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Melissa Hathaway Given Award for Efforts to Advance Cyber Security

According to an article on The New New Internet, Melissa Hathaway was awarded the Dave McCurdy Internet Security Award by the Internet Security Alliance yesterday. The awarded was granted in recognition of Hathaway’s contributions to cyber security, particularly through her work on the Cyberspace Policy Review and her subsequent efforts. …

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Cyber Report- US Employs Cyber Attacks Too

A number of foreign countries have been implicated in conducting cyber attacks in the past few years, including China and Russia (though it is unclear if it is government entities or individuals).  In a recent article in The National Journal, Shane Harris reports that the United States has also conducted …

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M&A Activity – Veritas Analytics Acquired By Camber Corporation

Sterling, Virginia-based cyber security firm Veritas Analytics has been acquired by the Camber Corporation, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Terms of the agreement have yet to be released but the news comes just after Camber Corporation recently acquired the intelligence analysis firm i2S from Columbia, Maryland…

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Contractors Discuss Cyber Security Opportunities

The first fall meeting of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) hosted two leading cyber security contractors from SAIC and ManTech International Corporation. Robert Giesler, VP for Cyber Programs at SAIC and Michael Kushin, CTO at ManTech International Corporation spoke on the opportunities for cyber security contractors in …

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Raytheon Commits to Cyber Security

Steven Hawkins, vice president of Raytheon’s Information Security Solutions in the Intelligence and Information Systems unit, said at the Paris International Air Show that cyber security will increase to become one of Raytheon’s main revenue producing-divisions in the coming years. “It is a significant focus area for the corporation, ” Hawkins said, …

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Cybersecurity Remains a Hot Commodity Despite Recession

According to an article in USA Today, firms that deal with cyber security are booming, even while the rest of the economy is busting. America’s Growth Capital (AGC) reports that 55 security firms have already been acquired this year. The article cites two main sources for this seemingly constantly increasing …

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QinetiQ Bolsters Cyber Offerings with Cyveillance Acquisition

QinetiQ announced on Wednesday that it will expand into the multibillion-dollar cyber security marketplace with the acquisition of Arlington-based Cyveillance, a provider of online monitoring services designed to help companies guard against Internet threats.  Duane Andrews, QinetiQ North America CEO said, “We believe Cyveillance is well positioned to benefit from …

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Pentagon Strategic Command Stands up Cyber Command

 As the White House makes progress and movement toward establishing a Cyber Security Czar to protect the aggregate networks of the Federal government, the Wall St. Journal reported that a new Cyber Command to protect the Petnagon will be stood up in the coming weeks. This new Cyber Command will be …

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