Tag: cyber threat

Recorded Future’s Allan Liska: Threat Intelligence, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Address Cyber RisksNews

Recorded Future’s Allan Liska: Threat Intelligence, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Address Cyber Risks

Allan Liska, an intelligence analyst at Somerville, Mass.-based network security firm Recorded Future, has said government agencies should leverage threat…
Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Should Manage Security Landscape With AutomationNews

Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Should Manage Security Landscape With Automation

Chris Usserman, principal security architect at Infoblox, has said security professionals seeking to protect agency information technology systems from cyber…
Fortinet’s Bob Fortna on Three Federal Cyber Threat Trends to WatchNews

Fortinet’s Bob Fortna on Three Federal Cyber Threat Trends to Watch

Bob Fortna, president of Fortinet’s (Nasdaq: FTNT) federal business, wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that federal agencies should consider…
Splunk’s Venture Arm to Invest $150M in Data-Driven StartupsNews

Splunk’s Venture Arm to Invest $150M in Data-Driven Startups

Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) has launched a venture arm to invest in startups that leverages data to improve business and bring…
Exabeam’s Bill Aubin: Human Expertise, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Fight Stealthy AdversariesNews

Exabeam’s Bill Aubin: Human Expertise, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Fight Stealthy Adversaries

Bill Aubin, vice president of federal at Exabeam, has said government agencies seeking to counter threat actors working in stealth…
Raytheon Gets $110M Cyber Support Contract in MENA Region; Dave Wajsgras QuotedContract Awards

Raytheon Gets $110M Cyber Support Contract in MENA Region; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $110M contract to establish a cybersecurity operations center and provide related support services…
Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial BaseNews

Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity…
FireEye Buys Verodin in $250M Cash-and-Stock Deal; Kevin Mandia QuotedM&A Activity

FireEye Buys Verodin in $250M Cash-and-Stock Deal; Kevin Mandia Quoted

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has acquired McLean, Va.-based cybersecurity instrumentation technology provider Verodin through a cash-and-stock transaction worth approximately $250M. “Verodin
Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVectorM&A Activity

Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has purchased Arlington, Va.-based cybersecurity firm BluVector for an undisclosed sum. BluVector develops and provides platforms based
Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Tech, Processes, Workforce Key to Gov’t Cyber Defense EffortsCybersecurity

Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Tech, Processes, Workforce Key to Gov’t Cyber Defense Efforts

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at Gigamon, has said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, people