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3/14/2014
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Lockheed Martin Acquires Cybersecurity Firm Industrial Defender

Acquisition of critical infrastructure cyber-security firm gives Lockheed Martin access to commercial markets while offering government customers a fuller suite of services.

The White House recently issued voluntary standards for improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure industries.
(Image: California Environmental Protection Agency)
The White House recently issued voluntary standards for improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure industries.
(Image: California Environmental Protection Agency)

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4/7/2014 | 4:27:44 PM
Deal completed
FYI -- We've learned that Lockheed Martin closed on its deal to acquire Industrial Defender. effective April 7. The company says Industrial Defender employees are now Lockheed Martin employees and that Lockheed Martin will continue to market acquired products and services with the Industrial Defender name (e.g. Lockheed Martin's Industrial Defender ASM®).
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3/14/2014 | 6:30:13 PM
Critical Infrastructure
Lockheed's move into the critical infrastructure makes sense, given the pull back in defense spending. But it's also likely to be a good way for industry to get up further up to speed in some of the cyber tech that the govt. has been using with greater effect.
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Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure
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