Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Sepio Systems Establishes U.S. Board of Directors, Appoints Kathleen Casey, Monique Shivanandan and Bonnie Stith as Inaugural Board Members; Yossi Appleboum Quoted

Suzan Zimmerman

Sepio Systems has recently established its U.S. Board of Directors and appointed Kathleen Casey, Monique Shivanandan and Bonnie Stith as inaugural board members to help guide the company into new markets. 

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Bryan Ware: CISA Accelerates Efforts to Protect Federal Research Facilities From Nation-State Actors

Bryan Ware

Bryan Ware, assistant director at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said CISA has strengthened cyber defense measures at federal health agencies and research facilities as nation-state actors continue their attempts to compromise coronavirus vaccine research efforts, CyberScoop reported Friday.

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DOE Taps University of Texas – San Antonio to Oversee Manufacturing Cybersecurity Consortium

The Department of Energy has selected the University of Texas-San Antonio to manage and operate a consortium that would focus on cybersecurity in the manufacturing industry. The Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute or CyManII will support cybersecurity research and development to better protect supply chain networks and automation systems, DOE said Wednesday.

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DISA, USAF Partner to Bolster Mobile Device Security

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working with the U.S. Air Force to test physical cases designed to bolster the security of mobile devices used by airmen, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. These cases cover cameras and shield phones with signal jamming and biometrics to allow the devices for use in facilities with strict security requirements.

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Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton: Navy Augments Teleworking Policies Amid COVID-19

Kathleen Creighton

Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton, cybersecurity division director at the Chief of Naval Operations Office, said the boosted amount of teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in cybersecurity risks, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. She said at a Navy League virtual conference that the teleworking boost has created openings for adversaries to attack, and the service branch addresses this issue through the creation of new policies.

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