“The threats posed by cyber crime are very real and impact every person and organization across the United States and around the world,” said Susan Zeleniak, Verizon senior vice president for public sector markets. “By working together through organizations such as the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance, we can identify common-sense solutions to combat these threats and help ensure the integrity of critical data, applications and systems.”
“Through close collaboration with the other Alliance members, we will work with Verizon to explore and identify emerging network defense capabilities to support customers in both government and commercial areas,” said Curt Aubley, Lockheed VP and chief technology officer for the NexGen Cyber Innovation and Technology Center.
Alliance members and customers work together in the center to develop cybersecurity programs for early threat detection, data protection and multi-layer self-healing.
According to Lockheed, Verizon will provide the alliance material from its 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, which analyzes 855 data breaches involving more than 174 million compromised records.
That is the second-highest data loss that Verizon has seen since it began collecting data in 2004, according to the release.