List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blue Ridge Networks Inks DOJ Cybersecurity Deal

Blue Ridge Networks Inks DOJ Cybersecurity Deal

Blue Ridge Networks has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement to enable secure remote access for more than 9,000 users of the Justice Department’s Executive Office for United States Attorneys to… Read more »

Does IBM’s 100th Birthday Come with a New CEO?

Does IBM’s 100th Birthday Come with a New CEO?

On the heels of IBM’s centennial celebrations are reports of the tech giant appointing a new CEO. The company’s current CEO Sam Palmisano is about to turn 60, an age… Read more »

Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers

Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers

Nearly 40 percent of web hosts were repeat victims of phishing attacks that resulted in the placing of malware on their server platforms, according to a new report by the… Read more »

Intelligent Decisions Wins ‘Best Solution Award’

Intelligent Decisions Wins ‘Best Solution Award’

Intelligent Decisions has announced its continuous monitoring solution has won the “Best Solution Award” jointly with BigFix at the May 2011 Government Technology Research Alliance Council Meeting. Attendees of the… Read more »

Cyber Expert: Retaliation in Cyberspace 'Does No Good in the Long Run'

Cyber Expert: Retaliation in Cyberspace 'Does No Good in the Long Run'

Although much of the recent buzz surrounding cyber attacks has highlighted the possibility of retaliation, the million-dollar question remains: How do you strike back when you do not know who… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Denise Manning of G&B Solutions

Executive Spotlight: Denise Manning of G&B Solutions

Denise Manning joined G&B Solutions Inc. in 2002 as a director responsible for service delivery and became the company’s president in 2010. As president, Manning is responsible for the firm’s… Read more »

DHS Reduces Grant Funding in Effort to Focus on High-Risk Areas

DHS Reduces Grant Funding in Effort to Focus on High-Risk Areas

Homeland Security recently released a grant guidance report, which shows a reduction in grant funding. About 25 percent of funds were cut in fiscal 2011 as compared to fiscal 2010…. Read more »

Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks

Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks

On the heels of a recent study warning about mobile malware emerging as the new frontier of cyber crime comes another report that discusses the evolution of both smart devices… Read more »

Hacker Crackdown in Spain Brings Down Suspected Members of Anonymous

Hacker Crackdown in Spain Brings Down Suspected Members of Anonymous

Spanish police today arrested three suspected members of Anonymous on charges of cyber attacking targets including Sony, governments, businesses and financial institutions, Reuters reports. The suspects had been involved in… Read more »

Accenture Selects Two Global Advertising Agencies

Accenture Selects Two Global Advertising Agencies

Accenture has selected TBWA Worldwide as its new global advertising agency and Tag Worldwide as its new global production agency. TBWA was chosen after a review of leading international agencies… Read more »

Trio Sentenced for Running Multimillion-dollar Ticket Scalping Scheme

Trio Sentenced for Running Multimillion-dollar Ticket Scalping Scheme

Three operators of Wiseguy Tickets, Inc. have been sentenced in connection with their multimillion-dollar scheme to circumvent the security mechanisms of online ticket distributors to buy premium tickets in bulk… Read more »

Raytheon Completes Upgrade in Antarctica for US Air Force

Raytheon Completes Upgrade in Antarctica for US Air Force

Raytheon has completed a major communications upgrade for the U.S. Air Force in Antarctica. This was done in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions. The McMurdo station in… Read more »

Sevatec Wins FAA eFAST Order with Potential Value of $2 Billion

Sevatec Wins FAA eFAST Order with Potential Value of $2 Billion

Sevatec, Inc. has been awarded an agencywide acquisition vehicle with the Transportation Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Electronic Federal Aviation Administration Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFast) program. FAA eFast is a… Read more »

Massive Citibank Data Breach Exposes Data of Hundreds of Thousands of Customers

Massive Citibank Data Breach Exposes Data of Hundreds of Thousands of Customers

Citigroup announced today unidentified hackers had breached its security and gained access to the data of hundreds of thousands of its credit card customers in North America, The New York… Read more »

Vermont Senator Pushes Data Privacy Legislation

Vermont Senator Pushes Data Privacy Legislation

A federal legislation introduced this week in the Senate would require businesses to report data breaches that threaten consumer privacy, and those who conceal them could face harsh penalties. Introduced… Read more »

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