Jim Garrettson

SAIC Collaborates with UMD to Promote Cyber Education, Tech Development

SAIC Collaborates with UMD to Promote Cyber Education, Tech Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corporation has teamed up with the University of Maryland to support efforts that promote education, research, and technology development in cybersecurity. SAIC will coordinate and share cyber-related research between the UMD Cybersecurity Center and SAIC’s Cyber Innovation Center to leverage each center’s resources, alliances and diverse perspectives …

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‘The Rule of Law’: Exporting a Parable

'The Rule of Law': Exporting a Parable - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Overseas, the dynamics of political change are as unceasing as they are messy.  When inevitable power shifts and regime changes occur in foreign lands, many developing nations are left in turmoil, with citizens left fighting the fallout of a lacking structure and criminals of all sorts operating with impunity. Enter …

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Cyber Espionage, a Global Problem

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In the wake of reports of more countries being targeted by complex malware, cyber espionage has become an increasingly global concern for government and industry leaders over the past year, making loss of sensitive information and data an everyday problem for most nations. Although cyber espionage is relatively new way …

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Melissa Hathaway: America Has Too Many Ineffective Private-Public Partnerships

Melissa Hathaway: America Has Too Many Ineffective Private-Public Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event

  The recent INTERPOL conference held in Hong Kong was an important step for the international, strategic environment to bring like-minded nations together to discuss information security, cybersecurity, and share effective practices for protecting key infrastructure, said Melissa Hathaway, president of Hathaway Global Strategies and former cybersecurity official. Held Sept. …

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End of Iraq: What Happens to Our Stuff?

End of Iraq: What Happens to Our Stuff? - top government contractors - best government contracting event

As the post-Iraq drawdown gets underway, 3.4 million pieces of military hardware will need to leave the country.  Many have already been repaired and shipped to new theaters of operation,  and thousands more are waiting for repairs at support bases around the Middle East.  However, despite the fact that overseas …

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Let the Cyber-War Games Begin: DHS Kicks Off Cyber Storm III to Test Internet Preparedness

Let the Cyber-War Games Begin: DHS Kicks Off Cyber Storm III to Test Internet Preparedness - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday announced the launch of Cyber Storm III“”a three-day long, DHS-sponsored drill that aims to examine the nation's response capabilities in the event of a cyber attack. “Securing America’s cyber infrastructure requires close coordination with our federal, state, international and private-sector partners,“ Napolitano …

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