Home / Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Deloitte Taps FBI Vet Linda Walsh to Lead Cyber Risk Services Practice

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Deloitte has hired FBI veteran Linda Walsh as managing director of the cyber risk services practice within the company’s risk and financial advisory business, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The professional services firm said Tuesday Walsh, who served as a supervisory special agent at FBI, will lead efforts …

Read More »

HyTrust’s John De Santis: Agencies Should Adopt Platforms for Security Policy Enforcement

John De Santis, chairman and CEO of HyTrust, has said government agencies should adopt a strategic approach to security when moving to the cloud through the implementation of security platforms and controls that work to “enforce security policy” against cyber threats. “By deploying software to continuously enforce policies in real time, …

Read More »

William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

Read More »

SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Urges Support for Public-Private Collaboration in Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) U.S. national security business, has urged policymakers to promote collaboration between government and industry in efforts to combat cyber threats against networks and critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in an opinion piece …

Read More »

George Wilson: ECS Federal Buys InfoReliance in Cyber, Cloud Delivery Expansion Push

ECS Federal has purchased cloud and cybersecurity services provider InfoReliance for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand the delivery of cybersecurity, cloud and agile software platforms to clients in the intelligence and defense markets. InfoReliance CEO Andrew Butler will move to ECS to serve as a senior vice …

Read More »

Raytheon Unveils National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champion; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has unveiled the winner of the three-day, company-sponsored 2017 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship held in Texas, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Saturday it will bring national champion University of Maryland – Baltimore County to Washington to visit U.S. research …

Read More »

BAE Systems Exec Peder Jungck Named President of Cyber Info-Sharing Org

Peder Jungck, chief technology officer of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, will serve as president of a nonprofit industry organization that aims to facilitate cyber threat information sharing and collaboration in the technology sector. The company said Tuesday Jungck will lead the Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center as …

Read More »

NTT Unit Forms Global Threat Intelligence Center for Unified Security Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — NTT Group‘s specialized security company has created a Global Threat Intelligence Center that will serve as a platform for the company’s intelligence resources to coordinate efforts to address security challenges, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday GTIC will replace NTT Security‘s former Security Engineering and Research Team …

Read More »

Parsons Hosts NSA’s 2017 Cyber Defense Exercise; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — Parsons is hosting a National Security Agency exercise at its cyber center in Columbia, Maryland, in support of information assurance and network security training for military participants, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the five-day Cyber Defense Exercise will run through April 14 and …

Read More »

Symantec: Similarities Found Between Cyber Espionage Group’s Practices & Vault 7 Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has released a report that points to similarities in the hacking tools and techniques used by a cyber espionage group dubbed “Longhorn” and what appears to be CIA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Vault 7 documents that WikiLeaks …

Read More »