Tag Archives: Cyber

Booz Allen to Help Air Force Develop Cyber Tech Platforms

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a potential five-year, $47.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop technology platforms to support the military service’s operational cyber resiliency initiatives. The Defense Department said Monday the company will help USAF build a system to address cyber assurance requirements and associated mission programs of …

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Kevin Phillips Talks ManTech’s Investment Efforts, Clients’ Focus on Cyber, Space Domains

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International, has said he thinks the company’s clients, capabilities and portfolios continue to align with the current administration’s budget priorities, CRN reported Wednesday. “We are seeing customers apply strong focus within the space and cyber domains with both policy and execution,” he told …

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DoD, HackerOne Launch 5th Bug Bounty Challenge

The Defense Department and HackerOne have opened registration for hackers who want to participate in the Pentagon’s fifth bug bounty challenge. Participants of the fifth Hack the Pentagon event will work to identify vulnerabilities in an enterprise system that supports DoD’s global operations, HackerOne said Monday. Reina Staley, chief of staff …

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DataRobot, In-Q-Tel Partner to Provide Machine Learning Support for Government Agencies

DataRobot and In-Q-Tel have entered a strategic partnership to deliver the former’s machine learning tools to the latter’s government partners. IQT invested in DataRobot to give U.S. government agencies access to the company’s automated machine learning platform, which is designed to use existing data to predict actions, DataRobot said Mar. 26. Erin …

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DHS Used Lockheed’s Cyber Platform to Analyze Russia-Backed Critical Infrastructure Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security used a Lockheed Martin-built cybersecurity framework to evaluate cyber attacks that state-sponsored Russian hackers carried out against U.S. critical infrastructure sectors. Lockheed’s Cyber Kill Chain framework provided information on the attackers’ activities, including reconnaissance, weaponization, delivery, exploitation, installation, command and control and actions on objectives, DHS’ U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on Nonsurgical Human-Machine Comms Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on April 3 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss a program that seeks to develop human-machine communications technologies that will not require surgery. DARPA said Friday the Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology program, or N3, will explore noninvasive ways to connect able-bodied service members’ …

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Tenable-ServiceNow Team Offers Integrated Cyber Risk Mgmt Platform

ServiceNow and Tenable have integrated their respective cybersecurity platforms to support enterprise and government customers’ cyber risk management and reduction efforts. Tenable said Wednesday it combined its Cyber Exposure Platform product line with ServiceNow’s Security Operations offering to deliver a system that is designed to automatically discover and assess vulnerabilities facing information technology, …

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Fortinet Unveils AI-Powered Threat Analysis & Detection Platform

Fortinet has introduced an artificial intelligence platform designed to automate analysis and detection of cyber threats. The cybersecurity company said Tuesday the FortiGuard AI threat intelligence tool was produced through a five-year effort of Fortinet’s research group, FortiGuard Labs, to develop automated threat analysis and detection. FortiGuard AI uses machine learning and continuous training …

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