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Lockheed Martin’s “Mission Maker” Initiatives: Cyber Weapons for Cyber Warriors

Military operations threatened by cyberassault will be aided by Lockheed Martin’s new information security tools: the “Mission Maker” initiatives.  Lockheed Martin’s “Mission Maker” initiatives embed cybersecurity into command and control, add cyber threat monitoring to situational awareness capabilities, and enhance information operations. These capabilities are designed to ensure essential communications …

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Navy CIO on Cyber: “Most Serious Economic and Security Challenge of the 21st Century”

Robert Carey, Navy Chief Information Officer,  was quoted yesterday at Virtual FOSE’s keynote presentation calling cyber threats “the most serious economic and security challenge of the 21st century. We are being exploited at unprecedented scale by a growing array of state and non-state actors, ” Carey added.“The U.S. must take action, protecting …

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NCSA Board of Directors Welcomes Google

Eric Davis, head of anti-malvertising is representing Google on the National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) board of directors. Davis, who has spent 15 years in the marketing and consumer education industries, is a leader at Google in creating policies and procedures to protect the company’s network, products and customers…

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Navy Awards $49 Million Contract to Alion ST

Alion ST, of McLean, VA has been awarded a one year contract with four options, by the US Navy for $49 Million. The government contractor is tasked with modeling and simulation support for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. This will be accomplished through technical engineering services and …

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American Systems Awarded up to $24 Million for SPAWAR IT Security Services

A $14.5 million contract was awarded to Chantilly, VA based American Systems Corporation with four options which could increase the value to $24 million. The contract specifies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity with cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing. American Systems is charged with security engineering services for the Space and Naval Warfare systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific.) …

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IBM Releases Integrated Web Application Security Software

Benefits of IBM’s new software include: reduced security management operational costs, improved security posture, consolidated reporting infrastructure,  a common workflow system for managing security incidents, and correlation of application vulnerabilities with potential security events and real-time attacks, which enables organizations to prioritize remediation to immediately address top threats.

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BAE Wins $2 Billion in Electronic Warfare Contracts

BAE announced today that it has been awarded two new contracts from the Department of Defense worth nearly $2 Billion. The first of these projects is allotted $1.94 Billion and aims to create an all-weather driver vision enhancers in order to assist in operating military vehicles during all weather and …

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