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Lockheed Martin opens Cyber centre

2nd December 2011 - 17:08 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Farnborough, UK


Lockheed Martin opened its UK Security Intelligence Centre (SIC) today in an effort to provide additional protection against cyber attacks.

Officially opened by Gerald Howarth, minister for international security strategy, at the company's facilities in Farnborough, UK, the centre is intended to enhance the company's cyber threat detection abilities in order to provide 'intelligence driven defence'.

The news follows a well-publicised cyber attack against the company in May this year and which Chandra McMahon, chief of the information security centres for Lockheed Martin, cited as an example of the firm's position as a target for 'hacktivists'.

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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