Tag Archives: Mike McConnell

Booz Allen Execs: Health Agencies Should Learn From IC to Harness the Power of Big Data

Booz Allen Hamilton executives wrote in an article published Thursday on The New England Journal of Medicine that federal health care agencies should leverage data science tools and lessons from the intelligence community to optimize big data in order to improve care quality and reduce costs. Steve Escaravage, a senior vice president and head of Booz Allen’s digital, analytics and strategy practice, co-wrote the piece with Kevin Vigilante, an executive VP and a health business leader at the company; and Mike McConnell, a senior executive adviser at Booz Allen.

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DoD to Adopt Plurilock Cybersecurity Platform

The Defense Department has selected a Plurilock-built technology platform to help secure DoD’s workplace computers from cybersecurity threats. Plurilock said Thursday that DoD will implement the BioTracker workplace continuous authentication technology the company designed for combat support missions. The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental organization will team up with Plurilock to help the department …

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Booz Allen, Florida Center for Cybersecurity Hold C-Suite Cyber Exercise

Booz Allen Hamilton and the Florida Center for Cybersecurity hosted a cybersecurity breach simulation exercise for more than 60 senior public- and private-sector leaders at the University of South Florida on Oct. 13. The partners said Tuesday the exercise sought to highlight the relevance of cybersecurity to C-level and boardroom executives and efforts to bolster internal communications …

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Booz Allen Vice Chair Mike McConnell: Cyber Legislation Needed, Exec Order ‘A Good Start’

The U.S. needs cybersecurity legislation to protect citizens and businesses from increasing rates of cyber attacks and exploitation, according to Booz Allen Hamilton Vice Chairman Mike McConnell. McConnell, a former national intelligence director in both the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, released a statement Wednesday regarding a new White …

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Booz Allen Report: Top 10 Financial Services Cyber Risk Trends for 2013; Mike McConnell Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton released a report today about the cyber risks the financial services industry could encounter in 2013. Mike McConnell, Booz Allen vice chairman and former director of National Intelligence, said chief information security officers must perform “self-evaluations and industry-wide conversations” for a successful cyber defense. “There are many …

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Booz Allen Offering Key Executives As Keynote Speakers

Booz Allen Hamilton is offering executives such as Chairman, CEO and President Ralph Shrader as keynote speakers for conferences, the Washington Post reports. According to the Post, Booz Allen has created a speakers bureau to manage requests for speakers and to increase the number of speaking events. Many executives’ profiles …

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Mike McConnell Honored with Intelligence, National Security Award

Former Director of National Intelligence and Director of National Security Agency Mike McConnell received the 27th Annual William Oliver Baker Award for excellence in intelligence and national security. The award was given on the behalf of The Intelligence and National Security Alliance. McConnell was recognized for his contributions to intelligence …

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UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate the university’s  new cybersecurity programs and to fund scholarships for students entering these programs. UMUC has positioned itself as a …

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