New York, NY - January 30, 2014 (investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense, announces it has updated its cybersecurity stocks directory in anticipation of its upcoming Security and Defense Conference to be held in New York and online at Scribblelive.com on March 11, 2014. Recent speakers added include Cybersecurity and Counterterrorism Analyst Roger Cressey, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Expert Kiersten Todt, both of Liberty Group Ventures.
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CyberSecurity Stocks Directory January 2014
Absolute Software Corporation ( TSX:ABT.TO ) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for more than 18 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage, Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack® for Laptops - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. The Company's Computrace persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, and tablets by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple.
AT&T Inc. ( NYSE: T ) AT&T Government Services (AGS), a business unit of AT&T Corp., delivers IT solutions spanning cyber security, networking, wireless, mission support and applications. Thousands of experienced AGS personnel, along with certified professionals throughout the AT&T family of companies, focus exclusively on supporting the federal government.
AVG Technologies N.V. ( NYSE:AVG) mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to ‐ use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 172 million active users as of September 30, 2013 and offers a protection, performance and privacy products and services suite to consumers and small businesses including Internet security, performance optimization, mobile security, online backup, identity protection and family safety software.
BlackBerry (Research in motion) ( NasdaqGS:BBRY ; TSX:BB.TO ) a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry products and services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Integral security features and an ever-expanding administrative toolset have earned BlackBerry® products the trust of some of the most secure organizations in the world. These security features have also made the BlackBerry solution a world leader in mobile security certifications
CA Technologies. ( NasdaqGS:CA ) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud.
Cecurity.com ( Paris:MLCEC.PA ) is a France-based software editing company that provides security solutions for data protection. The Company's main activities are software solutions and consulting services. Its products and services include Digital Vault Storage, a solution for data protection, tracking system, legal archiving and preservation of documents and electronic flows; electronic invoice system; software solution for public tender organization; legal archiving and digitization of documents. The Company's clients are banks, telecommunication operators, insurers, healthcare and other services, as well as ministries, courts, local authorities and professionals, among others. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated through subsidiaries, including Mediatool France SAS, Median and Micrographie services.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( NasdaqGS:CHKP ) a worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
Checkpoint Systems Inc. ( NYSE:CKP ) is a global leader in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions. Checkpoint enables retailers and their suppliers to reduce shrink, improve shelf availability and leverage real-time data to achieve operational excellence. Checkpoint solutions are built upon 40 years of RF technology expertise, diverse shrink management offerings, a broad portfolio of apparel labeling solutions, market-leading RFID applications, innovative high-theft solutions and its Web-based Check-Net® data management platform. As a result, Checkpoint customers enjoy increased sales and profits by improving supply-chain efficiencies, by facilitating on-demand label printing and by providing a secure open-merchandising environment enhancing the consumer's shopping experience.
Cisco Systems Inc . ( NASDAQGS: CSCO ) designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (NYSE:IP) and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. It provides switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also offers set-top boxes, cable modem termination systems, hybrid fiber coaxial access network products, quadrature amplitude modulation products, and cable modems; and video software and solutions. In addition, it provides collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems; and security products such as firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company offers wireless products consisting of wireless access points and network managed services, as well as standalone, switch-converged, and cloud managed solutions; and data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, software, and server access virtualization solutions; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Additionally, it provides technical support services and advanced services.
CommVault Systems, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:CVLT) A singular vision - a belief in a better way to address current and future data management needs - guides CommVault in the development of Singular Information Management® solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. CommVault's exclusive single-platform architecture gives companies unprecedented control over data growth, costs and risk. CommVault's Simpana® software suite of products was designed to work together seamlessly from the ground up, sharing a single code and common function set, to deliver superlative Data Protection, Archive, Replication, Search and Resource Management capabilities. More companies every day join those who have discovered the unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control only CommVault can offer.
Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSI) ( OTC: CSVI ) delivers core processing, managed services, mobile and Internet solutions, payments processing, print and electronic distribution, and regulatory compliance solutions to financial institutions and corporate customers across the nation. Exceptional service, dynamic solutions and superior results are the foundation of CSI's reputation and have resulted in the company's inclusion in such top industry-wide rankings as the FinTech 100, Talkin' Cloud 100 and MSPmentor Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers List. CSI has added Internal Penetration Testing to its existing regulatory compliance offerings for its Risk and Information Security Consulting (RISC) Services group. With CSI's internal Penetration Testing, RISC Services consultants examine an organization's internal systems, assuming the mindset of a hacker who has infiltrated the network, to uncover potential vulnerabilities.
CSP Inc . (NasdaqGM:CSPI) and its subsidiaries develop and market IT integration solutions and high-performance computer systems to meet the diverse requirements of our industrial, commercial, and defense customers worldwide. C SP's Systems segment includes the MultiComputer Division, which designs and manufactures commercial high-performance computer signal processing systems for a variety of complex real time applications in defense and commercial markets. The Company's MODCOMP Inc. subsidiary, also part of its Service and Systems Integration segment was founded in 1970, and has offices in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. Modcomp provides solutions and services for complex IT environments including storage and servers, unified communications solutions, IT security solutions and consulting services.
Digimarc Corp. ( NasdaqGM:DMRC ) based in Beaverton, Oregon, is a leading innovator and provider of enabling technologies that create digital identities for all forms of media and many everyday objects. The embedded digital IDs are imperceptible to humans, but not to computers, networks and devices like mobile phones, which can now use cameras and microphones as sensory inputs to "see, hear and understand" the world around them within the context of their environment. Digimarc has built an extensive intellectual property portfolio with patents in digital watermarking, content identification and management, media and object discovery to enable ubiquitous computing and related technologies. Digimarc develops solutions, licenses its intellectual property, and provides development services to business partners across a range of industries.
Equifax Inc. ( NYSE:EFX ) is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. We organize and assimilate data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and use advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index.
EXAR Corp. ( NasdaqGS:EXAR ) designs, develops and markets high performance, analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and advanced sub-system solutions for data communication, networking, storage, consumer, and industrial applications. Exar's product portfolio includes power management and connectivity components, communications products, and network security and storage optimization solutions. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support.
Exelis Inc. ( NYSE:XLS ) is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8 billion
EZChip Technologies ( NasdaqGS: EZCH ) is a fabless semiconductor company that provides Ethernet network processors for networking equipment. EZchip provides solutions that scale from a few to hundreds of Gigabits-per-second. EZchip's network processors provide great flexibility and high performance coupled with superior integration and power efficiency for a wide range of applications in carrier, cloud and data center network equipment.
Falconstor Software Inc. (NasdaqGM:FALC) is transforming how enterprises move, store, protect and optimize data. Founded in 2000, FalconStor offers an award-winning platform for data migration, business continuity, disaster recovery, optimized backup and deduplication. FalconStor helps maximize data availability and system uptime to ensure nonstop business productivity, while simplifying data management to reduce operational costs. Our open, integrated software solutions reduce vendor lock-in and give enterprises the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business. FalconStor solutions are available and supported by OEMs, as well as leading system integrators and resellers worldwide. FalconStor is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
Fingerprint Cards AB ( Stockholm:FING-B; Frankfurt:FPQ ; OTC:FGRPF ) markets, develops and produces biometric components and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual's unique fingerprint verify the person's identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages offered by the FPC's technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be implemented in volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are placed on such characteristics. The company's technology can also be used in IT and Internet security, access control, etc.
FireEye, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:FEYE ) has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. FireEye products include network appliances called Malware Protection Systems (MPS) for (real-time detection and blocking) monitoring web, email and file attack vectors, a central management platform (NYSE:CMS) and Malware Analysis System (NYSE:MAS) for threat analysts to deeply inspect zero-day and APT. FireEye also provides a Malware Protection Cloud (NYSE:MPC) for hourly updates of current threat intelligence.
