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SIX3 Advanced Systems to Establish Requirements for Cyber Fast Track Program

SIX3 Advanced Systems to Establish Requirements for Cyber Fast Track Program

SIX3 Advanced Systems Inc., has won a $7,035,000 contract modification to establish program requirements and milestones for the Cyber Fast Track program’s commercial agreements. The Pentagon described the program, launched… Read more »

AF Cyber Chief William Shelton: Cyber Attacks Provoking Iran

AF Cyber Chief William Shelton: Cyber Attacks Provoking Iran

The 2010 Stuxnet virus attack on a uranium processing plant in Iran has provoked the country into building up its cyber capabilities, the U.S. Air Force‘s head of cyber operations… Read more »

AT&T, CenturyLink, Lockheed Sign Up For US Cyber Threat Info Program; Eric Rosenbach Comments

AT&T, CenturyLink, Lockheed Sign Up For US Cyber Threat Info Program; Eric Rosenbach Comments

AT&T, CenturyLink and Lockheed Martin have signed up for a program run by the departments of Defense and Homeland Security aimed at sharing information on cyber threats, Bloomberg reports. The… Read more »

DARPA, DoD to Solicit Big Data Tech for Cybersecurity Analysis and Data-keeping

DARPA, DoD to Solicit Big Data Tech for Cybersecurity Analysis and Data-keeping

The Defense Department and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking technology for a machine that can analyze and organize network vulnerabilities information to more easily see computer abnormalities, according… Read more »

DHS: Java is Susceptible to Cyberattacks and Should be Disabled

DHS: Java is Susceptible to Cyberattacks and Should be Disabled

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that Java software has become vulnerable to cyberattacks, Yahoo Finance reports. Experts think hackers have uncovered a flaw in Java’s coding that creates an opportunity for… Read more »

Worldwide Cyberattacks to Escalate in 2013; James Lewis Comments

Worldwide Cyberattacks to Escalate in 2013; James Lewis Comments

Researchers from McAfee Labs and an Intel subsidiary have published a report saying cyberwarfare incidents will escalate in 2013, according to a CNN Money article.  2012 saw the growth of… Read more »

Kroll Advisory Identifies Four Cybersecurity Problems for 2013; Alan Brill Comments

Kroll Advisory Identifies Four Cybersecurity Problems for 2013; Alan Brill Comments

According to its 2013 Cybersecurity Forecast, there will be four unexpected cyber issues that need to be addressed by the industry, Kroll Advisory Solutions has announced. Alan Brill, Kroll Advisory senior managing… Read more »

Dell Completes Acquisition of Data Protection Company Credant Technologies

Dell Completes Acquisition of Data Protection Company Credant Technologies

Dell has completed its acquisition of data protection solutions provider Credant Technologies, according to a company statement. Credant’s data protection solutions are expected to complement and extend the device security… Read more »

DARPA Hopes Foam Increases Survival for Internal Bleeding; Brian Holloway Comments

DARPA Hopes Foam Increases Survival for Internal Bleeding; Brian Holloway Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has developed an injectable foam it hopes can help reduce deaths resulting from internal bleeding. The agency said the foam uses two separate liquid… Read more »

Symantec Gets US, Canada Govt Approval for Cryptographic Module; John Bordwine Comments

Symantec Gets US, Canada Govt Approval for Cryptographic Module; John Bordwine Comments

A Symantec cryptographic messaging system has received approval from the U.S. and Canadian governments for use at national agencies in both countries. The company said the National Insitute of Standards… Read more »

DLT: 'Blackhole' Kits Represent 28% of Web Threats

DLT: 'Blackhole' Kits Represent 28% of Web Threats

DLT Solutions is alerting all Internet users to a type of online threat that uses Java, Flash and PDF content to infect computers with a Trojan Horse. Blackhole exploit kits represent… Read more »

Facebook, FBI Team to Stop Worldwide Botnet

Facebook, FBI Team to Stop Worldwide Botnet

Facebook helped the FBI bring down an international criminal enterprise that infected nearly 11 million computers with malicious software, accounting for more than $850 million in losses. Reuters reports the… Read more »

David Lear, Dell Invest in Smart Grid Research with Pecan Street Inc

David Lear, Dell Invest in Smart Grid Research with Pecan Street Inc

Dell has joined the industry advisory council of Pecan Street Inc. and will provide technology services to the nonprofit energy and smart grid research and development organization, the company reported… Read more »

BAE Detica to Consolidate Cybersecurity Operations, Add Jobs; Richard Watson Comments

BAE Detica to Consolidate Cybersecurity Operations, Add Jobs; Richard Watson Comments

BAE Systems Detica plans to realign its Asia Pacific businesses into one company that focuses on cybersecurity. The company announced the consolidation move on its official website. The new portfolio… Read more »

Booz Allen Report: Top 10 Financial Services Cyber Risk Trends for 2013; Mike McConnell Comments

Booz Allen Report: Top 10 Financial Services Cyber Risk Trends for 2013; Mike McConnell Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton released a report today about the cyber risks the financial services industry could encounter in 2013. Mike McConnell, Booz Allen vice chairman and former director of National… Read more »

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