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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 on artificial intelligence and machine learning designed to help government agencies and companies detect and address zero-day malware, ransomware and other cyber threats, Comcast said Friday. Eric Malawer, a more …

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FireEye Intros Machine Learning Anti-Malware Tool on Endpoint Security Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has added a machine learning tool to its endpoint security platform in an effort to help users detect, classify and counter malware based on private and publicly available data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday FireEye Endpoint Security with the MalwareGuard detection and …

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Recorded Future’s Staffan Truve: Machine Learning-Based Threat Intell Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense

Staffan Truve, chief technology officer and co-founder of Somerville, Mass.-based threat intelligence platforms provider Recorded Future, has said government agencies should consider using artificial intelligence and machine learning platforms in order to accelerate the analysis of large amounts of data and identify potential cyber threats. Truve wrote that machine learning-based …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Agencies Should Deploy Cyber Tools That Offer ’Pervasive’ Network Visibility

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at network visibility platforms provider Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO), has said government agencies should adopt cybersecurity platforms that work to provide “pervasive visibility” into data across all networks in order to prevent data breaches. Reilly wrote that advanced persistent threat actors use a six-stage …

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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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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Brings Defense-Grade Cyber to Enterprises with SureView Suite

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has compiled a selection of its cybersecurity technologies into one package designed to help organizations meet external threats, deter attacks from within and prepare against future breaches, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the SureView suite works to …

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ManTech Malware Analysis Examines Memory Code

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 17, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on ManTech Cyber Solutions International’s Responder PRO, Linux Edition, an updated malware analysis tool designed for detection and data protection compliance. ManTech said Wednesday the latest version includes endpoint security software that leverages proprietary memory analysis technology. …

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Dell Threat Report Suggests Training, Policy Rethink

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Dell’s annual threat report highlighting an increased incidence in point of sale malware and payment car system attacks. According to Patrick Sweeney, executive director at Dell Security, the results of the study suggest that enterprises are …

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