Britains “top female spy” has been nominated as head of National Cyber Force (NCF), the UKs new cyber warfare agency, said to be inspired by US Cyber Command that hacked into systems controlling Iran's missiles in retaliation to Tehran shooting down a US drone. “The specialist who will be running the NCF is not only the best woman cyber-spy in Britain, but the best offensive cyber-spy this country has
Cyber experts from Lockheed Martin have developed a model that standardizes how to measure the cyber resiliency maturity of a weapon, mission, and/or training system anywhere in its lifecycle – the Cyber Resiliency Level model (CRL). The US government defines "cyber resiliency" as the ability to anticipate, withstand, recover from, and adapt to changing conditions in order to maintain the functions necessary for mission effective capability
BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Leidos among 16 firms have won a US DoD contract called Solutions for Intelligence Analysis 3 (SIA 3) with a combined ceiling value of $17,100,000,000. This contract will provide worldwide coverage, support and assistance to the Defense Intelligence Agency by delivering timely, objective and cogent military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and defense and national security policy makers
Chinese military officials are likely to get a new custom operating system (OS) as a substitute for Windows OS to guard them against espionage and cyber attacks, particularly by the US. “Chinese military officials would not jump from Windows to Linux but instead develop a custom OS,”
Northrop Grumman has won a $982 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract issued under R4 to support cyber and electronic warfare capabilities for United States (US) Army forces. The contract will enable the Army to procure cyber electromagnetic activities (CEMA) to improve the forces non-kinetic engagements across warfare domains, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Over 90 Indian government websites and critical systems were attacked by Pakistani hackers within hours of the Pulwama suicide strike in which 40 soldiers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred, senior officials in the security establishment have revealed. “There was an unusual surge of activity, attempts to breach systems,” Hindustan Times quoted one of these officials as saying Monday
The Iranian Aerospace Force has hacked into the United States drone command and control system as a response to US claims of sabotaging Tehrans missiles. “We did this to tell them (the Americans) that you not only failed to achieve your goals, but we infiltrated into your systems,” and this was a response to the United States insolence, the commander of the IRGCs Aerospace Division, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh was quoted as saying by
Leonardo has signed an 18-month contract with the NCI Agency which will see the Company continue to deliver cyber-incident detection and management capabilities. The new NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) Cyber Security Support Services (CSSS) contract provides continuity of service to the NCIRC – Full Operational Capability (FOC) contract which ends in February 2019, the company said in a statement Wednesday, Leonardo and the NCI Agency work in partnership to protect NATOs Communications and Information System (CIS) infrastructure from cyber-attacks
Lockheed Martin has been awarded $18 million to design, develop and test a cyber/electronic warfare podded system for the “Air Large” component of the U.S
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is expanding its capabilities in situational awareness and predictive threat analysis by acquiring Fulcrum IT services. The planned acquisition is expected to close in February
The United States Army has selected KBR Inc. as the prime contractor for its $12
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has accused Russia of conducting a DdoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks on its websites simultaneously during the Kerch strait incident where Russia attacked and captured Ukrainian boats. “The divisions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces responsible for cybersecurity have transitioned to operating in combat mode,” Major General Volodymyr Rapko, head of the Ukrainian General Staffs Main Directorate for Communications and Information Systems was quoted as saying by
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