Cyber Saturday 22

Capitol Tech Hosts Cyber Saturday 2022

LAUREL, MD—BDPA Members, alumni, and regional students visit Capitol Technology University’s cyber labs during workshops, presentations, and Capture The Flag (CTF) activities during this weekend’s annual Cyber Saturday events. Capitol Technology University is Washington D.C.’s premier STEM University–supplying human capital … Continue reading Capitol Tech Hosts Cyber Saturday 2022

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency

HOUSTON – September 1, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that it has been awarded a $2B contract, that will be leveraged over a 10 year period, with the National Security Agency (NSA) to deliver HPE’s high performance computing … Continue reading Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency

NSA certifies Raytheon encryption

C4ISRNet reports the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified Raytheon’s KG-350 Ethernet encryption system for networks. The Type 1 certification allows the KG-350 to be used to secure networks handing information up to top secret/sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI) classification. Certification … Continue reading NSA certifies Raytheon encryption

Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads

FORT MEADE, MD—For nearly a decade, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) has been focused upon weaknesses in industrial control systems (ICS) such as the (supervisory control and data acquisition) SCADA systems that underpin the country’s power grid. In the past year or so, local, state, and U.S. officials’ concerns about those vulnerabilities have become more apparent. In Sean Lyngaas‘ article for FCW.com, Curt Dukes, a Computer Scientist, describes the daunting challenge his 3,000-person directorate has in training the Department of Defense’s (DOD) future cybersecurity professionals and cleaning up major public- and private-sector hacks. Read more… — DoD photo Continue reading Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads