Tag Archives: cyber defense

Rob Silvers, DHS Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans Nominee, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading National Cyber Defense Efforts; Developing U.S. Cyber Strategy

Rob Silvers, DHS undersecretary nominee

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce that Rob Silvers, recently appointed director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has been named a recipient of a 2021 Wash100 Award for leading the efforts to defend our national security through cyber defense, policy and improve our nation’s cyber capabilities to address our national security needs. 

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Novetta to Support Military Service Members as DOD SkillBridge Program Authorized Organization

Novetta

Novetta has been designated as an authorized organization under the Department of Defense (DOD) SkillBridge Program to train and hire transitioning U.S. military service members. "Our nation's heroes have the values and skills that make exceptional employees to support our customer missions," said Joe Zuliani, vice president of mission integration - special operations forces at Novetta and a retired U.S. Navy officer.

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith: US Needs ‘Robust Menu’ of Responses to Cyber Attacks

Brad Smith President Microsoft

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, said the U.S. needs to improve its cyber defenses and come up with a “robust menu“ of responses to cyber attacks like the SolarWinds breach, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. “We need to strengthen the nation's digital infrastructure and digital defenses, and that touches every part of the public sector, and every part of the private sector as well,“ Smith told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday.

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ManTech Buys Minerva Engineering in Cyber Market Push; Kevin Phillips Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

ManTech International has acquired Minerva Engineering, a cyber support services provider to the intelligence sector. “The addition of Minerva Engineering is highly complementary and further builds upon our differentiated cyber offering, delivering more to our customers while positioning us for continued growth,“ said Kevin Phillips, ManTech chairman, CEO and president and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Cyber Training Demands Specific Approach; SAP NS2's Mark Testoni Quoted

Cyber Training Demands Specific Approach; SAP NS2's Mark Testoni Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Employees continue to click on malicious links amid government agencies’ efforts to launch training programs and assessments as part of their cyber defense strategies, Government Technology magazine reported. A study by the Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association shows that 34 percent of cyber breaches are associated with negligence or …

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