Fortinet, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:FTNT ) helps protect networks, users and data from continually evolving threats. As a global leader in high-performance network security, we enable businesses and governments to consolidate and integrate stand-alone technologies without suffering performance penalties. Unlike costly, inflexible and low-performance alternatives, Fortinet solutions empower customers to embrace new technologies and business opportunities while protecting essential systems and content. Fortinet delivers unified threat management and specialized security solutions that block today's sophisticated threats. Our consolidated architecture enables our customers to deploy fully integrated security technologies in a single device, delivering unmatched protection and lowering ownership costs. Purpose built hardware and software provide the high performance and complete content protection our customers need.
IceWEB ( OTC:IWEB ) manufactures award-winning, high performance unified data storage appliances with enterprise storage management capabilities at a fraction of the price of traditional providers, while reducing space, power and cooling requirements and simplifying storage management for land-based, virtual and cloud environments. IceBOX™ is a secure encrypted private cloud storage, file synchronization and Client-Server software platform. Unlike other Cloud storage solutions, with IceBOX™ your corporation owns the data and can lock down a user's account if a breach is detected.
Imperva Inc. ( NYSE: IMPV ) pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. With an integrated security platform built specifically for modern threats, Imperva data center security provides the visibility and control needed to neutralize attack, theft, and fraud from inside and outside the organization, mitigate risk, and streamline compliance. Over 2,700 customers in more than 75 countries rely on our SecureSphere® platform to safeguard their business. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.
Infoblox Inc. ( NYSE:BLOX ) delivers Automated Network Control solutions, the fundamental technology that connects end users, devices and networks. These solutions enable approximately 6,900 enterprises and service providers to transform, secure and scale complex networks. Infoblox helps take the burden of complex network control out of human hands, reduce costs, and increase accuracy and uptime. SECURITY : Infoblox clearly differentiates from other vendors from a security perspective. From our highly secure hardware form factor, to our hardened OS, to the variety of security features in our applications-no other network control vendor focuses more on security than Infoblox.
Intrusion Inc. ( OTC:INTZ ) is a global provider of entity identification systems, regulated information compliance, data leak prevention, and data privacy protection and network intrusion prevention and detection products. Intrusion's product families include TraceCop™ for entity identification, Savanat™ for network data mining, the Compliance Commander™ for regulated information compliance, data leak prevention and data privacy protection, and Intrusion SecureNet for network intrusion prevention and detection. Intrusion's products help protect critical information assets by quickly detecting, protecting, analyzing and reporting attacks or misuse of classified, private and regulated information for government and enterprise networks.
ISC8 Inc. ( OTC:ISCI ) is actively engaged in the design, development, and sale of cyber-security products and solutions for government and commercial enterprises. The Company provides hardware, software and service offerings for web filtering, deep packet inspection with Big Data security analytics, and malware threat detection for Advanced Persistent Threats ("APTs"). The Company's products are installed in nation-wide deployment within the Middle East, and in mobile operators in Europe and Asia Pacific. The Company is focused on delivering comprehensive security solutions, with strategic emphasis on cybersecurity, in order to provide complete visibility on mission-critical networks, and mitigation of new threats as they emerge.
Juniper Networks, Inc ( NYSE:JNPR ) is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Juniper Networks enterprise network security solutions ensure security work to protect critical Web-based applications against attacks as well as maintain user-centric, policy-driven, and application-aware, visibility and control with extreme granularity.
KEYW Holding Corp. ( NASDAQGS: KEYW ) provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers' requirements.
L-3 Communications Holdings Inc . ( NYSE:LLL ) Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 51,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms.
McAffee - Intel Corp. (NasdaqGS:INTC ) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. We are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. We develop advanced integrated digital technology, primarily integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications. Integrated circuits are semiconductor chips etched with interconnected electronic switches. We also develop computing platforms, which we define as integrated hardware and software computing technologies that are designed to provide an optimized solution. Our goal is to be the preeminent computing solutions company that powers the worldwide digital economy. We are transforming from a company with a primary focus on the design and manufacture of semiconductor chips for PCs and servers to a computing company that delivers complete solutions in the form of hardware and software platforms and supporting services.
