News & Blog Archive
-It wasn't me, I swear
Having your data stolen can leave you feeling helpless. You're not. Here, one of our employees explains how he recovered from the theft of his identity several years ago.
-Disarming the email bomb
Email bombs, a type of denial-of-service attack, are back, according to recent research from experts at Forcepoint, a commercial cybersecurity company jointly owned by Raytheon.
-Hands-on Cyber Academy
Cyber Academy workshops build cybersecurity skills at three international universities.
-A look into the future
AI won't fix everything, the IoT will put industries at risk, and hackers will figure out how to fool facial recognition software, according to a cybersecurity forecast from Forcepoint, a commercial cybersecurity company jointly owned by Raytheon.
Raytheon's cyber experts explain how they spot signs of a cyberattack inside everyday network data.
-The cyber-hardened voting booth
A Raytheon/CSIS report showed states are investing millions to protect elections.
-The eye of a cyber sharpshooter
Cyber forces from all services will train and rehearse missions on a proposed Persistent Cyber Training Environment.
-US, UK sign cyber accord
From SC magazine: Agreement forms a public/private partnership for government & industry to explore trends and tech.
-The three C's of cyber
Securing our critical infrastructure requires creativity, communication and collaboration.
Artificial intelligence and secure cloud-based web browsing are at the heart of two new partnerships that are allowing Raytheon to bring advanced cyber protection to its customers.
-Many paths to a cyber career
If you’re looking for a career in cybersecurity, then you’ve got options. It’s almost like the medical field – you specialize.
True cyber-hardening takes time, training and the help of experts, but there are many “quick fixes” that drastically reduce risk across a network.
Spearphishing is a go-to tactic for every type of cyber attacker, from from penny-ante crooks pilfering bank accounts to nation-state operatives trying to wrest control of power plants.
-Speed to market
Raytheon is working with smaller companies like Silicon Valley cybersecurity firm Virsec to license network-saving technology to government agencies and large enterprises including healthcare companies, financial institutions and utility providers.
-The threat within
The best defense against the "insider threat" is knowing the network and its users, cybersecurity experts say.
-Don’t Get PWNED At Black Hat
A Raytheon cybersecurity expert offers tips to not getting hacked at the Black Hat 2018 conference.
-On tour: cyber champs in Washington
The University of Virginia's 2018 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition champions got a VIP tour of Washington, D.C.
-Caring about oversharing
Sharing too much personal information on social media may expose you to cyber attacks.
Raytheon is establishing specialized cybersecurity training academies around the world.
-The cyber home front
Raytheon's cyber experts share the advice they give their family and friends to keep them cyber safe at home
From Agenda: Our CEO, Tom Kennedy, explains how digital cyber crime may cost businesses worldwide as much as $600 billion - yet at many organizations IT experts still don’t have a seat at the table.
-The wisdom of 'WarGames'
"WarGames" is a Cold War-era classic – but its lessons about cybersecurity have never been more relevant.
-Hacking and entering
A new FBI report shows that cybercrime is always changing, and defenses must adapt accordingly.
-Cyber Cinderella story
Underdog U of Virginia team wins 2018 NCCDC college cyber championships.
-Inside a hacker's mind
See a hospital, an airport terminal and other everyday places through the eyes of a cybercriminal.
-For the military, many sides to cyber
Cybersecurity, once considered an area of specialty unto itself, now extends to every component of business, public safety, national security and everyday life.
-A field guide to hackers
A manual to know your cyber actors, from Black Hat to White Hat and all shades between.
-To protect our elections
A Raytheon expert offers five recommendations for securing our elections against hackers.
-For Olympics hackers, the games aren't the true target
When it comes to cybercrime, you don't get a much more target-rich environment than the Olympics, Raytheon's Mark Orlando writes.
-Who hacked you?
While knowing who is behind a hack can be useful to the private sector, the act of doing the identification itself is best left to military and intelligence agencies, experts say.
-The Hackers' Playbook
Major cyber breaches at energy companies have created a virtual handbook on how to identify and prevent modern attacks on critical infrastructure.
-May the cyberforce be with you
Survey shows millennials know more than ever about cybersecurity jobs, but few still seek the career.
-Stop. Think. Connect.
Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, offers tips to keep your machine clean from cyberattack.
-Sleepless in cyberspace
Cyber expert suggests solutions to five problems that keep chief information security officers awake at night.
-Three days with the cyber elite
The 2017 NCCDC Champions from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Country, tour top cyber facilities in the nation's capital.
-Is the Equifax breach a tipping point?
Forcepoint CEO Moynahan on the prospect that this event could unravel cybersecurity.
-Forcepoint acquires RedOwl
Forcepoint acquires RedOwl, extends global human-centric security leadership.
