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  • Feds Say Illinois Water Pump Was Not Hacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Feds Say Illinois Water Pump Was Not Hacked

    Last week, the story broke that a water pump at a Springfield, Ill. utility had failed and hackers were to blame. Now, the Department of Homeland Security is saying that no such thing happened.  The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team released a report outlining the steps taken in assessing the situation. The group […] More

  • Fulcrum IT Wins Multiple Contracts with Clients in DoD and Intelligence Communities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fulcrum IT Wins Multiple Contracts with Clients in DoD and Intelligence Communities

    Fulcrum IT was recently awarded $10 million in unannounced contracts for federal government clients within the Defense Department and Intelligence communities. The firm teamed up with various federal contractors to provide a multitude of engineering services. Those services include cloud computing platform design and implementation; information management; widget architecture, development, testing, and integration; and information […] More

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    Symantec Finds Small, Midsize Firms Think Cyberattacks Won't Happen to Them

    A recently released study from Symantec Corp. found that most are aware of potential threats, but it seems small and medium businesses don’t think it could happen to them. The company’s 2011 SMB Threat Awareness Poll revealed high levels of awareness, but did find that SMBs may not be implementing the correct safeguards despite awareness levels, according to the […] More

  • Kratos Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with SecureInfo Acquisition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kratos Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with SecureInfo Acquisition

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is expanding its presence in the cybersecurity market, announcing today that it has purchased SecureInfo Corp., a defense and intelligence cybersecurity firm. SecureInfo provides solutions for cloud security and specializes in operational cybersecurity and cybersecurity risk management services. Some of its major federal customers include the U.S. Defense Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland […] More

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    Cisco Wins National Cybersecurity Innovation Award

    Cisco has won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for developing top cybersecurity talent by training IT architects to be security architecture sensors and enable security to be “baked” into software applications. It is one of 14 companies selected from 50 nominations. The SANS Institute recognizes innovative developments from companies and government agencies who have developed […] More

  • Survey Finds Small Businesses Underprepared for Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Survey Finds Small Businesses Underprepared for Cyber Threats

    A Symantec and National Cyber Security Alliance-sponsored survey found that a majority of small business owners believe Internet security is critical for success and that their companies are safe from cyber threats, despite many of them failing to take fundamental precautions. The survey, conducted by Zogby International, found that nearly two-thirds of U.S. small businesses are […] More

  • ARINC Cyber Conference Pushes for Cyber Industry Growth in Maryland - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ARINC Cyber Conference Pushes for Cyber Industry Growth in Maryland

    ARINC and the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs co-sponsored a cyber conference Thursday at the ARINC headquarters in Annapolis, Md.  Up to a hundred Veteran-owned small business leaders with a focus on cyber and IT had the chance to hear about opportunities in the cyber environment from Maryland's Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown and Secretary of […] More

  • McAfee and FOCUS 11 Keeping Cyber Threats at Bay - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee and FOCUS 11 Keeping Cyber Threats at Bay

    All the buzz is about McAfee and its FOCUS 11, which kicked off earlier this week in Las Vegas. The company reported a record attendance of security professionals came together to discuss what’s to come next in the security realm. With multiple announcements regarding new products, partnerships and solutions, its no wonder why McAfee’s name has made headlines all […] More

  • SAIC, McAfee Partner to Help Enterprises Battle Cyber Threats; Charles Beard Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC, McAfee Partner to Help Enterprises Battle Cyber Threats; Charles Beard Comments

    SAIC and McAfee are partnering to provide new cybersecurity solutions to help large enterprises in facing sophisticated threats. The partnership will result in carrier grade security solutions for national governments, intelligence, telecommunications and enterprises worldwide.  The beginning of the agreement calls for McAfee Network Threat Response to be integrated into CloudShield’s PN41 for the IBM Blade Center […] More

  • Deloitte Survey Reveals Inadequate Internal Cyber Awareness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Survey Reveals Inadequate Internal Cyber Awareness

    A recent survey produced by Deloitte, conducted during Deloitte’s Dbriefs Technology Executive series: “Securing Enterprise Social Media and Mobility Apps,” reported that 40 percent of employees are unaware as to whether their organization has strategies, policies, procedures or technology controls in place to effectively enforce mobile security. The survey also found that 28.4 percent of respondents […] More

  • Symantec's AdVantage Helps Online Publishers Avoid Malvertising - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec's AdVantage Helps Online Publishers Avoid Malvertising

    Symantec Corp. has announced that its new cloud-based service, Symantec AdVantage, enables website owners to identify malicious software hidden in online advertisements.  Offered in partnership with Armorize Technologies, the solution uses the latest malware detection techniques so website owners can quickly find malvertising threats. AdVantage will be available to publishers and ad networks through a free early […] More

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