Tag Archives: McAfee

Brian Foster Joins Neustar as Information Services SVP; Lisa Hook Comments

Brian Foster, formerly chief technology officer at Damballa, has joined Neustar (NYSE: NSR) as senior vice president of information services. He will oversee Neustar’s information services product strategy and execution and be based in the company’s San Francisco office, Neustar said Wednesday. Foster will succeed Ted Prince, who has been appointed …

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Fidelis Names David Macey Sales SVP, Lindsay Weissbratten HR VP in Set of Appointments

Fidelis Cybersecurity has appointed David Macey as senior vice president of worldwide sales and Lindsay Weissbratten as VP of human resources. The company said Wednesday Macey will be in charge of customer acquisition, channel management and revenue growth initiatives for the company. Macey previously served in general manager positions at McAfee (NYSE: …

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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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