ManTech International Corporation ( NASDAQGS: MANT ) Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia with more than 7,700 professionals, ManTech International Corporation is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security and Justice; the Space Community and other U.S. federal government customers. ManTech's expertise includes systems engineering, systems integration, software development, enterprise architecture, cyber security, information assurance, intelligence operations and analysis support, network and critical infrastructure protection, information operations and information warfare support, information technology, communications integration, logistics and supply chain management, and service oriented architectures. The company supports the advanced telecommunications systems that are used in Operation Iraqi Freedom and in other parts of the world; has developed a secure, collaborative communications system for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and builds and maintains secure databases that track terrorists. The company operates in the United States and 40 countries.
Microsoft Corp. ( NasdaqGS:MSFT ) develops, licenses, and supports software products and services; and designs and sells hardware worldwide. The company's Windows & Windows Live division offers PC operating system that primarily includes Windows 7 operating system, Windows live suite of applications and Web services, and PC hardware products. Its Server and Tools division provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure; Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, Silverlight, system center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. This division also offers cloud-based services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The company's Online Services division provides online information and content, including Bing, MSN, adCenter, and Atlas online tools for advertisers. Its Microsoft Business division offers Microsoft office, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office project and office Visio, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company's Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 entertainment platform, which includes the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. Microsoft Corporation markets and distributes its products and services primarily through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. The company has strategic alliances with Nokia, and NIIT Ltd., as well as a strategic relationship Dominion Enterprises, Inc. Mobile Security: Device Security Manager helps developers test various security policies for Windows Mobile devices. It is designed as a desktop application that ships with a preset list of "security configurations". A security configuration can be thought of as a template, which contains a collection of individual policies and settings. For example, a security configuration could define policies such as whether unsigned applications are allowed to execute, whether RAPI is disabled etc. Using this tool, the developer can provision a Windows Mobile device with different configurations, and then test the application's behavior under these configurations. This tool can be used either on an emulator or an unlocked Windows Mobile device.
Network-1 Security Solutions Inc . ( OTCBB:NSSI ) is engaged in the acquisition, development, licensing and protection of its intellectual property and proprietary technologies. It currently owns six patents covering various telecommunications and data networking technologies and is currently focusing its licensing efforts on its Remote Power Patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,218,930) covering the remote delivery of power over Ethernet networks. The Remote Power Patent was granted by the U.S. Office of Patents and Trademarks on April 17, 2001 and expires on March 7, 2020.
NEUSTAR Inc. ( NYSE:NSR ) is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, information services, financial services, retail, media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies in location, identification, and evaluation to help its customers promote and protect their businesses.
NQ Mobile Inc. ( NYSE:NQ ) is a leading global provider of trusted mobile Internet services built on its world-class acquisition, engagement and monetization platform. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and now has about 242 million registered and 85 million active user accounts globally. NQ Mobile's cloud-based trust platform has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile is recognized as a global pioneer in mobile innovation and technology leadership. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, TX, USA and Beijing, China.
NuMobile Inc. ( OTC:NUBL ) conducts its operations through its subsidiaries Enhance Network Communication, Inc. (Enhance) and Stonewall Networks, Inc. (Stonewall). In March 2010, Stonewall released Policy Manager 2.0 (PM 2.0), the version of its software suite allowing companies to set security policies for both wired and mobile assets within a company's network.
Oculus VisionTech Inc. ( TSX:OVT.V ) formerly USA Video Interactive Corp., designs and markets to business customers digital watermarking, streaming video and video-on-demand (NASDAQ:VOD) systems, services and source-to-destination digital media delivery solutions that allow live or recorded digitized and compressed video to be transmitted through Internet, intranet, satellite or wireless connectivity. The Company's systems, services and delivery solutions include digital watermark solutions and video content production, content encoding, media asset management, media and application hosting, multi-mode content distribution, transaction data capture and reporting, e-commerce, specialized engineering services, and Internet streaming hardware. The Company's products and services are based on its media delivery infrastructure and software and its Store and Forward VOD patent. It has developed a number of specific products and services. These include MediaSentinel and SmartMarks, a process that watermarks digital video content; StreamHQ, a collection of source-to-destination media delivery services marketed to businesses; EncodeHQ, a service that digitizes and compresses analog-source video; hardware server and encoder system applications under the brand name Hurricane Mediacaster; ZMail, a service that delivers Web and rich media content to targeted audiences, and mediaClix, a service that delivers content similar to Zmail but originating from an existing Web presence.
