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Neustar Hires Mark Tonnesen as CISO; Lisa Hook Comments

Mark Tonnesen, formerly an executive consultant at MapMyID, has joined Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) as chief information and security officer. He will oversee the company’s initiatives to develop and secure technology infrastructure and services and the operation of its information technology and product infrastructure, data centers, network and communications systems, …

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InfoReliance Lands $65M DHS Contract for Cybersecurity Services; Aaron Faulkner Comments

InfoReliance has won a $65 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s office of cybersecurity and communications for security services to the office’s network security deployment division. The company said Tuesday the contract covers security engineering and assessments, testing and oversight on information system security for the division’s National Cybersecurity Protection …

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Phyllis Schneck Officially Named DHS Cyber Undersecretary

Phyllis Schneck, global public sector vice president and chief technology officer at McAfee,  since 2009, has officially been appointed deputy homeland security undersecretary for cybersecurity. She will work to help further develop the government’s ability to protect information systems and networks of national interest,  Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Monday. …

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Report: McAfee Public Sector CTO Phyllis Schneck to be Named DHS Cyber Undersecretary

The Department of Homeland Security will nominate Phyllis Schneck, public sector chief technology officer at McAfee, to serve as deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Danny Yadron writes Schneck will oversee DHS’ programs for protecting U.S. networks from local and international hackers. She also would join DHS …

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Report: McAfee’s Phyllis Schneck Emerges As Potential DHS Cyber Undersecretary

Phyllis Schneck, McAfee vice president and chief technology officer for the public sector, has emerged as a possible candidate to head cyber operations at the Department of Homeland Security, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Jennifer Martinez, citing two sources, writes Schneck is the most likely choice to succeed Mark Weatherford as DHS …

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Northrop, McAfee Win $189M Defense Cyber Contract; Williams, Kartsen Comment

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency task order to provide cybersecurity protection services across Pentagon and intelligence community networks. The Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will implement the commercial-off-the-shelf host based security system software. Karen Williams, Northrop vice president for defense technologies, said cybersecurity is …

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McAfee Names Stuart McClure Worldwide CTO

McAfee (NYSE: MFE) has announced Stuart McClure as its worldwide chief technology officer. In this position, McClure will collaborate with senior leaders on strategy, research and development. He will be responsible for ensuring knowledge sharing and customer satisfaction. McClure joined McAfee in 2004. Prior to his appointment, he served as senior …

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SAIC, Red Hat Collaborate on DOD Cloud Platform, Adoption

Following a recently announced cybersecurity partnership with McAfee,  SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has embarked on a second collaboration with Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) to develop cloud computing technologies for the Defense Department, contractors and other businesses. The companies will work to capitalize on open source technologies and introduce commercial patterns and practices that reduce costs and …

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SAIC Partners with McAfee to Provide Enterprise Cybersecurity

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has formed a partnership with McAfee to provide large enterprise cybersecurity solutions such as advanced threat detection for customers including the intelligence community and national governments. SAIC said it will couple its CloudShield security products with McAfee’s security portfolio to access new markets and provide stronger …

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McAfee to Launch Online Showcase of ‘McAfee Compatible’ Partner Solutions

Security-technology firm McAfee has announced the launch of its Compatible Solutions Center, a new initiative designed to showcase partner-company solutions that have been integrated and tested with McAfee technology. The Security Innovation Alliance, or SIA, features partners and their solutions and is available both online and from McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator …

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