NC4® to Announce Soltra Based Cyber Solutions in Thursday Webcast

Posted on Dec 06, 2016

El Segundo, CA – December 6, 2016 - NC4, the leading supplier of cyber threat sharing solutions, will hold a special live webcast this Thursday to announce solutions for automated Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) based on the newly acquired Soltra Business. On Friday, the Obama Administration released a special report from the "Commission on Enhancing National Security" that focused in part on Critical Infrastructure Protection and the need for more cyber security specialists. The incoming Trump administration is expected to be briefed on the finding in this report. Cyber threat sharing has also been a focus of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) legislation and the DHS Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program. With participants from Los Angeles, California and Washington DC, the webcast will also address the role of automated threat sharing in fighting cyber-attacks.

NC4 executives and industry consultants will address the growing threat to critical infrastructure communities and companies and how NC4's new solutions will help address these concerns.

The Los Angeles Participants will include:

  • Mark Clancy – Founder of Soltra
  • Jim Montagnino – NC4 CEO and President 

The DC Participants will include:

  • John Cohen – Former acting Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis and Counter Terrorism Coordinator, US DHS
  • Sean Franklin – Former Board member of the Financial Services ISAC, and former VP of Threat Intelligence of American Express
  • George Johnson – NC4 Cyber Strategy Executive 

“We are thrilled to be a key component in helping critical infrastructure fight against cyber- attacks and are looking forward to bringing solutions to market that will advance automated sharing through Soltra and provide critical collaboration around these attacks,” said Jim Montagnino, NC4 CEO and President.

The live webcast will be available on any web enabled device by visiting

About the Speakers

Mark Clancy

Mark has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity including being the CISO for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, managing the global security incident response team at Citigroup, as a board member of the FS-ISAC, and was the founder of Soltra. He is a frequent speaker at both technical and public policy venues and has testified before the US Congress on cybersecurity. 

John Cohen

John has 32 years of law enforcement and homeland security experience including Former Acting Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis and Counter Terrorism Coordinator, US Dept. of Homeland Security and currently a Professor at Rutgers University and ABC News National Security Contributor. 

Sean Franklin

Sean is a former VP of Cyber Intelligence at American Express. Sean spent the last 17 years in cybersecurity focused on deploying advanced solutions to combat information security challenges within the financial services sector including integrated threat intelligence, advanced red teams, robust cyber simulation programs and quantified risk management practices. Sean is a board member of the National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance and former board member of the Financial Services ISAC.

George Johnson

George has worked in information technology and information security for over 17 years and drives NC4’s cyber strategy. For the last twelve years, Mr. Johnson has been running enterprise scale secure Internet-based information sharing applications for customers ranging from international pharmaceutical companies to US Government (DHS, DoD, Intelligence Community, Dept. of Energy, NASA, Dept. of Justice, OPM, and many others) as well as presenting computer security issues at conferences and providing computer security training to the DoD, Federal Agencies, and the Law Enforcement community.

Jim Montagnino

CEO and President of NC4 for the past 16 years, NC4 is leading efforts to revolutionize safety and security for both the public and private sectors in response to all-hazards incidents and homeland security threats. Over the past decade, NC4 has solidified its position in the market with strategic technology acquisitions, and has become the leader for providing a suite of safety and security products that help customers reduce cyber threats, fight crime, mitigate operational and travel risks, manage incidents, and securely communicate and collaborate.

About NC4

NC4 delivers safety and security solutions for both business and government organizations. We revolutionize how organizations and communities collect, manage, share and disseminate information to reduce cyber threats, fight crime, mitigate risks, and manage incidents. NC4 also provides secure communication and collaborating solutions for public and private sector communities.

NC4 solutions are used by private sector companies involved in financial services, high-tech, insurance, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, as well as other industries. In the public sector, NC4 solutions are used by federal, state and local agencies in homeland security, emergency management and law enforcement disciplines.

NC4 takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to safety and security by providing: cyber threat exchanges that drive the development of a sharing culture and circles of trust; global security and travel intelligence, analysis, traveler tracking, and relevant real time threat alerting to mitigate enterprise risks and a common operating picture for fighting crime and managing emergencies.

For information about NC4, visit or call toll free, 1-877-624-4999.


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