We Need a Cybersecurity Approach That Is Proactive, Agile, Adaptive

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privacy advocate Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency's mass surveillance efforts — and it was during this time that Keith Alexander, a retired four-star general of the United States Army, served as the NSA's director. On March 28, 2014, after leading the agency through one of the toughest periods in its history, Alexander retired from his post During this time, Alexander also served as commander of United States Cyber Command. And when he spoke at the 2013 Black Hat USA conference, he spoke about how as our dependence on information networks increases, it will take a team to eliminate vulnerabilities and counter the ever-growing threats to the network.

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As the market leader for identity virtualization, Radiant Logic delivers simple, logical, and standards-based access to all identity within an organization. The RadiantOne federated identity service enables customizable identity views built from disparate data silos, federating identity within the enterprise and building a single global identifier. This technology drives critical authentication and authorization decisions for WAM, federation, and cloud deployments. Organizations in a wide range of sectors—including government, defense, banking, and manufacturing—rely on RadiantOne to deliver quick ROI by reducing administrative effort, simplifying integration tasks, and building a flexible infrastructure to meet changing business demands. Radiant Logic's solutions have been used to solve tough identity and data integration problems at companies around the world. Organizations such as British Petroleum, Comcast, Wells Fargo, Defense Information Systems Agency, Federal Reserve Bank, Sony

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