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  • OASIS, Tech Firms Seek to Advance Use of Standard Format for Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OASIS, Tech Firms Seek to Advance Use of Standard Format for Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure

    The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards has partnered with technology firms and other organizations to advance the adoption of a standard format designed to automate reporting of cyber vulnerabilities. The Common Security Advisory Framework developed by the OASIS' technical committee works to facilitate interoperability and production of machine-readable vulnerability data and builds […] More

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    Verisign Lands GSA ‘.Gov’ Domain Mgmt Contract

    Verisign has received a one-year, $2.1 million bridge contract from the U.S. General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to continue the company’s management, operations and maintenance services for the generic “.gov” Top Level Domain. Contract services online domain name registration, billing, help desk functions, reporting and daily operations of the root domain name servers for .gov websites, according to a justification […] More

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    Research and Markets: DDoS Mitigation Market to Hit $977M by 2019

    A new Research and Markets report predicts the distributed denial-of-service mitigation market revenue will reach $977.2 million by 2019 from $449.5 million in 2014. Research and Markets said Monday the demand for DDoS mitigation services sustains its growth trend as organizations continue to fall prey to this kind of attack. The report cites Akamai, Arbor Networks […] More

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    Executive Profile: Norm Laudermilch, Terremark Federal COO

    Norm Laudermilch is responsible for engineering, management and operations of the worldwide infrastructure at Terremark Federal as chief operating officer He has served in the role since August 2011 and holds more than two decades of technical and executive level experience in computer operating systems, cloud computing, data center design, construction and operations, satellite communications, and networking. […] More

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    Symantec to Create 60 New Jobs in Dublin

    Symantec is increasing its job prospects abroad — the U.S.-based Internet security firm has announced plans to create 60 new jobs at its European headquarters in west Dublin, Ireland. The job growth is the result of a large investment by IDA in its “authentication services“ business, riding on the heels of Symantec's acquisition of VeriSign […] More

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    Industry CEOs Tapped as Nominees of Obama's Telecom Advisory Committee

    President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to fill two key administration posts, as well as appoint six individuals to the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. In a White House press release, Obama said he intends to nominate Aaron Dworkin and Clyde E. Terry for members of the National Council on the Arts. Dworkin […] More

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    Commerce Department, ICANN and VeriSign Deploy New Cyber Technology

    The deployment of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) was announced on Friday, an initiative created to enhance the security and stability of the Internet. DNSSEC was a collaborative effort among the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names […] More

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    Commerce and NIST Announce Deployment of Cyber Initiative

    Last Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the completion of a cybersecurity initiative in partnership with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and VeriSign. The announcement surrounds the full deployment of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), […] More

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    2010’s Acquisitions Wave: Cash is Back

    Harris Corporation’s acquisition of privately-held CapRock Communications for a reported $525 million in cash is the latest in a series of major cash acquisitions, proving that, even if credit is still tight, cash is back. CapRock’s customer base includes energy sector giants Chevron and Halliburton as well as DoD.  Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and […] More

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    Symantec to Purchase VeriSign’s Cybersecurity Business

    Symantec has entered a definitive agreement to purchase VeriSign's security business, including the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service. According to the firm, “the combination of VeriSign's security products, services and recognition as the most trusted brand […] More

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    Symantec to Acquire VeriSign for $1.3 Billion

    Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced that it plans to acquire VeriSign for around $1.3 billion. Symantec will acquire VeriSign’s authentication and identity business. That includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service. “With the anonymity of […] More

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    Russian Hacker Selling 1.5 Million Facebook IDs

    A Russian hacker who calls himself Kirllos is offering to sell stolen usernames and passwords to 1.5 million Facebook accounts for prices varying from $25 to $45 per 1,000 accounts, according to PCWorld. Researchers at VeriSign’s iDefense recently discovered Kirllos trying to sell Facebook usernames and passwords in an underground hacker forum. If Kirllos’s accounts […] More

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