Dec.2, 2020 - RangeForce today announced that Niloofar Razi Howe has joined its board of advisors.A 25+-year investor, executive, and entrepreneur in technology and a top influencer in national security and cybersecurity, Howe was most recently chief strategy officer and senior vice president of strategy and operations at RSA. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Recorded Future, Morgan Stanley US Banks, and Pondurance. She is also a Senior Fellow at New America and serves on a number of US Government advisory boards.
Nov.19, 2020 - RangeForce is today introducing a hands-on, workforce-ready certificate program, the first blue team skills certificate for the cybersecurity market. The new certificate is designed to provide evidence that cybersecurity professionals have mastered critical detection and response capabilities and validate for employers that individuals have the practical knowledge and skills needed to do the work required versus theory-based certifications.
Nov.12, 2020 - RangeForce announced it has received approval as a CREST-accredited training provider. CREST is the not-for-profit accreditation and certification body representing the technical information security industry.
Oct.27, 2020 - RangeForce announced a partnership with 7 Eagle Group to upskill veterans with hands-on cybersecurity training and help private and government hiring organizations close their cybersecurity talent gap.
Sep.24, 2020 - RangeForce has introduced a Community Edition of its popular simulation-based CyberSkills Training Platform that features access to its dynamic hands-on learning environment and free use of 20 core cybersecurity learning modules. Ideal for small and medium-sized organizations as well as larger enterprises, the RangeForce Community Edition introduces SOC analysts, DevOps, and web application engineers to cloud-based simulated cyber training.
Sep.21, 2020 - Taavi Must, the founder and CEO at RangeForce believes that in the cybersecurity field, the main problem lies in not being able to attract, train, and retain the talent necessary to protect the enterprise. "We have plenty of technology but the capability to make them effective at using that technology is nascent," he says. "It's ludicrous to think we can become effective cyber defenders without regularly practicing and testing the ability of a security team to work together under a high-stress environment."
Sep.18, 2020 - RangeForce today announced availability of Battle Fortress Cyber Range, a highly scalable and affordable cloud-based cyber range that allows hundreds of cybersecurity professionals to remotely participate and continuously train using offensive red team or defensive blue team exercises. Battle Fortress is a scalable and re-usable cyber range to recreate an entire IT environment and emulate a company’s existing security tools to support training of remote SOC teams.
Sep. 8, 2020 - Training is much like any other IT element - you must be able to measure to manage effectively. The challenge of measuring skill sets, while also enhancing staffer skills remains a major obstacle when it comes to either selecting staffers or charting IT staffer’s career paths. eWeek discusses RangeForce’s new approach to guided, cloud-based training brings measurement and management to technology training that was previously unheard of.
Jul.28, 2020 - RangeForce announced a $16 million Series A round led by Energy Impact Partners. Paladin Capital Group continues its longstanding support of RangeForce as part of this round. The Series A also includes existing firm Trind as well as a new investment from Cisco Investments.
Jun.22, 2020 - To help organizations gain better visibility into the readiness of their security teams and quickly build a continuous cybersecurity training program. RangeForce has launched the RangeForce Cyberskills Platform 2.0. The upgraded platform is based on a virtual server architecture that will further enhance the learning experience and deliver greater scalability to accommodate large numbers of users, without heavy lifting by administrators.
Jun.20, 2020 - We’re pleased that ISSA Journal published an article by our President and CRO Gordon Lawson. In the article, Gordon discusses the operational training approach in cybersecurity to countermeasure a nation-state attack. No one is immune to that and never will there be enough technology to protect desirable targets. He discusses the experience of the Barclays team who has applied continuous training, assessments, and simulations to confront the most dangerous adversaries.
Jun.15, 2020 - Global IT compensation is the highest it has ever been, according to the Global Knowledge 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report. With new security threats emerging almost daily, we know that skills can quickly become out of date. Wouldn't we be better off hiring young people without skills or recruit recent grads and train them up? Taavi Must, the Founder and CEO at RangeForce discusses the greatest challenges facing our cyber defenses today and provides solutions to the cybersecurity skills gap in a recent Forbes article.
