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LOCKHEED MARTIN supports 2009 National Security Agency cyber defense exercise


NSA, Service Academy Experts Test Advanced Tactics and Technologies for Cyber Security

Elkridge, Md.- Teams of cyber security experts from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the nationís service academies squared off last week in one of the nationís most expansive and sophisticated cyber ďwar games,Ē the Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX). Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] hosted the CDX command center and network hub at its Elkridge facility for the week-long event.

Lockheed Martin helped NSA establish a closed, secure network for the exercise, which links all the academies with CDX headquarters at the Lockheed Martin facility in Elkridge. The company is also providing technical support and expertise for CDX preparation and execution. This is the seventh year that Lockheed Martin is supporting and hosting the CDX.

Lockheed Martin currently supports NSA and a number of defense and intelligence customers with a wide array of cyber security technology and services. In October, the corporation announced the opening of the new Center for Cyber Security Innovation (CCSI) in Gaithersburg, Md., the centerpiece of its company-wide efforts in cyber operations. The CCSI joins the Wireless Cyber Security Center in Hanover, Md., which focuses on testing and evaluating the next generation of wi-fi, cellular and satellite technologies.


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