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  • Securonix Announces Over $1B Growth Investment; Sachin Nayyar Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Securonix Announces Over $1B Growth Investment; Sachin Nayyar Quoted

    Securonix has secured a growth investment worth more than $1 billion and will use the capital to support talent acquisition efforts, advance growth initiatives and meet customer demand for cloud-native security analytics and operations platforms. Volition Capital and Eight Roads Ventures participated in the Vista Equity Partners-led investment, Securonix said Tuesday. “We solve a very […] More

  • Cisco, IBM Forge Alliance to Integrate Cybersecurity Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco, IBM Forge Alliance to Integrate Cybersecurity Offerings

    Cisco and IBM have partnered to integrate their cybersecurity offerings and foster collaboration on threat intelligence. IBM said Wednesday Cisco will create new applications for IBM’s QRadar security analytics platform and the first two apps will work to help security teams understand and mitigate advanced threats. The Cisco-made apps will be available on IBM’s Security App Exchange system. IBM will […] More

  • SAS-Ponemon Study: 61% of IT Pros Cite Security Analytics as Key to Cyber Defense - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAS-Ponemon Study: 61% of IT Pros Cite Security Analytics as Key to Cyber Defense

    Sixty-one percent of 621 information technology professionals who responded to a SAS-sponsored survey said they believe security analytics is critical to cyber defense programs. SAS said the Ponemon Institute surveyed IT and IT security personnel who are involved with their organizations’ security analytics during the month of December 2016 for the company’s “When Seconds Count: How Security Analytics Improves Cybersecurity Defenses” report. Seventy-one percent […] More

  • Lockheed, RANK Software Unveil Cybersecurity Offering for Defense Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, RANK Software Unveil Cybersecurity Offering for Defense Programs

    Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian subsidiary and RANK Software have partnered to create and offer cybersecurity platforms to Canadian and international defense programs. Both companies developed a co-branded security analytics offering as part of efforts to help address a shortage of trained cybersecurity individuals as well as meet a demand for systems designed to protect networks from advanced persistent cyber threats, Lockheed said Tuesday. The partnership demonstrated the offering at […] More

  • CloudLock's Cloud Cyber Platform Achieves FedRAMP 'In Progress' Status; Ron Zalkind Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CloudLock’s Cloud Cyber Platform Achieves FedRAMP ‘In Progress’ Status; Ron Zalkind Comments

    CloudLock has become the first cloud computing access security broker to achieve an “in Progress” status through the agency authorization route as part of the governmentwide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. CloudLock said Monday its Cloud Security Fabric Federal Edition serves as a cloud-native CASB and cloud cybersecurity platform that works to secure applications that agencies buy and build. “We believe […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Adds LogRhythm to Cybersecurity Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Adds LogRhythm to Cybersecurity Alliance

    Lockheed Martin will work with LogRhythm on cybersecurity systems integration pilot programs after the latter signed up for the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance. LogRhythm also agreed to offer its security intelligence platform and share cybersecurity-focused best practices with Lockheed as a member of the alliance, Lockheed said Monday. The LogRhythm-built security intelligence tool works to […] More

  • FireEye Threat Analysis Seeks to Reduce Alert Noise; Grady Summers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FireEye Threat Analysis Seeks to Reduce Alert Noise; Grady Summers Comments

    FireEye has unveiled a new threat analysis tool for Amazon Web Services that is designed to filter security alerts during event data monitoring. The FireEye Threat Analytics Platform uses the company“™s intelligence technology to provide context to event data, FireEye said Wednesday. Insights from the security analytics tool then give clients the opportunity to prioritize suspected […] More

  • Chris Petersen: LogRhythm Launches Threat Intell Ecosystem to Expand Security Coverage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chris Petersen: LogRhythm Launches Threat Intell Ecosystem to Expand Security Coverage

    Symantec has joined CrowdStrike, Norse, ThreatStream and Webroot as partners in LogRhythm‘s threat intelligence vendor consortium that aims to provide a platform for security analytics and intelligence services against cyber threats. The Threat Intelligence Ecosystem is intended to help customers use threat data from any of the ecosystem partners via LogRhythm’s Security Intelligence Platform, LogRhythm said Aug. 19. “Our ecosystem approach ensures that […] More

  • IBM Holds Spot on $6B DHS Cyber Defense Contract; Anne Altman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Holds Spot on $6B DHS Cyber Defense Contract; Anne Altman Comments

    IBM will provide provide security analytics technology to the Department of Homeland Security under a potential $6 billion contract. DHS’ Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program aims to equip civilian and defense agencies with information technology platforms and continuous monitoring-as-a-service for defending network endpoints such as mobile devices, IBM said Wednesday. The company is one of 17 vendors […] More

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