Tag Archives: cyber threat

DHS Taps Lockheed to Provide Cyber Support Services Under $395M IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential seven-year, $395 million contract to provide support services to a Department of Homeland Security-managed facility that monitors cyber threats across DHS information systems. Lockheed will help DHS run its Security Operations Center under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the department said in a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday. DHS …

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F5 Networks’ Randy Wood: Federal IT Managers Should Prioritize Application Layer Security

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said federal information technology leaders should prioritize security at the application level in order to protect networks from cyber threats. Wood wrote that there are three principles in application security that federal …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Govt CIOs Should Implement ‘Analytics-Driven Approach’ to Cyber Threats

Kevin Davis, vice president of public sector at Splunk, has said government chief information officers and security officials should adopt an “analytics-driven approach” toward cybersecurity in order to facilitate real-time intelligence collection and gain more insight into their agencies’ networks. Davis wrote that implementing an analytics-driven method would require government CIOs …

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Bloomberg: DHS Upholds $1B Cyber Contract Award to Raytheon

A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said DHS upheld its decision on June 2 to award a potential $1 billion cyber system support contract to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) following protests by other contract competitors, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Jack Harrington, vice president for cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon’s intelligence, information …

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Assured Enterprises Buys IC, IT Consulting Firm NDAi

Assured Enterprises has purchased Virginia-based information technology and intelligence community consulting firm Nova Defense & Aerospace International for an undisclosed sum. Assured Enterprises CEO Stephen Soble said Tuesday the acquisition of NDAi is in line with the company’s efforts to boost its cybersecurity platforms and services intended to protect national critical …

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HPE’s Marilyn Crouther: Public IT Sector Should Evolve Amid Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 19, 2016 — Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (NYSE: HPE) U.S. public sector business, believes the public information technology sector should adapt traditional IT to a cloud-based environment amid emerging cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Crouther wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday on the …

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Julie Cullivan: FireEye on Adaptive Defense Mode Vs. Revenge Cyber Attacks

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on FireEye utilizing an adaptive security model as a defense against revenge cyber hacking. V3.co.uk reported Tuesday that the company has found the framework essential as it continues to more accurately attribute the source of the threat. …

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