Tag Archives: SOC

DARPA, Tortuga Logic Extend Licensing Agreement for Semiconductor Security Verification Tool

DARPA extends licensing agreement for Tortuga chip verification tool

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has extended its partnership with San Jose, California-based hardware security company Tortuga Logic to use the latter's security verification product for semiconductor research and development. Tortuga said Tuesday the extended licensing agreement, which comes as part of DARPA's Toolbox effort, enables the agency to deploy the company's Radix chip verification tool for assurance and verification procedures associated with semiconductor manufacturing.

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Executive Spotlight: Eric Malawer, Managing Director and CEO of BluVector, A Comcast Company

Eric Malawer Managing Director

Eric Malawer, managing director and CEO of BluVector, a cybersecurity technology company, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company's work with Comcast Government Services, LLC, as well as how artificial intelligence and machine learning have shaped the marketplace. Malawer also discussed the shortage of talent in the cybersecurity field in addition to the ways BluVector addresses and solves challenges for its customers. 

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FAA Releases Cybersecurity Operations Support RFI

Cybersecurity support

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking information on industry capabilities to help inform its strategy for the procurement of cybersecurity operations support services. FAA plans to compete a five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for such services in support of its security operations center that helps monitor information security incidents and protect the information technology infrastructure of the FAA and the Department of Transportation.

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Synopsys to Develop System-On-Chip Emulation Tech Under DARPA Program

Synopsys to Develop System-On-Chip Emulation Tech Under DARPA Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen Synopsys to develop a technology to emulate system-on-chips as part of DARPA’s Electronics Resurgence Initiative. Synopsys said Wednesday it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin and Analog Devices on the Posh Open Source Hardware program that aims to improve the quality of mixed-signal SoC platforms intended for defense and aerospace …

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PwC Establishes Israel Center for Global Cybersecurity Support Services: Grant Waterfall Comments

PwC Establishes Israel Center for Global Cybersecurity Support Services: Grant Waterfall Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

PwC has established a facility in Israel that will support the protection of critical infrastructures, industrial control systems and operations technologies of worldwide governments and multi-national companies in the industrial sector. The Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is intended to provide a comprehensive cybersecurity framework that will cover approaches for the digital …

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EY Survey: 50% of C-Suite, IT Executives Confident in Their Firms' Cyber Attack Detection Function

EY Survey: 50% of C-Suite, IT Executives Confident in Their Firms' Cyber Attack Detection Function - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A new EY survey says 50 percent of C-suite and information technology executives think their organizations are capable to detect a cyber attack as a result of investments in threat intelligence platforms, security operations centers and continuous monitoring tools. EY said Wednesday it polled 1,735 C-level executives and IT professionals …

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BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization

BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BPM has received accreditation as a Third Party Assessment Organization that can conduct assessments of cloud service providers in accordance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Wednesday it will utilize previous assessment work by its information technology assurance group based on the International Organization for Standardization, Service Organization Control and Health …

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FAA Plans Cybersecurity Methodology Support Contract Award to Mischel Kwon & Associates

FAA Plans Cybersecurity Methodology Support Contract Award to Mischel Kwon & Associates - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to award security consulting firm Mischel Kwon & Associates a single-source contract to continue to provide cybersecurity methodology support services for FAA’s security operations center. FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center said in a Feb. 9 notice posted on FedBizOpps the contract has a base period …

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FAA Extends Cyber Support Contract With CSRA Subsidiary, Plans to Solicit New Proposals in February

FAA Extends Cyber Support Contract With CSRA Subsidiary, Plans to Solicit New Proposals in February - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its contract with SRA International, a subsidiary of technology services contractor CSRA, to continue to provide support services for the FAA's security operations center. The FAA said in a Jan. 14 notice posted on FedBizOpps that the contract extension is a “bridge contract action“ that aims …

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IBM Opens IT Security Center in Costa Rica

IBM Opens IT Security Center in Costa Rica - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM is celebrating a decade in Costa Rica Wednesday with the opening of a new IT Security Operations Center. The goal of the new center is to address the growing security needs of clients in the area, IBM said. The SOC, aiming to be open 24/7, will allow IBM to …

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Executive Profile: Mike Janke, Silent Circle Co-Founder and CEO

Executive Profile: Mike Janke, Silent Circle Co-Founder and CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Mike Janke is the co-founder and CEO of Silent Circle, an encrypted communications services company. In this role, he oversees the management and growth of the National Harbor, MD-based company’s private encrypted communications network and software designed for individuals, businesses, governments, human rights groups and military units. (Click Here, to register for a …

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