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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 »

NRC: Cyber Terrorists a Bigger Threat to Power Grid than Hurricanes

NRC: Cyber Terrorists a Bigger Threat to Power Grid than Hurricanes

The country’s electrical grid is more vulnerable to damages from cyber terrorists than natural disasters like hurricanes, the National Research Council says in a new report. According to Reuters, the… Read more »

Lockheed Enlisting Suppliers to Shore Up Cyber Systems; Chandra McMahon, Charlie Croom Comment

Lockheed Enlisting Suppliers to Shore Up Cyber Systems; Chandra McMahon, Charlie Croom Comment

Lockheed Martin is soliciting support from suppliers to improve the company’s cybersecurity protection system in the wake of growth of advanced persistent threats in both Lockheed’s and suppliers’ networks, Reuters… Read more »

Dell SecureWorks Deploying Threat Intel Portfolio; Jon Ramsey Comments

Dell SecureWorks Deploying Threat Intel Portfolio; Jon Ramsey Comments

Dell SecureWorks has launched a new set of threat intelligence services for organizations to identify cyber threats and defend infrastructure and data against those threats, the company announced Thursday. The… Read more »

DoE Oak Ridge Launch Titan Supercomputer; Jeff Nichols Comments

DoE Oak Ridge Launch Titan Supercomputer; Jeff Nichols Comments

The Department of Energy‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched a supercomputer capable of processing 20,000 trillion calculations per second, according to an article published by the labratory. The ORNL’s Titan’s… Read more »

FBI Launch Cyber Watch, Manned 24/7 with Cyber Specialists; Richard McFeely Comments

FBI Launch Cyber Watch, Manned 24/7 with Cyber Specialists; Richard McFeely Comments

The FBI has launched a cyber initiative where agencies and agents in the field can look for patterns or similarities in various cyber attacks, according to an agency statement. Richard… Read more »

Israel Takes Police Computers Offline After Discovering Virus

Israel Takes Police Computers Offline After Discovering Virus

Police computers in Israel were taken Thursday after a suspicious file was found circulating its network and full connectivity was not restored as of late Sunday night, the Times of… Read more »

General Dynamics TNE Software Approved for Federal Red Hat Linux Users; Lynne Corddry Comments

General Dynamics TNE Software Approved for Federal Red Hat Linux Users; Lynne Corddry Comments

The U.S. government has approved a General Dynamics information sharing software program for use on classified networks through a Red Hat enterprise platform, General Dynamics announced Thursday. Trusted Network Environment… Read more »

IBM's Supercomputer Watson to Aid Sloan-Kettering in Cancer Research; Martin Kohn, Pat Skarulis Comment

IBM's Supercomputer Watson to Aid Sloan-Kettering in Cancer Research; Martin Kohn, Pat Skarulis Comment

IBM and the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center are partnering to explore how an IBM supercomputer can assist doctors and if it can possibly find a cure for cancer, Information Week reports. … Read more »

CSC Chooses ReadVerify Appliance for NOAA Supercomputer Contract; Tracey Wilson Comments

CSC Chooses ReadVerify Appliance for NOAA Supercomputer Contract; Tracey Wilson Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has begun using Crossroad Systems Inc.‘s ReadVerify Appliance to monitor archived environmental data on tape.  In a release, Crossroad Systems Inc., said that CSC‘s North… Read more »

Keith Alexander: Cyberattacks Move from Disruption to Destruction, DHS Should Lead Federal Cyber Team

Keith Alexander: Cyberattacks Move from Disruption to Destruction, DHS Should Lead Federal Cyber Team

National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander said cyber attacks have gone from exploitation to disruption and he is worried the next step could be destruction, DoD Live reports.  Speaking at an event at… Read more »

Lockheed Updates Pentagon's Mobile Testbed for ISR Tech; Mark Murray Comments

Lockheed Updates Pentagon's Mobile Testbed for ISR Tech; Mark Murray Comments

Lockheed Martin has finished updating the Pentagon’s mobile testbed for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance technologies, the company announced Oct. 17. As part of a global enterprise network for real-time access… Read more »

National Intelligence University Offers New Masters Degree in Emerging Threats; Pres. David Ellison Comments

National Intelligence University Offers New Masters Degree in Emerging Threats; Pres. David Ellison Comments

Department of Internal Affairs officials announced last October 16, a new graduate program for intelligence officers centered around  emerging threats is being offered, reports Cheryl Pellerin for the Defense.gov. The full-time… Read more »

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