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Members of the Lafayette Lens production team, interviewer Reed Shapiro '14, producer Kelly Sposato '14, and cameraman Ed Obrien '16, meet with Kevin Mandia '92.

April 15, 2014

Students Explore National Cybersecurity with Kevin Mandia ’92

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Students got insight from an expert on the state of national cybersecurity when Kevin Mandia ’92, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the FireEye™ security software firm, visited campus last week. View more images of Kevin Mandia’s visit on Flickr Mandia became a national figure last year after his cybersecurity company, Mandiant, published [...]

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January 7, 2014

Kevin Mandia ’92 Named COO of Cybersecurity Firm in Deal Topping $1 Billion

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Founder and CEO of Mandiant cybersecurity company, Kevin Mandia ’92 has been recognized internationally for his firm’s report revealing that a military unit in China’s People’s Liberation Army was responsible for numerous cyber attacks on American corporations, organizations, and government agencies. The news was reported last year on the front page of The New York [...]

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July 23, 2013

Kevin Mandia ’92 Is Internationally Recognized Expert in Computer Security

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When the Air Force assigned him to handle computer security at the Pentagon, Kevin Mandia ’92 had no idea his first job out of college would lead him to found his own company. Today, he is president and chief executive officer of Mandiant Intelligent Information Security and an internationally recognized expert in the field. “I’m [...]

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July 18, 2013

Fortune Cover Features Kevin Mandia ’92 and His Discovery of Chinese Hackers

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Dubbed “the CEO who caught the Chinese spies red-handed,” Kevin Mandia ’92 is featured on the cover of this week’s Fortune. Founder and CEO of Mandiant cybersecurity company, Mandia released a 60-page report in February revealing that a military unit in China’s People’s Liberation Army located in an office just outside Shanghai is responsible for [...]

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March 20, 2013

Award-Winning Poet Anthony Caleshu ’92 Mines Experience, Research for Prose

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By Kevin Gray Translating inspiration into art involves a bit of magic, says Anthony Caleshu ’92. “For a poem to be outstanding, I’ll echo Harold Bloom’s idea that there has to be a ‘strangeness’ about it,” says Caleshu, professor of poetry and manager of the master’s program in creative writing, University of Plymouth, England. “An [...]

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February 19, 2013

Kevin Mandia ’92, CEO of Mandiant Cybersecurity Firm, Featured in The New York Times

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Kevin Mandia ’92, founder and CEO of the Mandiant cybersecurity company, has been featured in the top story on the New York Times website. Mandiant has released a 60-page report claiming that a military unit in China’s People’s Liberation Army located in an office just outside Shanghai is responsible for numerous cyber attacks on American corporations, [...]

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September 9, 2011

Looking Back on 9/11: Brian Gregorek ’01 Recalls His Escape; Kay Adams Manion ’92 Guided Rescuers at Ground Zero

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Although 10 years have passed, the memories of eyewitnesses of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City remain vivid. Brian Gregorek ’01, financial adviser, Edward Jones Investments, St. Louis, Mo., worked for a company in Jersey City, N.J. at the time. He had gone into the city [...]

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June 14, 2011

Reunion 2011: The Band ‘Weird People’ Rocks the Quad

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 Seven Lafayette graduates are performing a very special concert under a tent on the Quad. They’re celebrating the 20th reunion of the Class of 1991, the graduating class for five members of the band. They’re also celebrating their first joint show since they graduated. They sound so fun and funky, it [...]

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February 18, 2009

A Strong Voice in Washington

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Lobbying firm founder Mike Merola ’92 secures nearly $100 million Medicaid reimbursement After serving two years with the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic, Mike Merola ’92 returned home to follow an idea that came to him via the airwaves. “At times during those two years, my only friend was my radio,” he explains. “There [...]

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October 8, 2008

Unaverage Soccer Mom

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Karen Higgins-Carter ’92 is chief information officer at GE Asset Management By Dan Edelen “I’m just your average, suburban, minivan-driving, soccer mom,” says Karen Higgins-Carter ’92, senior vice president and chief information officer of GE Asset Management. Maybe not average. Higgins-Carter is saluted in Wall Street & Technology magazine’s Gold Book for 2008, which singles [...]