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Information on 800,000 Doctors Stolen

An unencrypted laptop with information on around 800,000 physicians was stolen recently from an employee of an insurance firm. A number of the physicians have been warned that the data was stolen. The laptop contained the personal information on a number of physicians throughout the country. The theft puts them …

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Securing the Cyber Cloud

As the government and private sector move more towards cloud computing, the question of security “in the cloud” is becoming a central component of the debate. There are a number of competing ideas regarding the best way to properly secure data being stored in the cloud. For some government agencies, …

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Melissa Hathaway: Lack of permanent cyber coordinator doesn’t show lack of priority by White House

Cybersecurity threats are “just the beginning of the beginning.” Melissa Hathaway recently drew that assessment in accepting Information Security Magazine’s 5th annual Security 7 Awards. The biggest casualty on the cybersecurity front is theft of corporate intellectual property and other proprietary data. That loss, writes Hathaway in Information Security’s Oct. …

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Mark Drapeau: Six ways to join the goverati



First came the technorati. Then the twitterati. Now the goverati have burst onto the Web 2.0 scene. These are individuals from government and industry alike leveraging new technology to better shape government policy and direction. So what can industry do to keep on top of this emerging trend? Who better …

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Edward Swallow named VP of Business Development for Northrop Grumman’s Info Systems sector’s Civil Systems division

Yesterday. Northrop Grumman announced that it has appointed Edward M. Swallow vice president of business development for the Information Systems sector’s Civil Systems division. Swallow will now oversee the division’s business development activities, including building and executing strategies, identifying and shaping new business opportunities, and maintaining customer relationships in the …

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McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, McAfee, Inc. has outlined its support for the program sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance. To demonstrate its support for the education initiative, McAfee plans to conduct a number of educational programs to increase awareness about having good cyber “hygiene.” The …

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David Ryan: Current markets key to Northrop Grumman Information Systems’ growth

David Ryan is vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector. Here’s his take on today’s business development environment for government contractors: Return to Main Feature here. ExecutiveBiz: You’ve been credited with a focus on improving quality, productivity and program performance. What daily steps help you ensure …

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Craig Reed: “Not your father’s DynCorp”

Craig Reed is senior vice president of strategy and corporate development. Here’s his take on today’s business development environment for government contractors: Return to Main Feature here. ExecutiveBiz: At a time of defense budget cuts, what markets are you pursuing? Craig Reed: Our vision is to be the leading government …

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