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Engility Awards Cyber Scholarships to 2 Army Veterans; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has selected U.S. Army veterans Magdalena Seitz and Leo Bastidas as the first two recipients of the company’s cybersecurity scholarships. The company said Wednesday it partnered with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education to establish the CyberWarrior Scholarship, which will give military veterans funds to pursue cybersecurity certifications. “We are grateful …

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Kroll Names FBI Vet Matthew Dunn Associate Managing Director for Cyber & Investigations Practice

Matthew Dunn, a 20-year FBI veteran, has joined Kroll as associate managing director within its cybersecurity and investigations practice in Nashville, Tennessee. Kroll said Tuesday Dunn most recently led the bureau’s Nashville-based cyber crimes and counterintelligence squad as a supervisory special agent. He began his FBI career in 1997 as special agent in the Philadelphia …

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Benedetto Demonte Named Kroll North America Cyber Practice Leader

Benedetto Demonte, a managing director at Kroll, has taken the additional role of North America leader for the firm’s cybersecurity and investigations practice. Kroll said Monday Demonte will lead a team of cyber investigators and digital forensic professionals who aim to help clients address challenges related to information and computer security, incident response, identity and …

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BlackRidge Technology Names 4 Execs to Newly Formed Govt Advisory Board

BlackRidge Technology International has appointed four executives to its newly established government advisory board that will work to provide insights on the cybersecurity and network requirements of the Defense Department and other public sector clients. David Peed, vice president and general manager at Equinix Government Solutions with oversight over the firm’s …

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Microsoft to Launch IT Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico

A partnership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft will launch an information technology academy meant to train transitioning service members at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ installation in Quantico, Virginia. The ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marine Corps’ National Museum on Jan. 8, the …

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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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