Why We Focus on Insider Threats

Blog by Bill Van Vleet, CEO of Haystax Technology

Both the Germanwings tragedy late last month and the recent arrest of a Kansas man charged with providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) highlight the growing risks that nations, companies and organizations face from insider threats. In the case of the Germanwings disaster, the co-pilot alleged….

School Threats on the Rise

During the first half of the 2014-15 school year, violent threats against K-12 schools across the US increased 158 percent over the year before.

A recent study of 812 threats by National School Safety and Security Services found that 73 percent involved bomb or shooting threats. Schools evacuated in almost 30 percent of the cases and closed in nearly 10 percent….

Haystax Wins Contract

Haystax NetCentrics Wins Contract to Support the Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve

McLean, Virginia – March 19, 2015 – Haystax NetCentrics announced it won a contract from the U.S. Army Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve (OCAR) to provide network infrastructure support for the OCAR LAN/WAN environment.

Under this contract, Haystax NetCentrics will perform Information Technology Support Services,….

Haystax featured in Bloomberg Business for insider threat detection

On March 29, Bloomberg Business featured an article on how increasing stress brought on by hidden health issues may have contributed to the ill-fated Germanwings flight. The article quotes Haystax chief technology officer Bryan Ware:

“Pilots are subject to constant stress levels; I think that changes personalities,” said Bryan Ware, chief technology officer at Haystax Technology Inc. in Los Angeles, which helps companies rank employees by….

Haystax Acquisition of NetCentrics Earns Top Recognition from Washington Technology

Washington Technology recently named Haystax’ acquisition of NetCentrics the best deal by a small business of 2014, saying the deal “brings cyber and network management solutions around big data analytics, cloud, and real-time threat assessment.” Clearly, they get the value proposition, and it’s great to have public validation for something we knew was the right move. Combining our resources with….

The Not So Hidden Value In Continual Real Time Enterprise Threat Management

Unfortunately the news today always features at least one story about some type of threat and invasion of a security system within a company, government, organization or entity. While many of these companies have some type of real time threat management program they rarely have a comprehensive approach to analysis and responding to threats.

A unified, comprehensive and complete real time….

About Haystax Technology

Haystax Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation analytics and cybersecurity solutions. Haystax provides a full range of services and analytic products to protect and certify mission-critical information and real-time actionable intelligence for total enterprise protection