List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2010

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Build US Navy Combat Ships

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Build US Navy Combat Ships

Lockheed Martin was awarded fixed-price-incentive fee contract to build up to 10 Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy. The first of the 10 ships will be acquired in 2010,… Read more »

Raytheon Initiates Applied Signal Technologies Acquisition

Raytheon Initiates Applied Signal Technologies Acquisition

Raytheon has begun its purchase of Applied Signal Technology through its shares of common stock, the company announced today. Earlier this month, the two companies announced their merger deal. The… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Sterling Phillips

Executive Spotlight: Sterling Phillips

ExecutiveBiz sat down with Sterling Phillips, CEO and President of GTSI. Phillips shared his thoughts about how to lead in tough times and in a competitive market. ExecutiveBiz:  Can you… Read more »

10 Coolest Movie Hackers

10 Coolest Movie Hackers

Hackers have been a part of Hollywood’s movie-making tradition for decades, and while real-life ones tend to have bad reps, Hollywood counterparts are often depicted as heroes whose valiant efforts… Read more »

GTEC, Other GovCon Leaders to Partake in DC Tech Summit

GTEC, Other GovCon Leaders to Partake in DC Tech Summit

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc., a provider of mission-critical technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, has announced it will participate… Read more »

New 'Geinimi' Trojan Targets Android Devices

New 'Geinimi' Trojan Targets Android Devices

A new Trojan affecting Android devices has recently emerged in China, and security researchers say the malware can compromise a significant amount of personal data on a user’s phone and… Read more »

Video Game Pirate Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Video Game Pirate Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

A 36-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for selling more than 35,000 illegally copied computer games online between 2005 and 2009, according to the FBI…. Read more »

ASM Research Promotes Elie Kahn VP of Health Solutions Group

ASM Research Promotes Elie Kahn VP of Health Solutions Group

ASM Research has promoted Elie Kahn to the role of senior vice president of the Health Solutions Group. Kahn joined the firm from SAIC in 2007, as senior vice president… Read more »

Cyber Pros Go Gov: OPM to Create Cyber Career Track?

Cyber Pros Go Gov: OPM to Create Cyber Career Track?

The Office of Personnel Management is considering creating a separate career track for federal cybersecurity professionals, according to a report on Federal News Radio. Now, most government cyber workers are… Read more »

New Breach Exposes Credit Card Details of 110K Customers

New Breach Exposes Credit Card Details of 110K Customers

Hackers have broken into the website of New York tour company CitySights NY and stolen approximately 110,000 bank card numbers, according to news reports. In a Dec. 9 breach notification… Read more »

Obama's No. 2 Tech Guru Resigns to Rejoin Private Sector

Obama's No. 2 Tech Guru Resigns to Rejoin Private Sector

White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer Andrew McLaughlin is leaving his post to launch two new start-up endeavors, according to The Washington Post. McLaughlin, who previously served as Google’s chief… Read more »

Hackers Target Swedish Minister's Blog with Ads for Russian Brides

Hackers Target Swedish Minister's Blog with Ads for Russian Brides

When ads for Russian brides and motivational speakers temporarily appeared on Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt’s blog, the minister commented it was the work of hackers. “There is apparently some… Read more »

China's E-Commerce Development Takes Nosedive

China's E-Commerce Development Takes Nosedive

More than half of Chinese web users believe online transactions are unsafe, which has had a significant negative impact on China’s e-commerce development, according to industry experts. The China Internet… Read more »

IBM Reveals 5 Future-altering Technological Trends

IBM Reveals 5 Future-altering Technological Trends

IBM has revealed its fifth annual “Next Five in Five,” a list based on market and social trends expected to transform people’s lives, as well as emerging technologies that will… Read more »

SPC Wins Contract from Lockheed Martin to Supply Radar Imaging System

SPC Wins Contract from Lockheed Martin to Supply Radar Imaging System

System Planning Corporation won a contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to supply an SPC MkVe Radar Cross Section Radar Imaging System for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter… Read more »

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