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  • Mitre's Samuel Visner Recognized for National Cybersecurity FFRDC Leadership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre’s Samuel Visner Recognized for National Cybersecurity FFRDC Leadership

    Samuel Visner, director at the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Mitre, has been selected for an annual list of prominent executives in Washington’s technology industry. Washingtonian recognized Visner on the publication’s 2018 Tech Titan list for managing the center that develops cybersecurity approaches for the private sector, Mitre said Tuesday. “It’s honor […] More

  • NIST, Consortium Launch Project to Secure Cloud Workloads; Dell EMC's Cameron Chehreh Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST, Consortium Launch Project to Secure Cloud Workloads; Dell EMC's Cameron Chehreh Quoted

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology and a consortium of technology companies have teamed up to build a “trusted cloud“ platform that seeks to demonstrate how credible compute pools that leverage commercial systems can offer security capabilities, MeriTalk reported Monday. “These capabilities will not only provide assurance that cloud workloads are running on trusted […] More

  • ForeScout to Help Secure Energy Infrastructure in Collaborative Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ForeScout to Help Secure Energy Infrastructure in Collaborative Effort

    ForeScout has been selected to help secure the country's energy sector infrastructure. Ryan Brichant, ForeScout vice president and chief technology officer for critical infrastructure and operational technology security, said Wednesday that his company and seven other firms have been chosen to perform work under the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence's Energy Sector Asset Management Project. […] More

  • NIST Invites Tech Vendors to Participate in 'Internet of Things' Security Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST Invites Tech Vendors to Participate in ‘Internet of Things’ Security Effort

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued an invitation for commercial organizations to contribute technology platforms and technical expertise to help secure internet of things devices. NIST said in a Federal Register notice posted Wednesday the agency’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence intends to partner with companies to identify methods to protect connected devices from […] More

  • SecurityMatters to Help NIST Develop Manufacturing Cybersecurity Guide - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SecurityMatters to Help NIST Develop Manufacturing Cybersecurity Guide

    SecurityMatters will collaborate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to develop guidance for manufacturers to secure industrial control systems against cyber threats. NCCoE plans to include SecurityMatters’ SilentDefense anomaly detection technology along with other cyber tools in the “Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems” guide to demonstrate ICS security methods, the company said Monday. “We are […] More

  • NIST to Demo CyberX Industrial Cybersecurity Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST to Demo CyberX Industrial Cybersecurity Platform

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with cybersecurity startup CyberX to demonstrate the company’s industrial cybersecurity platform. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will demonstrate the CyberX ICS tool in simulated manufacturing environments with human-machine interfaces, programmable logic controllers and operational technology protocols, the company said Thursday. The effort seeks to create an NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide on how […] More

  • Tripwire, NCCoE Collaborate on Data Integrity Guide Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tripwire, NCCoE Collaborate on Data Integrity Guide Development

    Tripwire has helped the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to draft a cybersecurity practice guidance on data integrity. The draft guide, titled “NIST SP 1800-11, Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events,” suggests methods for businesses to handle a data corruption incident within an information technology enterprise environment, Tripwire said Tuesday. […] More

  • NIST, NextLabs Partner to Help Finance Industry Adopt Access Rights Mgmt Practices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST, NextLabs Partner to Help Finance Industry Adopt Access Rights Mgmt Practices

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has partnered with NextLabs to craft a framework for the agency to implement and administer access rights management guidelines across the financial services industry. NCCoE aims to equip financial institutions with a centralized system to manage and protect disparate identity and access systems from cyber […] More

  • OSIsoft, NIST to Collaborate on Security Architecture Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OSIsoft, NIST to Collaborate on Security Architecture Development

    OSIsoft has partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop security architectures and practical cybersecurity strategies. The company said Monday it will provide NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence access to the PI System as well as collaborate with other government and industry partners in efforts to accelerate the adoption of secure technology. Paul Geraci, senior […] More

  • Clearwater Compliance Joins NIST-Led Cybersecurity Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Clearwater Compliance Joins NIST-Led Cybersecurity Partnership

    Clearwater Compliance has become a member of a public-private cybersecurity collaboration within the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. The Nashville, Tennessee-based cybersecurity and compliance management provider said Tuesday it will pledge its cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise as a member of NIST’s National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership. “It takes […] More

  • Jeff Foley: Siemens Contributes to NIST Draft Cybersecurity Guide for Energy Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeff Foley: Siemens Contributes to NIST Draft Cybersecurity Guide for Energy Sector

    Siemens and the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence have collaborated to craft a cybersecurity practice guide for the energy sector. Siemens said Tuesday the practice guide titled “Situational Awareness for Electric Utilities” suggests various methods for companies to detect and address utility anomalies, investigate events that led to the anomalies and share findings with other […] More

  • Mitre, University of Maryland Select 5 Recipients for Cybersecurity Research Grants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre, University of Maryland Select 5 Recipients for Cybersecurity Research Grants

    The Mitre-operated National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center and the University System of Maryland have awarded $293,00 in total seed grants to five U.S. academic researchers to examine cybersecurity challenges. The grantees are George Karabatis and Adam Porter of the University of Maryland, Jim Jones of George Mason University, Ravi Sandhu of the University of Texas and Jeff Walker of the University of Alabama, Mitre […] More

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