DCAA: New Mission, New Philosophy

Patrick Fitzgerald, DCAA Director, and Robert Hale, DoD comptroller, acknowledge in an online editorial for federaltimes.com that “DCAA’s reputation has been tarnished in recent years by complaints involving poor audit quality and abusive management.”  GAO has been particularly critical, releasing a report last October titled “Widespread DCAA Audit Problems Leave Billions …

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Tuesday Tip Jar

This week, Joe Moye, chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions, shared some words of advice for someone who is just starting their career and has aspirations to lead a firm: “I think it’s important for people at a very early age in their careers to take their career into …

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Harris Taps John Heller to Head IT Services Business

Harris Corporation has named John Heller president of its IT services business, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Daniel R. Pearson. “John brings the breadth and depth of experience vital to continuing the stellar growth trajectory of this business,” Pearson said. “His leadership will further enrich Harris IT services’ reputation for …

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ManTech Named a ‘Best Employer for Veterans’

ManTech International Corporation has been named to Military Times Edge’s 2010 “Best Employers for Vets” list, ranking seventh on the list and placing as the top-ranking government contractor among this year’s selection of companies. Fifty enterprises from the Fortune 1000, Defense News 100 and Federal Times‘ General Services Administration 250 …

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Iron for Women

EHS Corporate Care Feeling tired?  Having trouble concentrating or sleeping?  What many busy executives may not know is that these could be symptoms of iron deficiency.  Medical experts estimate that only 65-70% of all Americans meet their daily recommended intake, and the impact of low iron can make your day …

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USIS CEO Bill Mixon Supporting Education Efforts at CNU

USIS President and CEO Bill Mixon is set to become a member of the Board of Advisors for Christopher Newport University(CNU)’s Center for American Studies (CAS). CAS was formed in June 2007, seeking to “foster greater civic awareness by promoting a traditional liberal arts education on America’s philosophical roots and …

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DoD Budget Recommendations Under Fire

Last month, the Defense Business Board released a package of recommendations that outlined several cost-cutting methods in which the department could free up money in its budgets. The set of proposals, which followed Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ call to tighten the defense spending budget, immediately went under attack by …

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Executive Spotlight: Joe Moye of Capgemini

Joe Moye is the chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions.  He spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his firm, the market and shared his advice for rising professionals. ExecutiveBiz: Can you talk about your background and how you came to your current position? Joe Moye: I’m currently president and chief executive …

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DDoS Attack Hits DNS Made Easy

Over the weekend, the website DNS Made Easy was subjected to a concentrated denial of service attack that peaked on Saturday at around 50Gbps. Currently, the identity of the attackers and their motivation remains unclear. The attack, which lasted eight hours according to the firm, effectively shut-down the site for …

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Court Rejects Warrantless GPS Tracking

A federal court of appeals has rejected the U.S. government’s argument that it does not need a warrant to conduct GPS tracking on suspects. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled unanimously that agents of the FBI should have obtained a warrant …

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Indian Law Students to Receive Cyber Training

Law students in India are being given the opportunity to include cyber training within their curriculum, according to The Times of India. Students attending the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University will have the chance to participate in an internship with the Cyber Appellate Tribunal (CAT) located in New Delhi. …

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Featured Job- Senior CI Cyber Analyst with SAIC

Job Description BACKGROUND: The Office of the Director of National Counterintelligence (ODNCI) is responsible for leading an integrated national counterintelligence (CI) effort against foreign intelligence threats to the United States. This office leads the world’s premier CI enterprise to unify the US counterintelligence community, informs and influences decision makers, promotes …

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