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  • Symantec to Host Higher Education Cyber Competition in October - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec to Host Higher Education Cyber Competition in October

    Symantec will hold a two-day cyber competition for information technology and security personnel in the higher education sector as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, Educause Review reported Aug. 28. The Higher Ed Cyber Security Challenge will kick off on Oct. 19 and aims to help IT staff hone their skills and […] More

  • DHS, Washington State Agency Help Launch National Cyber Security Awareness Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS, Washington State Agency Help Launch National Cyber Security Awareness Event

    The Department of Homeland Security, Washington State office of cybersecurity and National Cyber Security Alliance will hold a public cyber preparedness and cybersecurity event from Oct. 4 to 5 in support of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016. The two-day event will kick off this year’s NCSAM and focus on topics such as drones and autonomous vehicles, emergency management of critical […] More

  • FBI Outlines Cyber Guidelines in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Month - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI Outlines Cyber Guidelines in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Month

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has outlined several cybersecurity guidelines in a recent blog post as part of the tenth anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, FedScoop reported Oct. 1. Colby Hochmuth wrote that the FBI considers cybersecurity as “a job for everyone” because it has the potential to infect entire computer networks. “If you […] More

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    "Why Your Browser Matters" According to the OTA; Symantec's Fran Rosch Comments

    National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Education Workshop, The Online Trust Alliance, announced “Why Your Browser Matters,” providing a framework for websites to create “teachable moments”  to raise awareness of the security risks of using outdated browsers. Research from comScore data and OTA indicate that over 40 percent of users worldwide use outdated browsers not realizing […] More

  • Harris Amps Up Efforts to Make Cyber a National Priority - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Amps Up Efforts to Make Cyber a National Priority

    In recognition of the ongoing national cybersecurity awareness campaign, Harris Corporation will hold public presentations by its cyber experts to highlight the need to make cyber a national priority, and for cyberspace to become a trusted domain for both private and government sectors. “Cyberspace is the engine for much of the U.S. economy,” said Maj. […] More

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