-What it takes to be a cyber hunter
Cyber threat hunters explain what it takes to track down malicious actors to NCCDC champions touring DC.
-A cyber combination for rapid response
Raytheon collaborates with CyberSponse to reduce cyber attacker dwell times.
-A bold launch into the Fifth Domain
From The Cipher Brief: Raytheon CEO Kennedy on the company's strong cybersecurity strategy.
-Securing Cyber in the Sky
The Internet of Things has expanded to aircraft and the aviation industry – leaving them more vulnerable to cyber attack.
-Ransomware: Is the worst yet to come?
With hostages-as-a-service and 'affiliate programs,' ransomware criminals are innovating quickly, Raytheon experts say.
-Inside the worldwide ransomware attack
Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide
-Shattering the Silicon Ceiling
Raytheon awards six women scholarships to help them pursue careers in cybersecurity.
-A chipset off the old block
Teen cyber sleuth Paul Vann Jr. is following in his father's professional footsteps.
-CyberDawgs fetch national title
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County CyberDawgs became 2017 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition champions.
-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.
-What’s Under the Hoodie?
With the National Collegiate Cyber Competition under way, expert dispels myths and encourages students to enter cyber careers.
-To defeat the airborne hack attack
Raytheon is developing technology to provide commercial and military pilots a cyberattack warning system.
-Developing cyber athletes
An educator on preparing students for the NCCDC competition and good careers.
-The bots vs the Transformers
Raytheon and Utilidata make a power play to protect the electrical grid.
-Forcepoint ranks high in Cybersecurity 500
Forcepoint has been listed number three in the Cybersecurity 500 list of companies to watch in 2017.
-A power pairing
Raytheon and Utilidata will help enhance power grid security and incident response.
-Send money or we’ll brick your PC
As ransomware profits increase, the techniques and tactics behind the malware continue to evolve.
-A remedy for bad altitude
Raytheon experts devise a cyber warning system to alert pilots in case of hack attacks.
-Every Cloud Has a Silicon Lining
High-performance computing and analytics are helping meteorologists make more accurate forecasts.
-Hack this Resume
Cybersecurity experts offer tips and tricks to make a resume stand out to recruiters and hiring managers.
During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, experts offer tips on staying safe online while on travel.
-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
-Securing our Cyber Ecosystem
National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a proactive and collective effort to stay ahead of cyber threats.
-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.
-Guarding your network
When choosing an managed security service provider, don't settle for just 24/7 monitoring.
-Blurring the lines
Future conflicts will be dominated by the electromagnetic spectrum. Whoever rules cyberspace and the spectrum will rule the outcome.
-White House Welcomes Cyber Champs
The University of Central Florida wins third consecutive NCCDC title and takes a victory tour of Washington, D.C.
-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?”
-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.
-The Bot Defenders
Raytheon Deep Red team's self-healing system places fourth in DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge.
-Op/Ed: Combat the Cyber Career Crunch
Raytheon IIS President Dave Wajsgras: The time is now to prevent a cybersecurity workforce crisis.
-Raytheon reports solid first-quarter 2016 earnings
The company's sales of $5.8 billion were up 9 percent over 2015
-Forcepoint names Matthew Moynahan CEO
Raytheon: Forcepoint names Matthew Moynahan CEO - Executive is a cybersecurity veteran
-Digital defense dynasty
University of Central Florida wins 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, earning champion title third year in a row.
-Eliminating the Blind Spots
Converged Cyber standardizes data collection and eases the timely sharing of pertinent data without oversharing.
-Let the Cyber Games Begin
To prepare for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, many schools battle in “Capture the Flag” contests.
-Cyber Hunters on the Prowl
Raytheon Foreground Security's virtual team stalks and stops stealthy cybersecurity attacks in their tracks.
-Filling the cyber talent gap
Raytheon announces women's cybersecurity scholarship valued at $90,000 over next three years.
-Firewalling the Fleet
The U.S. Navy has called for all hands on deck to battle cyber threats.
-Raytheon|Websense is now Forcepoint
Venture builds on successful integration of Raytheon Cyber Products, Websense and Stonesoft.
-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.
-Cybersecurity At 1:16th Scale
Raytheon engineers hacked a remote control toy truck to demonstrate how the company’s technology identifies vulnerabilities.
-Raytheon Acquires Foreground Security
Raytheon Company has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based Foreground Security.
-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.
-Ready. Aim. Test.
Raytheon unveiled its Cyber Operations, Development and Evaluation (CODE) Center, a state-of-the-art cyber range.
-Test Your Company's Cyber Smarts
Can your organization defend itself against a cyber attack? Take our interactive quiz to find out.