Tag Archives: NSA

Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has …

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NSA Vet Richard Ledgett Joins Polaris Alpha’s Board of Advisers

Richard Ledgett, former deputy director of the National Security Agency, has joined the board of advisers at Washington, D.C.-based defense technology company Polaris Alpha. Polaris Alpha said Monday its advisory board members provide strategic guidance and advice to the firm’s executive leadership team on efforts to serve military and intelligence community clients. Ledgett …

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NSA Approves Vencore App for Classified Data Security Program; Mac Curtis Comments

A mobile application created by Vencore‘s research arm has been included on the National Security Agency‘s list of approved commercial products designed to manage and secure classified data. Vencore Labs‘ SecureIO app is designed to help agencies install Android apps on mobile devices that are configured for use under NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified …

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Rockwell Collins to Integrate Airborne Radio Tech on Air Force F-16 Fleet

Rockwell Collins will integrate its networked communications airborne radio, which features mobile user objective system and soldier radio waveform capacities, onboard U.S. Air Force F-16 aircraft. The company said Wednesday the ARC-210 RT-2036(C) offering provides data, imagery and voice connectivity for manned and unmanned systems. The ARC-210 RT-2036(C) radio system belongs …

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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Metronome-MobileIron Team Secures DHS SBIR Grant to Develop Mobile Security Tech

A MobileIron–Metronome Software team has received a $749,930 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to develop technology for first responders to secure mobile device-based sensor systems. Both companies will work to create a security overlay designed to comply with security and data provenance requirements under the Next Generation …

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Cybercom to Host Inaugural Industry Day in October

The U.S. Cyber Command will hold its first industry day on Oct. 27 in Springfield, Virginia, in an effort to exercise its congressional authority to procure cybersecurity technology platforms, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. George “Dennis” Bartko, chief information officer and director of capabilities development group at Cybercom, said the command is interested …

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Sylint Receives NSA Cyber Incident Response Assistance Accreditation

Sylint Group has received National Security Agency accreditation after the company demonstrated its capacity to deliver cyber incident response services to government agencies, nonprofit organizations and public companies. Sylint said Tuesday it is one of 16 U.S. companies that have obtained NSA’s Cyber Incident Response Assistance accreditation status. Charles Shugg, a Sylint …

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BlackBerry Unveils Multi-Platform Encryption Tool for Govt Clients

BlackBerry has added a new multi-platform encryption tool to the mobile technology firm’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings designed for the public sector. SecuSUITE for Government is certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership as a voice platform that can support smartphones and tablets with Android, BlackBerry 10 and iOS operating systems, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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