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McAfee Relaunches as Independent Security Company

McAfee has officially launched as a stand-alone cybersecurity firm after Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) completed the spinoff of the latter’s security business through an approximately $4.2 billion deal with private equity firm TPG. Chris Young, a senior vice president and general manager at Intel, will serve as CEO of McAfee and Bryan Taylor, a partner …

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Alan Marc Smith, President & CEO of DLT Solutions, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 16, 2017 — Alan Marc Smith, president and CEO of DLT Solutions, has been inducted into this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in cyber and analytics industry teaming. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive …

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Intel Security’s Steve Grobman: U.S. Retaliation Against Russia Could Escalate to War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2017 — Steve Grobman, Intel Security‘s chief technology officer, has said that retaliating against Russia’s alleged cyber hacking of the U.S. elections could escalate to war, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Obama administration’s response could range from additional economic sanctions, indictments, information leaks on Russian politicians and business leaders …

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Private Equity Firm TPG, Intel to Form Security JV Under Estimated $4.2B Deal

Santa Clara, California-based computing chip maker Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) will spin off the company’s security business into a new joint venture with investment firm TPG through an estimated $4.2 billion multi-step transaction. Intel said Wednesday it will own 49 percent of the JV to be called “McAfee” and receive $3.1 billion cash while TPG will own the remaining …

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Blue Coat’s Michael Fey to Join Symantec as President, COO; Dan Schulman Comments

Michael Fey, president and chief operating officer at Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat, will serve in the same roles at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) upon completion of the latter company’s acquisition of Blue Coat. Symantec said Monday Fey will report to the incoming Symantec CEO Greg Clark, formerly CEO of …

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Intel Security: Corporate Policies, Industry Regulations Potential Barriers to Cyber Intell Sharing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2016 — A survey by Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) security division indicates that cybersecurity professionals see corporate policies and industry regulations among the potential barriers to cyber threat intelligence sharing, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday only 42 percent of the 500 respondents to the McAfee survey …

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Intel Security, DLT Solutions to Launch Cybersecurity Laboratory

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 18, 2016 — Intel Security (Nasdaq: INTC) and DLT Solutions will form a cyber laboratory within the DLT Innovation Center as part of their efforts to provide help to federal agencies facing cybersecurity challenges, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “The federal government is projecting to spend $19B in the coming …

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Richard Steranka Joins Intel’s Security Arm as Worldwide Channels Lead

Richard Steranka, a more than 25-year sales and channel management veteran, has joined Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) as leader of worldwide channels at the company’s security business unit. He will report to Scott Lovett, senior vice president of global sales for Intel’s security group, and manage the organization’s partnerships with computer …

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Former Cisco Security Exec Christopher Young to Head Intel Security; Renee James Comments

Christopher Young, former senior vice president of Cisco‘s (Nasdaq: CSCO) global security and government group, has joined Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) as SVP and general manager of Intel Security and member of the management committee. Intel said Monday Young will report directly to President Renee James, who noted that Young’s cybersecurity expertise would help him …

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