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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 »

Shawn Henry Shares Tips on Improving Cybersecurity

Shawn Henry Shares Tips on Improving Cybersecurity

Former FBI cyber chief Shawn Henry, now president of CrowdStrike Services, spoke at a Thursday conference regarding five cybersecurity measures private industry could execute to improve overall protections, PC Magazine… Read more »

GAO: Electricity Industry Exposed To Cyber Attacks

GAO: Electricity Industry Exposed To Cyber Attacks

The electric power industry has yet to bridge the gap between mandatory and voluntary cybersecurity regulations, making existing infrastructure at risk for attacks, a government audit says. The Government Accountability… Read more »

DHS: Cyber Infrastructure Attacks Skyrocket Between 2009, 2011

DHS: Cyber Infrastructure Attacks Skyrocket Between 2009, 2011

Cyber attacks on companies maintaining U.S. critical infrastructure have multiplied over the past three years by more than 20 times, CNN reports. A recent Department of Homeland Security report says… Read more »

Robert Brese: Cyber Defense Strategy Includes Active Response

Robert Brese: Cyber Defense Strategy Includes Active Response

The Energy Department’s new chief information officer recently said federal agencies should have a prevent-recover-respond mindset in responding to cyber attacks, AOL Government reports. Robert Brese said at the Government Technology… Read more »

Northrop, UMD Starting Undergrad Honors Cyber Program

Northrop, UMD Starting Undergrad Honors Cyber Program

Northrop Grumman and the University of Maryland are launching a new undergraduate program to give students a living-learning environment for cybersecurity education, the company announced Monday. Starting in fall 2013,… Read more »

GSA Starting FedRAMP Certification For Cloud Providers

GSA Starting FedRAMP Certification For Cloud Providers

The General Services Administration will begin approving security certification applications from private cloud solutions providers, the agency announced Wednesday. Federal agencies will assess security of cloud products and services through… Read more »

Industry Group Releases Botnet Guidelines At WH

Industry Group Releases Botnet Guidelines At WH

A multi-industry group has issued a set of protection guidelines to fight botnets, the company announced Thursday. The Industry Botnet Group made the announcement during a White House event Wednesday… Read more »

Salient Promoting IPv6 Launch To Agencies; Brad Antle Comments

Salient Promoting IPv6 Launch To Agencies; Brad Antle Comments

Salient Federal Solutions is joining Internet service providers, networking equipment manufacturers and web companies in enabling Internet Protocol version 6 for their products and services starting June 6. The Fairfax,… Read more »

NIST Combines IT Supply Chain Safety Ideas In Draft Report

NIST Combines IT Supply Chain Safety Ideas In Draft Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the second draft of its federal information technology supply chain risk management report, GCN reports. NIST outlined 10 practices agencies should… Read more »

Booz Allen To Offer IT, Cyber Services In Qatar; Don Pressley Comments

Booz Allen To Offer IT, Cyber Services In Qatar; Don Pressley Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton will target government and commercial clients in Qatar in the information technology, cybersecurity, transportation and select infrastructure sectors. The McLean, Va.-based firm said it received the Qatari… Read more »

KnowledgeCG, SRA On GSA's First FedRAMP Third-Party Review List

KnowledgeCG, SRA On GSA's First FedRAMP Third-Party Review List

KnowledgeCG and SRA International Inc. are approved to perform independent security reviews of cloud products and services in the federal government. The General Services Administration announced the companies will perform… Read more »

McAfee, SAIC Create APT Cyber Attack Solution; Charles Beard Comments

McAfee, SAIC Create APT Cyber Attack Solution; Charles Beard Comments

SAIC Inc. and McAfee announced plans in October to partner to build new cybersecurity solutions for national governments, intelligence, telecommunications and enterprises worldwide.  The companies announced Monday that the resulting… Read more »

Researchers Relate Gas Pipeline Attacks To RSA Breach

Researchers Relate Gas Pipeline Attacks To RSA Breach

Recent spear-phishing attacks and breaches on natural gas pipeline companies can be traced back to the same spies likely involved in the RSA Inc. cyber attacks last year, the Christian… Read more »

Exclusive: McAfee CTO Phyllis Schneck Talks Cyber Threats, Lattanze Award Win

Exclusive: McAfee CTO Phyllis Schneck Talks Cyber Threats, Lattanze Award Win

Each year, Loyola College recognizes information technology thought leaders who have made an impact in the field with the Lattanze Executive of the Year Award.  Dr. Phyllis Schneck, McAfee’s chief… Read more »

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