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Symantec forms venture capital arm for cyber security investments

Symantec has formed a venture capital arm called Symantec Ventures, to invest in cyber security startups. In addition to contributing capital, the company says it aims to...

Altamira awarded $18M application development contract

Altamira Technologies, a company that provides engineering, analytic services, and open source software for security, has been awarded an $18 million contract to provide classified full...

Microsoft opening cybersecurity center in Mexico to fight botnets

Microsoft is opening a cybersecurity center in Mexico. The center will serve Mexico and other Latin American countries, says the company. The cybersecurity center will...

BAE Systems awarded $11.4 million IARPA cyber-security contract

The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop technology that will help the U.S. military and intelligence agencies...

AARP, University of Illinois opening technology lab for research

AARP and the University of Illinois are opening The Tech Nest, a new technology lab at the University of Illinois Research Park. The new lab,...

Leidos awarded $99 million AIE-3 contract

Leidos was awarded the AIE-3 contract, a prime contract by the U.S. Department of the Army to provide automated installation entry solutions to the...

Rambus signs DPA licensing agreement with Idaho Scientific

Rambus has signed an agreement with Idaho Scientific, to license its Differential Power Analysis (DPA) countermeasures for use in Idaho Scientific’s security IP Cores for...

F-Secure Links Advanced Malware Threat to South China Sea Cyber Attacks

Security company F-Secure Labs says it has uncovered a strain of malware that appears to be targeting parties involved in the recently decided Philippines...

Deloitte, Cray team up to offer threat analytics service

Deloitte and Cray have teamed up to introduce a subscription-based supercomputing threat analytics service, Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics. The service is powered by Urika-GX, Cray's new agile...

Bay Dynamics raises $23M Series B round

Cyber risk analytics company Bay Dynamics has completed a $23 million Series B financing round, led by Carrick Capital Partners. The round also includes investment from...

Industrial cyber security company Indegy raises $12M

Industrial cyber security company Indegy has closed a $12 million Series A round of financing led by Vertex Ventures Israel with participation from Silicon Valley-based...

Dropping Elephant hacker group using old exploits to hack in Asia

Kaspersky Lab says its researchers have found cyber-espionage activities in Asia, targeting diplomatic and government entities, especially Chinese. This group, named Dropping Elephant (also known as “Chinastrats”),...

Secret rules make it pretty easy for the FBI to spy on journalists —...

Secret FBI rules makes it easy for the FBI to obtain journalists' phone records, writes Cora Currier of The Intercept. The classified rules allows...

Iomaxis awarded $245 million contract to support US Naval Research Laboratory

Iomaxis has been awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract valued at up to $245 million to give technological support and assistance to the U.S. Naval...

Verodin closes $10 million Series A round

Verodin, a software company based in Reston, VA, that enables organizations to simulate cyber attacks within live production environments, has closed $10 million in Series A...