Northrop Grumman Discusses Cyber Security at BRIDEX Exhibition and Conference, Brunei

By Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Thursday, June 30, 2011

LONDON, July 1, 2011 -

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is participating as a
keynote conference speaker on cyber warfare and is providing a
series of cyber awareness seminars during the Brunei International
Defence Exhibition (BRIDEX) and Conference, highlighting its
industry-leading capabilities and expertise in cyber security.

BRIDEX is one of the premier defence and security events in
South East Asia and takes place from 6-9 July 2011 at the BRIDEX
International Conference Centre, Jerudong, Negara Brunei
Darussalam. The BRIDEX Conference “Mapping Future Security and
Technological Challenges”
takes place on 5 July during which
experts from the regional and international arena of defence and
security will address the future security environment and
technological solutions that can be adopted.

Among the international speakers taking part in the conference
will be Graham Wright, vice president Intelligence and Cyber
Security, Northrop Grumman U.K. who will speak on the subject of
cyber warfare and security. Drawing upon his previous experience in
the military and within the government as Deputy Director of the
U.K. Office of Cyber Security, Graham Wright will explore the
issues of cyber threats and national security and the interface
with the roles and capabilities of the military.

In addition, Northrop Grumman will hold a series of cyber
security familiarisation seminars during BRIDEX aimed at providing
an insight into the challenges posed by cyber threats and the
importance of understanding and managing cyber security issues. The
seminars will be led by Tony Billington, a senior member of
Northrop Grumman’s U.K.-based cyber security team and will take
place from 1000-1200 on each day of the show, Wednesday 6 through
Friday 8 July at the Jerudong Polo Club.

“Threats to cyber security are one of the greatest challenges
that governments and civil organizations face today. The need for
good cyber security is a high priority for many countries and cyber
security education is rightly viewed as a key enabler,” said Paul
, vice president, Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Europe. “We are pleased to be able to share our specialist
knowledge and experience in this domain to help raise the level of
awareness of cyber security issues among the Brunei defence and
industry communities.”

Backed by more than 20 years of experience, Northrop Grumman is
a recognized thought leader and trusted provider of cyber security
solutions across every sector: intelligence, defence, civil,
commercial, and central and local government. Operationally, the
company has some of the most sophisticated cyber facilities and
high-end cyber offerings available.

In 2009, Northrop Grumman opened a new Cyber Security Operations
Centre (CSOC), a comprehensive cyber threat detection and response
centre that focuses on protecting Northrop Grumman and its
customers’ networks and data worldwide. In 2010 the company opened
the first commercially available federated cyber security test
range in the U.K.  The U.K. cyber security test range is used
for a wide variety of applications in resilience testing of large
scale networks, cyber diagnostics and cyber team training.

Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in all aspects of
computer network operations and cyber security, offering customers
innovative solutions to help secure networks from evolving cyber
threats. Northrop Grumman is also actively engaged in supporting
cyber security education, training and technology and has launched
its own Cyber Academy to promote professional training and
development. For more information about Northrop Grumman’s cyber
security capabilities go to: href="">

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing
innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace,
electronics, information systems, and technical services to
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Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman, +44-(0)-207-747-1910, +44-(0)-7787-174092, Ken.beedle at

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