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04/2017

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CyberDawgs fetch national title

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County CyberDawgs defeat 10 schools to become National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition champions.

04/2017

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Breaking into the Field

A pair of students in this year's top college cyber competition reveal how they found their way into the field.

04/2017

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What’s Under the Hoodie?

With the National Collegiate Cyber Competition under way, expert dispels myths and encourages students to enter cyber careers.

04/2017

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To defeat the airborne hack attack

Raytheon is developing technology to provide commercial and military pilots a cyberattack warning system.

03/2017

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Developing cyber athletes

An educator on preparing students for the NCCDC competition and good careers.

03/2017

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The bots vs the Transformers

Raytheon and Utilidata make a power play to protect the electrical grid.

02/2017

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Forcepoint ranks high in Cybersecurity 500

Forcepoint has been listed number three in the Cybersecurity 500 list of companies to watch in 2017.

02/2017

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To trap a RAT

Hunting for cyber threats decreases dwell time and damage.

02/2017

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A power pairing

Raytheon and Utilidata will help enhance power grid security and incident response.

02/2017

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Send money or we’ll brick your PC

As ransomware profits increases, the techniques and tactics behind the malware continue to evolve.

12/2016

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A remedy for bad altitude

Raytheon experts devise a cyber warning system to alert pilots in case of hack attacks.

12/2016

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Every Cloud Has a Silicon Lining

High-performance computing and analytics are helping meteorologists make more accurate forecasts.

10/2016

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Hack this Resume

Cybersecurity experts offer tips and tricks to make a resume stand out to recruiters and hiring managers.

10/2016

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Road Warriors

During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, experts offer tips on staying safe online while on travel.

10/2016

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Dream Ticket

Young adults are starting to show interest in a cybersecurity career.

10/2016

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Raytheon CEO in Wall Street Journal: Why cyber works

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Raytheon CEO Thomas A. Kennedy explains why cybersecurity is a good bet.

10/2016

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Securing our Cyber Ecosystem

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a proactive and collective effort to stay ahead of cyber threats.

10/2016

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Stop. Think. Connect.

Michael Kaiser of the National Cyber Security Alliance on the importance of the 13th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

09/2016

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Hot Cyber Pursuit

To find the most sophisticated, damaging cyber threats that endanger an organization’s network, security professionals have to proactively “hunt” for them.

09/2016

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Guarding your network

When choosing an managed security service provider, don't settle for just 24/7 monitoring.

09/2016

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Blurring the lines

Future conflicts will be dominated by the electromagnetic spectrum. Whoever rules cyberspace and the spectrum will rule the outcome.

08/2016

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White House Welcomes Cyber Champs

The University of Central Florida wins third consecutive NCCDC title and takes a victory tour of Washington, D.C.

08/2016

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When. Not If.

In the age of advanced cyber threats, enterprises should operate under an "assumption of compromise," accepting that breaches are a matter of “when, not if?”

08/2016

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Raytheon Foreground Security (RFS)

Foreground’s Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC) and proprietary technologies offer unique advanced cyber monitoring, threat hunting and professional services capabilities.

07/2016

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Women cracking the code

Women, who make up only 10 percent of the cybersecurity workforce, could help fill the industry's talent gap.

07/2016

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The Bot Defenders

Raytheon Deep Red team's self-healing system places fourth in DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge.

06/2016

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Op/Ed: Combat the Cyber Career Crunch

Raytheon IIS President Dave Wajsgras: The time is now to prevent a cybersecurity workforce crisis.

05/2016

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From Hunted to Hunter

Survey reveals IT leaders are ducking instead of covering assets through proactive threat hunting.

04/2016

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Raytheon reports solid first-quarter 2016 earnings

The company's sales of $5.8 billion were up 9 percent over 2015.

04/2016

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Digital defense dynasty

University of Central Florida wins 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, earning champion title third year in a row.

04/2016

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The Keystrokes to Victory

Coaches and students competing in the year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition provide pointers on what it takes to win.

04/2016

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Click flicks and Hollywood hackers

Cyber experts pick their favorite film hackers.

04/2016

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Eliminating the Blind Spots

Converged Cyber standardizes data collection and eases the timely sharing of pertinent data without oversharing.

