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Private Companies Buying Cybersecurity Insurance

Private Companies Buying Cybersecurity Insurance

According to Insurancenewsnet.com, there is an increasing number of private companies who are buying cybersecurity insurance. Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has recently added insurance coverage and risk management to its… Read more »

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Public Sector Top Recipient of Targeted Attacks Says Symantec

Public Sector Top Recipient of Targeted Attacks Says Symantec

The public sector has become the most frequently targeted industry of 2011, according to Symantec‘s November 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report. The industry blocks approximately 20.5 targeted attacks a day. Similar to… Read more »

British Intelligence Agency Uses Contest to Attract Recruits

British Intelligence Agency Uses Contest to Attract Recruits

Can you crack the code below? “Help everyone lower loans on housing, ouch wallets are running empty your over under.” For an experienced “cryptographer,” the message is all but elementary… Read more »

IBM, Zorlu Group Extend IT Services Agreement

IBM, Zorlu Group Extend IT Services Agreement

Zorlu Group has recently extended its contract with IBM to manage its IT infrastructure. The seven-year agreement, which follows a previous five-year contract between the two firms, calls on IBM… Read more »

IBM Revamps Smarter Cities Initiative after Acquiring Cúram Software

IBM Revamps Smarter Cities Initiative after Acquiring Cúram Software

IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cúram Software Ltd. Cúram was founded in 1990 and is based in Dublin, Ireland, with additional offices throughout North America,… Read more »

Lockheed Martin Debuts UK Cybersecurity Center

Lockheed Martin Debuts UK Cybersecurity Center

With one cybersecurity center already in operation in the U.S., Lockheed Martin‘s U.K. operations has opened its first cybersecurity center overseas. The 2.5 million pound, $$3.9 billion, Security Intelligence Centre at… Read more »

Raytheon Boosts Cybersecurity Offerings with Newly Acquired Firm

Raytheon Boosts Cybersecurity Offerings with Newly Acquired Firm

Raytheon Company has grabbed another cybersecurity company with the acquisition of Pikewerks Corporation. This purchase is the Raytheon’s ninth cyber-related acquisition since 2007, according to a company announcement.  Raytheon indicated… Read more »

2012 Bodes Well for Cybersecurity; Symantec, McAfee Part of Puzzle

2012 Bodes Well for Cybersecurity; Symantec, McAfee Part of Puzzle

As the federal government continues to pursue areas such as telework, mobility and cloud, cyber risks will become more apparent. It also means that cybersecurity will continue to be a… Read more »

Booz Allen Draws Out Cybersecurity Trends with Financial Organizations in Mind

Booz Allen Draws Out Cybersecurity Trends with Financial Organizations in Mind

Booz Allen Hamilton recently released what it found to be the top ten trends in cybersecurity, particularly for those in financial services. With senior executives standing as the moving targets… Read more »

FOIA Enters Digital Age with Help of Cloud Computing

FOIA Enters Digital Age with Help of Cloud Computing

The Freedom of Information Act just went under the knife and got a face lift and tummy tuck, as it will now use cloud technology to improve response rates and increase… Read more »

Pentagon Thinks Semantic Web Key to Cutting IT Costs

Pentagon Thinks Semantic Web Key to Cutting IT Costs

Cost-efficiency is both a buzzword and a norm for the government in an era of tightened budgets. The Defense Department is no exception and the Pentagon is looking to information… Read more »

Feds Say Illinois Water Pump Was Not Hacked

Feds Say Illinois Water Pump Was Not Hacked

Last week, the story broke that a water pump at a Springfield, Ill. utility had failed and hackers were to blame. Now, the Department of Homeland Security is saying that… Read more »

NIST Releases New Dataset to Combat Cyber Attacks

NIST Releases New Dataset to Combat Cyber Attacks

A group of computer scientists says they have enlarged a database designed to improve applications that help programmers find weaknesses in software. The team from the National Institute of Standards… Read more »

Lockheed Leads Charge for Cybersecurity Alliance

Lockheed Leads Charge for Cybersecurity Alliance

Lockheed Martin has been working closely with member companies of their Cybersecurity Alliance, Federal News Radio reported in an interview with Curt Aubley, vice president and chief technology officer for… Read more »

Did Hackers Shut Down Illinois Water Pump? Feds Looking Into It

Did Hackers Shut Down Illinois Water Pump? Feds Looking Into It

A water pump at a Springfield, Ill. utility failed Nov. 8. Usually this would be considered a technical difficulty, but this failure has raised eyebrows of the federal government. Joe… Read more »

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