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Carahsoft-LinkedIn Partnership to Provide Online Training Across Government Sector

Carahsoft Technology is distributing LinkedIn‘s online learning service to government agencies under contracts with the General Services Administration, NASPO ValuePoint and the NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement program. The service, known as LinkedIn Learning, will deliver more than 12K business, technology and creative skill courses made to facilitate employee learning …

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Millions Of LinkedIn Passwords Possibly Hacked

Graham Cluley, a security consultant at Sophos, also advised users to change their passwords in a blog post, adding that email addresses may have been compromised as well. Per Thorsheim, a Norwegian security professional, tweeted that numerous passwords contained “linkedin,” leaving little doubt to him about the accuracy of the list. Security researcher Mikko Hypponen told Forbes …

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Security Analyst: LinkedIn Cookies Grant Account Access to Attackers

The popular professional social-networking website LinkedIn’s has vulnerabilities that make users’ accounts susceptible to hackers who could break in without needing passwords, according to a security researcher who detected the flaw. News of the vulnerability emerged only days after LinkedIn Corp went public last week. Rishi Narang, an Internet security …

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Hackers Hijack Fox Affiliates' Twitter, LinkedIn Accounts

Hackers have gained access to a database of fox.com email accounts and took over the Twitter accounts of two Fox-affiliates Monday night, Mediabistro’s TVSpy reports. The hackers, who called themselves Lulz Security, posted tweets under the accounts of WFQX in Michigan and KADN in Louisiana. Using its own Twitter account, …

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Spammers Unleash Attack on LinkedIn Business Users

Cyber criminals began a campaign Monday that targeted LinkedIn users in a concerted spam attack, Cisco senior security researcher Henry Stern told ZDNet UK yesterday. What was different from this specific campaign from previous one is the scale of the attack and the fact it targeted business users, he said. …

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Obama on LinkedIn

Illinois Sen. and 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama joined LinkedIn, the online professional community, further positioning his campaign as the leader in utilizing social networking sites to garner online support. Already a strong presence on Facebook, MySpace, and Flickr, Obama recently joined LinkedIn, the social network site aimed professionals looking …

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Guidehouse Lands DoD Financial Mgmt Support Contract; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Scott McIntyre CEO Guidehouse

The Department of Defense has awarded Guidehouse a five-year contract to help modernize DoD's financial management processes. Guidehouse will provide audit remediation, financial management improvement and data analysis to provide operations support to the department's deputy chief financial officer. “It‘s an honor for our financial management professionals to work with a great client addressing complex accounting, business process, information systems and data challenges,” said Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Jacobs Acquires The Buffalo Group to Expand Cyber Solutions; Steve Demetriou Quoted

Steve Demetriou Chair

Jacobs has acquired The Buffalo Group, a provider of advanced cyber and intelligence solutions. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. "Defending our nation against adversarial threats is growing in complexity. The Buffalo Group's leading cyber and intelligence capabilities further strengthens our suite of national priority solutions across integrated multi-domain environments," said Jacobs chair and CEO Steve Demetriou

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Vertosoft Partners with D3 Security to Deliver SOAR Technology; Jason Wiele, Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft

Vertosoft has partnered with D3 Security, a leader in advanced Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) technology, to assist government agencies in security operations, incident response and threat hunting. “Working alongside Vertosoft has given us an expert partner to support our Federal clients as we bring D3 SOAR to government agencies who are looking to bolster their cybersecurity posture,” said Jason Wiele, senior director of enterprise cybersecurity solutions at D3 Security. 

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions, NCMEC Mark 20 Years of Partnership in Child Recovery Efforts

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis' risk solutions business has marked the anniversary of the Automated Delivery of Alerts on Missing Children Program launched in 2000 to support the efforts of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. For the last two decades, the ADAM program has assisted NCMEC in its child recovery efforts by sending out posters with photos of and details about missing children in a specific geographic search area within minutes, the company said Friday.

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