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    iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

    The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications and systems to protect the […] More

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    The Evolution of the Whistle-Blower: From Civil War to WikiLeaks

    Think whistle-blower, and you’ll more than likely conjure up an image of a government worker who wants to shed light on an internal problem or a moral dilemma. These days, however, the whistle-blower has morphed from a one-man band to an orchestra of many, sounding the horn about everything from classified information to embarrassing communications […] More

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    Online Health Records: Are Yours Secure?

    As America’s healthcare industry scurries to transition from paper medical records to electronic counterparts and meeting the 2015 meaningful-use requirements, experts raise flags about the security and warn about the downside to moving into an all-digital system. Electronic Health Records, or EHRs, are perceived as a method to enhance care and save billions of dollars […] More

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    I Spy, You Spy: InfraGard Allows Citizens to Become Volunteer G-Men

    His name may not  appear in the media as often as his industry and government peers, but InfraGard’s Jerry Dixon is a key figure to count on when it comes to cybersecurity. Dixon currently serves as vice president for government relations for InfraGard, FBI's civilian watchdog that works to counter terrorism threats and protects critical […] More

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    46 GovCon Companies ““ But Who Will Win with the FBI?

    The FBI has put $30 billion of contracts in IT services and products up for grabs on the FBI IT Supplies and Support Services Contract. It's the single-largest contract in the history of the FBI ““ and many Washington, D.C.-based government contractors are vying for the bids. The work will involve a wide range of […] More

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    Private Clouds Could be 'Cloud Nine' for Government Contractors

    Cloud computing has been on everyone’s lips the past couple of years, some believers touting it as a panacea to propel innovation and save money. The Obama administration, especially, has turned out to be its biggest fan. In September 2009, the federal government announced a long-term cloud computing policy intended to cut costs on infrastructure […] More

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    Social Media: New Methods for Exploitation for Hackers

    As the velocity and variety of social media are growing, it is vital to institute guidelines as soon as possible to establish how providers control personally identifiable information and focus on service functionality while minimizing the risk of exploitation of personal and organizational security, says an industry expert. It is important that consumers take charge […] More

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    SAIC Collaborates with UMD to Promote Cyber Education, Tech Development

    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 to create cutting-edge methods to […] More

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    ‘The Rule of Law’: Exporting a Parable

    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 America’s government contracting community. Contracting […] More

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    BAE Systems Picks Paul Falkler as New Cyber Lead

    BAE Systems Inc. has named Paul Falkler the head of the company’s Cyber Security Solutions business group. Starting Nov. 1, Falkler will be a vice president and general manager, reporting to John Gannon, president of the Intelligence and Security sector. “Paul has been on the leading edge of cybersecurity development for many years,” Gannon said. […] More

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    Cyber Espionage, a Global Problem

    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 of stealing secret government and […] More

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