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SolarWinds’ Brandon Shopp: User Education, Cross-Team Collaboration Key to Gov’t Network Security

Brandon Shopp, vice president of product strategy for security at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), has said agencies should look at user education and cross-team collaboration as key elements of their strategies to protect networks from cyber attacks amid the increasing adoption of mobile devices and cloud platforms.

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CyberArk’s Kevin Jermyn: Agencies Need Programmatic Approach to Ensuring Privileged Access Security

Kevin Jermyn, regional manager of federal customer success at CyberArk (Nasdaq: CYBR), has said government agencies seeking to protect sensitive data from cyber attacks should come up with a program to control, monitor and oversee privileged access to critical assets.

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Trustwave’s Bill Rucker: Strategic Partnerships Could Help Ensure Federal Network Security

Bill Rucker, president of Trustwave Government Solutions, has said government agencies should establish strategic partnerships and identify vulnerabilities in order to protect networks and counter cyber hackers. Rucker wrote that agencies should leverage their partnerships with managed service providers to gain access to threat intelligence amid the evolving threat landscape. “The …

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SAP NS2’s Barry Leffew: AI, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Outpace State-Backed Threat Actors

Barry Leffew, senior vice president and general manager of national security software at SAP National Security Services, has said agencies should leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to counter cyber threats. Leffew wrote that the use of AI and machine learning could provide agencies an edge against state-sponsored threat actors …

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Iron Mountain Introduces Cloud-Based Data Protection & Recovery Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has launched a platform that will work to help users manage, protect and recover critical information in efforts to limit damage in case of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Iron Cloud Critical Protection and Recovery is …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Holistic Approach, Prioritization Key to Gov’t Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president for U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), has urged government agencies to adopt a holistic cybersecurity strategy that focuses on priorities to address large-scale incidents such as the WannaCry attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Strategy must account for …

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Mark Testoni: Graph Technology Could Support Analytics for National Security Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2016 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP), has noted that the “graph technology” analytics tool works to support efforts to manage digital information, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. CNN reported Thursday graph technology is designed to identify connections between data, develop algorithms based on …

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