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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Greg Oslan, President and CEO of Narus corporation, say Narus’s software provides real-time traffic intelligence that helps carriers, service providers and governments around the world protect and manage large, complex networks. Although the Internet is still in its infancy, Internet crime is a global issue, and it is time to set up a global ecosystem and police force. Global criminal behavior and cyber warfare may be death by a thousand papercuts, he states, but it is still death.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
PORTLAND, OR Jan. 19, 2017 Galois announced today that it has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to develop a new, advanced network cyber deception technology: Prattle. Prattle generates realistic traffic to tag adversaries monitoring network activity, mislead them about things they may have learned, and cause them to make mistakes that increase the likelihood of detection. The overall goal: to dramatically reduce the capabilities of an attacker that has gained a foothold on a network.
NEW YORK Jan. 17, 2017 Since the starting point for all enterprise connectivity is the Domain Name System (DNS), doesn't it make sense to secure the DNS when providing enterprise cybersecurity? It's estimated that 97 percent of all attacks involve DNS in some capacity, so the ability for DNS to play a role in security is extensive. By taking an umbrella approach to enterprise security using a secure DNS, CIOs and CISOs can effectively reduce gaps in visibility and coverage while mitigating remediation costs and damage from breaches.
WOBURN, MA Jan. 12, 2017 Kaspersky Lab today announced the global availability of Kaspersky Threat Lookup – a security intelligence service aimed at enhancing enterprise incident response and cybersecurity forensics capabilities. This always-on web service helps businesses to properly analyze digital evidence in light of a security incident and obtain the insights needed to speed up detection and remediation.
SAN DIEGO Jan. 16, 2017 Certitude Digital, Inc. announced today the release of a proof of concept application demonstrating their patent-pending, keyless, asset-centric, digital security AMULET technology to protect intellectual property in any digital form across any operating system or device.
PHOENIX Jan. 16, 2017 Threats from hackers and insiders who want access to precious data from companies are too many to mention. That’s why CyberTrails has built a team of cyber security professionals, tools and techniques to help prevent data from getting in the wrong hands. CyberTrails is announcing a full range of cyber security offerings including assessments and 24/7 monitoring to assist in securing online environments.