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Harrington selected as Assistant Director of CISA National Risk Management Center

October 10, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON – Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Jen Easterly, announced that Mona Harrington has been named Assistant Director of the National Risk Management Center. “I am thrilled to have Mona Harrington at the helm of our National Risk Management Center,” Easterly said. “Her extensive experience in cybersecurity, election security, and risk management make her the ideal executive to lead the NRMC as it evolves to meet the threats...

cybersecruity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), election security, Jen Easterly, Mona Harrington, National Risk Management Center

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Defendify closes $3.35 million funding round to expand on cybersecurity offerings and accelerate growth


Defendify closes $3.35 million funding round to expand on cyber offerings, growth

August 18, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

groPORTLAND, ME – All-in-one cybersecurity platform Defendify announced that it has closed a $3.35 million funding round. The round was led by existing investor Maine Venture Fund (MVF) with participation from current investors York IE, Maine Technology Institute (MTI), 3dot6 Ventures, Wasabi Ventures, and FreshTracks Capital. The company has been growing strong despite the pandemic, expanding both its reach and user base as it grows its team.   “Defendify is building a robust...

Company Growth, cybersecruity, Defendify, funding, Information Technology (IT), Joe Powers, Maine Venture Fund, Rob Simopoulos, SaaS

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On The Editor's Desk

Consumers want privacy but lack knowledge

March 4, 2020Paul Ragusa

With data privacy and security issues making the headlines on almost a daily basis — from the collection and handling of biometric data to securing identities in a digitally connected world — it was interesting to read the findings on ADT's recent privacy survey showing that respondents want protection but lack knowledge on the topic. The survey, conducted by YouGov of 1,230 U.S. consumers during December 2019, found that 92 percent of respondents feel smart home security companies need...

ADT, cybersecruity, data security, Privacy survey

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