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2011-03-06 00:02:31

Security Industry Leader to Promote Unified Approach to IT Security and Compliance for Complex Government Organizations at IAE, Booth 629, March 8-10. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 eEye Digital Security, a provider of IT security and unified vulnerability management solutions, will exhibit at the third annual Information Assurance Exposition (IAE) in Nashville, Tennessee, March 8-10, 2011. The conference brings together thousands of professionals within the information assurance (IA)...

2011-03-02 20:03:28

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of a special publication that can help organizations to more effectively integrate information security risk planning into their mission-critical functions and overall goals. Managing Information Security Risk: Organization, Mission, and Information System View (NIST Special Publication 800-39) provides the groundwork for a three-tiered, risk-management approach that "fundamentally changes how we manage...

2011-02-28 08:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading Information Technology (IT) consulting firm, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to conduct information assurance (IA) services which includes a Security Controls Assessment (SCA). Since 2006, Enlightened has performed Certification and Accreditation (C&A) services and vulnerability assessments at BLS. The SCA will...

2011-02-15 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA 2011 Conference -- RedSeal Systems, Inc., the leading provider of security posture management solutions, today announced it has been awarded a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Risk Map technology that allows enterprises to quickly and easily visualize risks to their networks. The patent, U.S. Patent number 7,890,869, was issued on February 15, 2011, and was authored by RedSeal Systems' Chief Scientist,...

2011-01-27 15:49:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline and Security Associates Corp. (SAC) announce the availability of the Continuous Compliance Monitoring & Reporting (CCMR) platform designed to enable asset management, continuous monitoring and risk management in Federal government and commercial organizations. Lunarline is partnering with SAC to extend its Enterprise Compliance Manager (ECM) to meet federal guidelines for "near real time" monitoring and new FISMA reporting...

2011-01-27 00:03:05

SAS 70 is being replaced by an entirely new AICPA reporting platform called Service Organization Control (SOC) reports, which utilizes the SSAE 16 standard and AT Section 101 as its underlying framework for reporting. These changes are arguably the most significant in two decades for reporting on controls at service organizations. Get the facts today from NDB Accountants & Consultants, a nationally recognized PCAOB CPA firm. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Goodbye SAS 70 SAS 70 is being...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSeal Systems, Inc., the leading provider of security posture management solutions, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the strategic investment firm that identifies and partners with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States. This strategic investment and development agreement will enable RedSeal's continuous monitoring solutions...

2011-01-06 16:59:51

Two new draft publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provide the groundwork for a three-tiered risk-management approach that encompasses computer security risk planning from the highest levels of management to the level of individual systems. The draft documents have been released for public comment. Both publications are a part of NIST's risk management guidelines, which have been developed in support of the Federal Information Security Management Act...

2010-12-15 09:59:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NIST's FISMA implementation documents are increasingly important to the private sector as Congress comes closer to requiring that federal cybersecurity standards be applied to the private sector. For example, the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee has introduced legislation that would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to "establish and enforce risk-based cybersecurity requirements for private sector computer...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSeal Systems, Inc., the leading provider of security posture management solutions, today announced that well-known security visionary and executive Rhonda MacLean has joined its Board of Directors. MacLean, a 30-year information technology executive, has led the IT security organizations at Barclays PLC and Bank of America and has served as a top advisor to the Secretary of Treasury on the subject of IT security in the financial services...


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