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Howard Schmidt, next cyber coordinator?

CYBERSECURITY | Back in July, we mentioned that announcement of the cyber coordinator appeared imminent. Now, even ExecutiveBiz is beginning to wonder. And so are some industry experts. “It’s been four months without a pick, so it may be time to  try  a lottery among all registered voters in the …

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Wiki Latest Tool Enlisted in Cybersecurity War

The National Cyber Security Center under the Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to use a wiki to communicate important information among federal agencies. The goal is for interested parties to use the wiki to share time sensitive information on threats, attacks and responses. It will also serve as …

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Navy CIO Robert Carey: Cybersecurity is "Most Serious Economic and Security Challenge of the 21st Century"

Robert Carey, Navy Chief Information Officer, was quoted yesterday at Virtual FOSE’s keynote presentation calling cyber threats “the most serious economic and security challenge of the 21st century.” “We are being exploited at unprecedented scale by a growing array of state and non-state actors,” Carey added.“The U.S. must take action, protecting the critical …

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Vangent and CACI Show Quarterly Increase

Information technology services company, CACI International, and Vangent Inc., and information management and strategic business process outsourcing services provider, both showed increases in profits and revenue respectively from last year. In the quarter that ended on June 30th, CACI reported a 23 percent increase in profits from the same quarter …

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NCSA Board of Directors Welcomes Google

Eric Davis, head of anti-malvertising is representing Google on the National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) board of directors. Davis, who has spent 15 years in the marketing and consumer education industries, is a leader at Google in creating policies and procedures to protect the company’s network, products and customers. He …

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Lockheed Breaks Ground in Expansion to Newtown, PA Space Systems Facility

Lockheed Martin has broken ground on two new facilities at its Space Systems Company operations in Newtown, Pennsylvania, to support spacecraft programs for government and commercial customers.   New facilities include a 15,000-square-foot multi-purpose conference center to facilitate large-scale meetings like design reviews, demonstration initiatives and customer events, and will have space to …

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Liquidity Services Inc., marks 10 years

MILESTONES | What a difference 10 years makes. Since its founding in the fall of 1999 — and later its move to IPO status in February 2006 — Liquidity Services, Inc., has become a leading online auction marketplace for wholesale, surplus, and salvage assets. With a gross revenue of about …

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Mischel Kwon, Director of US Computer Emergency Response Team, Resigns

Mischel Kwon, director of the US Computer Emergency Response Team has resigned, reportedly due to frustration with bureaucratic obstacles and not having sufficient power to execute the functions of her office in Department of Homeland Security, according to Defense Tech. Mischel Kwon, the fourth U.S. CERT director in five years, resigned on Friday. …

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John Brennan: Time for “new approach” to counterterrorism efforts

COUNTERTERRORISM | Nearly a month shy of the eight-year anniversary of September 11, John Brennan took to the podium the other day at Center for Strategic and International Studies. As the president’s principal advisor on counterterrorism, Brennan offered this key takeaway: It’s time for “new thinking” and a “new approach” …

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