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Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Northrop Grumman has launched the U.K. national youth cyber defense competition for 2016-2017 in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The company said Thursday CyberCenturion aims to encourage students to pursue cybersecurity related academic courses and careers and address the skills gap within the industry. More than 130 teams of …

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Root9B CEO Eric Hipkins Named to Cybersecurity Ventures’ Advisory Board

Root9B CEO Eric Hipkins has joined the board of advisers at Cybersecurity Ventures and will provide advice to the latter company’s leadership team that includes founder and CEO Steve Morgan. Hipkins said Thursday that he aims to share root9B’s experience and assist Cybersecurity Ventures’ advisory board to help drive the future of cyber defense. …

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DISA Chief Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn to Keynote AFCEA Cyber Defense Symposium

Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, will deliver a keynote speech at the three-day 2016 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium that will kick off April 20 in Washington. He will discuss how to build and protect the Defense Department‘s networks from potential cyber attacks at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Kicks Off; David Wajsgras Comments

The Raytheon-sponsored 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for 2016 will start Monday in an initiative to educate and develop both current talent and future generations of cybersecurity workers. “Now more than ever before, the U.S. and countries around the world are connected by global information networks,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and …

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Chad Sweet: Chertoff Group Event to Highlight New Cyber Defense Approaches

The Chertoff Group will host the “Beyond CDM – Transitioning to an Active Cyber Defense” conference on Nov. 4 to discuss cyber defense measures across industry and government as part of the Chertoff Group Security Series. The company said Wednesday it expects the event to bring together business and security leaders to share new approaches in threat analysis, intelligence and automated …

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SAIC Joins CyberLympics As Tech Sponsor For 2012, 2013

SAIC Inc. will serve as a technology sponsor for a worldwide cyber competition, the company announced Monday. The McLean, Va.-based company signed a two-year agreement with the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants Foundation, which created the CyberLympics. CyberLympics attracts participants from around the world and aims to unify global …

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