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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...

2010-11-22 22:32:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is taking an increasing interest in ensuring that IT assets of federal agencies are protected from cybersecurity attacks. FISMA is addressing this concern, in part, by initiating a standard setting process for continuous monitoring. The actions taken by NIST for the federal sector could have a very significant impact on the private sector because pending legislation would provide the federal government with the authority to...

2010-11-09 12:13:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- nSolutions, Inc. (www.nsolutionsinc.net), the technology leader in automation for continuous security and compliance of data centers, announced today that it has signed an agreement with a leading global and public Japanese software solutions and services company, SRA, Inc. (www.sra.co.jp). Under the terms of the agreement SRA, Inc. will make a strategic investment in nSolutions through its wholly owned US subsidiary, SRAOSS, Inc....

2010-11-03 15:36:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSeal Systems, the leading provider of software for security posture management, announced that McAfee recently demonstrated the benefits of using its technology as part of the new McAfee "Security Connected" initiative at the FOCUS 2010 Conference in Las Vegas. RedSeal's security posture management software will be integrated with McAfee Security Management 5, a new comprehensive, centralized security management platform launched at...

2010-11-03 08:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SenSage, Inc., a leading provider of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, today announced that the company has been selected as a finalist in two categories in the 2010 GSN: Government Security News Homeland Security Awards. Specifically, SenSage is being recognized in the Best SIEM Solution category and for having the Most Effective Federal Agency Security Project with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of...


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