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  • Stuxnet is Cyber 'Hiroshima' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stuxnet is Cyber 'Hiroshima'

    Snobbish protestations to the contrary, Stuxnet is a big deal in the cyber world. The little (computer) worm that targeted Iran's nuclear program and served as a middle-of-the-night, cold-sweat wake-up call for cybersecurity professionals the world over was not merely the opening shot in a cyber war, a recent Vanity Fair article argues. It was […] More

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    Team Kuwait Hackers Shut Down Israeli Websites

    A number of Israeli websites were compromised over the weekend by a group that calls itself Team Kuwait Hackers and claims to be the best hackers in the world. Debbie Goldsmith, a director at the site Aardvark Israel, told The Jerusalem Post that instead of providing information about gap-year programs in Israel, the site on […] More

  • CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War

    In the wake of the WikiLeaks disclosures that tarnished American diplomatic relations and highlighted the issue of the insider threat, many wondered whether leaks can ever be stopped. CACI International Inc‘s Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Dr. Jack London, who previously called the world a “dangerous place,” talked to The New New Internet […] More

  • Israel Hires Hackers to Cyber Spy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Israel Hires Hackers to Cyber Spy

    A military spokesman said the Israeli army is seeking “hackers who were born and raised online” to break into databases for espionage purposes, Ynet news reported. Speaking at a panel on the subject of  the digital medium as strategic weapon in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Avi Benayahu said the Israeli army was searching […] More

  • Cyber Expert: Stuxnet was a US-Israeli Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Expert: Stuxnet was a US-Israeli Effort

    Stuxnet, the worm that allegedly targeted Iran's nuclear facilities, must have been nationally sponsored, claims a security expert. Panda Security Laboratories Technical Director Luis Corrons told Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review when the price of the worm is considered, it is very likely the Stuxnet work was supported by a national government. Corrons spoke […] More

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    iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

    The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications and systems to protect the […] More

  • Jeff Carr: China 'Most Likely Candidate for Stuxnet's Origin' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeff Carr: China 'Most Likely Candidate for Stuxnet's Origin'

    Swirling speculations about  possible culprits behind the Stuxnet worm have mostly focused on  Israel or the United States. But a cyber expert says there is another key suspect involved. In an post on Forbes The Firewall, cybersecurity expert and author Jeff Carr argues that discussions about the creators of Stuxnet never expanded beyond Israel and […] More

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    Israel to Purchase Lockheed Martin Military Jets

    As part of the U.S. Foreign Military Sales process, the Israeli Air Force will purchase Lockheed Martin's next-generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The fifth-generation fighter is being developed along with Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems. The network-enabled aircraft has stealth technology along with the speed of a fighter jet, and lower operational and support costs. […] More

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    Algerian Cyber Pirates Way Offshore, Attack Wrong Target

    One of Britain's best-known castles fell victim to Middle-Eastern “cyber-pirates“ last week after they mistook it for a Crusader fortress of the same name more than 2,000 miles away, The Telegraph reports. Belvoir Castle was mistakenly targeted by a subversive group of Algerian hackers who confused its website with that of Belvoir Fortress in Israel. […] More

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    Facebook Leak Kills Military Operation

    Military officials in Israel called off a planned raid on a village in the West Bank after details of the raid were posted on Facebook. The details were posted by a combat solder and included the time and location of the raid.  The solider was subjected to court martial and sentenced to ten days in […] More

  • Israel Beefs Up Cyber Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Israel Beefs Up Cyber Capabilities

    The use of cyberspace on the modern battlefield is essential for the 21st-century military. The United States, Britain and China all have developed cyber capabilities, which can be used for defense and attack. The Israeli Defense Forces have also disclosed their efforts to stand up a cyber capability. Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin, chief of military […] More

  • Ammunition in the Digital Age - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ammunition in the Digital Age

    The Sunday Times reports the director of Mossad, Israel's overseas intelligence service, has assured Benjamin Netanyahu, its prime minister, that Saudi Arabia would allow Israeli jets to fly over the kingdom during any future raid on Iran's nuclear sites, based on secret talks with Saudi officials in 2002 to discuss the possibility. “The Saudis have […] More

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