Report: RSA Eyes Identity Mgmt Growth in Symplified Asset Buy

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EMC security division RSA has acquired the technology assets of cloud identity company Symplified through a fire sale that concluded in June, CRN reported Tuesday. Robert Westervelt writes RSA will incorporate the portfolio as it seeks to build its presence in the identity management space. EMC previously added single sign-on and automatic provisioning tools through its acquisition of Aveksa...

Dan Hunter to Lead Capture Mgmt at ViON as Company Grows Exec Team

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ViON Corp. has moved to expand its executive team by appointing Dan Hunter as director of capture management, Rob Davies as vice president of capacity services and Liz Anthony as VP of marketing. Hunter, formerly senior director of business development and capture at General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD), will work to grow ViON’s business processes and capture government contracts, ViON...

Jeremy Burton, Denis Cashman, Jonathan Martin Take New EMC Info Infrastructure Unit Roles

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Jeremy Burton, Denis Cashman and Jonathan Martin have been appointed to senior executive positions within EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) information infrastructure segment, the company announced Tuesday. As president of products and marketing, Burton will oversee the segment’s product areas, technical alliances, the information intelligence group and the office of the chief technology officer. Cashman,...

Amit Yoran: New RSA Cyber Partner Network Targets Malware, Malicious Actors

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EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA has formed a partner ecosystem that will offer managed services for helping enterprises address cyber vulnerabilities and threats. RSA’s Managed Security Program intends to help providers deliver cybersecurity services to customers by utilizing RSA analytics, threat detection and incident response management products, EMC said Monday. Verizon Enterprise...

David Goulden Named EMC Data Infrastructure Business CEO; Joe Tucci Comments

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David Goulden, formerly president and chief operating officer at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has been promoted to CEO of the company’s information infrastructure business unit, effective immediately. He has been running infrastructure, sales, customer service, marketing and administrative operations for the company since July 2012, EMC said Wednesday. “David is both knowledgeable and widely...

RSA’s Mike Brown on Information Sharing, Cloud and Big Data’s Role in Protecting Against Cyber Threats

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Mike Brown, the retired Navy rear admiral and current vice president and general manager of RSA‘s global public  sector, recently caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss how RSA, the security arm of EMC, is working to fend off the next generation of cyber threats. The more-than-30-year military veteran says he takes a cloud, data and trust-centric approach to federal contracting, and says information...

Report: Eddie Schwartz Joins Verizon as Cyber Intell Head

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Eddie Schwartz, formerly chief information security officer at EMC (NYSE: EMC) security arm RSA, has been appointed to head the corporate security and cyber intelligence practice at Verizon (NYSE: Z), Reuters reported Tuesday. Jim Finkle writes Dave Martin, EMC’s chief security officer, will succeed Schwartz on an interim basis. Schwartz worked to help RSA bolster its cyber defense product portfolio...

Chirantan Desai Appointed EMC Emerging Technology Products President; David Goulden Comments

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Chirantan Desai, formerly executive vice president of information management at Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), has joined EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) as president of the emerging technology products division. Desai will oversee the development of new products and new business groups that focus on disruptive technologies, EMC said Thursday. He will report to David Goulden, president and chief operating officer. Goulden...

Tom Heiser Moves From RSA to Cloud Leadership Role at EMC; Art Coviello Comments

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Tom Heiser, president of  EMC (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA, is returning to EMC to help lead its cloud computing business, Network World reported Monday. Brandon Butler, citing internal communication, writes the emphasis of Heiser’s work will be to transition EMC products to the infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service markets. “The explosion of the cloud in all its forms...

Smartronix to Help Marine Corps Operate Enterprise Net; Bob Shea Comments

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Smartronix has won a potential $40 million contract to provide engineering and logistics services to a U.S. Marine Corps center responsible for the branch’s enterprise network. The Marine Corps Enterprise Network works to deliver data and information to users for global missions, Smartronix said Wednesday. EMC (NYSE: EMC), McAfee, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and SRA International and several...