Tag Archives: APT

Lockheed Test Pilot Mark Ward Reaches 100 Flight Hours Aboard T-50A

Lockheed Martin test pilot Mark Ward has become the first to fly the T-50A for 100 hours. The company said Wednesday Mark Ward’s T-50A flight was part of the company’s contribution to the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Pilot Training competition. Lockheed announced the T-50A’s APT participation in February 2016. The test-flying began November 2016 at the Greenville …

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Lockheed-KAI Team Test Flies Second T-50A Trainer Aircraft; Doug Batista Comments

A team comprised of Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries has tested a second T-50A aircraft in pursuit of the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer replacement contract. “We now have two aircraft in flight test proving our upgrade and we’re nearing completion of our assembly and training operations center in Greenville, South Carolina,” Doug …

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Galois to Help DARPA Detect Advanced Persistent Threats; David Archer Comments

Galois has received a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a technology platform that will work to identify cyber threats within enterprise network and system environments. The company said Monday it will collaborate with the University of Edinburgh, Xerox's PARC company and Oregon State University to build the Diagnostic …

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HyTrust's Jason Lackey: 2-Factor Authentication Could Protect Networks from Insider Threats

Jason Lackey, an executive at software firm HyTrust, has said that corporate organizations should implement two-factor authentication in an effort to protect computer networks from insider threats. “2FA is not bulletproof, but it does at least add another layer of security,“ Lackey, director of marketing operations and digital at HyTrust, wrote …

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MarketsandMarkets: Strict Gov’t Regulations, Tech Advancements to Drive APT Defense Market Through 2020

A new MarketsandMarkets report predicts that the global market for advanced persistent threat protection systems will climb in value from $3.9 billion this year to $8.7 billion in 2020. The company said Oct. 14 the 17-percent compound annual growth rate over the five-year forecast period is due to increased demand for APT protection across several …

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Dan McWhorter: FireEye Report Hints at Russian Links to Gov’t Cyber Attacks

FireEye has released a new report that indicates the Russian government may have sponsored cyber attacks targeting governments worldwide. The report examines the activities of APT28, a group of Russian-speaking developers and operators FireEye believes to have collected intelligence data from the Republic of Georgia, Eastern European governments and European security organizations, FireEye said Tuesday. “FireEye's …

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