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  Julius Genachowski,  Obama’s Harvard Law School friend and former CTO for the Obama Campaign,  is expected to be confirmed by the Senate as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today.  Genachowski told the Senate Commerce Committee that he will work towards a national broadband policy to bring the  internet to all consumers, an agenda heavily supported by telecommuncation and […] More
DLT Solutions, a Herndon-based ‘value-added reseller of information technology’ and Google, a company that strives to create a universally accessible, organized, and useful internet have partnered for better access to the private and government IT markets. The agreement involves Google’s Google Search Appliance and Google Earth Enterprise with DLT’s GSA Schedule.  The Google Earth Enterprise uses the […] More
Hello from EHS Corporate Care. Most of you have followed the reporting of the so-called Swine Flu outbreak with both interest and angst. Initial reports made this new strain of a mixed Influenza virus seem highly contagious and very deadly. Luckily, as the initial reports were evaluated and closer international monitoring was employed, the initial […] More
Back in April, when President Obama announced that Aneesh Chopra would become the nation’s first-ever chief technology officer, a key question swirled among many in the government contracting community: How would the private sector be called upon by Chopra to help pursue Obama’s call for greater efficiency and transparency in government? Recently, Chopra sat down […] More
On Monday, Boeing announced that it had signed a deal to buy Fairfax-based eXMeritus, a producer of secure information sharing hardware and software.  This builds on last years’ purchases of Digital Receiver Technology, Ravenwing and Kestrel Enterprises.  Also, on June 9 Boeing Intelligence and Security Systems (I&SS) demonstrated its cybersecurity capabilities in its Arlington facility, the […] More
Tom Watson, the founder of IBM, famously remarked, “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.“ It looks like he might have guessed too many. Cloud computing is one of the hottest trend in IT.  Basically, cloud computing is shifting software and memory resources away from personal computers toward a common network hub […] More
SAIC released a white paper today that tackles cybersecurity, now a presidential imperative, by applying an  innovative model drawing on the best practices from end-to-end supply chain management. The paper, written with the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business, is the culmination of a six-year effort and found that digital supply chains are as fragmented […] More
President Barack Obama’s plan to create a new Pentagon Cyber Command has privacy and peace advocates crying foul, as the administration forges ahead with efforts to protect the nation from electronic infiltration and preparations for potential offensive operations against adversaries’ networks, according to the New York Times. The president pledged that the comprehensive cyber-defense strategy […] More
The recent release of the defense budget for 2010 makes one thing clear: With $61 billion requested for Iraq (versus $65 billion for Afghanistan), a shift in US priorities is underway. As the Obama administration looks to new challenges in Afghanistan and secondly, Pakistan, ExecutiveBiz recently caught up with Mary Beth Long, former assistant secretary […] More
Boeing Intelligence and Security Systems (I&SS) demonstrated its cybersecurity capabilities in its Arlington facilityon June 9, addressing the emerging need for integrated, synchronized and responsive cyber operations. The Integrated Cyber Operations Demonstration gave potential customers an inside look at how Boeing harnesses its experience managing its own networks (among the world’s largest)  as well as its […] More
The Anti-Fraud Command Center recently noted that cyber criminals now understand the importance of information that can be stolen from businesses. Sam Curry, VP of product management and strategy for RSA, said crooks are going beyond simple theft, according to Computerweekly. Curry added that thefts of intellectual property, strategic planning and other essential information like email addresses were […] More
Google executive Vinton Cerf says a tool for securing warfighting networks is “waiting in the interplanetary Internet,” which he and NASA have been developing for a decade and are now testing. The outer-space Internet is designed to regulate data transmission among outer-space devices, and he said, “We will be applying alien technology to our terrestrial requirements.” […] More
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