Cyber Security and Infosec News


Blue Glacier Publishes ‘Red Team’ Report on Cybercrime and Anti-Vaccination Militancy

FAIRFAX, Va., July 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Glacier Security & Intelligence LLC announced it has published a thought-provoking “red team” memorandum on potential incidents at the intersection of cybercrime, anti-vaccination militancy, and pandemic fatigue. This “out-of-the-box” analytic approach offers a thought-provoking viewpoint during the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, and the pushback against vaccinations and renewed mask requirements.

Right Hand Technology Group Ranked on Channel Futures MSP 501 – Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Global Managed Service Providers

PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Right Hand Technology Group has been selected as one of the technology industry’s top-performing providers of managed services by the editors of Channel Futures.

UBX Cloud awarded 10 Most Promising Cloud Solution Providers 2021

DETROIT, Mich., May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UBX Cloud, a U.S. based cloud provider headquartered in Madison Heights, Mich., has been awarded “10 Most Promising Cloud Solution Providers 2021” by CIOReviewIndia. UBX leverages proven, off-the-shelf technologies in its private cloud operations arena, globally.

By Light Professional IT Services LLC Achieves NSA Trusted Integrator Listing

MCLEAN, Va., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light) announced today that it has achieved Trusted Integrator status within the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program.

Preeminent Strategic Intelligence Analysis Certification from Treadstone 71 Drives Cyber Attack Prevention

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today the release of the much-awaited and industry-leading Strategic Intelligence Analysis training certification. The in-depth, on-demand course breaks down intelligence collection and analysis complexities over 12-weeks of lectures, exercises, quizzes, and hands-on case studies.

Baxter Clewis Consulting to Partner with PCI Security Standards Council to Help Secure Payment Data Worldwide

DALLAS, Texas, April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baxter Clewis Consulting, an international consultancy on cyber security, announced today that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization. Baxter Clewis will work with the PCI SSC to help secure payment data worldwide through the ongoing development and adoption of the PCI Security Standards.

Cybersecurity Consulting Firm, Aristi Technologies, Accredited as a CMMC Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO)

HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aristi Technologies, Inc. announced that it is among the first firms to become an accredited Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO) and Registered Provider Organization (RPO) by the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB). C3PAOs are the only organizations authorized to conduct CMMC assessments.

UBX Cloud becomes first U.S. based CSP to offer CMMC cloud enclaves

DETROIT, Mich., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UBX Cloud is the first U.S. based cloud services provider to offer Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) cloud enclaves. The CMMC represents the Department of Defense’s continued effort to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) in the defense supply chain.

Valentis Announces New Vice President of Strategy, Martha Hunter

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis today announced that Martha Hunter will become the company’s first-ever Vice President of Strategy, effective March 2021. She fills a new position helping the company meet growing demand for expansion.

GridBright, Inc. launches GRIDEON Secure Grid Collaboration (SGC) As A Service to Help Utilities Share Sensitive Data Needed to Keep the Lights On

ALAMO, Calif., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Essential to managing today’s and the future electric grid is data-its movement and security. GRIDEON developed by GridBright under an award from the US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA-E) addresses this need.

TAG CXO Names Dan Streufert to Lead its IT Infrastructure Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Dan Streufert to lead its new IT Infrastructure practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Streufert is responsible to lead and develop the delivery teams helping TAG CXO clients build the robust and durable IT operating environments needed for growth and efficiency.

EPIC Welcomes John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to Executive Risk and Cyber Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to its Executive Risk and Cyber practice. Joining from a global broker, Prentis and Bowlus will focus on large public, technology, and financial institution executive liability coverages, including Directors & Officers Liability.

Pulsar Global Solutions acquires Blueshield Security and Investigations

WARRENTON, Va. and Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pulsar Global Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valentis, a defense and risk management firm, announces the acquisition of Blueshield Security and Investigations, LLC based in Warrenton, VA. The acquisition by Pulsar Global brings to realization the investigation unit of Valentis Security.

Valentis Security welcomes Jerry Clark

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis is pleased to announce the addition of Jerry Clark to its team as a consultant to help facilitate strategic business development and growth for Valentis locally, regionally, and nationally. Clark’s role will also include guest spots to share his insight and expertise on the “Marnie and Martha” Valentis produced podcast series.

LeadingIT Launches New IT Support Strategies to Conform with Cybersecurity Predictions For 2021 And Beyond

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, today refreshed their previously launched cybersecurity measures to help its clients curb the increasing menace of cyberattacks. The launch comes when internet usage and online networking rose to unprecedented levels following the stay-at-home orders and other COVID-19 containment measures.

US Space Force Awards $285M IDIQ Contract to ACS, By Light JV FSO

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Spectrum Operations, LLC, (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a contract for Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS).

Randy Robinson Joins Black Sage from the Air Force Research Laboratory

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Sage is proud to announce and welcome Randy Robinson as Director of Government Operations. Mr. Robinson served the United States Air Force for a total of thirty-five years, twenty years in active-duty and fifteen years working at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

Nation’s Top 5G Experts come together for Indiana 5G Zone’s First Quarterly Innovation Event

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Indiana 5G Zone is hosting its first Quarterly Innovation Event on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 1 p.m. EST. This virtual event will consist of several of the nation’s top 5G experts discussing the industry and a variety of other 5G-related topics. The event is free and open to the public.

