Tenable Network Security’s Nessus v6 enhances advanced system hardening, malware detection and mobility support
Columbia, MD-based Tenable Network Security, Inc., a provider of continuous network monitoring, has announced the release of Nessus v6, reducing customer exposure to security risks through advanced malware detection, compliance with system hardening policies, and enhanced security for mobile, virtualized and cloud environments.
With judging of this year’s Homeland Security Awards entries nearing completion, Government Security News has announced that the roster of 2014 Winners and Finalists will be posted on the GSN website and in the Daily Insider and Airport, Seaport, Rail and Border Security Weekly newsletters on Wednesday, November 19.
McLean, VA-based Haystax Technology, a provider of advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions, has announced that retired U.S. Marine General Peter Pace has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors. In this role, Pace will guide the Haystax business strategy and offer insights to best support America’s security needs. Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a 2008 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom has been a member of the Haystax board since 2013.
Santa Clara, CA-based Cyphort, a pioneer of Advanced Threat Defense solutions, has announced the appointment of co-founder Dr. Fengmin Gong as chief strategy officer. Dr. Gong joined Cyphort in 2012 to lead Cyphort’s Security Research, and will now add the additional responsibility for helping drive the overall technology strategy for the company.
Dr. Gong is a security veteran with over 25 years’ experience working in the industry. Prior to joining Cyphort, Dr. Gong co-founded Palo Alto Networks and IntruVert Networks.
Brentwood, TN, signs agreement with Tyler Technologies for integrated court and public safety solutions
Plano, TX-based Tyler Technologies, Inc. has signed an agreement with the city of Brentwood, TN, for its Tyler Public Safety and Incode court case management software suites to streamline the city’s day-to-day operations.
By utilizing Tyler software for both its court and public safety solutions, Brentwood will experience a seamless flow of information, increased productivity and a reduction of duplicated data.
Melville, NY-based Verint Systems Inc. has announced that São Bernardo do Campo has deployed a comprehensive security intelligence platform that includes Verint Video Management Software, Verint Situation Management Center and Verint IP Cameras as part of its “Safe City Program.” The goal of the initiative was to implement comprehensive supporting technology to facilitate collaboration between the city’s municipal agencies to enhance public safety.
Tempe, AZ-based LifeLock, a provider of proactive identity theft protection, has introduced a new service for organizations to integrate identity theft protection into their data breach response plans. LifeLock Data Breach Service enables organizations to rapidly activate LifeLock if they are exposed by a data breach and to help protect their customers or employees from identity fraud.
Atlanta, GA-based LexisNexis Risk Solutions has announced the launch of the LexisNexis Fraud Defense Network, a first-of-its-kind alliance that seeks to link organizations across all industries with resources, information and actionable intelligence to predict, detect and mitigate the risks that fraud presents. The announcement kicks off the company’s participation in International Fraud Awareness Week, an awareness campaign spearheaded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners that estimates global fraud in the trillions.
HID Global is opening the door to a new era of security and convenience. Powered by Seos technology, the HID Mobile Access solution delivers a more secure and convenient way to open doors and gates, access networks and services, and make cashless payments using phones and other mobile devices. Users can either tap their handset to a mobile-enabled reader or, using their Bluetooth connection and HID Global’s patented “Twist and Go” gesture technology, simply rotate the device
A Georgia man who purchased stolen credit card data and other personal information through an identity theft and credit card fraud ring known as “Carder.su” was sentenced Wednesday to 115 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $50.8 million in restitution.