Oracle Corp. ( NasdaqGS:ORCL ) With more than 390,000 customers - including 100 of the Fortune 100 - and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems. Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center - from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications. Oracle Security Solutions include database security, Identity Management, Oracle Fusion Government Risk and Compliance, Cloud Security Services, Infrastructure Security and Java Security.
Palo Alto Networks ( NYSE:PANW ) is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats. Unlike fragmented legacy products, our security platform safely enables business operations and delivers protection based on what matters most in today's dynamic computing environments: applications, users, and content.
Proofpoint Inc. (NasdaqGM:PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance, and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. ( NYSE:QIHU ) is a leading Internet company in China. The Company is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base, according to iResearch. Qihoo 360 also provides users with secure access points to the Internet via its market leading web browsers and application stores. The Company has built one of the largest open Internet platforms in China and monetizes its massive user base primarily through online advertising and through Internet value-added services on its open platform.
Qualys ( NasdaqGS:QLYS ) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (NYSE:CSA).
RSA, The Security Division of EMC ( NYSE:EMC ) is the premier provider of security, risk, and compliance- management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps the world's leading organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments. Combining business-critical controls in identity assurance, encryption & key management, SIEM, Data Loss Prevention, and Fraud Protection with industry-leading GRC capabilities and robust consulting services, RSA brings visibility and trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform, and the data that is generated. EMC Corp. is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.
Sourcefire, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:FIRE ) a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, is transforming the way global large- to mid-size organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. With solutions from a next-generation network security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire provides customers with Agile Security® that is as dynamic as the real world it protects and the attackers against which it defends. Trusted for more than 10 years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership with numerous patents, world-class research, and award-winning technology. Today, the name Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation, security intelligence and agile end-to-end security protection.
Spare Backup, Inc. ( OTCBB:SPBU ) is a leading provider of data backup and security software for smartphones , tablets and PCs. Spare Backup's software enables consumers and small to medium sized businesses to easily protect valuable computer and mobile data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. Spare Backup software intelligently selects, secures and stores personal and business content on a continuous basis or according to the schedule of the user's choice. It also allows for the integration of that content across various devices and provides enhanced security features to protect valuable data on any lost or stolen devices. Spare Backup software is the first totally automated cloud-based backup service that is distributed on a stand-alone or private label basis through major retail and warranty service partners in North America and Europe.
SRA International Inc ( NYSE: SRX ) SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; contract research organization (CRO) services; cybersecurity; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration. FORTUNE® magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for nine consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,600 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world.
Symantec Corp . ( NasdaqGS:SYMC ) protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment -- from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world.
Technical Communications Corp. ( NasdaqCM:TCCO ) designs, manufactures, and supports superior grade secure communications systems that protect highly sensitive information transmitted over a wide range of data, voice and fax networks. TCC's security solutions protect information privacy on every continent in over 115 countries. Government agencies, militaries, financial institutions, telecommunications carriers and multinational corporations worldwide rely on TCC to protect their communications networks.
