Lockheed Martin will join EMC, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and BGN Technologies as partner in the CyberSpark Industry Initiative, a non-profit organization established to enhance government-private sector collaboration in Israel and the wider international technology community through its cyber center, based at the Advanced Technologies Park, Beer-Sheva.
The CyberSpark Industry Initiative serves as a coordinating body for joint cyber industry activities with various government agencies, the Israel Defence Force (IDF) and academia.
CyberSpark is geared towards leveraging the significant potential in the field of cyber technology, capitalizing on the growth in Beer-Sheva in recent years. The organization will lead the marketing of the region as a global cyber center, encourage further joint academia-industry research studies, support the development of plans to recruit and develop the talents of local cyber specialists and attract further local and national investment in the region.
Joshua Shani, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Israel, said: “This is another step in Lockheed Martin’s plans to develop additional partnerships with the information, communications and technology industry and academia in Israel. We believe that Lockheed Martin will play a key role in establishing Israel as a globally-respected cyber center via a significant contribution of skills, experience and inward investment in jobs.”
Lockheed Martin’s addition to the CyberSpark Industry follows the establishment of a new Lockheed Martin office in Beer-Sheva in April.
The US State Department has shut down its entire unclassified email system after detecting a breach in its computer network. According to reports, the “activity of concern” was detected in the system concurrently with another cyber attack which hit the network at the White House computer network
NATO launched its largest ever multinational cyber defence exercise, “Cyber Coalition 2014” on 18 November. The three-day training event will test the Alliances ability to defend its networks from the various challenges that exist when operating in the contested cyber domain
General Dynamics C4 Systems' Trusted Network Environment (TNE), version 11-S cyber-defense software, is now being used by the U.S
Russia and China are set to sign an international cyber security agreement in the first half of 2015, Kommersant newspaper reported citing a source familiar with the progress of negotiations. According to the report, the agreement was expected to be signed this week during a state visit to China by Russian premier Vladimir Putin
The Indian government has dedicated a budget of $16. 2 million to increase cyber security and cyber defense in the country
Lockheed Martin annunced today that it has recently established a new radio terminal development and certification facility to help put Mobile User Operative System's (MUOS) new capabilities into warfighters hands faster. Developed by Lockheed Martin, MUOS operates like a satellite-based, smart-phone cell network, vastly improving current secure mobile, tactical communications for warfighters on the move
Indian, Chinese and American armed forces are among several around the world doling out mobile-based video games to keep their soldiers entertained and enemies petrified. The Indian Air Force recently launched the Phase II of its 3D Mobile Air Combat game, ‘Guardians of the Skies (GOTS) on the android, iOS and windows mobile app stores on December 11
The US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) became the first intelligence agency to host an operational capability within Amazon Web Services' Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment after Lockheed Martin deployed the interactive map for NGA's Map of the World to the C2S environment. The Map of the World initiative acts as an interface for NGA's most comprehensive and accurate geospatial intelligence data
DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies Seek Survivability without Piling on Armor
20 Instances of Chinese Laser Attacks on US Military Pilots Reported This
China Invites Bids To Develop Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Ship
Lockheed Martin Wins $86M Support Contract For Iraqi C-130J Aircraft
BEL in Race to Develop Infrared Tracking System For Sukhoi Su-30 MKI...
Draken Wins USAF $280 Million ADAIR Services Contract
Pakistan Signs Deal to Procure 30 T129 ATAK Helicopters from Turkey
BAE Systems Wins $348 Million to Produce 473 Bradley Armored Vehicles
Indias plans of integrating the MBDAs meteor missile on its LCA Tejas and Su-30MKI aircraft may not happen due to...
The most-read stories on the defenseworld
One of the most interesting exhibits at the Dubai Air show 2017 occupies a corner in the Aviation Industries Corporation...
The rising demand for low-cost, combat-capable aircraft that is able to perform a range of missions in an unchallenged environment,...
Amid the proliferation of real-time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional...
Military activity in various hotspots of the world has increased the demand for ballistic protection that includes headgear, bulletproof vests,...