Proofpoint acquires Wombat Security Technologies for $225 million
By acquiring Wombat, the Sunnyvale, California-based company adds phishing simulation and security training to its suite of products.
Here's what the military's 'flight simulator' for cyberwarfare might look like
The project is meant to make it easier for military leaders and soldiers to conceptualize how they can both deploy cyber capabilities and defend against digital attacks.
Army must empower next generation to succeed in cyber, senior official says
To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.
FBI's recruitment strategy for cybersecurity pros starts early, focuses on high school
"What we want to do is get to these kids in high school, get them into STEM programs and then we want to get them into colleges and universities that sponsor Scholarship for Service," a top bureau official said at CyberTalks.
Financial institutions launch their own cyber range to train defenders, test tools
Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions are banding together to design and build a series of computer environments where defenders can exercise, train and test tools to defend their real computer networks.
Elevation of Cyber Command will make it more like its elite brethren
The elevation earlier this month was mandated by Congress, widely anticipated and won't alter much. But buried in the detail is a change that counts.