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  • Raytheon's Dave Wajsgras: 'Collective Effort' Needed to Address Cyber Workforce, Other Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: ‘Collective Effort’ Needed to Address Cyber Workforce, Other Challenges

    Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s intelligence business segment, has said the U.S. needs what he describes as a “proactive and collective effort” to address future cybersecurity needs. Wajsgras wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the National Cyber Security Awareness Month calls for all stakeholders to reinforce their efforts to protect the entire cyber infrastructure. He said […] More

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

    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 as security keys, biometrics or unique […] More

  • NCI Takes Part in Online Safety Awareness Efforts; Brian Clark Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NCI Takes Part in Online Safety Awareness Efforts; Brian Clark Comments

    NCI has vowed to support efforts that seek to raise awareness on online safety as a 2015 Champion program participant and in recognition of the 12th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. NCI said Thursday NCSAM is a collaborative effort of the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance that seeks to promote awareness […] More

  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month Focuses on Small Biz Protection; Michael Kaiser Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    National Cyber Security Awareness Month Focuses on Small Biz Protection; Michael Kaiser Comments

    The National Cyber Security Awareness Month has entered its fourth week with a focus on help for small- and medium-sized businesses to protect their assets from cyber threats. The Department of Homeland Security, Capital Factory, the University of Texas and the Austin Chamber of Commerce hosted an event Oct. 21 in Austin to highlight cyber risks, best practices and […] More

  • BAE Profiles Leaders for National Cyber Security Awareness Month - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Profiles Leaders for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    BAE Systems is supporting the 10th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October by profiling the company’s cyber leaders and their opinions on cybersecurity topics. BAE’s first spotlight feature is on Nandish Mattikalli, technical director and engineering fellow of the company, BAE said Thursday.  “Cybersecurity is one of our country’s most important national security […] More

  • Northrop Grumman's Cyber Academy Promotes Safer Surfing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman's Cyber Academy Promotes Safer Surfing

    To mark the beginning of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Northrop Grumman is launching several initiatives highlighting efforts to promote a safer cyber future. “Securing our critical infrastructure demands a dedicated workforce and cutting-edge technologies,” said Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems and the leader of the […] More

  • Obama: America, You are Responsible for Cyber Defense - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama: America, You are Responsible for Cyber Defense

    America’s digital infrastructure is critical to laying the foundation for U.S. economic prosperity, government efficiency, and national security, and therefore all citizens must defend it, President Barack Obama told the nation last week in his proclamation, kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The president said all Americans must understand they have a responsibility to […] More

  • A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    With National Cyber Security Awareness Month just around the corner, public and private sectors have already begun offering sneak peaks into what will transpire in October to educate citizens on safe and secure Internet use. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has sponsored National Cyber […] More

  • NCSA Launches National Cyber Security Awareness Month Web Portal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NCSA Launches National Cyber Security Awareness Month Web Portal

    The National Cyber Security Alliance today launched its National Cyber Security Awareness Month web portal with information on events, activities, promotions and educational materials to be used in preparation for the upcoming Internet safety month. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, sponsors National Cyber Security […] More

  • McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort

    As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, McAfee, Inc. has outlined its support for the program sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance. To demonstrate its support for the education initiative, McAfee plans to conduct a number of educational programs to increase awareness about having good cyber “hygiene.” The educational effort includes a documentary, […] More

  • Scam Compromises Email Accounts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Scam Compromises Email Accounts

    The other day, Microsoft confirmed that a number of Hotmail account login information was compromised and posted online. It now appears that the breach is significantly wider, extending to Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Earthlink and Comcast email accounts. Over 30,000 accounts have been posted online according to a list the BBC viewed. Google has moved to […] More

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