Fortress sponsors 2018 ISE Central Executive Forum & Awards in Dallas, TX
The event, organized by T.E.N., is recognized as the industry’s most prestigious IT Security award program and has become the most anticipated award program for security executives and their project teams. We applaud all of this year’s winners and nominees.
Smashing Silos and Building Bridges in the IT-Infosec Divide
A strong relationship between IT and security leads to strong defense, but it’s not always easy getting the two to collaborate.
Alex Santos, Co-Founder and CEO of Fortress, to speak at Compliance Reporter Webinar
Join Compliance Reporter and NRS for a webinar on April 19th at 2 pm EST that will examine the evolution of the cybersecurity exam in an age of heightened risk and enforcement.
National Regulatory Services and Fortress Information Security join forces to help businesses tackle cybersecurity compliance
The collaboration between NRS and Fortress will offer clients the various components needed to implement a full cybersecurity program.
Fortress Announces Juliet Okafor as New Senior Vice President, Global Security Solutions
Okafor to Drive New Vulnerability Management Module Sales and Marketing Initiatives for Fortune 500 Enterprises Worldwide.
Fortress Information Security exhibits at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in the Smart Cities Pavillion
Juliet Okafor (Fortress VP of Global Business Development) is a featured speaker at the Florida Center for Cybersecurity 2017 Annual Conference, on topic of finding the “Weakest Link” in the U.S. Mortgage Industry Cyber Supply Chain
The Florida Center for Cybersecurity’s fourth annual conference will host hundreds of cybersecurity technical and non-technical stakeholders from industry, government, the military, and academia for a comprehensive exploration of emerging threats, best practices, research, workforce development, and today’s hottest cyber trends.
Alex Santos (Fortress CEO and Co-Founder) is a featured speaker at the NRS Fall 2017 Compliance Conference, on topic of “Cybersecurity: Recent Developments That Impact Your Firm”
The NRS Fall 2017 Compliance Conference provides the latest compliance news and the most thorough look at the current regulatory landscape, and provides the cutting edge know-how you need to develop a workable, effective compliance program.
Tyler Mullican (Fortress VP of Security Architecture) is a featured speaker at GridSecCon 2017 Conference, on topic of “Cyber and Physical Security Convergence”
NERC’s annual Grid Security Conference (GridSecCon) series brings together cybersecurity and physical security experts from industry and government to share emerging security trends, policy advancements, and lessons learned related to the electricity sub-sector. The first conference was held in New Orleans in October 2011, and has rotated through the NERC Regional Entities across North America.
Fortress Sponsors the ISE® Northeast Executive Forum and Awards 2017
The ISE® Northeast Executive Forum and Awards 2017 was held on October 11, 2017 at the Westin Times Square in New York City, NY. The ISE® Northeast Award recognizes the information security executives and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy, and network security.
“6 Best Practices that Reduce Third-Party Cybersecurity Risk,” by Steve Earley (Fortress Director of Third Party Risk)
Cybersecurity threats are increasingly sophisticated and targeted. Hackers who want your information or want to disrupt your operations are looking for any way into your network. In an interconnected world, these hackers are increasingly looking to an organization’s supply chain partners, especially those with network access but without effective cybersecurity protection.
“Mentorship Is the One Thing Everyone Can do to Improve Diversity in Cyber Security,” by Juliet Okafor (Fortress VP of Global Business Development)
Industry analysts suggest the cyber security industry is looking to fill 1.8 million positions by 2022. Currently the industry is lacking in women and minority employees, leaving companies less secure due to less creativity, less innovation, less cultural awareness and a tendency to do the same things over and over.
Fortress Sponsors and Exhibits at the 2017 Power Grid Resilience Summit
Fortress was proud to support this event (September 18-20, 2017) strongly focused on the aggressive push to modernize the grid, which includes methods on how to prepare for potential changes in CIP-14 regulations. The theme of this year’s conference was DETECTION, DETERRENCE, AWARENESS & RESPONSE.
Fortress Contributes to Presentation at Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) Fall Meeting
The presentation entitled “CYBER DEFENSE BY DESIGN: Industrial IoT e-Net Registry/Information Clearinghouse & Edge of Delivered Electron Intelligence and Cyber Defense” was presented at the ICSJWG Fall Meeting (September 12 – 14, 2017) by Isiah Jones (Fortress Director of OT Security Solutions) and Garland T. McCoy, (President, Technology Education Institute). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) established the Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) to facilitate information sharing and reduce the risk to the nation’s industrial control systems. The presentation is available for public viewing.
Fortress Launches Saas Platform and Service to Plug Gaps Between Cyber Security Systems for Enterprise View Of Vulnerability
Fortress Information Security today announced its new Emerging Security Risk Management platform with an enterprise-wide visualization capability that allows organizations to plug gaps in their autonomous security systems by creating a visual map across their information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and their external supply chain connections for a complete view of their cyber security vulnerability.
Fortress Information Security Director of Third-Party Risk to Speak at 10th Annual Shared Assessments Summit
Fortress Information Security today announced that its Director of Third-Party Risk, Steve Earley, will speak at the 10th Annual Shared Assessments Summit, taking place June 28-29, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.
Fortress Boosts Third-Party Risk Identification & Continuous Cyber Vulnerability Monitoring Platform Capacity to 2 Million Companies
Fortress Information Security today announced it has expanded the analytics database of its Risk Identification, Monitoring & Management (RIMM) Platform to include continuous cyber security monitoring of more than 2 million businesses.
“Mortgage data isn’t secure: Here’s why and how to fix it,” by Alex Santos (Fortress CEO & Co-Founder)
2016 was a difficult year for cyber attacks — the number of data breaches in the United States reached an all-time high of 1,093, up 40% from 2015. While it has been spared thus far by nation-state hackers, the U.S. mortgage industry supply chain is a massive target for information security breaches.
TECHNOLOGY ALONE IS NO LONGER ENOUGH
Our customizable solutions utilize scalable Data, Analytics, People, and Processes (DAPP) including machine learning and continuous monitoring, which enhance today’s expensive, manual, yet mature partner risk management processes – thereby making it cheaper, repeatable, more accurate, more actionable, and closer to real-time.