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  • Engility Awards Cyber Scholarships to 2 Army Veterans; Lynn Dugle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility Awards Cyber Scholarships to 2 Army Veterans; Lynn Dugle Comments

    Engility has selected U.S. Army veterans Magdalena Seitz and Leo Bastidas as the first two recipients of the company’s cybersecurity scholarships. The company said Wednesday it partnered with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education to establish the CyberWarrior Scholarship, which will give military veterans funds to pursue cybersecurity certifications. “We are grateful for our veterans’ commitment to […] More

  • Engility Unveils Cyber Training Scholarship for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility Unveils Cyber Training Scholarship for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

    Engility has partnered with the nonprofit Center for Cyber Safety and Education to introduce a scholarship program designed to help U.S. military veterans obtain cybersecurity training and certification. The CyberWarrior program is open to service members who will be discharged from any of the country’s five military branches by Dec. 21 as well as active members of […] More

  • John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

    John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed to help address critical security […] More

  • Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2 to Offer 6 New Cybersecurity Scholarships for Women - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2 to Offer 6 New Cybersecurity Scholarships for Women

    A partnership between Raytheon and (ISC)2’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education will offer six new scholarships this year to drive women’s interest in cybersecurity careers. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon's intelligence, information and services business, wrote in an article published Monday on Fifth Domain that the initiative aims to help address talent shortfall in the cybersecurity field. “Eliminating the […] More

  • Microsoft to Offer Cybersecurity Administration Training for Military Vets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft to Offer Cybersecurity Administration Training for Military Vets

    Microsoft has introduced a cybersecurity learning path under the company’s technology training program for military veterans and transitioning service members. The company said its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy will offer the Cybersecurity Administration program that will tackle access controls; cryptology; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; incident response and recovery; and network and communications security. “The increased demand for cybersecurity professionals […] More

  • Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2-Backed Charitable Trust Seek to Incite Women to Pursue Cyber Careers Via Scholarships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2-Backed Charitable Trust Seek to Incite Women to Pursue Cyber Careers Via Scholarships

    Raytheon has partnered with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education to award new scholarships to six women in an effort to encourage them to pursue degrees and careers in cybersecurity. The Center for Cyber Safety and Education will oversee the company's Women's Cybersecurity Scholarship program that will select three female college students and three mid-career […] More

  • Raytheon Picks 2 Female College Students to Receive Cybersecurity Scholarship Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Picks 2 Female College Students to Receive Cybersecurity Scholarship Funds

    Raytheon and the (ISC)2 nonprofit organization’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education have selected two female college students for educational grants of up to $10,000 each and paid cybersecurity internships at the company. Nicole Krantz, an incoming freshman at George Mason University this fall, and Catherine McLean, a third-year computer science student at Northeastern University, will receive the scholarship […] More

  • (ISC)2 Names Finalists of 2016 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    (ISC)2 Names Finalists of 2016 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards

    Nonprofit organization (ISC)2 has unveiled the finalists of its 2016 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards program that aims to recognize the efforts of individuals and teams in federal cybersecurity. The 2016 GISLA recipients will be recognized in May 19 in Washington, D.C. and chosen from 16 finalists across six categories, the non-profit organization said Wednesday This year’s GISLA […] More

  • NJVC Presenting Dashboard at Cyber Command Industry Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NJVC Presenting Dashboard at Cyber Command Industry Day

    NJVC will showcase a cyber dashboard for situational awareness Feb. 7 at the U.S. Cyber Command‘s industry day, NJVC announced Monday. Jody Tedesco, NJVC president and general manager of NJVC, said the company will demonstrate how the dashboard helps protect information technology networks and systems in the intelligence and defense communities. NJVC said the staff responsible […] More

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