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The Growing Government Interest in Cyber R&D

Posted March 26, 2014    BeyondTrust Software

Both US and International governments have been shifting their focus to the research and development of technology to protect critical cyber assets. At the recent AFCEA Homeland Security Conference, cyber security was one of the main topics covered by keynote speakers and exhibitors. We’ve compiled some of the latest endeavors taking place on behalf of…

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How To Prepare For When The SEC Comes Asking About Cybersecurity Risk | BeyondTrust CEO Featured in Forbes

Posted May 15, 2013    Mike Puterbaugh

Our CEO John Mutch was recently invited to share his thoughts on an increasingly talked-about subject in the IT industry – the potential for the SEC to assume oversight over public companies cyber risk programs – in essence asking them to report on the viability of their security and compliance operations – in the face…

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Closing the Door on Hackers

Closing the Door on Hackers – from the New York Times

Posted April 5, 2013    Marc Maiffret

I recently had the pleasure of contributing an Op-Ed piece to The New York Times. In the article, I talk about some of the aspects of cyber-security that I think are far too-often left out of mainstream media discussions. Specifically, the shared burden that all of us in the technology industry should feel in helping…

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September 11th – Lest We Forget.

Posted September 11, 2012    Marc Maiffret

Today marks the 11 year anniversary of the “September 11th” attacks. It is on these days of remembrance that our memory serves as a tool to heal us, to free us from the emotional burdens that can keep us from moving forward. This happens not by allowing these memories to fade from our consciousness, but…

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Top VM Reports for Government

Posted March 21, 2011    Morey Haber

In continuing the series on top reports for vertical markets, this blog will focus on reports that help government entities at the state, local, and federal levels. Like any vertical, having reports that are dedicated to the mandates and requirements that matter to the organization are critical. It is not only about which vulnerabilities are…

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Video: eEye’s Support of Government Standards

Posted September 7, 2010    Marc Maiffret

For many years now, eEye has had a strong partnership with the government to help both educate and support important security standards that help to create a common language and framework for security technologies to inter-operate. We have led the way with supporting many government security standards and frameworks within our products and typically well…

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AFITC 2010

Posted August 31, 2010    Morey Haber

If your organization has never considered, or taken, IT security seriously, a keynote speech given by Maj. Gen. Richard Webbers at the Air Force Information Technology Conference 2010  in Montgomery, AL would have certainly changed your mind. The General went through a brief history of the 24th Air Command, its role in supporting cyber threats,…

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