A Commerce Department task force recommends establishing codes of responsible behavior for noncritical companies doing business online, along with economic and other incentives for adopting best practices and standards for cybersecurity.
The complicated attack might have used log-in data obtained via a phishing attack along with algorithm seed numbers taken from RSA to generate new passcodes.
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IBM could teach government agencies and other contractors about managing Facebook and Twitter.
Dynamics Research Corp. makes an acquisition to expand its health care and military technology portfolio.
Cyberattacks on several defense contractors have many in the community worried about security.
TASC Inc. adds cloud computing skills and deeper capabilities in cybersecurity offerings.
Two more defense contractors reportedly have been the victims of attacks similar to the breach at Lockheed Martin Corp., and RSA SecurID tokens are believed to be compromised.
BAE Systems is focusing on growing segments of the market with its reorganized business unit.
Despite the severity of the attack, Lockheed Martin and the Defense Department say that little damage was done.
The Government Accountability Office said contractor invoices for the $780 million Secure Border Initiative Network program lacked details. Where did they fall short?
Raytheon Co. will supply the Air Force with almost 2,000 additional encrypted communications systems that will cost the military branch $20.7 million.
Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a follow-on task order by the Defense Department valued at up to $141 million to continue developing an automated identification system to be used to spot suspected threats to U.S. national security.
An investment analyst has included several government contractors on a list of his top cybersecurity stock picks.
Camber Corp. has acquired EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions Inc., a provider of cybersecurity, IT and secure satellite communications services to the Defense Department. Financial terms were not reported.
CGI Federal Inc. will boost cybersecurity for the Environmental Protection Agency under a $34 million task order from the ITS-EPA II Program Blanket Purchase Agreement.