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    Cyber Breach with Army Major's Computer

    An army investigation in India has found that a breach using a major’s computer was the result of a ‘cybersecurity breach’ and not espionage, according to Defence Minister A K Antony. “It is a case of alleged misuse of computer by an officer of the army. The moment we got information, the government took action […] More

  • Indian Center Develops Plan to Counter Cyber Terrorism - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Indian Center Develops Plan to Counter Cyber Terrorism

    Authorities in India are becoming increasingly concerned and vocal about the threat of cyber terrorism and cyber attacks. In an effort to meet the threat, Indian authorities have  formulated a Crisis Management Plan to counter cyber attacks that can be implemented across the government. The new plan largely comes as a result of the findings […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - April 7, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 7, 2010

    Kathleen Sebelius announced $267 million in Health IT awards. Alan Bersin was appointed to run Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). Bill Varner of ManTech commented on winning five task orders. GD won an Army deal, SAIC won two. Linda Allen was appointed to the Senior Executive Service at DoD, and Michael Rhodes was reassigned. India […] More

  • India Baits Chinese Hackers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    India Baits Chinese Hackers

    Indian cybersecurity professionals have set baited traps to track Chinese hackers attempting to breach Indian government networks, according to a report in The Times of India. The recent “Shadow in the Cloud” report by the Munk Research Center at the University of Toronto, found a number of attacks targeting Indian government networks, including national security […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - March 24, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 24, 2010

    India is stepping up its cybersecurity efforts. Cyber is the ‘Fifth Dimension’ of warfare, says NATO. A Senate bill would crack down on cyber crime havens. Raytheon won a deal to support the GBS program. GD nailed an M1 Abrams Tank support deal. The FDA is increasing transparency. A new smartphone app helps health IT […] More

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    India Ramps Up Efforts to Fight Cyber Crime

    The government of Tripura, a state in northeast India, today issued guidelines that propose strict action (including a 10-year jail term) for anyone committing a cyber crime, according to Indo-Asian News Service. “If anybody is found guilty of indulging in cyber crime, he can be prosecuted with a maximum of 10-year imprisonment and a fine […] More

  • Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

    According to a Symantec report titled ‘On the State of Enterprise Security,’ companies in India are more concerned about cyber attacks against their IT infrastructure than they are about threats from terrorism and natural disasters. In January, Indian companies lost an average of 5.8 million rupees, according to the report. Symantec India managing director Vishal […] More

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    The Chinese Are Coming: Cyber Espionage Targets Government Contractors

    U.S. government networks are consistently probed for vulnerabilities by hackers and foreign intelligence agencies. The difficulty of attribution combined with the ease of access and decreased physical risk makes cyber espionage a favorite tool of more advanced intelligence services. Foreign governments seek information for U.S.-based networks for a variety of reasons, including intelligence gathering and […] More

  • Indian Police to Develop Manual to Probe Cyber Crime - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Indian Police to Develop Manual to Probe Cyber Crime

    Police in Pune, India are working to develop a manual for conducting probes of alleged cyber crimes following an incident in which a seemingly innocent software engineer was arrested, according to Hindustan Times. Following the incident, the police have developed a manual to provides scientific procedures that need to be followed when conducting cyber-crime investigations. […] More

  • Gates Looks to India for Cyber Cooperation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gates Looks to India for Cyber Cooperation

    The Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, has spent the past few days in India and Pakistan working towards increasing cooperation between those two nations and the US. Particularly, when Gates visited India earlier this week, he outlined a number of areas he hopes to develop greater cooperation, including cyber security. India is viewed by the […] More

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