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14 tech firms form cybersecurity alliance for government




14 tech firms form cybersecurity alliance for government
14 tech firms form cybersecurity alliance for government



http://gcn.com/articles/2009/11/12/tech-firms-form-cybersecurity-alliance.aspx 

By Wyatt Kash
GCN.com
Nov 12, 2009

Thirteen leading technology providers, together with Lockheed Martin, 
today announced the formation of a new cybersecurity technology 
alliance. The announcement coincided with the opening of a new NexGen 
Cyber Innovation and Technology Center in Gaithersburg, Md., designed to 
test and develop new information and cybersecurity solutions for 
government and commercial customers.

The alliance represents a significant commitment on the part of 
competing technology companies to work collaboratively on new ways to 
detect and protect against cyber threats and develop methods that could 
automatically repair network systems quickly after being attacked.

The companies participating in the Cyber Security Alliance include APC 
by Schneider Electric, CA, Cisco, Dell, EMC Corp. and its RSA security 
division, HP, Intel, Juniper Networks, McAfee, Microsoft, NetApp, 
Symantec and VMware.

Art Coviello, EMC executive vice president and president of RSA, 
speaking on behalf of the new alliance at the center.s dedication 
ceremony, highlighted the importance of combining the strengths of the 
companies at the NexGen center.
 
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