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Verizon to Migrate National Guard's Primary Comm. Network to IP Backbone

Verizon to Migrate National Guard's Primary Comm. Network to IP Backbone

Verizon will soon migrate the National Guard Bureau‘s primary communications network to a private Verizon Internet protocol network, which will connect more than 100 National Guard locations in 54 states and… Read more »

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Cyber Experts Predict What Will Leave, What Will Stick in 2012

Cyber Experts Predict What Will Leave, What Will Stick in 2012

With the year’s end approaching, many information technology firms and officials are making their stance on what they believe is to come and has come to be in terms of… Read more »

Raytheon BBN to Analyze Binary Components for Air Force Research Lab

Raytheon BBN to Analyze Binary Components for Air Force Research Lab

Raytheon BBN Technologies Corp. has won a U.S. Air Force contract to develop architecture and technologies that can analyze, identify and slice binary executable components.  The Raytheon Co. subsidiary will… Read more »

NATO Looking to Contractors for Cyber Attack Systems, Sensors, Support

NATO Looking to Contractors for Cyber Attack Systems, Sensors, Support

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will soon select a contractor to help defend alliance nations’ cutting-edge infrastructure from cyber attacks, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The awardee will provide software,… Read more »

Quest Software Acquires 'Fine-Grained' Authorization Software Firm

Quest Software Acquires 'Fine-Grained' Authorization Software Firm

In an effort to expand its information technology services, Quest Software Inc. announced today it has acquired BiTKOO. BiTKOO specializes in XACML and “fine-grained” authorization software. As part of the… Read more »

IBM: Skolkovo Foundation Partnership will help Expand Business in Russia

IBM: Skolkovo Foundation Partnership will help Expand Business in Russia

IBM it has signed a formal agreement in partnership with the Skolkovo Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the Russian government, the company announced. Through the agreement, IBM is set… Read more »

Contractors with Large IT Force, Capabilities Set to be Top Dogs in Growing Cyber Market

Contractors with Large IT Force, Capabilities Set to be Top Dogs in Growing Cyber Market

Reports wide have indicated that as federal spending on information technology will slow, spending on cybersecurity will not follow that same trend. The Washington Post reported that this trend will… Read more »

IBM Launches Free Smarter Computing Simulator to Assess IT Costs

IBM Launches Free Smarter Computing Simulator to Assess IT Costs

IBM announced it is offering a way for businesses to assess potential spending cuts by using the company’s Smarter Computing approach. The Smarter Computing Workload Simulator makes possible for business owners… Read more »

DARPA Looking to Develop Mobile Devices to Command UAVs

DARPA Looking to Develop Mobile Devices to Command UAVs

In September 2011, researchers from Boeing Co. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported they had created a prototype iPhone application that could successfully control a miniature unmanned aircraft vehicle in… Read more »

Symantec Mugshot: Who is the Insider Threat?

Symantec Mugshot: Who is the Insider Threat?

Just the other day, Symantec filled us in on who was most attacked and the most frequent form of cyber attacks. Now they are profiling who some of those attacks… Read more »

Biggest Cyber Threat? Cyber Expert, Ambassador to US Point to Nation-States

Biggest Cyber Threat? Cyber Expert, Ambassador to US Point to Nation-States

Rogue hackers pose a problem for the nation’s cyber defenses, but according to a cybersecurity expert and an ambassador to the U.S., the biggest threat comes from much larger forces…. Read more »

GSA Plans Cloud Platform for Info Sharing, Program Management

GSA Plans Cloud Platform for Info Sharing, Program Management

The General Services Administration, the first agency to move email to the cloud, is now planning to move information sharing and program management to the cloud as well. Laura Stanton,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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