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Speaker at Upcoming Cyber Security Event to Use Sci-Fi to Examine Real-World Security Vulnerabilities

July 24, 2014
At this summer’s Rocket City TakeDownCon, Kellman Meghu in his keynote presentation will examine real-world advanced persistent threats to critical infrastructure using entertaining allusions to a popular sci-fi storyline in which a mythical “Galactic Empire” suffers a significant data loss that eventually destroys critical infrastructure. Meghu will explore what might have happened had a proper security plan been in place. He will re-examine the situation to understand how even the most basic policy approach could have saved the Empire’s business, employees’ lives and, ultimately... Read More

Upcoming Cyber Security Event to Feature Cisco Security Expert

June 09, 2014
No matter how big your organization is, the possibility of having your network hacked is greater than it has ever been, according to Omar Santos, a senior incident manager of Cisco’s product security incident response team (PSIRT). Santos will speak at the 2014 Rocket City TakeDownCon about how network and internet security is evolving – how the attack landscape is changing and how large scale cyber-espionage campaigns have been “pwning” (taking over/hacking) networks for years. The conference is scheduled for Aug. 18-19 at the Dynetics Solutions Complex, 1004 Explorer Blvd., Huntsv... Read More

OmniEarth Announces Partnership to Create Global Satellite Constellation and Extensive Hosted Payload Opportunity

May 20, 2014
Daily Revisit of Entire Earth Will Provide Analytics-Grade ImageryOmniEarth LLC announced today a partnership with Harris Corp., Draper Laboratory and Dynetics to create a constellation of satellites to deliver high resolution analytics-grade, multispectral imagery data and products, and hosted payloads to commercial and government customers. Imagery data and products will be for subscribers in the agriculture, energy, natural resources, mobile services and government communities.The planned OmniEarth constellation of up to 18 satellites will cover 100% of the Earth once per d... Read More

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Dynetics Announce Strategic Partnership for Advanced Aerospace Technologies and Systems

May 19, 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne (AR), a GenCorp GY 0.50% company, and Dynetics are announcing a strategic partnership in Huntsville, Ala., to enhance collaboration in aerospace technologies and systems.Based on marked success supporting NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction (ABEDRR) program, AR and Dynetics plan to expand the existing partnership to include: high-temperature, lightweight materials; next generation additive manufacturing technologies; in-space propulsion systems and high performance booster rocket engine systems.S... Read More

Dynetics and Camber Announce New Aviation and Missile Solutions President

May 19, 2014
Executives from Dynetics and Camber announced today that Timothy R. Kirkpatrick has been named president of Aviation & Missile Solutions, LLC (AMS), a joint venture of the two companies, replacing Paula Cushman, who has retired after serving 15 years in this role. Kirkpatrick was most recently command ombudsmen for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) and the acting associate director for the AMCOM Office of Small Business Programs at Redstone Arsenal.Kirkpatrick, appointed by the AMS board of directors, will lead AMS, which supports the U.S. Army AMCOM and Program ... Read More

Dynetics to Host Second Rocket City TakeDownCon in August

February 10, 2014
After a successful 2013 Rocket City TakeDownCon with 230 attendees and 70 pre-conference training participants, Dynetics will host and sponsor Rocket City TakeDownCon 2014, again co-presented by EC-Council. Pre-conference training will be Aug. 14-17, with the conference on Aug. 18-19. The IT security conference will take place in the Dynetics Solutions Complex, 1004 Explorer Blvd., in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park.Rocket City TakeDownCon is a highly technical forum that focuses on the latest vulnerabilities, the most potent exploits and current security threats. The best and ... Read More