News Feature Archive

10/2019

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When hackers hold data hostage

A multi-layered approach is preferred for safeguarding systems and, more importantly, data, from ransomware attacks.

09/2019

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Rising to the challenge

The Girl Scouts of the USA, in partnership with Raytheon, launched its first Cyber Challenge on October 19, 2019, inviting middle school and high school Girl Scouts to test their skills.

09/2019

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Stay protected while connected

A Raytheon expert and the National Cyber Security Alliance leader offer tips to stay cyber yearlong as October's National Cyber Security Awareness Month kicks off.

07/2019

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Victory tour for Virginia team

The defending college cybersecurity champs from the University of Virginia team visited some of the nation’s most prestigious cyber research and security site’s in the nation’s capital. The tour was hosted by Raytheon, which presents the competition known as NCCDC every year.

07/2019

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The forecast for Hacker Summer Camp

Vegas heats up as cyber pros gather for industry events

06/2019

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Where cyber champs test their mettle

Raytheon researchers sharpen their skills at cybersecurity contests.

06/2019

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Trust issues

Raytheon is developing a Zero Trust cyber platform that by default, verifies anything and anybody trying to connect to its systems before granting access.

05/2019

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Cybersecurity affects us all

States are on the front lines of our collective response to the cyber threat.

05/2019

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Ahead of the breach

Cyber experts recommend a proactive approach to incident response.

04/2019

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Wahoos Win Hack-to-Back Championships

The University of Virginia prevailed over nine other finalist teams to win the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and its coveted Alamo Cup.

04/2019

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Node scholars

Two Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition students earn scholarships.

12/2018

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Secure your supply chain

A company's defenses are only as strong as those connected to it, writes a Raytheon exec.

11/2018

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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.

11/2018

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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.

11/2018

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Hands-on Cyber Academy

Cyber Academy workshops build cybersecurity skills at three international universities.

11/2018

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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.

11/2018

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Data-driven defense

Raytheon's cyber experts explain how they spot signs of a cyberattack inside everyday network data.

11/2018

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The cyber-hardened voting booth

A Raytheon/CSIS report showed states are investing millions to protect elections.

10/2018

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The eye of a cyber sharpshooter

Cyber forces from all services will train and rehearse missions on a proposed Persistent Cyber Training Environment.

10/2018

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US, UK sign cyber accord

From SC magazine: Agreement forms a public/private partnership for government & industry to explore trends and tech.

10/2018

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Superpowered cybersecurity

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.

09/2018

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Quick fixes

True cyber-hardening takes time, training and the help of experts, but there are many “quick fixes” that drastically reduce risk across a network.

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.

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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Caring about oversharing

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

05/2017

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Inside the worldwide ransomware attack

Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide

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.

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.