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Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In his State of the Union address Tuesday, Obama urged Congress to pass legislation to help battle the cyber spies, thieves and saboteurs who have wreaked havoc at major U.S. financial institutions, communications companies, retail chains and other civilian companies and infrastructure. The proposed bill would enhance information sharing between government and the private sector. "No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to...

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