Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

CSC Launches Online Initiative to Help Public, Private Sector

CSC on Wednesday launched a new initiative to enhance its cybersecurity presence on the Internet. The new site, www.csc.com/cybersecurity, aims to help businesses and government agencies operate more securely in cyberspace, based on the collaboration of CSC’s cyber professional community and cyber stakeholders in the public and commercial sectors. Visitors …

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Georgetown University Hosts September Cyber Forum

Georgetown University will be hosting a two-day cybersecurity event this fall, and White House cyber czar Howard Schmidt has been invited to provide the opening keynote. In addition to Schmidt, the 5th annual Online Trust and Cybersecurity Forum held Sept. 22-24 will feature Symantec Chief Technology Officer Mark Bregman, Josh …

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SAIC Forges Cyber Education Partnership with Capella University

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has selected Capella University, an accredited online university targeting working adults, to design an education program for its employees, according to the university. The program will be created for SAIC employees who enroll in Capella University’s master’s degree program focusing on Information Assurance and Security. “Cybersecurity is …

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Cybersecurity Malaysia Launched Workshop to Secure Wireless Networks

Beginning today, CyberSecurity Malaysia will host a five-day workshop focusing on securing wireless networks in order to better secure the nation. The Computer Network and Wireless Communications Workshop, held in collaboration with Universiti Putra Malaysia’s (UPM)Department of Communication Technology and Network, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, is titled …

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DHS Looks to New Cyber Ecosystem

With mounting concern regarding the current security architecture, the Department of Homeland Security is approaching the problem by looking to develop a new cyber ecosystem, rather than patch vulnerabilities in the old system. During the AFCEA Cybersecurity Symposium in Washington last week, Bruce McConnell counselor to the deputy undersecretary of …

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Memo Outlines Cyber Responsibilities for Coordinator, OMB and DHS

A recently released memo has outlined the duties and responsibilities of OMB, DHS and the Cybersecurity Coordinator surrounding cybersecurity efforts. “DHS oversees critical infrastructure protection, operates the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), oversees implementation of the Trusted Internet Connection initiative, and takes other actions to help secure both …

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Cyber Partnerships Critical Defense Official Says

The Department of Defense is working throughout the government and private sector to develop long-term cybersecurity solutions, according to a DoD official. DoD is cognizant of the vital importance of protecting cyberspace, reflected in the Quadrennial Defense Review and the stand-up of Cyber Command, Robert J. Butler, deputy assistant secretary …

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Innovative? NSF has the Challenge for You

The National Science Foundation is soliciting proposals for projects which will design innovative cyber infrastructure but is currently not receiving federal funding. “Eligible projects include development, deployment, research, and education necessary to create cyber infrastructure, or creation of cyber infrastructure that will enable innovative science and education,” according to the …

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Safe Summer Surfing: Tips from PandaLabs

PandaLabs yesterday published its annual security tips for consumers to stay safe and prevent their falling prey to Internet scammers this summer. “This year we ask users to take particular care with the information they share across social networks,” said Luis Corrons, technical director of PandaLabs. “This applies particularly to …

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New York Puts Up $2.78 Million for Cyber Training

The state of New York has announced a grant of $2.78 million to the Mohawk Valley Community College to fund a cybersecurity training program. The funds, released through the New York Department of Labor, will be used to train train New York residents in cybersecurity skills. Sen. Charles E. Schumer …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Names Ray Rafaels VP of IMIA

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has announced the appointment of Raymond “Ray” Rafaels as vice president of Identity Management and Information Assurance, a role in which he will lead the company’s IMIA business and help develop the cybersecurity systems engineering business division. “The battlefield of the future will be in cyberspace, making it …

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