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  • Cybernance Lands DHS SAFETY Act Award for Cyber Risk Governance Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybernance Lands DHS SAFETY Act Award for Cyber Risk Governance Platform

    Cybernance has received the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act award from the Department of Homeland Security for its cyber risk governance software platform. The SAFETY Act award seeks to certify Cybernance Platform as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology and provide sellers and users of the product with risk management and liability protection from third-party litigation should an act […] More

  • Kroll's Alan Brill to Present at NATO Cyber Terror Course - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kroll’s Alan Brill to Present at NATO Cyber Terror Course

    Kroll Senior Managing Director Alan Brill will give two presentations between May 7 and 11 at a NATO cyber terrorism course in Turkey, the Altegrity subsidiary announced Monday. His presentations are titled “Terror, Cybercrime and Cyber-risk: A Report from the Front Lines of the Battle” and “Future Trends in Cyber Terrorism.” He will also facilitate […] More

  • New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts

    If there is anything cyber experts, media and Congress all struggle with when discussing cyberspace, it is the definitions of key concepts in that realm. Now, a U.S.-Russian initiative is proposing common definitions to help establish standards and clear up some of the widespread  confusion. The EastWest Institute and the Information Security Institute of Moscow […] More

  • UK Ready to Take the Reins as Cyber-terrorism Fighter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Ready to Take the Reins as Cyber-terrorism Fighter

    The United Kingdom is determined to spearhead the international fight against cyber crime and terrorism, according to Neil Thompson, director of the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance. “The U.K. has signaled its willingness to lead internationally,” Thompson said at yesterday’s cybersecurity conference in London, according to Computing.co.uk. Foreign Secretary William Hague will be […] More

  • Human-Rights Organization Cyber Attacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Human-Rights Organization Cyber Attacked

    Survival International, a human-rights organization focusing on indigenous tribal people, suffered a “massive“ cyber attack last week, possibly originating from the Botswana or Indonesian authorities reacting to its campaign work, IT Web reports. Stephen Corry, director of Survival International, called the assault “an expensive and sophisticated attack amounting to cyber terrorism.“ According to Survival International, […] More

  • Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

    In an effort to fight cyber terrorism in Brazil, Panda Security has signed an agreement to support the training of the Brazilian Army’s operational agents engaged in the battle against Internet-based crime and strategic intervention for cyber warfare. Panda Security will also provide endpoint protection to 37,500 computers belonging to the Army’s Military Commands to […] More

  • Cyber Crime Prevention Organization Launches in Africa - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Crime Prevention Organization Launches in Africa

    A spike in cyber crime in Africa has led the United Nations to launch the African Center for Cyber Law and Cybercrime Prevention, according to Computerworld Zambia. The financial sector in Africa has experienced a recent increase cyber crime, threatening to stall the launch of online banking and electronic commerce services. An explosion of mobile […] More

  • Pakistan Lacks Laws to Combat Cyber Terrorism - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pakistan Lacks Laws to Combat Cyber Terrorism

    Pakistan currently has no law to combat cyber terrorism as the Prevention of Electronic Crime Ordinance introduced in February 2009 is no more functional after completing its constitutional life, according to a senior official at the Pakistani government. The official who serves at the Federal Law Enforcement Agency said the Ministry of Interior repeatedly drew […] More

  • Deloitte's Gen. Raduege: There is an Opportunity for International Cybersecurity Cooperation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte's Gen. Raduege: There is an Opportunity for International Cybersecurity Cooperation

    The current cybersecurity climate, in addition to the vast array of threats, provides a real opportunity for enhancing international cybersecurity, according to Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege of the Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation. During a panel discussion at The Open Group’s Security Practitioners Conference in Boston, cyber experts discussed the threats in cyberspace and recommendations […] More

  • Cybersecurity Challenge Not 'Insurmountable,' Says Singapore Minister - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Challenge Not 'Insurmountable,' Says Singapore Minister

    Singapore’s well-developed IT infrastructure and dependence on technology has made the country a possible target for cyber terrorists, a scenario the Singaporean government is trying to prevent from occurring. Last year, McAfee released a report ranking Singapore as the 10th-riskiest domain out of 104 around the world. The report noted that almost one out of […] More

  • Opinion: DC Power Outage a Preview of Cyber Attack? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Opinion: DC Power Outage a Preview of Cyber Attack?

    Over the weekend, severe thunderstorms wrecked havoc on Washington, D.C. and Maryland, knocking out power to thousands of residents.  The storms left some 430,000 customers without power, according to press reports. Of course, with power outages come traffic problems as traffic lights within the District and Maryland were out on a number of major roadways. […] More

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