At RSA conference, industry leaders say data-breach lawsuit protection would boost info sharing
February 14, 2017
At the RSA Conference, John Wood, CEO and chairman of Telos Corporation, said during a panel on info-sharing that more incentives are needed to get businesses on board with sharing cyber threat information and using it to minimize their own cyber risks.
Security Firm Telos Eyes Expansion With New Investment From Enlightenment Capital
February 1, 2017
Enlightenment Capital has invested in Ashburn, Virginia-based information technology security company Telos in a move to help expand the latter’s portfolio of cybersecurity products and service offerings into new markets.
Federal Hiring Freeze: Mixed News for Loudoun Business
January 31, 2017
Telos CEO and chairman John Wood offers thoughts on the importance of cyber security and his company’s diversification in this overview of the impact of the federal hiring freeze on Loudoun County businesses.
Women, Minorities Largely Absent from Cybersecurity Jobs
Society for Human Resource Management
January 30, 2017
Telos VP of ID Management Lisa Kimball encourages women to recognize their potential in technology in this article by SHRM blogger Dinah Brin on the dearth of women and minorities in cybersecurity.
Experts Predict Changes in Cybersecurity Insurance Offerings
IT Business Edge
January 5, 2017
Blogger Sue Marquette Poremba reviews recent news and opinion coverage about trends in cyber security insurance offerings including remarks from Telos CSO Rick Tracy.
Cyber insurance needs to mature — experts
January 3, 2017
This publication for the insurance industry explores comments by Telos CEO John Wood and CSO Rick Tracy in Virginia Business that cyber insurance still has some maturing to do, primarily because the concept of cybersecurity is still in its infancy compared to other risks.
Cybersecurity predictions for 2017
December 29, 2016
Telos CEO John Wood and CSO Rick Tracy offer their predictions about what’s coming for cyber security in 2017 in this Virginia Business piece.
Can your company keep up with quickly changing cyber security regulations?
December 23, 2016
Telos CSO Rick Tracy discusses the challenges of security validation in the face of IoT insecurity, massive DDoS attacks, and the continued growth of cloud computing and Big Data.
What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity
December 19, 2016
Telos CEO John Wood and CSO Rick Tracy are among the industry thought leaders who share their insights on what 2017 has in store for cyber security in this CSO Magazine article.
With one party in control, hopes rise for new cyber initiatives, increased funding
Government Security News
Telos CEO John Wood and CSO Rick Tracy offer insights on the potential for improved cyber security initiatives and funding levels with a single party in control of the federal government. Wood chooses to look at it “as an opportunity for the government to put its money where its mouth is.”
Sailors Innovate at Cyber Internship
From June 13 to Aug. 17, three Sailors from Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Hawaii and one Sailor from Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NDOC) Suffolk, Virginia, participated in a 10-week cyber internship hosted by the Telos Corporation in Ashburn, Virginia.
Calling All Students, Internships Designed for You
“In an era where cyber is a major risk to the nation’s security, Telos Corporation aims to generate a buzz across high school and college campuses. Working with young students, Telos’ Cyber Innovation Internship Program intends to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s cyber security careers.”
Future Workforce Leaders Develop Models for Cyber Security at Telos
Telos’ Cyber Innovation Internship Program is a 24-step program in which “high school and college students worked with technologies geared toward security developed by scientists and engineers around the world.”
Telos Prepares Next Generation
“While some summer internships devolve to interns fetching coffee, Telos Corporation looks to prepare interns for a future in cybersecurity and business. The Ashburn-based cybersecurity giant strives to inspire innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship through its paid 10 week cybersecurity internship program.”
GSN announces Winners of 2016 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards
Government Security News
“GSN is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in the 2016 targeted Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program.” New powerhouse winners in this year’s program include Telos Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) for “Best Biometric Identification/Authentication Solution.”
IT Company Hopes to Groom Future Cyber Talent Through Internship
“Telos Corp. is hosting its third annual Cyber Innovation Internship commencement Thursday night — like a ‘Shark Tank’ for ideas on how to commercialize cybersecurity products and technologies.”
U.S. Air Force Taps Telos To Upgrade DMZ Security
“Continuous security solutions and services provider Telos Corporation has announced it has been awarded a $26.9 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Air Force (USAF) De-Militarized Zone (DMZ).”
Five Tough Cyber Questions for Trump and Clinton
In the midst of a disappointing presidential primary process, Telos Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Wood raises five issues concerning cyber security and asks specific questions of the two leading candidates for commander-in-chief.
Putting the NIST Cyber Security Framework to work
Government Computer News
Telos Chairman and CEO John B. Wood: “By implementing a set of best practices that allows for a wide range of security controls, the CSF elevates the importance of cyber risk management and the need to demonstrate due-care and regulatory compliance.”
Telos Xacta IT GRC platform integrates Unified Compliance Framework
“As regulations are constantly shifting, organizations need to be fast and agile in responding to changing risks, regulations, laws and situations. Xacta provides an efficient approach to automating compliance, and UCF provides a common language for discussing security compliance in business terms.”
Telos and AWS Partner on Xacta Improvements
Telos has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to integrate the Xacta IT GRC product suite with the AWS Enterprise Accelerator for Compliance, a security-focused, standardized architecture solution for security professionals.
Cyber risk management — Is your company ready for anything?
Telos CSO Rick Tracy on the importance of having a cyber risk management plan supported by a framework such as those developed by NIST for industry and government.
Beyond technology: non-technical jobs in cybersecurity
Telos CSO Rick Tracy suggests that the growing field of cyber liability insurance is one of the non-traditional, non-technical careers where cyber security skills are in demand.
Telos Launches IT Governance, Risk & Compliance Assessment Engine
Xacta AE works to help security professionals manage IT risks on a day-to-day basis through continuous information monitoring and assurance on authorization in cloud computing environments.
Kinder, gentler hacks: A bevy of low-stakes early computer breaches
Telos CSO Rick Tracy recalls an early lesson in the importance of physical as well as cyber security for protecting IT systems.