List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2011

Banquet Announces Winners of Fastest-growing VA Businesses

Banquet Announces Winners of Fastest-growing VA Businesses

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced winners of the 16th annual Fantastic 50 fastest-growing companies in the state, which included firms such as NetWitness, The GBS Group, Spectrum and Capstone…. Read more »

South Pacific Nation of Tonga Hosts Cybersecurity Workshop

South Pacific Nation of Tonga Hosts Cybersecurity Workshop

Tongan capital Nuku’alofa is currently hosting a regional workshop to address regional and national demands to ramp up cybersecurity efforts. The workshop will focus on the development of necessary policies… Read more »

Malaysia Steps Up Cybersecurity Battle

Malaysia Steps Up Cybersecurity Battle

The Malaysian specialist center for cybersecurity has lined up five projects under the 10th Malaysia Plan to fight the increasing cyber crime threat in the nation, according to Bernama. Among… Read more »

Video-game Phishing Scam Hits 'Modern Warfare 2' Players

Video-game Phishing Scam Hits 'Modern Warfare 2' Players

US-CERT is warning consumers of reports that some users on the Xbox 360 video-game system are receiving potential phishing attempts through an in-game messaging service. In-game message phishing is not… Read more »

ManTech Sees Gains in NetWitness Sale

ManTech Sees Gains in NetWitness Sale

ManTech announced a pre-tax gain of $3.7 million during this year’s second quarter in connection with EMC’s acquisition of NetWitness, a company previously owned by ManTech. NetWitness was sold by… Read more »

New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts

New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts

If there is anything cyber experts, media and Congress all struggle with when discussing cyberspace, it is the definitions of key concepts in that realm. Now, a U.S.-Russian initiative is… Read more »

Scammers Target Love-lorn Online Daters

Scammers Target Love-lorn Online Daters

IC3, the FBI’s cyber crime center, is warning the public to be cautious of romance scams in which scammers target individuals looking for love or friendship online. Scammers prowl chat… Read more »

Sotera to Participate in 2011 DoD Conference

Sotera to Participate in 2011 DoD Conference

Sotera will participate in the 2011 DoD Intelligence Information System’s Worldwide Conference. The company will send its representatives to discuss IT and cybersecurity capabilities, information sharing, cyber-intelligence , data fusion,… Read more »

Report: Rhetoric of 'Cyber Doom' Lacks Evidence of Real Threat

Report: Rhetoric of 'Cyber Doom' Lacks Evidence of Real Threat

The federal government is exaggerating the threat of a cyber war in a manner reminiscent of the run-up to the Iraq War, with the emergence of a cyber-industrial complex much… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Brad Feldmann of Cubic Defense Application

Executive Spotlight: Brad Feldmann of Cubic Defense Application

Brad Feldmann, president of Cubic Defense Applications, is a warrior. Or, at least that’s how he approaches his job. His company’s motto is that it prepares warriors to fight, win… Read more »

Cyveillance, Wombat Security Technologies Team to Educate on Phishing

Cyveillance, Wombat Security Technologies Team to Educate on Phishing

Cyveillance is teaming up with Wombat Security Technologies to educate organizations on phishing scams and provide training on ways of protection against them. An email campaign will test employees through… Read more »

Class-action Suit Filed over Sony PlayStation Breach

Class-action Suit Filed over Sony PlayStation Breach

The first class-action lawsuit has been filed over the breach of personal and possibly credit card data from Sony’s PlayStation Network, according to the law firm representing the victims. California-based… Read more »

Botnet Bust Slashes Size of Coreflood

Botnet Bust Slashes Size of Coreflood

The Justice Department has filed a preliminary injunction against the operators of the Coreflood botnet– a network of hundreds of thousands of computers infected with malware. In addition to banning… Read more »

FBI Warns of Illegal Wire Transfers to China from Compromised Computers

FBI Warns of Illegal Wire Transfers to China from Compromised Computers

The FBI is warning the public about a growing trend in which cyber criminals use exploited online banking credentials of U.S. businesses to send unauthorized wire transfers to Chinese companies…. Read more »

Security Shuffle Starts Week

Security Shuffle Starts Week

The beltway was hopping this week with major moves and mergers. Across our media properties, we tracked news at the FBI, a changing of the guard at DoD and the… Read more »

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