The U.S. government is just as vulnerable to cyberthreats—if not more so—compared to two years ago, according to a new survey of federal information security professionals. Nearly half of approximately 1,800 respondents indicated that security has not improved in the federal space, while another 17 percent stated their organization’s security posture is actually worse off.
ISC2, Clearwater, Florida, has named Dan Waddell as director of government affairs.
Lockheed Martin, Colorado Springs, Colo., has announced it will continue supporting the air, space defense and missile warning missions for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Cheyenne Mountain Complex under a $20 million contract modification to the Integrated Space Command and Control (ISC2) program. Under this option, awarded by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Lockheed Martin will continue to sustain national defense missions at multiple locations worldwide.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $9,199,396 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-reimbursement contract to implement the technical refresh roadmap of Integrated Space Command and Control systems for the Communications Processing System. Electronic Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.
(ISC)², the not-for-profit information security professional body that administers the Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification, announced this week the winners of its eighth annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards.