Raytheon joins fight to combat Air Force SOA attacks

Raytheon Co. will work to protect the Air Force against malicious software attacks under a $2.9 million contract. The Air Force Research Laboratory award calls for Raytheon BBN Technologies, a subsidiary of the company, to develop new approaches to protect the Air Force’s service-oriented architectures.

Lockheed enters next phase of National Cyber Range project

Lockheed Martin Corp. will begin to implement Phase II of an Army program to develop the National Cyber Range under an $8,121,044 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The National Cyber Range program is a research and development testbed aimed at accelerating the deployment of new cybersecurity systems.

ITT reorganizes $6.3B defense unit

ITT merges seven units into three to create a new Defense and Information Solutions sector.

Alion will standardize DOD's threat assessment information system

Alion Science and Technology Corp. has won a $2.8 million award to upgrade a system it developed for the Defense Department to collect critical information on threat vulnerabilities.

14 tech firms form cybersecurity alliance for government

A new testing center, part of an effort led by Lockheed Martin and 13 IT companies, will allow for collaboration on developing better cyber defenses.

Raytheon team counters cyberattacks for DOD

Raytheon Co. and its team of contractors will work with the Defense Information Systems Agency to thwart cyber attacks on Defense Department networks.

CSC to assist GSA with cyber investigations training

CSC will design and teach cybersecurity courses for the General Service Administration under a new $85 million contract.

Air Force activates new cyberspace defense unit

Combat communications wing supports new Space Command

SAIC wins $26 million Navy support contract

SAIC will continue to provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center under a follow-on contract worth up to $26 million.

American Systems to support Navy security initiatives

American Systems Corp. will provide technical and security services to the Navy under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum value of $23.9 million.

Battlefield networks roll with the punches

New technologies make wireless networks more powerful and flexible.

Cyber is hot buy as Camber flexes its muscle

Camber jumps into the acquisition game for the first time since being acquired by New Mountain Capital last year.

Trio of companies named to TESS contract vehicle

CACI International Inc., York Telecom Corp. and DSCI have been awarded Technical Engineering Support Services contracts whose cumulative ceiling value is $900 million.

Security upgrades highlight DISA buying surge

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to bolster security features embedded in its far-flung networks and data centers via several acquisition projects planned for the twilight of fiscal 2009.

Info-sharing tops DOD's tech wish list

DISA wants to deliver on-demand, enterprisewide technology services across the Defense Department.

The hunt is on for cyberwarriors

A new program tries to find young people that could meet the government's need for more highly skilled cybersecurity professionals.

Booz Allen wins pair of Air Force contracts

Booz Allen Hamilton will support Air Force cybersecurity and intelligence efforts under a pair of contracts worth a total of $22.6 million.

U.S., South Korean cyberattacks have little impact here

The attacks, which spiked late July 6 and early July 7, are not particularly sophisticated and can be mitigated by organizations that are prepared for them, experts say.

New DOD Cyber Command to defend military cyberspace

The director of NSA will lead the U.S. Cyber Command, which will be a subunit of the U.S. Strategic Command and will reach initial operating capacity in October.