Data security is extremely important in military environments. Fiber Sensys’ SecurLAN Netword PDS (Protected Distribution System) provides physical layer 1 protection. By deploying a fiber-optic sensor that is co-located with data cables, disturbances from attempts to tap or compromise the network can be detected.
Ottawa, Ontario-based Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is pleased to announce that Ray Boisvert has joined the firm as an associate in its Ottawa office. A well-respected thought leader in the security space, he will be moderating a panel on counter-terrorism today during the SecureTech conference at the Ottawa Convention Centre.
Cleve Adams, CEO of AirPatrol Corporation, a developer of mobile device detection and locationing systems, has joined the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Map’s advisory board. The NICE Cybersecurity Map is an interactive U.S. map that reveals cybersecurity job locations, the skills required, and training offered to applicants while increasing engagement with employers, academic institutions and industry.
FBI Director James B. Comey has named Rafael “Jorge” Garcia, Jr. assistant director of the Directorate of Intelligence (DI) at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ). Garcia most recently served as deputy assistant director for the Intelligence Operations Branch within the DI, a position that entails oversight of many aspects of the FBI’s intelligence work, including the domain, collection, human intelligence, and source validation programs.
Charlottesville, VA-based Mission Secure Inc. (MSi), a next generation cyber defense technology and solutions provider focused on providing advanced protections for physical systems and autonomous vehicles to the defense and commercial sectors, has announced that it recently closed its seed financing round led by Ballast Fund investors, a private equity firm, along with several high net worth angel investors.
IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has announced that nationally recognized scientist and security expert Dr. Greg Shannon has been named Chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative.
Julian Markby has been elected to serve as an independent member of the Altegrity, Inc. (“Altegrity”) board of directors. In addition, he was elected to the boards of directors of Altegrity Holding Corp., Altegrity Acquisition Corp. and US Investigations Services, LLC, three affiliated companies of Altegrity. Markby was also appointed by the joint boards to serve as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees.
Columbia, MD-based Tenable Network Security, a provider of continuous network monitoring, has appointed Steve Vintz as chief financial officer. An accomplished leader in financial, operational, and strategic planning for high-growth companies in the technology industry, Vintz will have a critical role in leading Tenable to its next stage of growth. Vintz will have worldwide responsibility for finance, legal, human resources, corporate communications, and information technology and will report to CEO Ron Gula.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced two new partnerships between the DHS Blue Campaign -- the unified voice for DHS’ efforts to combat human trafficking- - and the City of Phoenix and the Arizona Human Trafficking Council of the Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families.
Indianapolis, IN-based Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has released an update to its exacqVision Z-Series line of hybrid and IP camera recorders. These purpose-built network video recorders (NVR) feature higher performance, reliability and capacity at a lower cost for enterprise video surveillance deployments.