03/2016

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A Model for State Cybersecurity

Raytheon's collaboration with the northern European nation of Estonia focuses on business-to-business engagement and initiatives to build the ranks of cyber experts.

03/2016

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Let the Cyber Games Begin

To prepare for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, many schools battle in “Capture the Flag” contests.

03/2016

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Training cyber defenders around the world

Raytheon is working to help build the cybersecurity talent pipeline across the globe.

02/2016

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Filling the cyber talent gap

Raytheon announces women's cybersecurity scholarship valued at $90,000 over next three years.

02/2016

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Cyber Hunters on the Prowl

Raytheon Foreground Security's virtual team stalks and stops stealthy cybersecurity attacks in their tracks.

02/2016

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Firewalling the Fleet

The U.S. Navy has called for all hands on deck to battle cyber threats.

01/2016

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Raytheon|Websense is now Forcepoint

Venture builds on successful integration of Raytheon Cyber Products, Websense and Stonesoft.

10/2015

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Now Hiring: Cyber Defenders Needed

There are plenty of cybersecurity jobs for millennials. But finding well-qualified young adults for those positions is another story.

10/2015

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Creating a Cyber Shield

Cyber hardening helps to reduce a system's vulnerability surface.

10/2015

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Cybersecurity At 1:16th Scale

Raytheon engineers hacked a remote control toy truck to demonstrate how the company’s technology identifies vulnerabilities.

10/2015

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Raytheon Acquires Foreground Security

Raytheon Company has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based Foreground Security.

09/2015

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Our Shared Responsibility

Michael Kaiser, the executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, describes how National Cyber Security Awareness Month is helping people protect their information and finances.

09/2015

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Ready. Aim. Test.

Raytheon unveiled its Cyber Operations, Development and Evaluation (CODE) Center, a state-of-the-art cyber range.

09/2015

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Test Your Company's Cyber Smarts

Raytheon’s 2015 Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity survey asked more than 1,000 cybersecurity leaders worldwide to assess cybersecurity.

09/2015

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In the Minds of Millennials

Results of a recent global survey shows that young adults are aware that everyone shares the responsibility for keeping the internet safe and secure.

09/2015

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Secure Your Space

Raytheon is celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a range of initiatives, programs and events.

09/2015

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Defending .GOV

The Department of Homeland Security selects Raytheon to help protect government networks.

09/2015

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Six cybersecurity questions every CEO should ask

At a Boston forum, Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Kennedy spoke to fellow top executives about how to frame discussions about cybersecurity.

09/2015

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Blinded By Insight

Turning data into actionable intelligence requires the right balance of human and automated analysis.

08/2015

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The Movie Makers

Raytheon animators create virtual missiles in flight, satellites in space and battlefields on the ground.

08/2015

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Building A Cyber Powerhouse

Synergies form as Blackbird Technologies folds into Raytheon's cyber business.

08/2015

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Unified Against Insider Threats

Raytheon/Websense and Booz Allen partner to protect enterprises large and small.

08/2015

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Taking the Pulse of Cyber

Survey finds cybersecurity trends vary among industries and sectors.

07/2015

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Can multitasking turn you into an insider threat?

Both the U.S. and Germany are committed to mitigating insider cyber risks.

07/2015

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College Cyber Champs Tour D.C.

University of Central Florida Knights captured the Raytheon-sponsored National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition crown for a second straight year.

07/2015

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Cyber Champs Discover D.C.

The 2015 tournament brought together more than 2,000 grads and undergrads from 180 colleges and universities to compete to be crowned champ.

07/2015

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Op-Ed: writing cyber into the science of war

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. William Leigher on adapting the principles of kinetic warfare to handle the ever-evolving cyber threat.

07/2015

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Cyber Help Wanted

The growing global demand for cybersecurity professionals has created a talent gap.

07/2015

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The Code That Hacks Itself

Raytheon cybersecurity engineers are developing a computer program to ferret out flaws in software and fix them quickly, as part of a contest sponsored by the Pentagon's tech innovation agency.

06/2015

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Inside Raytheon's Cyber School

A clinic on computer code and hacking attacks is part of Raytheon's efforts to embed cybersecurity in everything the company does.

06/2015

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Global Cyber Challenges: Similar, But Different

Cyber professionals around the world need unique solutions to these three common challenges.