ValidSoft Limited / Elephant Talk Communication Corp ( NYSE MKT: ETAK ) has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Elephant Talk since early 2010 and underpins our mobile/cloud security offering. The company is a market leader in providing solutions to counter electronic fraud relating to a variety of bank, card, internet and telephone channels. ValidSoft's solutions are used to verify the authenticity of both parties to a transaction (Mutual Authentication), the security of the relevant telecommunication channel used (Secure Communications), and the integrity of transactions itself (Transaction Verification) for the mass market, in a highly cost effective and secure manner while being very easy to use. The company counts several leading worldwide service providers and institutions amongst its customers. These companies benefit from a very substantial reduction in false positives, thereby freeing up resources to combat actual fraud, as well as a substantial elimination of the fraud itself, all in real time. ValidSoft is the only security software company in the world that has been granted three European Privacy Seals. Elephant Talk Communication Corp . is a leading international provider of mobile networking software and services. The Company's mission is to provide a single service, fully enabling and securing the mobile cloud. Elephant Talk empowers Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) by providing a cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services, based mostly on company developed and owned software. We enable these Mobile Operators and Virtual Network Operators by offering a full suite of products, delivery platforms, support services, superior industry expertise and high quality customer service without substantial upfront investment. As a specialized outsourcing partner, we provide operating software, managed services, cloud and SaaS solutions, an integrated transaction and delivery platform to the mobile telecommunications industry globally. Our products include remote health care, credit card fraud prevention, mobile internet ID security, secure remote file access management, loyalty and transaction management services and a whole range of other emerging mobile services. Elephant Talk can count several of the world's leading Mobile Operators amongst their customers including Vodafone, T-Mobile and Zain, and virtually all business is focused on tier 1 operators worldwide.
VASCO Data Security International Inc . ( NasdaqCM:VDSI ) is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including more than 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
VeriSign Inc. ( NasdaqGS:VRSN ) is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
Wave Systems Corp. ( NasdaqCM:WAVX ) reduces the complexity, cost and uncertainty of data protection by starting inside the device. Unlike other vendors who try to secure information by adding layers of software for security, Wave leverages the security capabilities built directly into endpoint computing platforms themselves. Wave has been a foremost expert on this growing trend, leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helping shape standards through its work as a board member for the Trusted Computing Group.
WebSafety, Inc. ( OTC:WBSID ) is the leading provider of Parental Control applications for mobile devices that prevents explicit or degrading texting related to cyber-bullying and incidences of distracted driving as well as unlawful Internet behavior such as cyber predators, . The mobile software works on the major wireless operating systems, including Android, Blackberry and Symbian and on all four of the major wireless carriers. The California based company is also the creator of the "National Wireless Highway Safety Network," which is driven to save lives.
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Roger Cressey is a Partner with Liberty Group Ventures, LLC in Arlington VA, a risk and crisis management firm specializing in cyber security, campus security and sports security. He most recently served as a Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, supporting the firm's cyber security practice in the Middle East. Prior to joining Booz Allen, he was President and Founder of Good Harbor Consulting LLC, a security and risk management consulting firm.
Mr. Cressey's government service included senior cyber security and counterterrorism positions in the Clinton and Bush Administrations. At the White House, he served as Chief of Staff of the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board from November 2001 - September 2002. He also served as Deputy for Counterterrorism on the National Security Council staff from November 1999 to November 2001. He was responsible for the coordination and implementation of US counterterrorism policy and managed the US Government response to multiple terrorism incidents, including the Millennium terror alert, the USS COLE attack, and the September 11th attacks.
From 2004 - 2013, he served as an on-air counterterrorism analyst with NBC News, appearing frequently on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, MSNBC and CNBC.
Prior to his White House service, Mr. Cressey served in the Department of Defense, where he worked on US defense strategy and the review of Pentagon war plans. From 1991-1995, he served in the Department of State working on Middle East security issues, including serving as a member of the US delegation to the multilateral track of the Arab-Israeli peace process talks.
Kiersten Todt is the President and Managing Partner of Liberty Group Ventures, LLC (LGV). She develops risk and crisis management solutions for infrastructure, emergency management, cybersecurity, higher education, and homeland security clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. She has served in senior positions in both the executive and legislative branches of government. Ms. Todt has commented on homeland security and sport security issues in multiple media outlets, including MSNBC, NPR, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal. Her work on sport security has been published in two editions of The International Centre for Sport Security Journal.