May 19, 2020 - In a live webinar interview conducted by RangeForce President Gordon Lawson, Chris Inglis, Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency and member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, will share the Commission’s dramatic findings, including the risks to U.S. intellectual property, privacy, critical infrastructure, and the integrity of the American election system.
May 5, 2020 - RangeForce has partnered with Atlanta-based Fortiphyd Logic to deliver practical and affordable hands-on Industrial Control Systems (ICS) training to utilities, oil and gas, and other critical infrastructure providers who must defend their networks from advanced cyberattacks.
Apr.20, 2020 - ectacom GmbH, Business Development distributor and RangeForce have announced a strategic partnership to introduce and establish the RangeForce platform in the DACH and Eastern European regions.
Apr.19, 2020 - In the battle against targeted malware and other threats RangeForce is helping security professionals fight back with a new set of YARA training modules that takes the learner from the basics to advanced rule creation.
Apr.17, 2020 - RangeForce has signed a distribution agreement with Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD), a leading global IT technology distributor. Tech Data will provide the RangeForce CyberSkills Platform to partners as well as use it as a hands-on simulated training solution in its Arizona-based Cyber Range.
Mar.10, 2020 - RangeForce has added Anthony Johnson, Managing Partner at Delve Risk, to its advisory board. Based in Washington, D.C., Johnson provides cybersecurity and risk advisory services, consulting, and strategic analysis based on his wealth of knowledge as a top security executive and global CISO at financial service leaders, including Capital One, JPMorgan Chase and Fannie Mae.
Mar. 2, 2020 - Through a partnership between Year Up and RangeForce, students in the Washington DC metro area who are now completing their corporate internships from home as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis will be able to continue mastering their cybersecurity and IT skills using the RangeForce CyberSkills Training Platform relied on by top security teams around the world.
Feb.28, 2020 - Today RangeForce, provider of the industry’s most comprehensive simulation based cybersecurity skills training platform, announced that it will host a free blue team training exercise for NPower graduates. The event will take place on February 13 at NPower’s Brooklyn headquarters.
Feb.19, 2020 - Today RangeForce, provider of the industry’s most comprehensive simulation-based cybersecurity skills training platform, announced that VADM Jan E. Tighe, U.S. Navy (Ret.), has joined its Advisory Board.
Feb.13, 2020 - RangeForce, provider of the industry’s most comprehensive simulation-based cybersecurity skills training platform, is pleased to announce our sponsorship of Sepp Straka on the PGA Tour for the 2020 season. Sepp is a 2016 graduate of the University of Georgia and is ranked 77th in the FedEx Cup standings competing in his second year on the PGA Tour.
Feb.4, 2020 - Today RangeForce, provider of the industry’s most comprehensive simulation-based cybersecurity skills training platform, announced that Zane Lackey joins Chris Inglisand Charlie Miller as a member of the RangeForce Advisory Board. Zane Lackey is the Co-Founder / Chief Security Officer at Signal Sciences and the Author of Building a Modern Security Program (O’Reilly Media).
Nov.2, 2019 - To celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, RangeForce joined forces with Barclays to deliver a unique CyberSiege at Barclays RISE NYC. This CyberSiege was a one-day immersive cyberattack challenge with participants coming from Barclays and another leading fortune 500 company cybersecurity teams from around the NYC area.
Oct.19, 2019 - We are happy to announce that Chris Inglis, the former Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency, has joined RangeForce’s advisory board.Mr. Inglis began his career at NSA as a computer scientist within the National Computer Security Center.
Sep.4, 2019 - We are happy to announce that Dr. Charlie Miller, “one of the most technically proficient hackers on Earth” has joined RangeForce’s advisory board. His background is astonishing. After receiving his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Miller served as a computer hacker for the National Security Agency for five years.
Jul.3, 2019 - Gordon Lawson, who is based in Washington DC, joins RangeForce with proven experience in growing business for cyber security firms. He will lead the sales expansion strategy essential to supporting RangeForce’s current explosive growth. Gordon joins at an exciting time for the global cybersecurity training market.
May 23, 2019 - RangeForce, an Estonia and New York-based cybersecurity start-up, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Paladin Capital Group with participation from Trind Ventures. Gibb Witham from Paladin Capital Group will join the board of directors.