GuidePoint Security’s Insider Threat Experts to Be at 2016 DoDIIS Worldwide

DoDIIS 2016Protect your organization from insider threats by joining GuidePoint Security at booth #314 during the 2016 Department of Defense Intelligence Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference Aug. 1-3 in Atlanta.

Through F5 Networks and integration of audit data into a Splunk application, GuidePoint has worked with the federal government for the past four years to develop PKI integrations for mission-critical and business applications. This can help identify users who might want to harm government networks.

GuidePoint works closely with industry-leading vendors such as Anomali and RedOwl to enhance network and system data by identifying suspicious activities across the enterprise, and supporting insider threat and anomalous detection for government networks.

Join GuidePoint Security at DoDIIS Worldwide to see demonstrations of newly developed security solutions and learn more about our capabilities, Anomali and RedOwl. Anomali will do a demonstration on Operationalizing Threat Intelligence and RedOwl will have a demo on Insider Threat Analytics.

Anomali: By delivering early detection and identification of suspicious activities in your network, Anomali correlates millions of threat indicators against real-time network activity logs and forensic log data. This can mitigate threats before material damage occurs. ThreatStream 6.0, the Anomali threat-intelligence platform (TIP), aggregates cyber-threat intelligence through multiple sources to identify adversary infrastructure and extract indicators through malware detonation. Anomali Enterprise is a key tool for retrospective log analysis.

RedOwl: RedOwl’s advanced analytics platform uses structured and unstructured data to analyze insider threat risks and compromised accounts. RedOwl is designed to simplify development of advanced analytical models, dashboards for high-risk individuals and accounts, and provides a forensics capability for detailed event investigation. It creates context around employee activities, behaviors, and relationships by providing a comprehensive view of enterprise risk.

Event details: DoDIIS Worldwide, Aug. 1-3, 2016, Georgia World Congress Center, 85 Andrew Young Boulevard NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1591.

“Mission Integration at the Speed of Operations,” is the theme of this year’s conference. According to the DoDIIS website, the conference will feature a lineup of Plenary Speakers and will have breakout sessions about integration throughout the Intelligence Community; integration between intelligence and mission; and rapidly developing mission-focused solutions. The conference will give attendees a chance to learn from and interact with others in the Intelligence Community, DoD and other industry leaders. For more information, visit DoDIIS Worldwide.

Stop by and meet GuidePoint Security’s technical experts at DoDIIS to learn more about ways to protect government networks from insider threats.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security LLC provides innovative and valuable cybersecurity solutions and expertise that enable organizations to successfully achieve their mission. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at: http://www.guidepointsecurity.com.

GuidePoint Security and Exabeam Join Forces for AFCEA WEST 2016

west_logo2016The United States is facing more technological and security challenges than ever before. Identifying the right solutions for the unique and pressing needs of the military and government are just some of the issues that will be discussed during the upcoming AFCEA WEST Conference and Exhibition, on Feb. 17-19, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego California.

Experts from both GuidePoint (GuidePoint Security) and Exabeam will be on hand in booth #1011 to provide valuable insight on technological services, strategic solutions related to national cybersecurity issues, and concerns about protecting critical information and data.

GuidePoint delivers innovative solutions that address the tough security challenges facing the country’s defense and armed forces divisions. Exabeam is a user behavior analytics solution that leverages existing log data to quickly detect advanced attacks and accelerate incident response. As industry leaders, GuidePoint and Exabeam were natural partners for the three-day event, which will include exhibitor presentations, town hall discussions and an exchange of ideas on best practices and methods for stopping future threats and attacks.

Stop By and See the Latest Security Solutions Demos

GuidePoint’s team of experts will be focusing on services including Identity Access Management (IdAM), which specializes in deploying Security Access Managers (SAM) and seamlessly integrating the customer’s Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to meet the goal of securing sites and applications while safeguarding data.

Consider the most devastating information breaches of the decade, involving insiders like Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden; solutions must include the means to stop such access threats while ensuring that classified information remain protected and in the hands of authorized users only.

GuidePoint’s IdAM solution delivers the necessary layer of protection to stop such incidents while safeguarding valuable data. IdAM is a culmination of over two years of work by the GuidePoint federal services team, who set out to develop a solution that would provide the simplicity of a single information system while providing PKI authentication and authorization for hundreds of web applications.

Through GuidePoint’s unique services, organizations are able to strengthen their security posture and improve the ease of use of their web applications. This secures the agency from insider threats while simultaneously meeting the requirements of current policies and directives in regard to information access.

Exabeam, a leader in security analytics and intelligence solutions, will demonstrate its user behavior analytics and threat hunting software. The product enables security analysts to detect insider threats and external hackers within a network, to hunt for new threats on the network, and to automate investigation and response. Detection includes key signals such as lateral movement and privilege escalation. Threat hunting includes searching for user sessions based on any combination of attributes or activities. Investigation includes automatically stitching together all activities and context related to an attack and presenting that in a way that even Tier 1 analysts can understand. The Exabeam demo will show all of the above to clearly highlight the productivity and security benefits of the solution. For more information visit www.exabeam.com.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, and with offices in Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Florida, Texas, and North Carolina, GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at: www.guidepointsecurity.com.

