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Lockheed Martin receives enhanced cyber security services accreditation from DHS

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Gaithersburg (Maryland, US) Aug. 17 : The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has accredited Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, as a Commercial Service Provider (CSP) under DHS’ Enhanced Cyber Security Services (ECS) program.

The accreditation allows DHS to share sensitive and classified cyber security threat information with Lockheed Martin to support its efforts in defending public and private entities against cyber attacks.

The Lockheed Martin ECS system will isolate compromised e-mail and block malicious DNS requests based on DHS supplied cyber threat intelligence.

“ECS data forms an important pillar of the data we use to inform our Intelligence Driven Defense methodology and operations,” said Rich Mahler, director, Lockheed Martin Commercial Markets. “We’ll integrate the Department of Homeland Security’s ECS data with our customer’s cyber security threat protection programs to give their networks an important cyber-defense edge.”

Lockheed Martin is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, that employs approximately 112,000 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 2014 were USD 45.6 billion.(ANI)