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Greg Garcia: White House Staying the Cybersecurity Course

ExecutiveBiz: What is your cyber security background and what are you doing now? Greg Garcia: I was the first presidentially appointed Assistant Secretary of Cyber Security and Communications from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that I was the Vice President at the Information Technology Association of America for their cyber security program, …

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60-Day Cyberspace Policy Review Recap: 10 Insiders

It has been a few weeks since the 60-day White House Cyberspace Policy Review came out, now hear what think-tank leaders, policymakers and experts are saying. A Recap of the 60-day Review. 1.  Leslie Harris, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology: “welcomes the administration’s efforts to turn …

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ACS Gets Ready for Hurricane Season

State and federal officials aren’t the only ones watching out for the beginning of hurricane season. Government contractors, providing infrastructure, disaster relief and database back-up solutions have also joined in the conversation, and one with a proven hurricane track record is Affiliated Computer Services (ACS). ACS works with state and …

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EHS Corporate Care on H1N1

Hello from EHS Corporate Care. Most of you have followed the reporting of the so-called Swine Flu outbreak with both interest and angst. Initial reports made this new strain of a mixed Influenza virus seem highly contagious and very deadly. Luckily, as the initial reports were evaluated and closer international …

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Gates: DoD is Beefing Up Cybersecurity Efforts

The Defense Department is beefing up cybersecurity capabilities, according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Defense Subcommittee. Gates said cybersecurity must be a priority for the DoD, and his budget request reflects that. The request increases funding for a range of information assurance capabilities to improve the …

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Citrix to Improve Army’s Satellite Communications

Citrix Systems, Inc. has announced that the company’s Government Systems team has partnered with TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) on its Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) Non-secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) program for the U.S. Army. Specifically, Citrix® WANScaler™ will be incorporated into TCS SNAP Network Packages that support military operations …

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Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon’s Identity Shift

Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs …

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Executive Profile: Walt Havenstein of SAIC

Walter P. (Walt) Havenstein is CEO of Science Applications International Corporation. Previously, he served as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, and as a board member of BAE Systems plc. effective June 26.  Bill Hoover of AMERICAN Systems had this to say of …

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