted shared cyber threat intelligence in an effort to protect their companies’ networks from potential cyber attacks. Intel Security polled 500 security professionals across different industries in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific in 2015 about their knowledge of …

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Lockheed Martin Adds LogRhythm to Cybersecurity Alliance

Lockheed Martin will work with LogRhythm on cybersecurity systems integration pilot programs after the latter signed up for the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance. LogRhythm also agreed to offer its security intelligence platform and share cybersecurity-focused best practices with Lockheed as a member of the alliance, Lockheed said Monday. The LogRhythm-built …

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Lockheed Adds Solutionary to Cybersecurity Alliance; Angie Heise Comments

Lockheed Martin has introduced Solutionary to the former company’s cybersecurity alliance in an effort to help bolster initiatives to combat cyber attacks. Solutionary, an NTT group security company, provides managed security, professional security and global threat intelligence services for information technology infrastructures, cloud environments and mobile data, Lockheed said Thursday. Angie …

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Intel: Cyber Attacks to Target Firmware, Hardware, Cloud Services in 2016

A new report from Intel predicts that cyber threat actors will likely cause attacks on firmware and hardware, wearable devices that store personal data, cloud services as well as automobile systems in 2016. The McAfee Labs Threat Predictions Report also forecasts the growth of ransomware driven by the adoption of ransomware-as-a-service offerings by cybercriminals …

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