06/2015

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A New Approach To Zero-Day Protection

Memory Integrity Verification detects advanced threats, helping investigators quickly and easily analyze malware found in memory by pinpointing new or modified code.

06/2015

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Taking Cyber Solutions "Out For A Spin"

When evaluating the numerous cyber products and solutions available, how can buyers compare "apples to apples?"

06/2015

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Armored Against Attack

Modern cybersecurity requires far more than virus scans and passwords. Raytheon experts are developing cybersecurity systems that reach beyond traditional IT to protect everything from vehicles to mobile devices.

05/2015

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Raytheon announces completion of cybersecurity joint venture transaction

Raytheon|Websense will provide a broad set of defense-grade solutions to a global, rapidly growing market.

05/2015

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New Rules, New Tools

Four steps government contractors should take now to prepare for new security requirements

05/2015

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SureView Memory Integrity named Malware Analysis Solution of the Year

Raytheon SureView Memory Integrity named Malware Analysis Solution of the Year by Cyber Defense Magazine

05/2015

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Making waves in the bay

Raytheon enjoyed a whirlwind week at RSA 2015, the largest info security event in the world.

05/2015

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All The Right Pieces

The Raytheon/Websense venture will bring unique value to the commercial and government cybersecurity markets.

05/2015

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A test range for tech security

Raytheon's Global Cyber Solutions Center is a high-tech showroom for computer security products and a mock battleground for hacking simulations.

05/2015

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Saudi Arabia Springs Into Cyber Action

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is making big investments to secure critical infrastructure, businesses and their population.

05/2015

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In Cyber, "Education, Education, Education" trumps "Location, Location, Location."

Recruiting the next generation of cyber talent will require changes in how we talk about our field, writes Paul Crichard, head of cyber research for Raytheon UK.

04/2015

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Knights Crowned Kings of Net Nobility

The University of Central Florida Knights have won the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row.

04/2015

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The Changing Game of Cyber Defense

Raytheon sponsored a top-level discussion of the evolving cyber threat during the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.

04/2015

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Securing the Internet of Things

There will be 25 billion connected devices by 2020, and many of those Internet of Things (IoT) devices will linger on networks like ticking time bombs. The choice will be to either replace them or tolerate them with their liabilities.

04/2015

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Wearable Technology Comes With Profound Security Implications

Companies are looking to make inroads in a number of markets. Whether your interest is in health or medical, fitness and wellness, infotainment, industrial or the military, you'll need to be aware of the ramifications of wearables technology on your organization's security - and the security of the people wearing them.

04/2015

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Cyber Threats: Contain and Control VS. Count and Prevent

In today's environment, with scarce security resources and sophisticated attackers, a new paradigm has become imperative. It is about containing exposure and controlling threats, not counting and preventing them. The attacks and compromises are inevitable and the key is how quickly you can drive the actors out. The ability to visualize information in context will help drive actionable intelligence and reduce dwell time.

04/2015

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Cybersecurity Compliance No Longer Optional

These are the days of mandated compliancy. Most regulated industries, and virtually any industry that deals with financial and personally identifiable information, are operating under some type of compliancy guidelines.

04/2015

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Adding Value to Your HIPAA Compliance Program

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a major challenge for every healthcare organization. This is the result of the U.S. Government mandating that citizens have the right to keep their healthcare records safe and private. Healthcare organizations risk huge penalties "financial and reputational" if they are breached and discovered to not be in compliance.

04/2015

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Raytheon Launches RaytheonCyber.com

We're proud to launch this dedicated cybersecurity resource, which we hope gives our government and commercial enterprise customers access to the Raytheon expertise and knowledge that will help them stay ahead of the threat in today's connected world.

04/2015

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Chief InfoSec Officers Should Consider Raytheon

Improving the ability to detect and respond to threats as quickly as possible.

04/2015

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Raytheon Introduces SureView Suite

Raytheon developed the new SureView product suite with a combination of capabilities we acquired and unique technologies developed in-house to protect our own systems and data.

04/2015

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Bracketology: Breaking down the NCCDC championships

Picking the winner of this year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, in partnership with Raytheon, isn't going to be easy.

04/2015

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The Code Talkers

When Mirek Bartik tells his University of Texas at San Antonio student cyber team about bot herding "sheep" or phishing for "whales," he's not referring to the college's veterinary curriculum.