List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2011

Boeing Increases Production Rate for 737 Airplanes

Boeing Increases Production Rate for 737 Airplanes

Jim Albaugh, Boeing Boeing announced it will increase the production rate for its Next-Generation 737 airplanes from the current rate of 31 to 42 airplanes per month. The 737 program,… Read more »

Australian Government Agencies Susceptible to Social-engineering Scams

Australian Government Agencies Susceptible to Social-engineering Scams

More than a dozen West Australian government agencies lack adequate systems to detect or respond to a cyber attack, the state’s auditor general revealed in a recent report. The Office… Read more »

White House Identifies Cybersecurity as Smart-grid Policy Concern

White House Identifies Cybersecurity as Smart-grid Policy Concern

A White House smart-grid policy framework released this week has identified cybersecurity among the top priorities in the U.S. transition from an outdated electricity distribution system to a smart grid,… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Andrew Bryden of Sotera Defense Solutions

Executive Spotlight: Andrew Bryden of Sotera Defense Solutions

With more than 15 years of experience in marketing and communications for the security, defense and telecommunications industries, Andrew Bryden today serves as director of marketing at Sotera Defense Solutions…. Read more »

Lockheed Martin's BlackCloud Slashes Risk, Cost for Private Clouds

Lockheed Martin's BlackCloud Slashes Risk, Cost for Private Clouds

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced BlackCloud, a secure turnkey private cloud solution for federal agencies designed to cut risk while addressing compliance and mission requirements. BlackCloud incorporates Lockheed Martin’s… Read more »

Malaysia Braces for 'Anonymous' Attack

Malaysia Braces for 'Anonymous' Attack

Malaysia’s government says it is preparing to foil a potential cyber attack on its website by online collective Anonymous, which is responding to the country’s strict censorship practices, Voice of… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Jim Burke of Harris Corp.

Executive Spotlight: Jim Burke of Harris Corp.

Photo: Jim Burke, Harris Corp. Jim Burke serves as corporate vice president of Harris Corporation, with responsibilities that include developing and implementing the company’s brand, messaging, media relations, Internet, annual… Read more »

Powerwave Technologies Inc. Awarded in High-Tech Innovation Awards

Powerwave Technologies Inc. Awarded in High-Tech Innovation Awards

Photo: Lin Powerwave Technologies Inc. has won the Telecommunications Category of the 2011 TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. The event was held for the 18th year by TechAmerica, who… Read more »

Autonomic Resources Teams with OnWire to Deliver Federated ID Management

Autonomic Resources Teams with OnWire to Deliver Federated ID Management

Autonomic Resources, an IT and service integration firm serving the U.S. federal government, has teamed up with OnWire, a provider that delivers identity and access management solutions to the public… Read more »

Government Official: Terrorists Lack Tech Skills to Pull Off Large-scale Cyber Blitz

Government Official: Terrorists Lack Tech Skills to Pull Off Large-scale Cyber Blitz

A senior counterterrorism official says terrorist groups do not yet have the technical skills to launch a major cyber attack against the United States, The Associated Press reports. Daniel Benjamin,… Read more »

TASC Awarded Patent for Program Protection Engineering Toolkit

TASC Awarded Patent for Program Protection Engineering Toolkit

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded TASC, Inc. a patent for its Program Protection Engineering Toolkit, the firm announced today. Also known as the P2E toolkit, the scalable… Read more »

Symantec Honors Federal Cybersecurity Leaders

Symantec Honors Federal Cybersecurity Leaders

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the 2011 Cyber 4 Award winners at the Symantec Government Symposium 2011, a one-day annual event devoted to government and its partners. The Cyber… Read more »

Dale Meyerrose: Supply-Chain Security 'Frequently Overlooked'

Dale Meyerrose: Supply-Chain Security 'Frequently Overlooked'

While cybersecurity discussions often focus on networks and enterprises, there is rarely any talk of how vulnerable supply chains are to an IT compromise, according to a private-sector cybersecurity expert…. Read more »

Survey: Hackers, Rogue Employees Frequent Reasons for Data Breaches

Survey: Hackers, Rogue Employees Frequent Reasons for Data Breaches

The average cost of a data breach has reached $2.4 million, and hackers and insiders are the most common cause for compromises, according to a recent survey of approximately 80… Read more »

A-T Solutions Honored with Award from FRTC

A-T Solutions Honored with Award from FRTC

Dennis Kelly, A-T Solutions A-T Solutions received the Emerging Technology Company Award at the 2011 Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council awards banquet last week. The Emerging Technology Company Award recognizes local… Read more »

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