MADISON, S.D. (AP) – Cyber security is a lot like the common cold. There’s no cure for either, but there are ways to combat both. “Security is all about layers,” said Sam Coome, a 23-year-old Dakota State University graduate student. At a time when Russian hackers, WikiLeaks and threats of cyber warfare make national headlines […]

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The alliance with the utility software company, Utilidata, is expected to expand Raytheon’s presence in the “critical infrastructure” market by delivering “next-generation monitoring, managed security services and cyber-hunting across the cybersecurity market,” the company, currently the Pentagon’s third-largest supplier, said in a statement. Facts force Washington Post to backtrack on report that Russia hacked US […]

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Add to favorites The acquisition will expand IBM’s enterprise security portfolio, offering tools that help businesses in protecting their sensitive data. IBM Security plans to acquire San Francisco-based Agile 3 Solutions, a cybersecurity visualisation startup, for an undisclosed amount. Agile 3 is a developer of products that help C-Suite and senior executives to better visualize, […]

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Microsoft on Friday will begin grading its commercial customers’ Office 365 security settings in an effort to fortify its software and services that are frequent targets of hackers. One insurance company, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., plans to take the security score into account when setting cyberinsurance rates for customers. … … read more at: […]

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 Print White House suddenly removes chief cybersecurity officer By Eric LiebermanReprinted with permission of the Daily Caller News Foundation Cory Louie, the White House’s now former chief cybersecurity officer, was reportedly removed from his position. Louie “was forced to resign,” according to an editor at The Atlantic, who was the first to report his exit, despite […]

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Cory Louie was appointed to the position by former President Obama in 2015. (Image: file photo) The chief information security officer for the White House’s Executive Office of the President has been removed from his position, sources have confirmed. Cory Louie was appointed to the position by former President Obama in 2015, charged with keeping […]

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ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Accenture (ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from VeriSign, Inc. iDefense, one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence businesses, has proven capabilities in cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats to organizations. iDefense’s next generation intelligence platform […]

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