Tag Archives: National Cyber Security Alliance

Raytheon-Forcepoint-NCSA Survey: Millennials' Cyber Career Interest Remains Unchanged; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon-Forcepoint-NCSA Survey: Millennials' Cyber Career Interest Remains Unchanged; Dave Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A survey commissioned by Raytheon, Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that only 38 percent of millennials said they are willing to pursue a career in the cybersecurity field. The finding suggests that millennials' interest in cybersecurity remains unaltered compared with the previous year and that the …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Presidential Candidates’ Cyber Stances Impact ‘Millennial’ Vote

Raytheon's Dave Wajsgras: Presidential Candidates' Cyber Stances Impact 'Millennial' Vote - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A joint Raytheon-National Cyber Security Alliance survey has discovered a presidential candidate’s stance on cybersecurity directly impacts the “millennial vote” across those aged 18-26 years old, Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras wrote in a Federal Times article published Friday. That survey conducted in October said millennials aged 18-26 have increased their interest in the cybersecurity field during …

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Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Fueling Interest in Cyber Careers

Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Fueling Interest in Cyber Careers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A study commissioned by Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance indicates cyber threats against the U.S. presidential election have helped boost interest in cybersecurity careers among young adults. Raytheon said Wednesday Zogby Analytics conducted the “Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap” survey which involves 3,779 respondents aged 18 to 26 from the …

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White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage ‘Strong Authentication’ for Online Accounts

White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage 'Strong Authentication' for Online Accounts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The White House and the National Cyber Security Alliance have launched a campaign that aims to increase the adoption of strong authentication methods for online accounts. NCSA said Wednesday the Lock Down Your Login initiative calls on the public to move beyond usernames and passwords through stronger authentication that provides multiple forms of verification such …

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Raytheon Picks 2 Female College Students to Receive Cybersecurity Scholarship Funds

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

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 …

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Awareness Programs Key to Bridge Cybersecurity Talent Gap

Raytheon's David Wajsgras: Awareness Programs Key to Bridge Cybersecurity Talent Gap - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A report from Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance suggests organizations can encourage more young people to pursue careers in information technology security through awareness programs, Fortune magazine reported Monday. “We need to do a better job at communicating what we do,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services unit, was …

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BlackBerry Joins National Cyber Security Alliance; Edward Hearst, Michael Kaiser Comment

BlackBerry Joins National Cyber Security Alliance; Edward Hearst, Michael Kaiser Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BlackBerry has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the Department of Homeland Security, corporate sponsors and nonprofit representatives to promote digital privacy and raise awareness on cybersecurity. Edward Hearst, vice president of U.S. government business development at BlackBerry, will represent the company on the NCSA …

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Executive Profile: Tiffany Jones, iSIGHT Partners Chief Revenue Officer

Executive Profile: Tiffany Jones, iSIGHT Partners Chief Revenue Officer - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tiffany Jones serves as Chief Revenue Officer for iSIGHT Partners where she is responsible for managing the sales, marketing, product management, business development, channel and delivery teams. She previously served as the director of Symantec's public sector programs and strategic initiative teams where she was responsible for developing and managing Symantec's partnerships and programs strategy …

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