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Symantec Offers Free AI-Powered Cybersecurity Service for Political Campaigns

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 21, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled a free service that will work to bolster the cybersecurity of websites for political organizations and candidates using artificial intelligence technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the AI-powered service is designed to verify the security and authenticity of …

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EY Names Next Americas Cybersecurity Leader Within Advisory Services Organization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — EY has appointed Dave Burg, most recently global cybersecurity leader at PwC, to be its advisory services business’ next cybersecurity leader for the Americas region beginning Oct. 1, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Burg will be in charge of driving EY’s strategy in cybersecurity consulting across …

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KeyW’s Parrot Labs Certified as Cyber Training Provider Under DHS-Backed Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — A division of KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has received certification from the Department of Homeland Security as an official provider of cybersecurity training and education services to professionals in the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its Parrot Labs unit has been named to …

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Cybersecurity Vet Trent Teyema Named SVP, CTO at Parsons’ Federal Arm

Trent Teyema, a former cybersecurity official at the FBI, has joined Parsons‘ federal business as senior vice president and chief technology officer. Parsons said Thursday Teyema will oversee research-and-development and customer engagement efforts related to the company’s intellectual property protection platforms and other technology offerings. The more than two-decade public sector veteran previously …

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Industry Coalition Unveils Joint Vulnerability Disclosure to Push Cyber Info Sharing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Several technology companies have formed a coalition in an effort to advance cybersecurity transparency and cooperation via the sharing of information on software vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Cybersecurity Tech Accord said Monday some of the companies that contributed to a Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure …

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In-Q-Tel, Contrast Security Partner to Counter Cyber Attacks on Gov’t Software Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 10, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a strategic partnership with Contrast Security with the goal to help government clients protect software applications from cyber attacks with the use of innovative technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IQT said Thursday it invested in the security technology provider as part of efforts …

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BAE’s Peder Jungck Named to Industry Cyber Cooperation Forum’s Steering Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of intelligence solutions at BAE Systems Inc., has joined the steering committee of a group established by the BAE Systems parent company in the U.K. to push for industry collaboration against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. …

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BAE-Dell EMC Federated Secure Cloud Integrates Splunk Tech; Gary DePreta, Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — BAE Systems and Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) have entered into a partnership to integrate security and cloud computing technologies in support of network monitoring for federal civilian, defense and intelligence agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 16. The Splunk Enterprise software and machine learning capability will be incorporated …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM Key to Federal IT Cybersecurity, National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, has said the integration of cybersecurity requirements as a key part of federal information technology is centered on the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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DocuSign’s Barton Phillips: Cloud-Based Tools Could Help Agencies Manage, Secure Documents

Barton Phillips, vice president of enterprise sales at DocuSign (Nasdaq: DOCU), has said agencies that aim to manage document workflows and accelerate document reviews should adopt cloud-based tools. Phillips wrote that such cloud platforms work to help agencies establish a digital process that helps them prepare, sign, store and route …

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