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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Cautions Against Potential Insider Threats With ‘Sophisticated’ Talent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 12, 2019 — Mark Testoni, CEO of SAP National Security Services, has expressed concern over the level of threat that companies can face when insiders with technology talent move to breach systems and steal sensitive data, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 5.

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Micro Focus’ Rob Roy: IT Modernization Offers Agencies Opportunity to Address Cyber Risks One Step at a Time

Rob Roy, public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said information technology modernization offers agencies an opportunity to make incremental changes to address cybersecurity risks. Roy wrote that agencies should consider alternatives to an all-or-nothing type of encryption, which could provide hackers a chance to unlock data …

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Thales Study Reports on Federal Cyber Concerns; Nick Jovanovic Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — Thales has found that 57 percent of U.S. federal government respondents say their agencies experienced a data breach over the past year, with vulnerabilities from shared infrastructures topping the list of cybersecurity concerns, ExecutiveBiz reported. The “2018 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition” ranked …

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Thales e-Security Exec Wayne Lewandowski: US Should Build on Cyber Defense, Offense as Attacks Grow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president for federal at Thales e-Security, has unveiled an independent cybersecurity study that found an increase in data breaches at U.S. military and federal networks in 2016 from 22 percent to 34 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense Systems reported Friday Lewandowski believes the …

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Thales Report Shows Fed Gov’t View on IT Vulnerability; Wayne Lewandowski Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — The federal edition of Thales e-Security‘s 2017 Data Threat Report indicates that 96 percent of federal government employees feel vulnerable to potential data breaches and 71 percent think the adoption of new technologies may facilitate those vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in …

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RSA’s Jacklyn Wynn: Agencies Should Integrate Cyber Policies With ‘Day-to-Day Mission Execution’

Jacklyn Wynn, an official at EMC’s security division RSA,  has said government agencies should work to re-evaluate their cyber defense strategies through the integration of cyber policies and objectives with the way they implement their missions on a daily basis. Wynn, vice president of strategy and market development of global …

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BAE Systems Links Bangladesh Bank Cyber Heist to 2014 Sony Hack

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — A BAE Systems report indicates that the cyber heist on Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is linked to the 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Friday that BAE Systems found a similarity in the …

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IBM to Buy Resilient Systems, Unveils X-Force Incident Response Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced plans to buy Massachusetts-based incident response platforms provider Resilient Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to boost its incident response and security operations. IBM said Monday it plans to integrate Resilient Systems’ incident response tool with its security platforms such as IBM X-Force Exchange …

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IBM Buys Cloud Services Firm Lighthouse Security Group; Kris Lovejoy Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has moved to further build its identity and access management offering by acquiring the Lighthouse Security Group subsidiary from Lighthouse Computer Services. Kris Lovejoy, general manager of IBM Security Services, said Monday that IBM made the transaction in order to develop an IAM portfolio that combines both analytics technology and managed …

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