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Altamira Female Execs Participate in The Women's Center Leadership Conference; Ted Davies Comments

A group of female executives from McLean, Virginia-based national security and technology services contractor Altamira took part in The Women's Center-hosted leadership conference that featured career development, discussion and networking sessions for attendees. Altamira said Monday the 31st annual leadership conference held on April 22 recognized the careers of notable female leaders …

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Dell EMC Survey: 64% of Federal IT Execs Report Software-Defined Data Center Adoption at Agencies

A new survey sponsored by Dell EMC has found that 64 percent of federal information technology leaders said their agencies had fielded software-defined data centers. Dell said Monday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to perform an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May 2016 as …

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Japan's Revised Cybersecurity Guidelines Cite Corporate Execs' Role in Cyber Investments

Japan's ministry of economy, trade and industry and the information-technology promotion agency have revised a set of guidelines in effort to highlight the responsibility of corporate executives in cybersecurity and include IPA's supplementary cyber guidebook. The revised Cybersecurity Guidelines for Business Leadership calls for business executives to advance investments in cyber …

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Deloitte & MAPI Study: 36% of Manufacturing Execs Cite Intellectual Property as Top Data Security Concern

A new study by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation has found that 36 percent of manufacturing executives said intellectual property is their top concern when it comes to data security, followed by consumer information and inadvertent personal data disclosures. Deloitte and MAPI conducted 35 interviews with executives …

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INSA Names 6 Execs to Board of Directors, 5 Advisory Board Members; Letitia Long Comments

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has appointed executives from industry and academia to its boards of directors and advisers. The six new directors will oversee INSA's strategic planning and business operations, while the five new advisers will offer additional guidance for alliance-related activities, INSA said Wednesday. “These new board members …

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Dell EMC Survey: Federal IT Execs Single Out Cloud as Govt’s Top Tech Trend

A new survey backed by Dell EMC says 91 percent of federal market information technology leaders consider cloud computing as the top technology trend at their agencies. Dell said Wednesday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to conduct an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May as an extension …

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Defense News: Raytheon, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Execs Talk Air Force Trainer Jet Partnership Details

Officials from Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica held a meeting on Oct. 14 after the companies faced issues on who should lead their joint effort to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer aircraft program, Defense News reported Friday. Tom Kington and Valerie Insinna wrote Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica have revisited plans to offer the latter company’s T-100 jet trainers …

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CA Technologies Study: 82% of Senior IT Execs View Identity-Centric Security as Critical to Business

A new study by CA Technologies has found that 82 percent of senior information technology and business executives believe that implementation of an identity-centric approach to security plays a critical role in their businesses. CA Technologies said Tuesday it commissioned marketing research provider Coleman Parkes to poll 1,770 IT executives in 10 industry sectors across …

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ECS to Help Army Develop Simulation, Training Tech; Waymon Armstrong Comments

Engineering and Computer Simulations has received two contracts from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to research, build and demonstrate simulation and training technologies. The Simulation, Training and Engineering Services initiative aims to create training and simulation systems intended to adapt to varying Army requirements over time, ECS said Friday. ECS …

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Study: 71% of IT Execs Link Workforce Shortage to Companies' Cyber Vulnerabilities

A report by Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has found that 71 percent of information technology professionals believe the shortage of cybersecurity professionals make business organizations more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Intel Security said Wednesday it commissioned technology market research firm Vanson Bourne in May to …

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Iridium's Scott Scheimreif, Other Execs Tackle Future Navigation Products

Iridium's Scott Scheimreif, ABI Research's Patrick Connolly and Gopher Protocol's Danny Rittman discuss future location tracking and navigation offerings and market prospects with Investorideas.com. Connolly said ABI Research predicts the global positioning device market will reach nearly $2 billion by 2021 as the market experiences a transition period, Investorideas.com said …

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GovCon Industry Execs Included in Virginia Business’ 50 Most Influential List

The trade publication Virginia Business has released the 50 Most Influential Virginians list that includes some prominent executives in the government contracting industry. The list included some of the Northern Virginia Technology Council‘s board members including SAIC President and CEO Tony Moraco, NVTC said Tuesday. NVTC added that representatives of the organization’s board …

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Cyphort-Ponemon Study: 34% of Senior Execs Unaware of Their Firms’ Cybersecurity Challenges

A Cyphort-commissioned survey indicates about 34 percent of C-level corporate executives lack awareness about cyber threats to their companies’ information technology systems. Ponemon Institute polled 597 IT leaders across the U.S. private sector for Cyphort’s “State of Malware Detection & Prevention” report and found that 39 percent of respondents said their firms do not have intelligence …

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Booz Allen, SAIC Execs Anticipate Increase in DoD’s Threat Mitigation Efforts

Two executives at Booz Allen Hamilton and Science Applications International Corp. expect their companies to see more opportunities to help the federal government counter terrorism and other threats worldwide, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. “It’s really not getting any safer,” said SAIC CEO Tony Moraco, adding that introduction of additional …

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