News & Blog Archive

09/2018

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Spearphishin' stories

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.

08/2018

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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.

08/2018

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The threat within

The best defense against the "insider threat" is knowing the network and its users, cybersecurity experts say.

08/2018

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Don’t Get PWNED At Black Hat

A Raytheon cybersecurity expert offers tips to not getting hacked at the Black Hat 2018 conference.

07/2018

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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.

07/2018

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Software push

For the military, readiness means software updates and cyber safeguards.

06/2018

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The path to cyber careers

Two women earn Raytheon grants to pursue cybersecurity degrees.

06/2018

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Caring about oversharing

Sharing too much personal information on social media may expose you to cyber attacks.

06/2018

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Cybersecurity 101

Raytheon is establishing specialized cybersecurity training academies around the world.

06/2018

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The cyber home front

Raytheon's cyber experts share the advice they give their family and friends to keep them cyber safe at home

06/2018

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Dangerous disconnect

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.

05/2018

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The wisdom of 'WarGames'

"WarGames" is a Cold War-era classic – but its lessons about cybersecurity have never been more relevant.

05/2018

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Hacking and entering

A new FBI report shows that cybercrime is always changing, and defenses must adapt accordingly.

04/2018

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Cyber Cinderella story

Underdog U of Virginia team wins 2018 NCCDC college cyber championships.

03/2018

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Inside a hacker's mind

See a hospital, an airport terminal and other everyday places through the eyes of a cybercriminal.

03/2018

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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.

02/2018

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A field guide to hackers

A manual to know your cyber actors, from Black Hat to White Hat and all shades between.

02/2018

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Speaking hacker

Evil maids. Sock puppets. Bot herders. Here's the key to cyber slang.

02/2018

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To protect our elections

A Raytheon expert offers five recommendations for securing our elections against hackers.

02/2018

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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.

01/2018

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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.

01/2018

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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.

10/2017

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May the cyberforce be with you

Survey shows millennials know more than ever about cybersecurity jobs, but few still seek the career.

10/2017

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Now it’s the Wi-Fi

A new cyber vulnerability threatens devices on the Internet of Things.

10/2017

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Stop. Think. Connect.

Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, offers tips to keep your machine clean from cyberattack.

09/2017

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Sleepless in cyberspace

Cyber expert suggests solutions to five problems that keep chief information security officers awake at night.

09/2017

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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.

09/2017

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Is the Equifax breach a tipping point?

Forcepoint CEO Moynahan on the prospect that this event could unravel cybersecurity.

08/2017

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Forcepoint acquires RedOwl

Forcepoint acquires RedOwl, extends global human-centric security leadership.

08/2017

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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.

08/2017

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A cyber combination for rapid response

Raytheon collaborates with CyberSponse to reduce cyber attacker dwell times.

07/2017

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A bold launch into the Fifth Domain

From The Cipher Brief: Raytheon CEO Kennedy on the company's strong cybersecurity strategy.

06/2017

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Securing Cyber in the Sky

The Internet of Things has expanded to aircraft and the aviation industry – leaving them more vulnerable to cyber attack.

05/2017

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Ransomware: Is the worst yet to come?

With hostages-as-a-service and 'affiliate programs,' ransomware criminals are innovating quickly, Raytheon experts say.

05/2017

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Inside the worldwide ransomware attack

Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide

05/2017

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Shattering the Silicon Ceiling

Raytheon awards six women scholarships to help them pursue careers in cybersecurity.

05/2017

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A chipset off the old block

Teen cyber sleuth Paul Vann Jr. is following in his father's professional footsteps.

04/2017

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CyberDawgs fetch national title

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County CyberDawgs became 2017 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 increase, 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.

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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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.

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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Forcepoint names Matthew Moynahan CEO

Raytheon: Forcepoint names Matthew Moynahan CEO - Executive is a cybersecurity veteran

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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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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Let the Cyber Games Begin

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

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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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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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

Can your organization defend itself against a cyber attack? Take our interactive quiz to find out.

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"