Tag Archives: Samuel Visner

Mitre’s Samuel Visner Recognized for National Cybersecurity FFRDC Leadership

Samuel Visner, director at the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Mitre, has been selected for an annual list of prominent executives in Washington’s technology industry. Washingtonian recognized Visner on the publication’s 2018 Tech Titan list for managing the center that develops cybersecurity approaches for the private sector, …

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Navy Taps ICF to Assess Potential Infrastructure Risks at US Military Facilities

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential five-year, $34 million contract to ICF International to help the Defense Department identify strategies to increase the resiliency of DoD assets as well as examine potential risks to infrastructure at various U.S. military installations worldwide. ICF said Tuesday it will perform risk assessments on physical and cyber systems at DoD …

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Samuel Visner: CSC Adds New Cloud-Based Cyber Services

Computer Sciences Corp. will offer three new services to enterprise and public sector customers as part of the company’s work to expand its cloud cybersecurity portfolio, CSC said Tuesday. CSC’s Cloud Cybersecurity Services program works to offer tools from vendors in an effort to help customers migrate into cloud environments and …

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CSC Unveils New Managed Security Service; Samuel Visner Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. has unveiled a new security information and event management service. for enterprises to manage cybersecurity, compliance and forensic investigations. The service uses the company’s global network of security operation centers and runs on an HP ArcSight platform to provide users security analysis and intelligence, CSC said Thursday. Samuel Visner, …

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‘Need to Know’ Not Necessarily Safer

The government is in the business of keeping secrets. As we saw with the latest WikiLeaks debacle, those secrets are become harder and harder for the government to keep. Calls for transparency and open communication between agencies in the wake of terrorist plots seem laudable, even practical. Sharing vital information …

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Busy Week for CSC as VRL Purchase is Finalized

CSC has acquired cybersecurity firm Vulnerability Research Labs, the company announced this week. VRL will function as a subsidiary under the arrangement, which CSC hopes will enhance its ability to develop cybersecurity tools and techniques worldwide. “VRL’s technologists develop world-class countermeasures to deal effectively with a vast array of advanced …

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