30 May '13, 12pm

Arms production goes cyber: a challenge for arms control #arms #armscontrol @SIPRIorg

Cybersecurity concerns have been good news for traditional arms producers and military services companies. BAE Systems, EADS, Finmeccanica, General Dynamics, Raytheon and Thales have all expanded into the cybersecurity market in recent years to benefit from its rapid growth at a time when states are making or threatening spending cuts in some key weapons markets. According to a recent market research report by Visiongain, all of the companies listed above were in the top 20 cybersecurity companies worldwide, alongside traditional cybersecurity providers such as Symantec, the Intel Corporation and IBM. The traditional arms producers and military services companies that have expanded their cybersecurity business provide security professionals (in the military, intelligence and law-enforcement communities) with products and services designed for offensive operations in cybers...

Full article: http://www.sipri.org/media/newsletter/essay/Boulanin_May13

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defense.gov 31 May '13, 12pm

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