List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2011

ICF International Appoints New Senior Fellow for its Health Science Group

ICF International Appoints New Senior Fellow for its Health Science Group

ICF International has just named Dr. Bruce Fowler as the firm’s new senior fellow. The toxicology and risk assessment expert will help ICF expand its health science group and role… Read more »

Integral Systems Wins Contract from mZeal Communications

Integral Systems Wins Contract from mZeal Communications

Integral Systems announced today it has won a contract from mZeal Communications to provide space systems expertise and define the the Multi-level Secure network architecture. The contract, worth $468,000, requires… Read more »

Microsoft Offers $250K Reward for Rustock Information

Microsoft Offers $250K Reward for Rustock Information

Microsoft recently announced it is offering a $250,000 reward for any information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of those involved with the Rustock spamming botnet. The bounty is… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Susan Zidek of Mission Essential Personnel

Executive Spotlight: Susan Zidek of Mission Essential Personnel

Susan Zidek is senior vice president and general counsel at Mission Essential Personnel. As the firm’s chief corporate attorney her responsibilities include managing all subcontract and contract activities, addressing all… Read more »

Boeing and BAE Systems Develop Weapon for the US Navy

Boeing and BAE Systems Develop Weapon for the US Navy

Boeing’s Directed Energy Systems division has just signed an agreement with BAE Systems to develop the Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System for defense of U.S. Navy ships. BAE… Read more »

IT Solutions Becomes Acentia; Launches New Brand and Website

IT Solutions Becomes Acentia; Launches New Brand and Website

IT Solutions is no more. The company has today officially launched its new name, Acentia, its corporate website and brand. This was done in a effort to represent the growth… Read more »

State Department Official to Attend East Africa Cybersecurity Workshop

State Department Official to Attend East Africa Cybersecurity Workshop

Chris Painter, coordinator for cyber issues for the U.S. State Department, announced he is to appear this week as a keynote speaker at the East Africa Workshop on Cyberspace Security… Read more »

Boeing Announces Acquisition of IT Company

Boeing Announces Acquisition of IT Company

Boeing announced recently an agreement to acquire Solutions Made Simple Inc., an information solutions company known for its data integration framework products. SMSi will operate within the information solutions division… Read more »

IBM Appoints New Head of M&A Department

IBM Appoints New Head of M&A Department

According to Bloomberg, IBM has appointed Kevin Reardon as head of mergers and acquisitions. Reardon is said to be replacing former global head of corporate development, Elias Mendoza. Union Square… Read more »

'Anonymous' Hacks NATO, Leaks Restricted Documents

'Anonymous' Hacks NATO, Leaks Restricted Documents

Members of hacking collective Anonymous announced yesterday via Twitter they have breached the North Atlantic Treaty Organization system and accessed about 1 gigabyte of restricted material from the servers. “We… Read more »

US Air Force Approves Northrop Grumman Wireless Module for Production

US Air Force Approves Northrop Grumman Wireless Module for Production

The U.S Air Force has approved Northrop Grumman’s Theater Deployable Communications Wireless Distribution Module for production. TDC WDM provides a line-of-sight extension of a local network and a radio-frequency link… Read more »

FBI Cracks Down on Company Selling Counterfeit Computers

FBI Cracks Down on Company Selling Counterfeit Computers

BIZI INTERNATIONAL, INC., a company in Tyngsboro, Mass., was earlier this week sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay $219,439 in restitution to Cisco Systems, Inc. for selling… Read more »

CGI Group Inc. Wins 5-Year Contract with Encana Corporation

CGI Group Inc. Wins 5-Year Contract with Encana Corporation

CGI Group Inc. announced today it has won a five-year contract with natural gas company Encana Corporation. The information technology and business process services firm will provide custom application development… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Dennis Fransen of Thales Communications Inc.

Executive Spotlight: Dennis Fransen of Thales Communications Inc.

Dennis Fransen is the vice president and chief financial officer of Thales Communications Inc. His responsibilities at the firm include directing the global finance operations, legal and contracts function, internal… Read more »

Committee Approves Cybersecurity Bill

Committee Approves Cybersecurity Bill

The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously approved a bill yesterday that enhances cybersecurity efforts across federal agencies. The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011, introduced by Congressmen Michael McCaul… Read more »

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