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CrowdStrike Establishes Own Foundation to Support Cybersecurity and AI Areas

CrowdStrike has announced the inauguration of its own foundation dedicated to developing next generation talent and research in the areas of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The company said Tuesday the CrowdStrike Foundation will fund scholarships and research for students and scientists studying cybersecurity and AI. The foundation will also provide pro-bono security software …

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Former FireEye CEO David DeWalt Named Managing Director at Allegis Capital

David DeWalt, former CEO of cybersecurity company FireEye, has joined cyber venture capital firm Allegis Capital as a managing director. Allegis said Thursday DeWalt will invest on the company’s behalf in Series C funding rounds and serve as a board adviser of Maryland-based DataTribe, a cyber startup that co-develops cybersecurity, data and analytics. …

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Kaspersky Lab, Partners Introduce Cyber Talent Discovery Program

Kaspersky Lab has partnered with PWC, Dassault Systems and Schlumberger to facilitate a cybersecurity talent search program targeted at students and young professionals regardless of security background. The alliance seeks to help address a skills shortage in the information security industry through the Cybersecurity for the Next Generation program, Kaspersky said Friday. Participants will …

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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Former DHS Official Danny Toler Joins Acuity as Cyber Practice, Diplomatic Portfolio SVP

Danny Toler, former acting assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s cybersecurity and communications office, has been named senior vice president of diplomatic portfolio and cyber practice at Acuity. Reston, Virginia-based Acuity said Tuesday the more than 35-year federal service veteran will lead its cybersecurity practice and help drive expansion initiatives within …

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ManTech, Kaplan University Partner for Employees’ Cybersecurity Education; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International has picked Kaplan University to administer cyber programs that are geared toward Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification or bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity for the company’s employees. The Kaplan courses will be tailored to ManTech personnel and offered online, the company announced Monday. “The best weapons in …

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