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Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks

Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks

A cybersecurity breach at intelligence think tank Stratfor over the weekend struck close to the central point of debate over how to secure domestic networks, Josh Smith wrote in the… Read more »

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DHS to Unveil 'Einstein' Cyber Program Version 3

DHS to Unveil 'Einstein' Cyber Program Version 3

The Department of Homeland Security appears to be ready for a rollout of version three of its Einstein intrusion prevention cybersecurity software, Federal News Radio reports. Einstein 3 “will draw… Read more »

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

The Department of Homeland Security‘s National Cyber Security Division and the Idaho National Laboratory have won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for creating a series of training programs on… Read more »

Health Center to Use NIST Framework to Push Cyber Education Programs

Health Center to Use NIST Framework to Push Cyber Education Programs

A not-for-profit health center established by a 2003 executive order from President George W. Bush is launching an initiative to improve cybersecurity education and protect U.S. health information infrastructure. Modernhealthcare.com reports the… Read more »

Lockheed to Maintain IBM Software for Global Air Force System

Lockheed to Maintain IBM Software for Global Air Force System

Lockheed Martin will continue to maintain IBM software for the Air Force, as well as provide the branch with new software licenses in support of the Air Force’s global combat support system…. Read more »

Companies See Drop in Software Vulnerabilities

Companies See Drop in Software Vulnerabilities

According to reports from various firms, this year has seen a drop in numbers of both cyber attacks and flaws that have been used to attack businesses. Symantec is reportedly expected… Read more »

IBM Looks to Increase Gov't Sector Presence via Software Provider Acquisition

IBM Looks to Increase Gov't Sector Presence via Software Provider Acquisition

IBM is set to further its smarter cities initiatives and presence in Ireland with the finalization of its acquisition of Cúram Software Ltd. Cúram, the Dublin-based social services software developer,… Read more »

IBM, Emptoris Sizing Up Federal Market Opportunity

IBM, Emptoris Sizing Up Federal Market Opportunity

IBM announced late last week its intent to acquire Emptoris Inc., which it describes as a cloud and on-premise analytics software provider. The company indicated that the acquisition is part… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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