Mr. Lentz’s vision and guidance will be invaluable to Lookingglass’ efforts to deliver industry leading cyber situational awareness products to the department of defense and commercial critical infrastructure markets
Baltimore, MD (Vocus) October 7, 2010
Baltimore-based Lookingglass Cyber Solutions - the leading provider of global cyber situational awareness products - announced today the addition of National Cyber expert Robert F. Lentz, president and CEO of Cyber Security Strategies LLC, to the company’s Board of Advisors. As an advisor, Mr. Lentz will aid Lookingglass strategically by lending his knowledge of the federal government and its need to make advancements in cyber security capabilities.
“Mr. Lentz’s vision and guidance will be invaluable to Lookingglass’ efforts to deliver industry leading cyber situational awareness products to the department of defense and commercial critical infrastructure markets,” said Derek Gabbard, CEO of Lookingglass. “We are excited to leverage Mr. Lentz’s experience to advance our mission of servicing the government community.”
Mr. Lentz is the president and CEO of Cyber Security Strategies LLC a strategic advisory firm focused on promoting cyber security technology that advances the national security posture of the federal government and critical infrastructure. Mr. Lentz formally served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber, Identity and Information Assurance (CIIA) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration/Chief Information Officer. Since November 2000, he served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Department of Defense (DoD) and in this capacity, oversaw the departments 3 billion dollar Information Assurance & Cyber Security programs. Mr. Lentz started his career with the National Security Agency (NSA) in 1975. Since that time he accumulated over 34 years of experience and established himself as a change agent within federal government and a catalyst transforming relationships with the private sector and innovators.
“I look forward to working with Lookingglass.” Mr. Lentz said. “Cyber security is an emerging market and innovative companies have a great opportunity to make a significant impact to the future of national security. It is critical we deploy advanced capabilities to speed up the decision cycle if we are to stay ahead of Advanced Persistent Threat.”
Gabbard further explains, “we believe the operational picture our core product, ScoutVision™, provides is critical to the situational awareness needs of the government including understanding cyber threats to physical infrastructure, understanding physical threats to cyber infrastructure and the ability to execute the National Cyber Incident Response Plan.”
Homeland defense, critical infrastructure, and financial institutions are in need of capabilities that enable them to keep one step ahead of malicious Internet activity. ScoutVision™ provides a view of Internet infrastructure, activity and connections essential to those organizations responsible for protecting and sustaining critical infrastructure.
Lookingglass delivers the industry’s first Global Cyber Situational Awareness Internet-to-Enterprise network intelligence platform, offering a real-time virtual, physical and contextual view of the global Internet extending into the enterprise. Lookingglass solutions support a wide range of government and commercial applications, including critical infrastructure protection and network security, all empowering cyber intelligence professionals to gain insight into potential cyber threats and thwart attacks.
Lookingglass’ core product, ScoutVision™, allows clients to understand, monitor, and put into perspective the threats imposed upon the enterprise by those occurring throughout the global Internet. ScoutVision™ helps emergency responders predict and monitor impacts to the Internet and critical communications infrastructure during physical terror attacks, natural disasters, and other destructive catastrophes. Lookingglass was founded in 2006 and is based in Baltimore, MD. More information is available at LGScout.com.