By Wyatt Kash
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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