Lockheed Martin steps up cyber certification

Tuesday - 7/19/2011, 9:30am EDT

We've been following the cybersecurity developments at Lockheed Martin, as the defense contractor pares down its aerospace wing while beefing up its cybersecurity division. Now, Defense Systems.com reports that Lockheed had achieved an industry technical certification that enhances the cybersecurity rating of its government business. The ISO 20000 certification shows that Lockheed is following best practices in IT management and is continuously improving its IT services. It also complements its recent ISO 27001 certification for information security compliance, which puts Lockheed Martin in a relatively exclusive category.

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