Tag Archives: Keith Alexander

Jacobs, IronNet to Jointly Offer Cyber Threat Detection Tech; Caesar Nieves Quoted

Jacobs has partnered with IronNet Cybersecurity to collaboratively design and develop a new offering meant to help commercial and government parties detect and address stealthy cyber threats. The joint cybersecurity offering will utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning to gain awareness of both known and unknown cyber risks and bolster network security against attacks, Jacobs said Thursday.

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IronNet’s Keith Alexander: Industry-Govt Data Exchange Key to Prevent Business Cyber Breaches

IronNet Cybersecurity founder, President and CEO Keith Alexander has said he believes industry can avoid breaches if companies share more information with the U.S. government, Motherboard reported Tuesday. Alexander, a retired U.S. Army general and former National Security Agency director, told audience at a cybersecurity forum in Manhattan he also believes private companies that are victims …

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GovCon Execs Laud White House Memo on China's Trade Practices; Leidos' Roger Krone Comments

Several government contracting industry leaders have commended President Donald Trump's move to sign a memorandum on China's trade practices. The White House memo would authorize the U.S. trade representative to decide whether to conduct an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, The Hill reported Monday. “Safeguarding our …

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IronNet’s Keith Alexander: Govt-Industry Collaboration Needed to ‘De-Risk’ Security Tools

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, president and CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity, has said the government and private sector must work together to fight cyber threats and de-risk security tools that intelligence agencies use against enemies following a ransomware attack that has affected systems worldwide, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. The former National Security Agency director …

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Keith Alexander: IronNet Secures $32.5M in Funds for Cyber Defense Platform

IronNet Cybersecurity has obtained $32.5 million in a Trident Capital Cybersecurity-led funding round to further develop a platform designed to protect enterprises' network infrastructures from potential cyber threats. IronNet's cyber defense tool works to detect anomalous network patterns through the use of petabyte-scale analytics and behavioral models, IronNet said Sunday. …

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Keith Alexander: Cybercom On Way to Promotion

Army Gen. Keith Alexander recently told a Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association conference that U.S. Cyber Command is on a path to becoming a unified combatant command, Defense News reports. Alexander serves as commander of Cybercom and director of the National Security Agency, with both based at Fort Meade, Md. …

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Officials Debate Who Should Head Cyber: DHS Or Pentagon

Disagreement over the military’s role in cyber space and litigation concerns are major factors delaying the U.S. government’s efforts to form new rules for cyber engagement, Defense News reports. Zachary Fryer-Biggs wrote May 7 that officials have not yet delegated the authority to protect critical domestic infrastructure to either the …

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