Tag Archives: threat detection

Frank Duff on Mitre’s Assessment of 21 Cyber Platforms Against ‘APT29’ Threat Group

Frank Duff, principal cyber operations engineer at Mitre, told Federal News Network in an interview published Friday about the nonprofit corporation’s evaluation of cybersecurity offerings from 21 vendors against cyber threat group APT29. Mitre assessed the cyber platforms using its ATT&CK knowledge base to emulate the techniques used by APT29, which is believed to be related to the Russian government and involved in the Democratic National Committee compromise.

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Fortinet Unveils AI-Powered Threat Analysis & Detection Platform

Fortinet has introduced an artificial intelligence platform designed to automate analysis and detection of cyber threats. The cybersecurity company said Tuesday the FortiGuard AI threat intelligence tool was produced through a five-year effort of Fortinet’s research group, FortiGuard Labs, to develop automated threat analysis and detection. FortiGuard AI uses machine learning and continuous training …

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Leidos, SecurityMatters to Combine Industrial Control System Mgmt, Threat Monitoring Platforms

Leidos and SecurityMatters have partnered to add passive monitoring features into a technology platform designed to help operators monitor and secure industrial control systems. SecurityMatters said Thursday it will integrate its SilentDefense continuous threat detection and response platform with Leidos’ Industrial Defender Automation Systems Manager offering. Leidos will resell the integrated product to current and …

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Engility Launches AI Platform for Federal Civilian, Military Customers; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has unveiled an artificial intelligence platform that company designed to help military and federal civilian agencies use data to make decisions. The company said Monday its Synthetic Analyst tool works to support decision-making across various operations such as threat detection and analysis; course of action planning; training support; and headquarters operations. Engility CEO Lynn Dugle, …

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Voti to Deploy Additional Security Scanners on USAF Bases

The U.S. Air Force has ordered additional Voti Detection-made scanners in a move to increase security of the military branch’s facilities. Voti said Wednesday it will supply the Air Force with XR3D-60 and XR3D-6D scanners designed to examine scanned images and identify potential threats. The platforms are equipped with three-dimensional X-ray technology that employs  detection algorithms …

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BDO’s Gregory Garrett: Firms Should Increase Cyber Training Efforts Amid Dragonfly Malware Resurgence

Gregory Garrett, head of international cybersecurity at Chicago, Illinois-based professional services firm BDO USA, has said companies should ramp up efforts to build up the frequency and quality of their cybersecurity education and training programs in an effort to protect their networks from threat actors, Digital Journal reported Saturday. His …

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