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    Chris Morgan to Speak at Cyber Maryland Conference October 20-21, 2016

    Date and time: Oct. 20-21, exact date and time TBA Location: Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Event Website IKANOW’s Chris Morgan was invited to speak on the Cyber Defense Toolbox panel. Each panelist will have 5-8 minutes to present on a product, followed by Q&A. We understand that at last year’s conference, this was one of the more popular sessions. Session abstract: The recent onslaught of cyber-attacks has left many organizations re-evaluating what’s in their toolbox to help combat cyber-crimes.  Having the right armor for pre- and post-cyber-attack strategies is the key to survival. Learn how…

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    CyberWire Podcast Features IKANOW CTO Chris Morgan

    The CyberWire Daily Podcast from earlier this week featured IKANOW CTO Chris Morgan. He explained the importance of quantifying risks based on business value. Listen to the excerpt below.   For the full podcast, click here.

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    IKANOW Chosen as the Leader in Enterprise Security Solutions in the 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

    RESTON, VA – February 29, 2016 – IKANOW, the leader in open-source information security analytics, announced today that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016, has named IKANOW as the Leader in Enterprise Security Solutions in its annual Cyber Defense Magazine Awards program. The award was announced after many months of review by leading independent information security experts. “We’re thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace. That’s why IKANOW has earned this award from Cyber Defense Magazine. …

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    CRN Magazine: IKANOW Announces Preferred Partner Program

    IKANOW announced yesterday its new preferred partner program and to learn more CRN’s Jimmy Sheridan interviewed IKANOW’s Jason Pender and one of our current partners, Kevin Wetzel, CEO of Jigsaw Security Enterprises. In addition to discounts, partners like Jigsaw will receive certification training and marketing tools to help coordinate IKANOW sales efforts with their current offerings. “This will allow us to do more – it’s a win-win situation for us,” said Wetzel. The Cyberthreat Defense Report’s survey of over 1,000 IT security decision makers revealed last week that information security analytics is…

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    IKANOW Introduces Channel Partner Program

    Partners Gain Preferential Access to Lightning Fast Information Security Analytics RESTON, VA – IKANOW, the leader in open-source information security analytics, today announced the launch of a new channel partner program for resellers, integrators, service providers and their end customers. The program, named the IKANOW Preferred Partner Program, was created to meet the rapidly increasing demand for IKANOW’s Information Security Analytics (ISA) solution among mid- to large-size enterprise customers. Partners will receive technical guidance, sales and marketing support, and financial incentives to enable them to deploy and manage IKANOW ISA…

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    62% of Information Security Pros Expect a Breach in 2016 – and They May Be Too Optimistic

    Today’s information security environment is challenging to put it mildly. The Cyberthreat Defense Report published last week by CyberEdge Group revealed that 76% companies fell victim to a breach in 2015 and 62% of over 1,000 IT security decision makers surveyed expect another one this year. When nearly two-thirds of companies expect a successful breach in 2016 it is a cause for concern. However, keep in mind that only 52% expected a breach in 2015, but 76% reported an incident. For 2014 only 38% expected a breach, but 71% were…

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    DC Inno on IKANOW, “a startup that uses big data to crush hackers…”

    DC Inno recently interviewed IKANOW co-founders Dave Camarata and Chris Morgan for a profile story on IKANOW’s beginnings and growth. DC Inno’s Chris Bing begins, “Dave Camarata and Chris Morgan were once contracted by the U.S. military because of the powerful big data analytics software they created. The pair used their platform to predict the placement of improvised explosive devices (IED) in dangerous war zones, through their former company MTC Services Corporation (MTCSC), to keep armed forces safe. Now, Morgan and Camarata are applying a similar technology approach to understand…

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    See IKANOW CTO Chris Morgan at InfraGard Next Week

    IKANOW CTO and co-founder Chris Morgan will present at the InfraGard conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 17th. The topic of his presentation: “What is the employee’s role in cybersecurity and what does that mean to the CISO?” Although 80% of cyber threats come from outside an organization, a full 20% stem from insider threats according to Verizon’s “2015 Data Breach Investigations Report.” CISOs must defend against all attacks. In the end, every attack is looking for a host and increasingly these are unaware employees or exposed laptops. The…

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    IKANOW Joins Top 20 on Cybersecurity 500 List

    Reston, VA – January 19, 2016 – IKANOW, the leader in open-source information security analytics, today announced it has joined the ranks of the top 20 on Cybersecurity Ventures’ Q1 2016 Cybersecurity 500 list at number 19. The Cybersecurity 500 is a directory of the most innovative cyber security companies to watch. “IKANOW’s latest release is resonating with CISOs,” said Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures. “IKANOW is helping CISOs take fast and effective action to combat cyber threats due to their ability to contextualize breaches and prioritize top vulnerabilities…

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    Significant Data Breaches – December 2015

    As 2015 came to an end, the number of significant data breaches did not slow down. IKANOW’s major breach index along with a recap of the major data breaches that took place in December 2015 are listed below. Hyatt Hotels – Unknown Number of Records Exposed – Malicious Outsider Hyatt Hotels recently discovered malware on it’s network designed to steal credit card information. There are few details about this breach however it makes our monthly breach list as it’s a major organization that joins other hotel chains in having major breaches this…

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