French MoD-Supported Cybersecurity Start-up Receives €6 Million Funding

April 16, 2021 @ 08:24 AM

A French MoD-supported cybersecurity start-up, GLIMPS has received a €6 million funding from ACE Capital Partners with the support of Breizh Up, the co-investment fund from Frances Brittany Region. Created in 2019, GLIMPS has developed technology to detect a cyberattack in record time for both civilian and military customers

Return of Stuxnet? Electrical Outage at Iran Nuclear Facility Blamed on Israeli...

April 11, 2021 @ 06:14 PM

Irans Natanz nuclear enrichment facility suffered a power outage on Sunday morning which media in Israel were quick to blame on its intelligence agency Mossad, a charge with the Israeli government neither confirmed nor denied. The suspected sabotage happened a day after Iran observed ‘Nuclear Technology Day that falls on April...

DARPA Selects SRI Team to Develop Hardware Chip for Processing Encrypted Data

March 17, 2021 @ 04:13 PM

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded SRI International research institute $11.5 million to develop a new hardware accelerator chip to support fully homomorphic encryption (FHE)

Russian Government Websites Outage blamed on U.S. cyberattack

March 12, 2021 @ 01:13 PM

Russia suspects that the United States carried out massive cyberattacks against government websites on Wednesday. "Direct threats against the websites of Russian state structures from Washington have been made more than once, including recently, so I cannot rule out such a possibility," Russian Senator Andrei Klimov was quoted as saying by...

Thales to Lead European Project on Network Programming Technologies

March 11, 2021 @ 10:10 AM

Thales has been selected by the European Defence Agency to lead the large-scale Softanet (Ad Hoc B) project on network programming and orchestration technologies. Softanet will provide closer insights into the use of the latest virtualisation technologies for communication networks

Lockheed Martin, Google in DARPA Team for Automatic Identification of Falsified Media

March 3, 2021 @ 07:35 AM

DARPA on Monday announced four research teams selected for the Semantic Forensics (SemaFor) program to develop technologies capable of automating the detection of falsified media assets. Four teams of researchers will focus on developing three specific types of algorithms: semantic detection, attribution, and characterization algorithms

Over 140 Companies Secure U.S. DoD’s $12.6 Billion Information Technology Enterprise Contract

March 3, 2021 @ 04:02 AM

Some 125 plus companies including Accenture, At & T Corp and BAE Systems were awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts under the Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise (SITE III) contract vehicle with a combined ceiling value of $12,600,000,000. This SITE III contract will address the evolving needs vital to the security of the U

North Korea Stole $304 Million in Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack: UN report

February 10, 2021 @ 11:22 AM

State-sponsored North Korean hackers stole some $304 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyber-attacks in mid-2020, a confidential UN report said.

Elbit Systems to Provide Tactical Computers to the Royal Netherlands Army

January 8, 2021 @ 08:16 AM

Elbit Systems has won a contract worth nearly $24 million contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defence to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with new vehicular tactical computers. The contract will be performed over a 30-months period

India’s DRDO Demos Quantum Communication Technology

December 9, 2020 @ 12:49 PM

Indias Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) demonstrated Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology at trials in Hyderabad city between two DRDO labs to show secure communication. Distribution of encryption keys from time to time is an important requirement in this context of secure communication

Israeli Insurance Company Hit by Cyber Attack, Data Leaked

December 2, 2020 @ 12:18 PM

Israeli insurance company Shirbit has been hit by a massive cyber attack resulting in personal details of customers leaking online. On December 1, Shirbit and Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD), began to investigating the cyber event

General Dynamics Wins $4.4B Department of Defense Enterprise Cloud Contract

November 4, 2020 @ 06:29 AM

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics announced today it was awarded the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) in partnership with the Defense Department (DoD) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). DEOS will streamline the DoD's use of cloud email and collaborative tools while enhancing cybersecurity and information sharing across the DoDs enterprise based on the latest commercial technology