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Valimail: Government Contracting Industry Adopting Digital Communications Security Standards

Valimail: Government Contracting Industry Adopting Digital Communications Security Standards - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A Valimail report noted that the government contracting industry has started to adopt cybersecurity requirements that federal agencies implement internally. The email authentication company said Thursday the report resulted from its evaluation of the industry-standard Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance system in the available primary domains from the largest 100 government …

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SAIC, Community DNS Jointly Offer DDoS Protection Services; Paul Welch Comments

SAIC, Community DNS Jointly Offer DDoS Protection Services; Paul Welch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. has partnered with Community DNS to introduce a suite of cybersecurity and intelligence service offerings designed to protect information technology platforms from distributed denial of service attacks. SAIC said Wednesday the services will work to help clients avoid DDoS and other domain name system-based attacks without requiring them …

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CenturyLink Lands DHS Contract to Extend ‘Einstein 3’ Network Security Support; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink Lands DHS Contract to Extend 'Einstein 3' Network Security Support; Tim Meehan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded CenturyLink a contract to extend Einstein 3 Accelerated intrusion detection system-related services to other federal agencies that lack access to such support through their current Internet service providers. CenturyLink said Monday the award covers email filtering, domain name system protection and signature-based intrusion prevention services. DHS’ …

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Parsons-Internet Society Team Aims to Protect Domain Names; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Parsons Corp. and the nonprofit organization Internet Society are partnering to deploy domain name system security extensions worldwide with the goal of protecting Internet infrastructure. The company will work with DNSSEC information drive programs and develop tools that work to operate the protocol, Parsons said Tuesday. Internet users built the …

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DEFCON Founder Jeff Moss Joins ICANN

DEFCON Founder Jeff Moss Joins ICANN - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Internet Center for Assigned Names and Numbers announced last week it has named Jeff Moss, the founder of DEFCON and the Black Hat Conference, to head its security efforts. Moss, a self-proclaimed hacker for more than 20 years, will serve as ICANN‘s vice president and chief security officer. His  …

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Russian Payment Processor Hit with DNS Hijacking

Cyber criminals are now using domain name system hijackings to steal critical personal information, such as credit card numbers, according to a new report by an Internet service provider. Internet Identity’s eCrime Trends Report revealed evidence that cyber crooks hijacked ChronoPay.com, Russia's largest payment processor Dec. 25 and 26 via …

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