From Community Emergency Preparedness To Network Security — Here’s What We Need To Know

Forbes | Feb 26, 2015

Most corporations readily acknowledge that cybersecurity is a big deal, and that threats are escalating. There’s also a greater concentration of risk now, thanks to technology trends such as cloud infrastructures and mobility. Networks are unquestionably the foundation of every modern business, and understanding how that network operates, is managed and is protected is vital. If the network is compromised, the entire business is compromised.

JMP Securities’ Fast 50 List of Hottest Privately Held Security and Networking Firms

JMP Securities | Feb 19, 2015

JMP Fast 50RedSeal has been named to the JMP Securities Fast 50 list of hottest privately held security and networking companies. The list recognizes innovators that have the capability to dominate their respective markets.

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Cheat Sheet: What Bankers Need to Know About the $1B Carbanak Heist

American Banker | Feb 17, 2015

“These thefts are a significant evolution in approach, since the attackers didn’t simply break in, take over accounts, and run with the money,” said Mike Lloyd, the chief technology officer at security analytics company RedSeal.

KCBS Interview on Obama’s information sharing initiative

I recently recorded an interview with KCBS, on Obama’s announcement of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center.  I do believe this is good news, but I confess, I worry about the way all these proposals indicate how data will go in to the government, with very little said about how anything will ever come out.  In the scope of a 5 minute live interview, there wasn’t a lot of time for that kind of subtlety!

Hackers steal directly from banks in ‘new era’ of cyber crime

USA Today | Feb 16, 2015

“These thefts are a significant evolution in approach,” says Mike Lloyd of at RedSeal, a security analytics company.

CyberSecurity Summit attendee Ray Rothrock interviewed by Sara Murray

Wall Street Journal | Feb 13, 2015

The Next Manhattan Project

Just participated in The White House Summit on Cybersecurity at Stanford.  The President and all the participants focused on the fact that cyber is the threat of the 21st century, that government alone can’t protect us, and that no company has the resources to completely protect themselves.  Recent history confirms this.  Thus to collaborate, to share, and to work together is our real only solution.  There was plenty of head nods to the Constitution and privacy.  Tony Earley, CEO of PG&E, said that we need to work together like we did on the Manhattan Project.  Now that is big thinking, and a big call to action.  I couldn’t agree more.

RedSeal CEO Ray Rothrock Joins White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — February 12, 2015 — RedSeal (, the end-to-end provider of network visibility and intelligence to evaluate and strengthen network defenses, today announced that Chairman and CEO Ray Rothrock will attend the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University on February 13, 2015. The event brings together a wide range of industry visionaries and advocates to explore ideas and partnerships that can enhance cybersecurity.

“Cybersecurity is an issue of the utmost importance for governments and businesses around the world, and I am privileged to contribute to this vital dialog,” Mr. Rothrock noted. “We also applaud the President for hosting this event at Stanford University in the heart of Silicon Valley—this is home base for much security innovation, and it’s where many solutions are likely to come from. Our mission at RedSeal has always been to stay ahead of cyber criminals by calculating every possible internal and external attack path to the most valuable network assets, and that’s the approach we advocate on every front.”

About the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

The Summit will bring together leaders from across the country who have a stake in this issue—industry, tech companies, law enforcement, consumer and privacy advocates, law professors who specialize in this field, and students—to collaborate and explore partnerships that will help develop the best ways to bolster our cybersecurity. From increasing cybersecurity information sharing to improving adoption of more secure payment technologies, here’s a look at the topics that panels at the Summit will address:

  • Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Cybersecurity Practices at Consumer-Oriented Businesses and Organizations
  • Promoting More Secure Payment Technologies
  • Cybersecurity Information Sharing
  • International Law Enforcement Cooperation on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Authentication: Moving Beyond the Password
  • Chief Security Officers’ Perspectives: New Ideas on Technical Security

About RedSeal (
RedSeal provides a cybersecurity analytics platform to Global 2000 organizations that helps maximize digital resilience against cyber events. RedSeal’s advanced analytics engine creates functioning network modelstests networks to identify security risks, prioritizes needed actions, and provides critical information to quickly remediate issues. The result: measurable reduced cybersecurity risk and lower incident response and maintenance costs. With operations in North America, Europe, and Asia, RedSeal customers include leaders in finance, retail, technology, utilities, service providers, and government, all served by RedSeal’s channel partner network.

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White House creates new cybersecurity agency

USA Today | Feb 10, 2015

“The idea of a cyber-intelligence hub is a good and timely one,” said Mike Lloyd, chief technology officer at RedSeal security analytics company. “Modern cyber-security still has a lot to learn from traditional military strategists, including the central role of a ‘war room’ — a single location where complex flows of data about the fight can be centralized, filtered, compared, mapped out, and acted upon.”

Is your doctor’s office the most dangerous place for data?

AP News | Feb 9, 2015

Encryption programs can be tuned so that even authorized users can view only one person’s account, or a portion of an account record, at a time, said Martin Walter, senior director at cybersecurity firm RedSeal Networks. That makes it harder for an outsider to view or copy a whole stockpile of records.