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  • Ken Silva: ManTech Unit HBGary Updates Cyber Analysis, Verification Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ken Silva: ManTech Unit HBGary Updates Cyber Analysis, Verification Tool

    HBGary, a ManTech International company, has updated a cyber defense product that works to help enterprises identify and validate computer security incidents caused by custom-coded malware. Active Defense uses a HBGary malware detection system designed to perform host-based digital forensics and give incident responders visibility into all Windows endpoints, the subsidiary said Monday. Ken Silva, […] More

  • ManTech Subsidiary Releases Anti-Malware Platform; Frank Blackmore Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ManTech Subsidiary Releases Anti-Malware Platform; Frank Blackmore Comments

    A ManTech International Corp. subsidiary has refreshed its enterprise anti-virus tool for government  and other corporate users to identify and mitigate targeted computer threats. HBGary released version 2.1 of the Responder Pro platform with the goal of helping organizations defend cyber systems against malicious rootkits and Trojan viruses, the subsidiary said Wednesday. “With the record […] More

  • ManTech Subsidiary to Unveil Cyber Incident Response System; Ken Silva Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ManTech Subsidiary to Unveil Cyber Incident Response System; Ken Silva Comments

    A ManTech International subsidiary plans to introduce an incident response command center system that is designed to help enterprises address cybersecurity threats. HBGary intends for V-App to collect incident data, comparing threat intelligence and automating processes in order to provide stakeholders real-time views of security trends and metrics, the company said Monday. Ken Silva, president […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Eric Eifert, SVP and GM of ManTech's Cyber Defense Solutions Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Eric Eifert, SVP and GM of ManTech’s Cyber Defense Solutions Unit

    Eric Eifert serves as ManTech“™s cyber defense solutions business unit general manager and as of April 1, the Air Force veteran and cyber expert can add senior vice president to his list of titles. Eifert recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the larger voice this promotion gives him in the company“™s future direction for cyber defense services. […] More

  • ManTech to Acquire Anti-Malware Software Firm; Bill Varner Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ManTech to Acquire Anti-Malware Software Firm; Bill Varner Comments

    ManTech International Corp. has agreed to acquire Sacramento-based antimalware software firm HB Gary Inc., ManTech announced Monday. ManTech expects to complete the acquisition in March and terms were not disclosed in ManTech’s announcement. HBGary provides software to detect, analyze and diagnose advanced persistent threats and malware to customers in the the financial services, energy, critical […] More

  • UK Cracks Down On Hacktivists: Two Charged, Two Arrested - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Cracks Down On Hacktivists: Two Charged, Two Arrested

    The U.K. recently charged two men and arrested two more on Thursday that are allegedly connected with hacktivist groups Anonymous and Lulz Security.  The two men arrested Thursday night are being detained at police stations in South Yorkshire and are suspected of conducting DDOS attacks as well as hacking law enforcement and government websites. Police […] More

  • DHS Kicks Off GFIRST Cybersecurity Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Kicks Off GFIRST Cybersecurity Conference

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security kicked off its seventh annual cybersecurity conference this week in Nashville. The Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams conference is hosted by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and brings together the top information security professionals and government officials to discuss the latest in cybersecurity news, trends […] More

  • Report Indicates Trojan Threats Increasing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report Indicates Trojan Threats Increasing

    A new report tracking the number of IT threats in the first quarter of this year shows the number of threats has increased 26 percent since March of 2010. PandaLabs published the report and concluded the majority of IT threats came from Trojans. The virus comprised 70 percent of the new malware created. The report […] More

  • Anonymous Claims to Have Stuxnet Code - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous Claims to Have Stuxnet Code

    A member of Anonymous claims to have the code for the infamous Stuxnet worm that last year wreaked havoc across the world and targeted Iranian nuclear plants. The Register reported that Topiary, a hacktivist linked to Anonymous, claimed on Twitter to have gained possession of the malware, saying “Anonymous is now in possession of Stuxnet […] More

  • Hunting Down the Aurora Creator - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hunting Down the Aurora Creator

    Earlier this year, search engine giant Google announced it had been subjected to cyber attacks back in December and more than 20 other companies experienced similar attacks. The attacks, termed Aurora, now appear to have hit even more companies than originally reported, according to DarkReading.com. However, researchers may be closing in on the identity of […] More

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