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Harris' Meyerrose: Cybersecurity Cannot Take Backburner

Harris Corporation is taking steps to promote National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, taking place this October. Harris representatives, including Vice President and General Manager of Harris Cyber Integrated Systems Dale Meyerrose, will be speaking at a number of cyber-themed events. This week's event is a cybersecurity panel at the C4ISR Conference …

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Obama Replaces Jones With New National Security Adviser

Tom Donilon will take over as national security adviser to President Barack Obama, the White House announced. The move follows a wave of position changes, including Rahm Emmanuel, who recently resigned as White House chief of staff, as the White House gears up for the midterm elections. Donilon, former lobbyist …

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ITT Report Measures Company’s Environmental, Social Record

ITT's Global Citizenship Report, released this week, shows progress in the company's environmental, social and governance record worldwide. The report shows a 51 percent reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions and 46 percent reduction in hazardous-waste generation, among others. By the end of the year, the company reports its Watermark program will …

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Siemens Velaro Train's Next Stop: America?

Siemens is hoping to find new markets for its high-speed Velaro trains in Florida, Ohio and California, according to CEO Eric Spiegel. Siemens' “Future of Florida High-Speed Rail Tour” exhibition kicked off this week in Tampa, with future stops in Orlando, Miami and Tallahassee. The exhibit features a full-size model …

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CSC's James Sheaffer to Chair Red Cross Gala

James Sheaffer, president of CSC North American Public Sector, will chair the Red Cross National Capital Region Fire and Ice Ball being held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16. The ball will honor U.S. Armed Services and their families during the ball, as well as award Marine Corps Commandant General James …

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Minnesota Becomes First State to Move to Microsoft's Cloud

The Minnesota State Office of Enterprise Technology has announced it will move all state offices to Microsoft‘s Business Productivity Online Suite. All executive branch government entities will be moved to the cloud, and Minnesota local and county governments and educational offices can choose to migrate as well. Minnesota State Chief …

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Friday Features

This week, Dave Dacquino of VT Group spoke about how to quickly adapt to a military customer’s changing needs; Ruby DeMesme, director of human capital innovative market strategy at Deloitte Consulting LLP, shared her thoughts about making a smooth career change from the Air Force to the private sector.

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Lisa Hook Named CEO at Neustar

Neustar Inc. (NYSE:NSR) has promoted COO Lisa A. Hook to the role of president and CEO. Hook takes over for Jeffrey E. Ganek, founding CEO of the company, who will stay on as chair. “[Hooks’] experience at AOL brought to us a powerful understanding of the internet, the needs of …

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Executive Spotlight: Dave Dacquino of VT Group

  Dave Dacquino leads VT Group as the firm’s CEO.  He spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his diverse industry background, his firm’s place in an dynamic market and his hobby of mountain climbing. ExecutiveBiz:  Could you describe maybe your background in the industry?  I know you have some experience with some …

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SRA Helps AT&T Protect Government Smartphones

AT&T (NYSE: T), along with SRA (NYSE: SRX), has rolled out AT&T Encrypted Mobile Voice, “the first carrier-provided two factor encryption service, which provides high-level security features for calls on the AT&T wireless network.” The service is designed for use by government agencies, law enforcement organizations, financial services institutions and …

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USIS Presents Results of Government Leader Survey

USIS has announced the results of a survey the firm conducted among government leaders from the federal e-Discovery community at the Digital Government Institute's Federal e-Discovery Symposium held in late August 2010. According to the firm, important results contained in the report, Federal e-Discovery Trends, include: The chief information officer …

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Thursday Tip Jar

In recognition of National Cyber Security Month, Vangent Chief Information Security Officer John Lamboy shared his best advice to Internet users. Ruby DeMesme, director of human capital innovative market strategy at Deloitte Consulting LLP, gave advice to executives looking to make the switch from the Department of Defense and the …

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CRGT Finalizes JM Purchase

CRGT Inc. has completed its acquisition of Johnston McLamb, a technology management services firm specializing in visual business intelligence, data visualization and geospatial application development for government and private-sector customers. With the acquisition, CRGT will expand its market share, diversify its customer base, and further expand its services portfolio, the …

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