Entries by Stephen McCarney

OPAQ Cloud Named Best Network Security Solution by Gov Security News

We are pleased to report that the OPAQ Cloud platform was recently named best (Platinum) Network Security/Enterprise Firewall solution in the 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards for cybersecurity excellence. The Awards are hosted by Government Security News (GSN) to recognize excellence and leadership in the Cyber Security and Homeland Security sectors. Winners were selected based […]

OPAQ Named Best Network Security Solution in 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards

OPAQ Cloud Receives Platinum Award for Delivering Enterprise Security-as-a-Service   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced its OPAQ Cloud platform was selected best Network Security/ Enterprise Firewall solution in the 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards.   Now in its 9th year, the GSN Homeland Security Awards program hosted by Government Security News (GSN) […]

Tom Cross Joins Forbes Technology Council

We are pleased to report that our CTO, Tom Cross has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.  Tom joins other Forbes Tech Council members, who are hand-selected to submit thought leadership articles on Forbes.com. As an expert in cyber security, cyber conflict, malware and […]

OPAQ Pivots to 100 Percent Channel Sales Model With New Partner Program

Network Security Cloud Platform Enables Partners to Provide Security-as-a-Service to Midsize Enterprises   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced a 100 percent channel sales model and launched its Channel Partner Program, which enables service providers to deliver best-of-breed network security previously out-of- reach to midsize enterprises. All without any capital investments in hardware […]

Closing the security skills gap with online education

Ryan Corey is President and Co-founder of Cybrary, Inc., an online security training and education provider. Cybrary provides free access to security courses, along with learning tools and an enterprise training product.  OPAQ: Describe business needs for security training today and how/why online courses are a good fit for meeting them? RC: Technologies are shifting […]

Good Security Depends Upon Automation, Analytics and Outsourcing

Joshua Margolin is Principal Analyst at Clutch. He received his BA in Business Communications from the University of New Hampshire, and his MA in Technology & Entrepreneurship from Georgetown University. OPAQ: Which are the hottest areas within the security tech sector right now in terms of customer demand and innovation? JM: To set the stage, companies worry […]

Considering Compliance in the Cloud

Gates Marshall is Director of Cyber Services at CompliancePoint. He has many years of experience in information security consulting with expertise across secure architectural design, vulnerability and penetration testing, OWASP, forensics, incident response, GDPR, FISMA, MARS-E, and cryptographic control design and implementation. OPAQ: What exactly do we mean these days by “cloud compliance” versus other […]

IoT Systems are Complex, and so is Securing Them

Brian Russell is Chief Engineer, Cyber Security Solutions at Leidos.  In this role, he defines and implements cyber security controls for Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud products and systems. Russell is the co-author of “Practical Internet of Things Security” and is Chair of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) IoT Working Group. OPAQ: How do […]

Meyer: Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Entry-Level Roles

Ean Meyer is a Course Director with Full Sail University, teaching the next generation of engineers about information security. He has experience in PCI, SOX, intrusion detection and prevent systems, information security program management, penetration testing, and social engineering/user awareness training. Ean has a B.S. in Information Security and an A.S. in Computer Network Systems. […]

OPAQ and Silver Peak Bring Secure SD-WAN to Miles & Stockbridge

New alliance empowers leading law firm with the most comprehensive security-as-a-service protection available, integrated with a flexible, high-performance SD-WAN solution   OPAQ has entered into a strategic alliance with broadband and hybrid WAN leader Silver Peak to deliver an integrated security and software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solution to Miles & Stockbridge P.C., a leading law […]