The CMMC Accreditation Board (CMMC-AB) has approved Aligned Technology Solutions as a Registered Provider Organization (RPO)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions (ATS), a top ranked managed IT services provider headquartered in the Washington DC Region, is pleased to announce the CMMC-AB, has approved it as an RPO. This achievement officially marks the entry of ATS into the CMMC ecosystem and is part of the firm’s ongoing expansion of offerings to defense contractors and clients seeking assistance with CMMC.

Aligned Technology Solutions Expands Leadership Team with Seasoned IT Managed Services Professionals

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions announced the recent addition of three accomplished veterans of the Managed Service provider (MSP) industry to its leadership team. The new members include a VP of Service Delivery, VP Cybersecurity & Compliance and Director of Helpdesk Operations. These are entirely new positions that were added in support of the companies continued growth and expanded service offerings.

Treadstone 71 Releases Intelligence Advisory on Confirmed Iranian Influence Operations

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, LLC, the cyber intelligence and counterintelligence company, today released details of an Iranian intelligence-backed influence operation.

Information Sciences Students at The University of South Carolina Build A Digital Identity Blockchain Providing Validated Identities for All

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ValidIDe Project announces today the launch of its Indiegogo Fundraiser Campaign providing Perks to contributors in support of developing the ValidIDe digital identity blockchain network.

LeadingIT Teams Up with Extra Life to Raise Money for Sick Children

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland technology and cybersecurity support company, has teamed up with Extra Life to raise money for hospitals that treat sick or injured children.

LeadingIT Celebrates 10 Years of Service in Chicagoland

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a friendly technology and cybersecurity support firm, started with no clients and zero dollars. For the first 8-10 months, Stephen Taylor, our CEO, worked on reaching out to as many people as possible, offering and telling them what he could do. The few who saw value in our offerings signed up as clients. With sheer determination and dedication, he spent the first year trying to build the business.

Valentis Security plans strategic expansion into Florida

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis has commenced plans to expand and initiate operations in the State of Florida. Valentis intends to provide a combination of armed security personnel, consulting, special event security and management, and training throughout the state.

FBI Certifies SecuGen Hamster Pro 30 and U30 Fingerprint Readers Meet Image Quality Specifications for PIV and FAP 30

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, world leader in optical fingerprint technology, is proud to announce that the newly developed and soon to be released Hamster Pro(tm) 30 fingerprint reader and U30 OEM sensor have been certified by the FBI as meeting the image quality specifications for PIV and Mobile ID FAP 30.

Valentis Security welcomes new Regional Operations Manager in Ohio

CINCINNATI, Ohio and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Stephen Souders as its new regional manager in Cincinnati, Ohio. Souders will be responsible managing Valentis operations, personnel, and assisting with business development in the Cincinnati and surrounding markets.

ISQED’21 Accepts Papers for the 2021 Event

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) today announced that it has started to accept papers for the 2021 event. ISQED is an internationally reputable conference, sponsored by IEEE CASS, IEEE EDS, and IEEE Reliability Societies, and in cooperation with ACM/SigDA.

Right Hand Technology Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

Cyber Intelligence Tradecraft Subscription Model from Treadstone 71 Announced

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading pure-play cyber intelligence and counterintelligence firm announced the release of a new subscription model. The new model not only includes online, in-depth, standard-based intelligence training, but offers access to CyberIntellipedia and up to four weeks of consulting time.

Scopedive Launches and Disrupts Cyber Security Talent Market

RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scopedive, Inc. announces the official launch of its novel cyber security talent marketplace, matching top cyber security freelancers and consulting firms with businesses for any cyber security or compliance project scope.

Smart Hive is providing its premium HIVE platform free to State and Local Governments allowing them to defend as one

BOSTON, Mass., April 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Hive has announced that it will be offering the premium version of its platform for free, allowing state and local government to team up and defend as one. What Waze does for traffic Smart Hive does for cybersecurity.

Right Hand Technology Group Becomes First Pittsburgh-based Managed IT and Cybersecurity Service Provider to Earn CompTIA Security Trustmark+

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group Inc, a Managed IT and Cyber Security Service Provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Security Trustmark+(tm) from CompTIA, the non-profit association for the world’s information technology (IT) industry.

Aligned Technology Solutions Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company has named Aligned Technology Solutions to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

TechStak Launches Suite of Cybersecurity Resources for the Unique Needs of Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today TechStak, a leading SMB service provider matching companies with highly curated and pre-vetted outsourced IT partners, announced they have launched a cost-effective arsenal of risk assessment tools and accompanying educational resources designed for the unique needs of smaller businesses.

Valentis Security welcomes new Business Development Lead in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Joseph Ortiz as its new Business Development/Inside Sales Lead. Ortiz will be responsible for business development throughout the markets that Valentis is licensed to operate in.

Kelly Geary of EPIC Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov, 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Valentis Security Welcomes New Northwest Regional Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Dan Ries as its new Northwest Regional Manager. Ries will be responsible managing Valentis operations, personnel, and assisting with business development in northwest Pennsylvania, mid Pennsylvania, and Ohio markets.

Treadstone 71 Releases Comprehensive Knowledgebase for Cyber and Threat Intelligence: CyberIntellipedia

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the highly focused and standards-driven cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the beta release of CyberIntellipedia. The extremely detailed, expansive wiki includes knowledge gained over years of cyber and threat intelligence program builds, targeted adversary research, and intelligence community-driven cyber intelligence training courses.

CyberTexas Foundation will host 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CyberTexas Foundation will host the 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Downtown Campus, Buena Vista Building. The Hall of Honor recognizes cyber pioneers who innovatively forged new paths across the city of San Antonio, the state of Texas, the nation and abroad.