cybersecurity

CCAT and Novus cybersecurity broadcast this weekend

CCAT and Novus cybersecurity broadcast this weekend

Building cybersecurity culture central to radio broadcast… Pulse of the Region will focus on the ever-growing topic of cybersecurity on Aug. 18 and 19. The radio show will include a panel discussion with (from left) Tom Maloney of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Glenn Lussier of EDAC Technologies, Natalie…

SURVEY: Millenials Don’t See Career Path In Cybersecurity

(ISC Blog, 06/07/18) As organizations struggle to fill cybersecurity vacancies, they aren’t finding many candidates among millennial jobseekers. A new study shows millennials are only marginally interested in cybersecurity careers, with 9 percent showing any interest at all. The finding is troubling, considering millennials have become the largest percentage of the overall workforce. This…

Outlook Positive for Connecticut’s Defense Industry

(Association of Defense Communities, 8/8/18) After an outstanding performance in 2017, the outlook for defense contractors and their suppliers in Connecticut remains strong in the coming years, according to the new annual report from the state’s Office of Military Affairs. Connecticut companies received $23 billion in defense contracts in 2017, the…

Russian Hackers Appear to Shift Focus to U.S. Power Grid

(New York Times, 7/27/18) WASHINGTON — State-sponsored Russian hackers appear far more interested this year in demonstrating that they can disrupt the American electric utility grid than the midterm elections, according to United States intelligence officials and technology company executives. Despite attempts to infiltrate the online accounts of two Senate…

WTIC’s Ray Dunaway discusses cybersecurity with CCAT and Art House

CT Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer Art House and CCAT’s Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real discuss helping manufacturers with their cyber requirements, protecting against hacks & disruption on Mornings with Ray Dunaway July 31. Listen to CCAT and the state cyber chief talk about what it’s going to take to fight cyber…

Pentagon Creates ‘Do Not Buy’ List of Russian, Chinese Software

(Defense One, 7/27/18) Increasingly alarmed at foreign hacking, DOD and intelligence officials are racing to educate the military and defense contractors. The Pentagon is warning the military and its contractors not to use software it deems to have Russian and Chinese connections, according to the U.S. Defense Department’s acquisition chief. Officials have begun…

Cybersecurity experts take part in CCAT panel discussion

Cybersecurity experts take part in CCAT panel discussion

CCAT and the UK Department for International Trade co-sponsored a Cybersecurity Roundtable on the global approach to the growing threat on Wednesday, July 25. The panel was held at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in East Hartford, CT. It was moderated by Harriet Cross, British Consul General, included Arthur House, State of Connecticut…