NASA Selects Unisys To Compete For SEWP V Contracts

NASA has selected Unisys to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V...

U.S. Air Force awards over $130,000 to hackers for reporting vulnerabilities

HackerOne announced the results of its latest federal bug bounty program for the U.S. Air Force. The program, Hack the Air Force,  resulted in 207 valid vulnerabilities disclosed and over $130,000...

Fortinet acquires AccelOps for $28mn

Cyber security solutions company Fortinet has acquired AccelOps, a Santa Clara, California-based provider of network security monitoring and analytics solutions. Fortinet paid approximately $28 million in cash for the company, with up to an additional...

Uber hid 2016 breach, paying hackers to delete stolen data — The New...

Hackers had stolen 57 million driver and rider accounts, and the company had kept the data breach secret for more than a year after paying a $100,000 ransom. Read the report...

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, a 2,700 square-foot facility, enables AARP to...

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 the FBI to obtain information about journalists’...

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 FPGAs and defense ASICs. DPA countermeasures, developed by...

Dell, Securonix team up to provide security analytics for Active Directory

Dell has formed a technology partnership with Securonix to improve the security of data in Active Directory (AD) and other enterprise application environments. The partnership combines the insights delivered by the Dell...

Quick Look Into LinkedIn’s Password Breach

Reports surfaced in the European press of a packet of some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords being up for grabs in a Russian hacker website. LinkedIn has now confirmed that indeed some...

MobileIron providing mobile security for Munich Airport

Mobile enterprise security company MobileIron is providing mobile security to Munich Airport employees, says the company. The focus of the mobile initiative is to securely mobilize intranet and SAP processes. Flughafen München, the organization...

Accenture acquires Israeli cybersecurity company Maglan

Accenture has acquired Maglan, a privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company specializing in offensive cyber simulation, vulnerability countermeasures, cyber forensics and malware defenses. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The capabilities of...

Attacks Every Few Seconds, And Other Trends Of Financial IT Security

Five years ago, questions directed at boards of directors and senior executives at financial services firms on the toughest risk management issues might have resulted in responses like “liquidity risk,” “regulatory...

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 funding. Blackstone, Rally Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Cisco...

IBM Buys Q1 Labs, Forms IBM Security Systems Division

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based provider of security intelligence software. Financial terms were not disclosed. Following the close of the acquisition, Q1...

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 Research Laboratory. NRL, the corporate research lab for...