List/Grid Tag Archives: cyber attack

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

Mission Secure Inc. has secured funding from investors to further transition the System-Aware Cybersecurity architecture into a commercial product. The Charlottesville-based company will pour the seed financing, led by private equity firm… Read more »

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

C-level executives should take a more proactive role not only in drafting but also in implementing and following through with their enterprise’s cybersecurity policy, McKinsey & Company said in an Insights… Read more »

Bill Stewart: Booz Allen Finds Cyber Attacks the Top Security Concern of Finance CIOs

Bill Stewart: Booz Allen Finds Cyber Attacks the Top Security Concern of Finance CIOs

Cyber attacks have emerged as the top security concern of chief information officers in the financial services industry, a new Booz Allen Hamilton report says. The “Top Financial Services Cyber… Read more »

GovCon Executive Covers Contractors’ Perspectives on DHS’ $6B ‘Continuous Monitoring’ Cybersecurity IDIQ

GovCon Executive Covers Contractors’ Perspectives on DHS’ $6B ‘Continuous Monitoring’ Cybersecurity IDIQ

As covered on our sister site GovCon Wire, 17 government contractors recently won the ability to compete for orders for cybersecurity products and services with the Department of Homeland Security… Read more »

Thales-Raytheon JV Introduces Air Surveillance Radar Protection System

Thales-Raytheon JV Introduces Air Surveillance Radar Protection System

A joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon has unveiled a cyber product for civil and military airspace surveillance radars that aim to secure air operations, Military and Aerospace Electronics… Read more »

Mike Lloyd: US Creates Complex Viruses, Vulnerable To Simple Ones

Mike Lloyd: US Creates Complex Viruses, Vulnerable To Simple Ones

A cyber expert recently said that the U.S. is vulnerable to cyber attacks despite its ability to create sophisticated computer viruses, Business Insider reports. Mike Lloyd, chief technology officer at… Read more »

Report: Natural Gas Pipeline Companies Subject To Ongoing Cyber Attacks

Report: Natural Gas Pipeline Companies Subject To Ongoing Cyber Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security has alerted natural gas pipeline companies that they may be subject to a four-month series of cyber attacks, the Christian Science Monitor reports. Continuing attacks… Read more »

Law Expert: Lawyers Likely Involved in Stuxnet Attack

Law Expert: Lawyers Likely Involved in Stuxnet Attack

U.S. Cyber Command’s top lawyer told attendees at a George Washington University event that lawyers could have helped develop the Stuxnet computer worm, AOL Defense reports.  The Department of Homeland… Read more »

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 »

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 »

McAfee Exposes Massive Cyber Espionage Operation

McAfee Exposes Massive Cyber Espionage Operation

Researchers from McAfee say they have uncovered one of the largest series of cyber espionage activities to date.  According to a report released today called “Operation Shady RAT,” some 72… Read more »

HP Study: Cyber Criminals are Reaching into Your Company's Pocket

HP Study: Cyber Criminals are Reaching into Your Company's Pocket

 HP released today a report that reveals the significant financial impacts of cyber attacks on businesses and government organizations. The Second Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study revealed that the median… Read more »

Millions Hit in South Korea Cyber Attack

Millions Hit in South Korea Cyber Attack

South Korea’s communications regulator announced yesterday authorities and online security analysts are assessing the damage caused by what is being described as the largest data breach in the country’s history. … Read more »

'Anonymous' Hacks NATO, Leaks Restricted Documents

'Anonymous' Hacks NATO, Leaks Restricted Documents

Members of hacking collective Anonymous announced yesterday via Twitter they have breached the North Atlantic Treaty Organization system and accessed about 1 gigabyte of restricted material from the servers. “We… Read more »

24,000 Pentagon Files Stolen in Cyber Attack on Military Contractor

24,000 Pentagon Files Stolen in Cyber Attack on Military Contractor

The Defense Department experienced one of its worst-ever cyber attacks this spring, when a foreign adversary hacked into the computer system of a contractor and stole 24,000 Pentagon files, senior… Read more »

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