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Executive Profile: William Deckelman of CSC

William L. Deckelman is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Computer Sciences Coporation (CSC). He joined the company in January 2008, and has since then been responsible for all legal activities throughout CSC. Before joining CSC, Deckelman served 14 years with Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., where he held various …

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Dr. Jim Lewis Speaks at the Potomac Officers Club

Senior Fellow and Director of CSIS’ Technology and Public Policy Program, Dr. Jim Lewis spoke at the Potomac Officers Club event this afternoon.  His remarks focused on cybersecurity, and he detailed some of the greatest current threats to industry and national security, as well as some potential solutions. Much of …

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Cyveillance COO Panos Anastassiadis Talks Phishing Attacks

According the ExecutiveBiz, Cyveillance COO Panos Anastassiadis  feels the dangerous practice is becoming more refined: “The phishing attacks have evolved from the classic spelling mistakes and grammar mistakes to extremely sophisticated spear phishing, targeting high power individuals and even more. In addition to traditional approaches to the problem, we see …

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Michele Flournoy Testifies Before Congress

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, saying that the ongoing campaign in Southern Afghanistan’s goal of reclaiming Marjah is the only the opening salvo in a larger initiative to crack the Taliban.  Flournoy is one of ExecutiveBiz’s Top 20 People …

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Jim Lewis on the Threat of Cyber Terrorism

Earlier this month, DNI Dennis Blair raised the issue of cybersecurity in his testimony before Congress on the Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. While the threats in cyberspace are only now coming into the common lexicon, James Lewis, of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), …

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New Desktops Won’t Close Real Tech Gap

A top Obama Administration official recently claimed “federal workers having better computers at home than in the office” has led to a technology gap between the public and private sectors that nets “billions of dollars in waste.” Unfortunately, the comments fell short of addressing the real crisis for America’s CIOs. …

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VC Investments in Clean-tech Hold Steady

Critics who question the future of clean technology and our government’s investment in the industry’s future might have to admit they’re wrong, once and for all. Here’s a little bit of news for them from the New York Times’ Green Inc.: Venture capitalists invested $5.6 billion in green technology companies …

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In-Sourcing: Are GovCon’s Fears Justified?

While in-sourcing might make some in the government contracting community nervous, the great tribulation expected by the private sector hasn’t hit as hard as some noted industry watchers had anticipated.  But recent review of OMB activity shows there is definite cause for concern. Many large contractors were worried recently over …

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DHS Searching for Wiki Administrator

The Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Security Center is currently searching for a company to administer the Cyber Operations Wiki System. The statement of work states that the project is set aside for a veteran-owned business. The Wiki is designed to faciliate the ready exchange of expertise between various …

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Boeing Flexes Cyber Muscle

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 …

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Top 10 CTO Videos

Bob Gourley of CTOVision.com lists his ten favorite YouTube videos of the future of technology here.  If there’s an over-arching theme, it’s convergence.  Here’s a summary of the video offerings. Pattie Maes from MIT on wearable tech.  Imagine you run into a work associate at a restaurant, and you just …

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