Tag Archives: Mandiant

John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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FireEye Unveils Threat Intelligence Engine, On-Site Analyst Support; Kevin Mandia Comments

FireEye has released a new threat intelligence offering and on-site support service to help customers operationalize threat intelligence and contextualize cyber threats in support of cybersecurity efforts. The company said Monday the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine and Forward Deployed Analyst service work together through intelligence capture, processing and analysis and the delivery of operational, tactical …

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FireEye Forms Cybersecurity Alliances with ACE Group, Marsh; Steve Pataky, Jurgen Kutscher Comment

FireEye Inc. has partnered with property and casualty insurer ACE Group to jointly evaluate the threat exposure of customers in order to help organizations mitigate cyber risks. FireEye and ACE will combine their technical knowledge bases for insurance providers to view the cybersecurity readiness of customers and adjust cyber insurance based on …

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FireEye Announces Initiatives, Partnerships for Cyber Ecosystem Efforts; David DeWalt Comments

FireEye has launched the Fuel Cyber Security Coalition as part of the expansion of its Fuel partner program to integrate efforts to protect joint customers from cyber attacks through workflow and threat intelligence sharing. The company said Monday the coalition will facilitate sharing of information on threat actors using FireEye Community Threat …

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Kevin Mandia: FireEye Subsidiary Launches Industrial IT Security Consulting Services

A FireEye subsidiary has unveiled two cybersecurity services intended to help utility and manufacturing companies protect their internal systems from the threat of advanced attacks. Mandiant‘s Industrial Control System Security Gap Assessment team will work to evaluate a client’s ICS security programs, monitor vulnerabilities and recommend infrastructure protection strategies, FireEye …

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NSA Accredits 7 Companies for Cyber Incident Response Services

The National Security Agency has issued cyber incident response assistance accreditation to seven companies under the National Security Cyber Assistance Program, the Defense Daily Network reported Wednesday. Following an assessment of 21 focus areas, such as incident analysis and network traffic data collection, the NSA accredited Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen Hamilton, CrowdStrike Services, FireEye, Mandiant, Maddrix and Verizon. NSA’s information …

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Kevin Mandia: Mandiant Research Finds Improvements In Enterprise Threat Detection

Mandiant has published a new report that analyzes the motives and targets of advanced threat attacks that occurred in 2013 and describes how malicious actors compromise enterprise data. Data from the FireEye subsidiary’s “Beyond the Breach” report indicates that 33 percent of organizations detected information security breaches on their own in 2013, …

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Mandiant Report: Chinese Cyber Unit Resumes Hacks on US Firms

According to cybersecurity firm Mandiant, after a three-month hiatus, a team of hackers working for China’s People’s Liberation Army has started to attack targets once again, including raids on U.S. corporations, according to the NY Times.  David Sanger and Nicole Perlroth write that China’s Unit 61398 is using different techniques in their most recent …

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China Claims Mandiant's Hacking Report Unfounded

China’s defense ministry claims recent accusations against one of its military units as being behind many cyber attacks on U.S. companies and agencies lacks technical proof and is unreliable, Reuters reports. The ministry claims computer security firm Mandiant‘s recent report on the hackings only relied on linking Internet Protocol addresses …

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