List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pentagon Deems Cyber Attack an Act of Warfare

Pentagon Deems Cyber Attack an Act of Warfare

The Pentagon has concluded that cyber attacks by foreign hackers can be classified as an act of war, The Wall Street Journal reports. Citing three officials who had seen the… Read more »

FTC Revises Guidance to Businesses on Disclosures in Online Advertising

FTC Revises Guidance to Businesses on Disclosures in Online Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission is updating its “Dot Com Disclosures: Information About Online Advertising,” a document that advises businesses how federal advertising law applies to advertising and sales online, and… Read more »

Wyle Works with US Marines on Environmental Sustainability

Wyle Works with US Marines on Environmental Sustainability

Wyle has participated in assessment of noise exposure for the East and West coast basing of the U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightening II aircraft. The company also supported TEC Inc…. Read more »

School District Data Breach Exposes 4,000 Employees' Data Online

School District Data Breach Exposes 4,000 Employees' Data Online

A Sacramento-area school district has notified about 4,000 employees and former employees their personal information has been compromised, according to The Associated Press. The San Juan Unified School District last… Read more »

Symantec Honored with Environment Award

Symantec Honored with Environment Award

Symantec has been awarded Acterra’s Business Environment Award for large-company environmental sustainability. The award recognizes Symantec’s program that incorporates all three tenants of sustainability, which include business processes, environment and… Read more »

Lockheed Martin Battles 'Tenacious' Cyber Attack

Lockheed Martin Battles 'Tenacious' Cyber Attack

One of the nation’s largest defense contractors, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) this weekend announced its information systems network had been struck by a “significant and tenacious attack,” something experts say… Read more »

HPTi is so ‘Hot’

HPTi is so ‘Hot’

HPTi has been named a finalist in the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Hot Ticket Awards in the category of Hottest Management Team. The council notes the nominees are management teams… Read more »

Dave DeWalt, Other Cyber Luminaries to Join Obama's Telecom Advisory Committee

Dave DeWalt, Other Cyber Luminaries to Join Obama's Telecom Advisory Committee

President Barack Obama has announced he intends to appoint McAfee President Dave DeWalt to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, which advises and provides recommendations to the president… Read more »

Northrop Grumman, Others Present at NYC Conference

Northrop Grumman, Others Present at NYC Conference

Northrop Grumman is one of multiple companies showcasing a presentation for Sanford Bernstein’s 27th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference. The company’s CEO and President Wes Bush will present. Other companies presenting… Read more »

Obama to Appoint Jaime Dos Santos to Telecom Committee

Obama to Appoint Jaime Dos Santos to Telecom Committee

President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint Jaime Dos Santos, current president and chief executive officer of Terremark Federal Group, to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Joining… Read more »

Scammers Exploit Treasury Department

Scammers Exploit Treasury Department

It is not unusual for cyber crooks to use various government agencies or officials to legitimize their scams, and now a scheme has emerged that misrepresents the Treasury Department’s Financial… Read more »

Honda Canada Data Breach Affects Thousands of Customers

Honda Canada Data Breach Affects Thousands of Customers

Thousands of Honda Canada customers may have had their personal information stolen after the company’s systems were hacked, The Canadian Press reports. The company said the information accessed was related… Read more »

Red Hat Offers New Cloud Products

Red Hat Offers New Cloud Products

Red Hat is releasing multiple cloud products, including the federally certified six encryption modules Enterprise Linux 5 operating system, OpenShift and CloudForms cloud applications. Chief Technology Strategist for Red Hat’s… Read more »

Report: Cyber Vulnerabilities Tightly Linked

Report: Cyber Vulnerabilities Tightly Linked

A new report examining current key cyber threats facing the United States has highlighted the deep interrelatedness of the challenges and how they require a more multifaceted solution. The “Understanding… Read more »

Raytheon Takes Large Leap Forward in Energy Conservation

Raytheon Takes Large Leap Forward in Energy Conservation

Raytheon plans to power five of its North Texas facilities with electricity generated by methane gas produced as a natural byproduct of landfill decomposition. The company is acquiring renewable energy… Read more »

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