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  • NATO Agency, AFCEA International to Address Euro-Atlantic Security at Estonia Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NATO Agency, AFCEA International to Address Euro-Atlantic Security at Estonia Conference

    Participants from NATO’s communications and information agency and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International will host a conference in Estonia to discuss new strategies to address Euro-Atlantic security and cyber threats. The international event called NITEC will include panel discussions with Estonia’s president Toomas Hendrick Ilves and Adm. Michael Rogers, U.S. Cyber Command director and National Security Agency […] More

  • WWT to Help Deploy Tanium Cybersecurity Platform for Air Force Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    WWT to Help Deploy Tanium Cybersecurity Platform for Air Force Network

    World Wide Technology has partnered with computer security company Tanium to help deliver latter’s cybersecurity platform across the U.S. Air Force‘s network under a previously awarded automated remediation and asset discovery contract. St. Louis-based WWT said Wednesday the Tanium platform works to help reduce work to add and maintain servers that are built to protect millions of endpoints or devices from cyber threats. WWT […] More

  • Army Awards Cybersecurity Contract to Parsons; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Awards Cybersecurity Contract to Parsons; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

    Parsons will provide cybersecurity services to the U.S. Army under the awarded Deployable Defensive Cyberspace Operations Infrastructure contract. The company said Monday the contract covers cyberspace weapons systems that work to detect possible cyber threats in support of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. Mary Ann Hopkins, […] More

  • Transparency Market Research: Homeland Security Market Valued at $364B in 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Transparency Market Research: Homeland Security Market Valued at $364B in 2020

    A Transparency Market Research report predicts global demand for counterterrorism and cybersecurity equipment will trigger a 5.6 percent compound yearly growth in the homeland security market over the next five years. The value of the HS market is projected to grow from almost $246 billion in 2014 to approximately $364 billion by 2020, the research […] More

  • Northrop Adds USC to Its Cybersecurity Research Consortium; Mike Papay Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Adds USC to Its Cybersecurity Research Consortium; Mike Papay Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has chosen the University of Southern California to collaborate with the company's cybersecurity research consortium in an effort to help combat current and emerging cyber threats. USC will bring its big data, computer science and informatics capabilities to the consortium to develop offerings together with existing members Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute […] More

  • Pentagon Using Big Data to Uncover Cyberespionage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pentagon Using Big Data to Uncover Cyberespionage

    The government launched a big data research and development initiative Thursday. The Defense Department, which among five agencies involved in the initiative launch, plans to pursue projects for autonomous systems. The Pentagon will also allocate part of the $250 million investment for big data research toward developing methods to decode foreign secrets, NextGov reports.  As part […] More

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    NSA Opens Georgia Cryptologic Facility

    The National Security Agency opened a new cryptology facility in Augusta, Ga. March 5 to provide professionals with advanced signal technologies. The Georgia Cryptologic Center is a $286 million facility for conducting signals intelligence operations. The agency said in a release that the center is for global communications and cryptologic workforce training. The Georgia-based cryptologic center is […] More

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    Symantec Opens Herndon, Va. Cybersecurity Center

    Symantec Corp. has opened a new security operations center in Herndon, Va. to support the company’s managed security services group, the company announced Tuesday. The new center was formerly located in Alexandria, Va. and Symantec also operates centers in Australia, India and the UK. Brian Dunphy, a Symantec senior product management director, said the new […] More

  • DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s National Cyber Security Division and the Idaho National Laboratory have won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for creating a series of training programs on defending the power grid and other utility systems, according to a SANS Institute announcement. The programs were created by the DHS Controls Systems Security Program and […] 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

  • CACI Cybersecurity Report from Threat Symposium Available; CACI CEO Paul Cofoni Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Cybersecurity Report from Threat Symposium Available; CACI CEO Paul Cofoni Comments

    CACI International Inc., the U.S. Naval Institute and the Center for Security Policy released the report titled, “Cyber Threats to National Security: Keeping the Nation’s Industrial Base Safe From Cyber Threats.” The report includes recommendations from the fifth Asymmetric Threat symposium.  The Cyber Threats symposium gave shape to the report and featured keynote speakers such as Ambassador John R. Bolton, James S. […] More

  • McAfee and Intel Unveil DeepSAFE Better Protecting PCs and Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee and Intel Unveil DeepSAFE Better Protecting PCs and Devices

    McAfee unveils DeepSAFE to provide a new approach to security within the ever-changing world of cyber threats. DeepSAFE was demonstrated by McAfee at Intel Developer Forum during Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini's keynote. “This is a tremendous shift for McAfee and one of the biggest innovations in the security industry's history,“ said Todd Gebhart, co-president of […] More

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