Korea Looks to Place Cybersecurity on G20 Agenda

The Republic of Korea is working to place cybersecurity on the agenda of the upcoming Group of 20 meetings which will take place in Seoul later this year. However, it appears that interest in creating an international body to fight cyber crime is waning, according to Korea Times. Korea’s broadcasting …

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Featured Job- Cyber Security Analyst with Booz Allen

Job Description Key Role: Work in a challenging and dynamic environment that combines knowledge in cyber security with business consulting skills to deliver high-value IT security compliance solutions to federal agencies. Engage in Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) work, conduct security reviews, and provide security advisory …

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Friday Features

This week, Teresa “Terry” Weipert, partner at Accenture, spoke with ExecutiveBiz about her firm, buyer-provider relations and outsourcing. John Sutton, a member of Global Crossing’s leadership team, shared his outlook on growth strategy and cybersecurity. Alex Miller, L-3’s senior vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Systems Business Unit, …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst Corporate VP, CIO

Harris Corporation has named Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. “Ted is extremely well qualified for this strategic role within our organization and is the ideal leader to deliver innovative, transformational solutions to advance our customer missions by …

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Executive Profile: Eric Cole of McAfee Security

Eric Cole

Dr. Eric Cole serves as senior vice president and chief technology officer for McAfee of the Americas. In this role, he oversees key technologists and evangelists in product development and the field, ensuring alignment, creative thought leadership, prototyping of new products/technology/research and longer range strategic vision. Cole has over 20 …

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Executive Profile: Doug Wagoner of SAIC

Doug Wagoner is currently senior vice president and general manager for the Homeland and Civilian Solutions Business Unit for SAIC. In this capacity, he oversees the development and execution of the business unit’s strategic and tactical plans. Before joining SAIC in 2007, Wagoner was SVP and GM for Data Systems …

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Northrop Grumman Launches GovTrip 2.0

After a 15-month project, Northrop Grumman announced today the launch of GovTrip 2.0, the next generation of the corporation’s GovTrip program. GovTrip is a Web-based travel service that streamlines reservations, travel authorizations, expense reimbursements and management functions for federal government travel. The service was simplified and polished after the company’s …

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Executive Spotlight: Teresa Weipert of Accenture

Teresa “Terry” Weipert serves as a partner at Accenture with a focus in information technology.  She spoke with ExecutiveBiz about her firm, buyer-provider relations and outsourcing. ExecutiveBiz: Could you tell me about your background and how you came to your current position? Terry Weipert: I joined Accenture from Unisys Corporation, …

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Commerce Looks for Comments on Cybersecurity and Innovation Impact

The U.S. Department of Commerce has published a notice of inquiry related to “Cybersecurity, Innovation, and Internet Policy.” The department is looking for comments from academic, commercial and civil society sectors regarding ways to improve cybersecurity while continuing innovation. “Preserving innovation, as well as private sector and consumer confidence in …

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Judge Approves Baidu Lawsuit Following Hack

A U.S. federal judge has ruled in favor of China search engine giant Baidu, allowing the company to proceed with its lawsuit against Register.com for negligence. The ruling followed Register.com’s arguments in March, claiming the suit was not valid because the master services agreement barred claims relating to employee mistakes …

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Virus Writer Arrested in Japan for Hitting File-Sharing Users

An alleged virus writer in Japan has been arrested amid allegations he created and distributed a virus which looked to destroy data. Masato Nakatsuji, 27, is alleged to have created the squid-octopus (ika-tako) virus which searches for data files from file-sharing websites and destroys the files, replacing them with an …

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Scotland Yard Breaks Up Phishing Ring

Six suspected members of a phishing ring have been arrested in the United Kingdom and Ireland over alleged involvement in a scam hitting tens of thousands of victims. One woman and five men between the ages of 25 and 40 were arrested in County Meath, Ireland and London after an …

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