The New New Internet has published a list of the Top 10 Universities Preparing Future Cyber Security Professionals. As the need for cybersecurity professionals swells, universities across the nation are helping to train the next generation of cyber professionals. Each university on The New New Internet’s list is certified by the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education. Here are the universities that made the cut: (Click here for the full article)
- University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)
- University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD)
- Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)
- Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
- Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
- University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
- West Chester University (West Chester, PA)
- University of Texas (San Antonio, TX)
- George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
- University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Cobham Defense, Electronic Systems Corporation: The $1.4 Billion Contractor You May Have Never Heard Of
Last year, Cobham Defense purchased the Surveillance and Attack business unit of BAE Systems in Lansdale and M/A-COM, as well as SPARTA Strategic Business Unit to form Cobham Defense, Electronic Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of British defense contractor Cobham plc. led by Jeremy Wensinger with combined revenues of $1.4bn and more than 5,000 employees. The company is beginning to grow to a size and scale locally that is getting the attention of beltway business leaders. Click here for more.
In a recent interview with ExecutiveBiz, Anthony Verna of Paradigm Solutions talked about the implications of competitive in-sourcing to the government contracting market. Verna says, ““¦if the government gets a little more traction with sustaining and scaling the acquisition workforce, there will be less large contracts, and those that do endure will be solution-oriented.“ Click here to read more.
Senator Creigh Deeds and Bob McDonnell spoke at the Potomac Officers’ club last Thursday, September 10th. As expected, candidates rehashed campaign talking points and took the occasional jab at their opponent, with main areas of focus for including job creation, transportation, and education. Check out the full coverage here.