 

Ask the Insider Threat Experts at the 2015 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference

GuidePoint Security will be showcasing Insider Threat Solutions at DoDIIS Worldwide Conference on August 23rd thru Aug 26th, 2015.

GuidePoint has been working closely with the federal government over the past three years to develop PKI integrations for mission critical and business applications through F5 Networks, and integrating the resulting audit data into a Splunk application to assist in monitoring PKI access and authorization. This new capability assists in identifying users that mean harm to government networks.

In addition, GuidePoint has partnered with multiple industry- leading vendors including Digital Guardian, Exabeam, Apcon, and Pernix Data on enhancing network and system data for identifying suspicious activity across the enterprise, ultimately supporting the identification of anomalous activity. With these capabilities, GuidePoint enables a holistic approach to insider threat and anomaly detection for government networks.

GuidePoint Security is extremely excited for the opportunity to demonstrate newly developed solutions and capabilities at DODIIS Worldwide to help our customers and partners better understand the options available when working with GuidePoint.

Information about our partners:

Digital Guardian: Digital Guardian, formerly Verdasys, is a network security company focused on securing the sensitive data of the world’s most inventive, influential companies.

Exabeam: Exabeam is a user behavior analytics solution that leverages existing log data to quickly detect advanced attacks and accelerate incident response. Exabeam’s Stateful User Tracking™ automates the work of security analysts by resolving individual security events and behavior anomalies into a complete attack chain. Built by seasoned security and enterprise IT veterans from Imperva and Sumo Logic, Exabeam is headquartered in San Mateo, California and is privately funded by Norwest Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures and Investor Shlomo Kramer.

Apcon: APCON develops innovative, scalable technology solutions to enhance network monitoring, support IT traffic analysis, and streamline IT network management and security. APCON delivers state-of-the-art IT data aggregation, filtering, and network switching products, as well as leading-edge management software. APCON is headquartered near Portland, Oregon, where it has operated since 1993.

PernixData: PernixData is fundamentally changing how storage is designed and operated in virtualized data centers. The company’s software puts storage intelligence into high speed server media, establishing a control point for optimizing application performance and managing data center operations with true scale-out growth. With PernixData software, customers can leverage any storage platform for capacity, creating a decoupled storage architecture that maximizes design flexibility while minimizing storage costs.

Event information:

When: August 23-26, 2015
Where: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, TX

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 2015 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) is a conference hosted by the DIA Chief Information Officer. This year’s theme is “Accelerating Intelligence Integration-Powered by Innovation & Technology, designed to highlight the DIA CIO’s commitment and intent to unify the defense intelligence infrastructure and information sharing initiatives through innovation, collaborative partnerships and technologies. Visit https://www.ncsi.com/dia/2015/index.php for more information.

Our technical experts from GuidePoint Security look forward to the opportunity to share our knowledge and newly developed solutions with attendees. We hope to see you at DoDIIS!

About GuidePoint Security
GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at: www.guidepointsecurity.com
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Federal Technology Solution Aimed at Limiting Insider Threats

Government officials and employers need to be confident that their most valued and classified information is not being accessed and handed over to unauthorized users or enemies of the United States.

Supervisors and colleagues, who worked alongside the individuals responsible for the most devastating security breaches in recent history, were unaware of the damage until after it was done. According to the CompTIA study released in April 2015, 52% of all security breaches are caused by employees.

To prevent future incidents, Congress and the federal government have been addressing the issue of insider threats through hearings and policy and procedural changes. The measures are designed to enhance security and minimize the possibility of other internal and external threats.
*See some of the relevant policies listed below.

Fortunately, through new technology and services, GuidePoint Security adds additional security layers so employee activities can be monitored to identify potential insider threats and to comply with new policies and requirements, with little or no disruptions to day-to-day operations. In addition to finding the right technologies, our Technology Integration services ensure that your costly security technologies are installed and work properly by knowledgeable and experienced professionals.

GuidePoint’s services for Identity Access Management (IdAM) specialize in deploying Security Access Managers (SAM), which use Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to meet these new goals and challenges.

Simply put, GuidePoint’s new IdAM solution will provide for the:

  • Elimination of anonymous access;
  • Protection of agency data;
  • Fulfill the requirement to audit users’ access to the enterprise auditing solution;
  • Utilize PKI; and
  • Provide government organizations and contractors with the ability to remain in compliance with the new changes.

To learn more about GuidePoint Security’s IdAM Solutions, visit www.guidepointsecurity.com/solutions/identity-management-and-security-access-management/.

*Some of the relevant policies include the following:

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and with offices in Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Florida and North Carolina, GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at: www.guidepointsecurity.com.