Kris Tuttle, SoundView Technology Group
Kris Tuttle is the Director of Research for SoundView Technology Group which focuses on researching and analyzing emerging public companies in new technology areas. Kris has 35 years of active participation in computing technologies including as an early designer and programmer of microcomputers, a researcher building artificial intelligence applications at Carnegie Mellon University and a career at IBM applying a range of advanced technologies to the most challenging business applications faced by Fortune 500 companies.
Starting in 1992 he has been applying this background to technology stock investing. After the original SoundView was acquired, ultimately by UBS and Charles Schwab, he founded his own firm in 2005 and renamed it SoundView after re-acquiring the SoundView trademarks. Today the firm is focused on advisory services, research and developing more internet-based research and information services.
Kris has a BS in Applied Math/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Marty Martin, CEO, Crane & Crane Consulting
Marty Martin has an accomplished career which includes service with the CIA, NSA, and the U.S. Army. He has developed invaluable insight, managerial experience, and relationships across the U.S. Government and many foreign governments and intelligence services at the highest levels. He is the CEO of Crane & Crane Consulting, LLC where he leads the firm's expansion and growth. He previously served as a Senior Executive for the International Oil Trading Company (IOTC), a multi-billion dollar enterprise with activities in Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Russia and the Caribbean. He also played a central role in HBO's Manhunt, a 2013 Emmy awarding winning documentary. Mr. Martin's experience includes over 29 years of U.S. Government service including U.S. Special Forces, the National Security Agency, and the CIA, culminating in several years as a member of the CIA's Senior Intelligence Service. From 2004 through 2007 he served as Chief of Station in a strategic country in the Middle East in one of the most senior assignments in the Near East Division. He managed a multi-million dollar budget, strategic programs, personnel, and families in high threat environment. His experience includes representing the CIA at the highest levels in foreign countries, the U.S. Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress, U.S. Military, on all intelligence and policy matters concerning the agency's operations. In 2002 he was selected by the Director of Central Intelligence as the senior executive and operational manager to lead the Agency's global effort to neutralize Al-Qaida. In that role, he interacted at the highest levels of the U.S Government, including the White House, FBI, Homeland Security, NSA, Congress, and various branches of the U.S. Military, on a daily basis. During this specific period the lion's share of the perpetrators of 9/11 were nullified.
Scott Greiper, President and Founding Partner of Secure Strategy Group
Mr. Greiper is the President and Founding Partner of Secure Strategy Group. He has had a distinguished 15-year career in the security and defense technology sectors as both a research analyst and investment banker, and is known as a thought leader in the industry. Before forming Secure Strategy Group, he was a Managing Director at Legend Merchant Group and Head of the firm's Convergent Security Group, which provided capital, strategic advisory and M&A services to growth companies in the security and defense technology markets. Previously, Mr. Greiper was a Principal and Senior Analyst at C. E. Unterberg, Towbin, where he covered public companies in the Global Security industry and was consistently ranked as one of the top analysts in the sector. He has worked with a range of industry leaders and is a frequent guest speaker and moderator at conferences and seminars across the country. Mr. Greiper attended the Executive MBA program at Columbia University and holds a B. A. in Economics from The University of Chicago. He is a member of the FBI InfraGard program, BENS (Business Executives for National Security), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) and NYSSA (New York Society for Security Analysts).
Scott Sacknoff, President, The Spade Defense Index
Mr. Scott Sacknoff is the Index Manager of the SPADE Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS), the underlying index for the Powershares Aerospace & Defense ETF (NYSE: PPA). The SPADEÂ® Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS) is a modified capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies that benchmarks the performance of companies involved with defense, homeland security, and space. The Index is composed of more than 50 firms with representative business activities including: naval vessels, military aircraft, missiles and munitions, battlespace awareness, C4ISR, network centric warfare, homeland security including border security and biometric and screening systems, and space systems. Index values are distributed by the NYSEarca under the ticker 'DXS'. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF, designed to track the SPADE Defense Index, trades under the ticker 'PPA'. Historical data for the Index is available from 30 December 1997. The ETF was launched on 26 October 2005 and is highly liquid.
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