Cyber Weekly Roundup – August 3, 2018

ICYMI: Reddit had a security incident – here’s what you need to know; DHS details electrical grid attacks by Russian Agents; Scams Exposed – eFoil for $199 from Sponsored Facebook ads? Town dusts off typewriters after cyber-attack; and, Iran Hacks Israel in Cyber Attack.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 27, 2018

ICYMI: China, Russia, Iran pose grave cyber espionage threat to US: Report; Russia, Accused of Faking News, Unfurls Its Own ‘Fake News’ Bill; NSA Hasn’t Implemented Post-Snowden Security Fixes, Audit Finds; China Is Still Stealing America’s Business Secrets, U.S. Officials Say; From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites ‘Not Secure’.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 6, 2018

ICYMI: You Should Be ‘Significantly Concerned’ There’s No White House Cyber Coordinator, Policy Experts Say; ‘Underground’ May Be the US Military’s Next Warfighting Domain; US gives China’s ZTE some breathing room; Cruel pranksters made NYC internet kiosks play ice cream truck tunes; Thermomanator Attack Steals Passwords by Reading Thermal Residue on Keyboards.

Ransomware: new markets and new possibilities

In the previous parts of this series, we explored the concepts underlying ransomware as well as some of the tactics and variations on basic ransom-based malware. Here in part IV, we will explore what makes ransomware an appealing enterprise for cybercriminals; as the title of part III indicates, the ransomware industry is booming.

NetCentrics Deploys Adaptiva OneSite for Government Agency to Enhance Cybersecurity

HERNDON, Va., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NetCentrics Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise IT services and cybersecurity for the U.S. government, announced today the deployment of a breakthrough systems management technology for one of its government customers. The new product, OneSite™ from Adaptiva, increases cybersecurity and addresses longstanding obstacles of limited bandwidth and network saturation […]

Training A&A analysts to act and think like CND professionals – improving assessment and authorization recommendations for Authorizing Officials

By Marcus Norman History For years, Assessment and Authorization (A&A) analysts have held an important job – deciding which applications and systems can connect to a network by assessing the potential risks new systems introduce. A security assessment consists of reviewing a system security plan (SSP), contingency plans, network topologies, vulnerability and compliance scans, manual […]

NetCentrics Awarded Compute and Application Services (CAS) Contract for JSP

Contract for Joint Service Provider Will Enable and Maintain IT Shared Services Herndon, VA, April 4, 2016—NetCentrics, a leading provider of enterprise systems management services and cybersecurity solutions for the Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Rock Island awarded NetCentrics the Compute and Application Services (CAS) contract for […]

NetCentrics awarded IT Operations contract for Washington Headquarters Services

March 29, 2016 NetCentrics Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded $13,100,000 in a firm-fixed-price contract in order to obtain information technology operations front office support for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), WHS supported organizations, and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Additionally, similar support for the Office of General Counsel, […]

NetCentrics Cybersecurity Expert Opines on Value of IT Certification for ISACA

NetCentrics cybersecurity expert Marvin Marin, CISSP-ISSMP, C|CISO, CCSK, eJPT, FQNV, MBCS, was recently featured in ISACA’s newsletter for the Washington, D.C. metro area. Marin wrote about the significant value that certification initiatives have had in his career. “Throughout the years I’ve never wavered in my belief that certifications can open doors and act as a […]

NetCentrics Appraised at CMMI-DEV V1.3 Level 3

Mclean, VA, October 14, 2014 – NetCentrics, a leader in mission critical cybersecurity and enterprise IT services today announced that it has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration CMMI-DEV 1.3 Level 3. This assessment validates NetCentrics’ process capability based on the CMMI standards that measure process improvements. An appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates […]