Posts tagged with "cybersecurity"


Livermore, Berkeley labs lead project to increase power grid cybersecurity

Jul. 11, 2016 -  
Cybersecurity experts Jamie Van Randwyk of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sean Peisert of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are leading a new program to develop new data analysis methods to better protect the nation’s power grid. The project, “Threat Detection...
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Cyber Defenders 'boot camp' prepares students for mission-critical roles in wake of OPM breach

Aug. 24, 2015 -  
Against the backdrop of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, the 2015 edition of the Laboratory’s Cyber Defenders internship offers an especially compelling introduction to cybersecurity for students who may soon serve on the front lines of cyberdefense. Now in its sixth year, the Cyber...

Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

Jul. 15, 2015 -  
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers. The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS...

Meet Brandon Pitts: future cyber specialist

Jul. 10, 2015 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment...

Labs team up with historically black colleges and universities in cybersecurity consortium

Jan. 23, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – With national and global threats related to cybercrime at an all-time high, there is a considerable and growing need for expertise in cybersecurity. The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) recently announced that Lawrence Livermore...

A dynamic introduction to cybersecurity

Jul. 28, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore's Celeste Matarazzo was attending a cybersecurity conference when she was struck with a realization: The field of cybersecurity had a diversity problem. "It's about more than racial or gender diversity -- it's about diversity of thought. Both cybercrime and cybersecurity are only...