Not quite what the Air Force is getting: Cortana is the personal assistant from the Halo video game series. (Ben Darlow / Flickr)

Virtual assistants added to Air Force’s cybersecurity arsenal

A newly launched software product, developed by Arlington, Va-based cybersecurity firm Endgame, will provide security operators with personal, virtual assistants.
Airmen from the 92nd Communications Squadron run security patches on computers // (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño)

Hacker-hunting software earns Endgame nearly $19M from Air Force

On Wednesday, the U.S. Air Force awarded an $18.8 million cybersecurity contract to a firm laden with talent from the intelligence community. The deal comes almost one…