Assured's Cybersecurity Blog

20
Oct

Joseph Kelly Addresses World Congress on IT

Speaking as perhaps the only senior member of a cybersecurity technology company at the event, Joe Kelly, VP, Federal Sector Operations of Assured Enterprises addressed The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) on the topic of critical trends emerging in cybersecurity threats at its annual Congress held in Brasilia, Brazil, on October 4, 2016. WCIT is the annual Congress of the World Information Technology and Services Association (WITSA), assembling representatives from national and regional IT industry associations to further the development of and access to global IT.

27
Sep

Joshua Isaac Smith Joins Board of Advisors

Assured Enterprises, Inc., recognized as one of the 500 Hottest and Most Innovative Cybersecurity Companies in the World, proudly announces that Joshua I. Smith, company founder and Chairman of The Coaching Group, LLC, has joined Assured’s Board of Advisors. Mr. Smith served on the Boards of Directors for three Fortune 100 companies: FedEx Corp. (24 …

20
Aug

Assured Ascends to Cybersecurity Top 500

Assured Enterprises, Inc., Ascends to Cybersecurity Ventures Q3 2016 Top 500 List of Hottest Companies to Watch Assured Enterprises, Inc., an emerging cybersecurity firm with corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas, and offices in Northern Virginia, with ties to the federal Intelligence Community and defense agencies, has been added to Cybersecurity Ventures’ Q3 2016 Definitive List …

1
Aug

Hack to the Future: The DNC Hack

On June 17, 1972, five men broke in to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters in the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. Forty-four years later (almost to the day), hackers breached and infiltrated DNC computers. How do we learn from the DNC incident? At Assured Enterprises, we believe its time to take a proactive approach to cyber defense.

23
Jun

DAO Hack Jeopardizes the Future of Smart Contracts

With smart contract development focused on the Ethereum blockchain platform, the first DAO (Distributed Autonomous Organization) launched with an estimated $160 million in crowdfunds. On June 17, a hacker exploited bugs in Ethereum’s code and siphoned $60 million from the DAO. This heist affects DAO investors, along with many technical leaders, blockchain developers, and Ethereum …

17
Feb

Rear Admiral Norman Hayes Joins Assured

Assured Enterprises, Inc., a leading cybersecurity firm based in Austin, Texas, with ties to the Federal defense agencies and Intelligence Community, has proudly announced that Retired Rear Admiral Norman R. Hayes has joined Assured’s Board of Directors. Ret. Rear Admiral Hayes is Executive Vice President of Cybersecurity and Intelligence of Dynamic Technology Systems, Inc. (“DTS”). …

9
Feb

Two New Additions to the Assured Family

Assured Enterprises, Inc., a leading cybersecurity firm based in Austin, Texas, with ties to the Federal defense agencies and Intelligence Community, has acquired Nova Defense & Aerospace International, LLC (NDAi) and the former CEO of NDAi, Ret. Brig. Gen. William M. Jacobs, a member of the Board of AFCEA International, has joined Assured as its …

22
Dec

Cybersecurity in the Digital Age for the Smart Grid

For nearly 100 years the electric grid protected itself from catastrophic malicious attack by a combination of perimeter security, intelligent security procedures and the industry’s own, hardened electromechanical infrastructure. Then came the Digital Age. Skilled software coders and programmers now work to enhance functionality within and communication between turbines, boilers, generators, high voltage transmission lines …

5
Nov

New Company Headquarters in Austin

Assured Enterprises Inc., a leading innovator in cybersecurity, today announced the grand opening of its new commercial operations and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas. The company, which offers AssuredScanDKV® the first and only assessment tool with the ability to detect known vulnerabilities below the code level within software and applications running on a workstation, selected the …