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  • FireEye Offers Cybersecurity Platform Through Microsoft Threat Protection Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FireEye Offers Cybersecurity Platform Through Microsoft Threat Protection Service

    FireEye has begun to offer its threat intelligence platform through a Microsoft service intended to help enterprise customers detect, investigate and respond to attacks against their networks. Customers subscribed to Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service can access FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence‘s Indicators of Compromise and WDATP can alert customers when these indicators are found on their computers or networks, FireEye […] More

  • UN Cybersecurity Arm Endorses Global CyberLympics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UN Cybersecurity Arm Endorses Global CyberLympics

    The EC-Council announced recently that the United Nations has endorsed its Global CyberLympics initiative, an international campaign that aims to improve cybersecurity training and awareness in developing nations and third world countries. According to the EC-Council, the CyberLympics is a series of ethical hacking games comprised of both offensive and defensive security challenges that will […] More

  • Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats

    Cyber espionage, Advanced Persistent Threats and malware–cyberspace is full of threats designed to steal identities, intellectual property and money, as well as wreak havoc on computers and systems. In a story on TheNewNewInternet, 10 cyber-industry insiders share their opinions on the current threat landscape and reveal what they believe are the most dangerous threats on […] More

  • Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

    Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks of increasing sophistication. Here, 10 industry insiders offer their insight into what they believe are the most dangerous cyber threats, ranging from social engineering to […] More

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    Cyber Pro John Watters of iSight Talks Online Threats

    iSight CEO John Watters spoke with The New New Internet about the different cyber threat ongoing and developing nature of cyber threats. “Not unlike our customers, criminal interests are attracted to low risk/high reward opportunities. Organized criminal groups now make more money in cyber crime than from the narcotics trade,” Watters said. “That is a […] More

  • Friday Features - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Friday Features

    This week, three executives talked about cybersecurity: John Watters of iSIGHT spoke to TheNewNewInternet about some of the major  security threats in the cyber arena; Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell shared his view on the fierce competition in the web-privacy sector; And Vincent Mihalik, vice president of cybersecurity solutions at Wyle Information Systems, discussed how important the […] More

  • John Watters of iSIGHT Partners: Gravitational Pull into E-Crime Has Created a Meaningful Shift in the Risk Dimension - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Watters of iSIGHT Partners: Gravitational Pull into E-Crime Has Created a Meaningful Shift in the Risk Dimension

    John Watters’ interest in cyber security intensified at the turn of the new millennium as he was looking at new investment themes. He made strategic investments in Archer Technologies and TippingPoint Technologies and a controlling investment in iDefense. When Symantec bought Riptech, Recourse and SecurityFocus on the same day in August of 2002, he realized […] More

  • Executive Profile: John Watters of iSIGHT - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: John Watters of iSIGHT

    John Watters is chairman and chief executive officer of iSIGHT Partners, Inc. As such, he leads the global risk management and mitigation firm’s day-to-day business operations. Before forming iSIGHT Partners in 2006, Watters was chairman and CEO of iDEFENSE and led the company until it was acquired by VeriSign in 2005. Watters led the investment […] More

  • CEO Who Cares: iSIGHT's John Watters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CEO Who Cares: iSIGHT’s John Watters

    Any CEO could tell you, it’s nice to be important. But in iSIGHT CEO John Watters’ opinion, it’s more important to be nice. Just take a look at his philanthropic side, or as he puts it – the things that “pull your heartstrings.” For Watters, the education of Dallas’ inner-city elementary students are these things. […] More

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