AMERICAN SYSTEMS Names Ray Rafaels VP of IMIA

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS has announced the appointment of Raymond “Ray” Rafaels as vice president of Identity Management and Information Assurance, a role in which he will lead the company’s IMIA business and help develop the cybersecurity systems engineering business division. “The battlefield of the future will be in cyberspace, making it …

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Tuesday Tip Jar

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This week, Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell shared with TheNewNewInternet what he thinks makes a good cyber professional: “When I think about the people that I have known, the one's who have been really effective cybersecurity guys, the first characteristic is they tend to have a devious mind. They are able to …

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Where are the Executives Vacationing This Summer?

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With the mercury rising in the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas getting hotter by the day, planning for a summer getaway might be the best idea ever. Not sure where to go? No worries: Here are some recommendations from seven local executives who picked their favorite summer vacation spots, …

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Local Maryland Bank Targeted by Phishing Attack

Yet another bank in the Washington, D.C., metro area has been hit with a phishing attack. The Bank of Glen Burnie in Maryland is urging consumers to be vigilant about an email phishing scam designed to look like an online expiration warning from the bank. Bank customers were informed by …

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Study: Adult Sites Safer than 'Legitimate' Ones

Study: Adult Sites Safer than 'Legitimate' Ones - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A new report released Monday contradicts the notion of pornographic sites being more virus infected than sites with other kinds of content. “We are not recommending people to start searching for erotic content, not at all, but the statistics are clear: For every infected adult domain we identify, there are …

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Dr. José Muñoz Appointed as CTO of NSF's Cyber Office

Dr. José Muñoz Appointed as CTO of NSF's Cyber Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The National Science Foundation’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure has announced the appointment of Dr. José Muñoz as chief technology officer effective June 1, 2010. Muñoz, who has been serving as acting director of OCI, will focus on relations with external communities on IT and cyber infrastructure, enhance the outreach activities of …

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Friday Features

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This week, Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell talked about online privacy and how large-scale Internet surveillance would have significant civil-liberty without any security benefits. Mary Good of RSA International shared what promoting SRA's core values mean and entail for the HR department. And CACI’s Senior Vice President of HR Gail Forrest spoke …

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HHS Launches New Healthcare Website

A new Web site launched by the Obama administration compiles a complete ‘menu’ of all available public and private health-insurance plans across the nation. It is the first platform to place all of these plans in a single place, a “one-stop shop for information on the Affordable Care Act and …

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