News & Blog Archive

02/2018

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To protect our elections

A Raytheon expert offers four 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

A major cyber breach at energy companies around the world has become 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"