Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Programs Achieve Significant Milestones

Oct 02, 2013, 10:00 ET from Lockheed Martin

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) achieved several significant cyber security accomplishments in slightly more than a year, solidifying the corporation's position as a leader in cyber security.

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As the leading provider of cyber security solutions to the Federal Government, Lockheed Martin takes an intelligence-driven defense approach to protecting the nation's most critical assets. The company has invested in partnerships with members of the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance, a team of 19 world-class commercial IT companies, and leveraged advances within its three global NexGen Cyber Innovation and Technology Centers to innovate solutions to hard challenges.

"Because October is national Cyber Security Awareness Month, it is an important time to recognize that cyber threats are among the most challenging global securities issues we face," said Charles Croom, vice president of cyber security solutions, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions.  "At Lockheed Martin, we not only focus on reducing and managing current risks to our systems and those of our customers, but we also anticipate the cyber threats of tomorrow. The accomplishments we've achieved in the past year have better enabled our customers to protect information and systems vital to our national security."

Lockheed Martin will sponsor the Washington Post Cyber Security Summit on Oct. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The event will bring together national security officials and industry experts to discuss efforts to defend the nation's critical infrastructure, financial systems, and intellectual property. To learn more and to register, go to www.washingtonpostlive.com.  

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.

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