Tag Archives: NSA

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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NSA Certifies General Dynamics’ Network Encryption Tech Offering; Nadia Short, Chris Marzilli Comment

General Dynamics has obtained certification from the U.S. National Security Agency for a technology that seeks to help government agencies manage and secure up to 10 gigabytes of network-level data. NSA approved the company’s Taclane-10G network encryptor to help protect government information classified as top secret or below that category, …

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Exelis Memory Stick Gets NSA Certification; Mark Adams Comments

Exelis has obtained a National Security Agency certification for the company’s self-encrypting memory drive. The memory stick is built to give users data-at-rest, data-in-transit, communications, networking and storage services, Exelis said Thursday. Mark Adams, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ specialty applications business, said the company has gone through “successive …

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Ted Girard on Delphix’s Federal ERP Market Push and Agencies’ Data Security, Mgmt Challenges

Ted Girard leads the federal business of Menlo Park, Calif.-based enterprise resource application services provider Delphix as a vice president at the company. Girard’s GovCon career includes time as vice president of federal sales at BMC Software and federal sales director at data center automation software company BladeLogic, which BMC purchased …

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Darrell Durst on Lockheed’s Partnership With DHS, State of US Cyber Workforce

Darrell Durst leads a Lockheed Martin organization that provides cyber technology and services to the U.S. government in his role as vice president of cyber solutions. The 28-year engineering veteran’s background includes experience in intelligence and security technology initiatives for national security systems and government customers’ missions. In this conversation with ExecutiveBiz, Durst discusses the …

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Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Government agencies will continue to see an increase in their budget requests for cyber operations even as overall budgets remain flat, according to KCG President Maryann Hirsch. In a piece for Security Magazine published Friday, Hirsch wrote that U.S. Cyber Command more than doubled its funding to $447 million in 2013 and the Department of Homeland …

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Executive Profile: Vonna Heaton, Ball Aerospace VP for Information and Intelligence Solutions

Vonna Heaton serves as vice president and lead executive for information and intelligence solutions at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. In this role, she is responsible for strategy and customer engagement for information services and related programs and opportunities. Prior to Ball Aerospace, Heaton served as special assistant to the deputy …

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Carlos Fernandes Op-Ed on Combating Cyber Threats: Predict, Prevent and Persist

Carlos Fernandes serves as director of Salient Federal Solutions‘ Cyber Security Center of Excellence and recently wrote an op-ed piece for the Insurance Technology Association. The more-than 21-year information security veteran was the founder, managing principal and CEO of Agile Cybersecurity Solutions prior to joining Salient. The Air Force veteran has also held leadership …

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Executive Profile: John Pescatore, SANS Emerging Security Trends Director

John Pescatore serves as director of emerging security trends at SANS, a cooperative research and development organization comprising of auditors and chief information security officers at organizations and universities worldwide. The 35-year technology and security veteran joined the nonprofit organization in January after a 13-year tenure at Gartner as its lead …

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Executive Profile: Russ Berkoff, PTR Group CEO

Russ Berkoff serves as the CEO of PTR Group, a professional engineering company specializing in embedded, real-time and distributed systems, solutions and services. The 30-year government and business veteran has led operational and strategic projects and where he has been engaged in organizational decision-making and administrating strategic change through business and resource …

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