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National security expert Brian Harrell joins SDS in advisory role

August 23, 2022SSN Staff

ROWLEY, Mass.—Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company, announced that national security expert Brian Harrell has joined the company as a member of its advisory board as well as its National Security Subject Matter Expert. Harrell is a former Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former first Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As one of the...

alarm.com, Brian Harrell, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Rich Onofrio, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), U.S. Department of Homeland Security


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New Michigan-based cybersecurity startup for SMOs announced

July 27, 2022SSN Staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced earlier this week his new cybersecurity startup for small and medium organizations (SMOs) named SensCy. Snyder announced the launch of the startup on its website on July 26, along with three business partners. The name alludes to the company bringing a “sensible cyber solution to SMOs that includes sound policy, best practices, education, and a clear understanding of their cyberhealth to dramatically reduce their chances...

Bhushan Kulkarni, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Dave Kelly, David Behen, Gateway, Rick Snyder, Scott Lyon, SensCy, Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM)


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CISA, FBI, NSA, five partners issue joint cyber advisory on Russian threats

April 22, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and five international partners, have issued a joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Russian state-sponsored and criminal cyber threats to critical infrastructure that could impact organizations both within and beyond Ukraine.   Along with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian...

Abigail Bradshaw, Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Bryan Vorndran, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Jen Easterly, Lisa Fong, National Crime Agency (NCA), National Cyber Security Centre New Zealand (NZ NCSC), National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), National Security Agency (NSA), Rob Jones, Rob Joyce, Sami Khoury


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Darktrace announces formation of new U.S. Federal division

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Darktrace announces formation of new U.S. Federal division

March 7, 2022SSN Staff

CAMBRIDGE, U.K.—Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, has announced Darktrace Federal, a new division to serve the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, federal civilian agencies, and national critical infrastructure to strengthen their defenses with Self-Learning AI. “There is little doubt that sophisticated cyber-attackers are retooling right now. They are developing novel attack methods designed to slip under the radar of existing defenses, remain...

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Darktrace, Marcus Fowler, National Security Agency (NSA), Sally Kenyon Grant, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)


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NY Governor Hochul announces formation of JSOC to oversee cyber across the state

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NY Governor Hochul announces formation of JSOC to oversee cyber across the state

February 23, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

ALBANY, N.Y.—New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Feb. 22, 2022, the creation of a Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that will serve as the nerve center for joint local, state and federal cyber efforts, including data collection, response efforts and information sharing.  In a partnership launched with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, Buffalo Mayor...

Antoinette King, Ben Walsh, Byron Brown, Credo Cyber Consulting, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Eric Adams, Jackie Bray, Jen Easterly, Joint Security Operations Center, Kathy Hochul, Kathy Sheehan, Malik Evans, Mike Spano


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CISA issues cybersecurity warning and guidelines for companies

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CISA issues cybersecurity warning and guidelines for companies

February 14, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) issued a dire warning in addition to a number of guidelines and best practices for companies to follow amidst growing cybersecurity attacks and concerns here in the U.S. The initiative, Shields Up, provides a strategy for companies to reduce the likelihood of a damaging cyber intrusion; how to take steps to quickly detect a potential intrusion; ensure that the organization is prepared to respond if an intrusion occurs; and...

Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)


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Biden Administration expands public-private cyber partnership to water sector

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Biden Administration expands public-private cyber partnership to water sector

January 28, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Biden-Harris Administration announced on Jan. 27, 2022, that it will extend the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity Initiative to the water sector. The Water Sector Action plan outlines surge actions that will take place over the next 100 days to improve the cybersecurity of the sector. The action plan was developed in close partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Water...

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), President Biden, Vice President Harris, Water Sector Coordinating Council (WSCC)


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