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Worldwide Cyberattacks to Escalate in 2013; James Lewis Comments

Worldwide Cyberattacks to Escalate in 2013; James Lewis Comments

Researchers from McAfee Labs and an Intel subsidiary have published a report saying cyberwarfare incidents will escalate in 2013, according to a CNN Money article.  2012 saw the growth of… Read more »

Lockheed Announces Winners of a Cybersecurity, Healthcare Innovation Contest; Dr. Ray Johnson Comments

Lockheed Announces Winners of a Cybersecurity, Healthcare Innovation Contest; Dr. Ray Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin has announced the five winners of the “Innovate the Future” contest, according to a Smart Group article. Entries from 130 countries were assessed in the contest which focused on… Read more »

Kroll Advisory Identifies Four Cybersecurity Problems for 2013; Alan Brill Comments

Kroll Advisory Identifies Four Cybersecurity Problems for 2013; Alan Brill Comments

According to its 2013 Cybersecurity Forecast, there will be four unexpected cyber issues that need to be addressed by the industry, Kroll Advisory Solutions has announced. Alan Brill, Kroll Advisory senior managing… Read more »

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 »

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