Executive Profile: Steven Kimmel of Alion

Steven Kimmel is Senior Vice President for Corporate Development for Alion Science and Technology. As such, he develops and oversees strategic plans and implementation. He is responsible for the company’s Federal, State, Local and commercial opportunity tracking, capture plans, bid review and proposal preparation development activities. Prior to joining Alion, …

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SAIC, DynCorp Announce Financial Results

Two major government contractors today announced their fiscal results, noting a positive trend with spiking figures in revenue growth. Walt Havenstein, SAIC chief executive officer, attributed the positive numbers to winning several significant contracts during the quarter in national priority areas such as cybersecurity and logistics. “These awards reflect the …

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Executive Profile: Michael Klimkiewicz of HPTi

Michael Klimkiewicz is Vice President and Client Executive for the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for HPTi. In this position, Klimkiewicz is responsible for maintaining the profit and loss and operational management for both of the company’s clients. Before moving to HPTi, Klimkiewicz was a group Vice President at Integic, where he …

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Executive Profile: Amy Alving of SAIC

Amy Alving is the chief technology officer and senior vice president for the Science Applications International Corporation. As such, she is responsible for the creation and implementation of the company’s technical and scientific vision and strategy in the Office of Technology. Prior to joining SAIC in 2005,  Alving was director of …

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Executive Profile: Kevin Boyle of Vangent

Kevin Boyle is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for Vangent, Inc. Before joining Vangent in 2007, Boyle was Assistant General Counsel for General Dynamics Information Technology, after its acquisition of Anteon International Corporation. In this position, Boyle oversaw all of the company’s corporate, transactional, and litigation operations. Before this, …

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Executive Spotlight: Shawn O’Brien of TASC

Shawn O’Brien, corporate business development at TASC, spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the challenges present in the business development as well as his goals for the firm. ExecutiveBiz: Could you tell me a little bit about your background and how you got started with your career? Shawn: I started with a …

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NIST Releases Continuous Monitoring FAQs

Continuous monitoring is at the center of proposed reform to FISMA, which is currently maligned as being an exercise in paperwork rather than an effective guide for cybersecurity. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a list of 17 frequently asked questions about continuous monitoring. The questions …

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FTC Gets CyberSpy to Clean Up Its Act

CyberSpy Software, which markets a key logger programmer that claims to be a “100 per cent undetectable” application allowing users to “Spy on Anyone. From Anywhere,” has agreed to rewrite its software following a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission. The key logging program, known as RemoteSpy, is capable …

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GSA and DHS Approve AT&T as Cyber Provider for Government

The Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration have approved AT&T as the first government-wide cyber provider under the Networx contract. Yesterday, AT&T announced that the company was the first holder of the Networx contract to receive authority to operate (ATO) from the GSA for implementation of Managed …

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DHS Official: DHS May Merge Cyber and Infrastructure Protection

In order to better meet its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may merge its cybersecurity unit with its infrastructure protection unit, according to Todd Keil, assistant secretary of homeland security for infrastructure protection. Keil recently told Security Management that the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) and the …

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Senate Bill Looks to Fund DoD Cyber Programs

A Senate version of the fiscal 2011 Defense authorization bill that is slated for release later this week is likely to include funding for programs that will allow DoD and contractors greater access to services and tools related to cybersecurity, according to a NextGov report. On May 28, Sen. Carl …

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Featured Job- Cyber Products Portfolio Manager with BAE

Job Description The Cyber Programs Portfolio Manager is responsible for development and life cycle management of assigned products as well as generating and presenting ideas for new products and services. Candidates should be strong technology generalist with deep knowledge of cyber security to include systems engineering and application development. Enterprise-level …

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