Forensics Tool Unveiled to Help Banks Find Trojans

Trusteer, a UK Internet security firm, has unveiled a remote forensics tool that will enable banking institutions to determine if a client’s computer is infected with malware. The service would be used in instances where alleged fraud has occurred. The service, called Flashlight, allows  banks to identify malware quickly without …

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Russian Sued Over Hacked Brokerage Accounts

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Russian national of using hijacked brokerage accounts to illegally earn over $255,000. Valery Maltsev used the hijacked accounts to manipulate the price of shares at 38 companies. Maltsev would form a legitimate account to buy into each company and then use …

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Preparations for Cyber Command Underway

Preparations to officially establish the U.S. Cyber Command are underway, according to a senior U.S. military official. Air Force Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said in a written statement submitted to the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on strategic forces, that the unit was awaiting …

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Featured Job- IPV6 Cyber Security Engineer Job with Booz Allen

Job Description Location: Chantilly, VA, US IPv6 Cyber Security Engineer-01085296 Description Key Role: Work with telecommunications and wireless technology and apply excellent technical skills in IP network, including IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, IPSec, Mobile IP, QoS, AAA, and RADIUS. Work with enterprise core and federated networks concepts and techniques. …

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Does “Buy American” Apply To Me? Your Four-Step Guide

It’s been over a year since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law.  One of its key components is a “Buy American” requirement, requiring domestic “iron, steel or manufactured goods” to be used in ARRA-funded projects (ARRA section 1605), which has proven to be a …

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DHS Pulls SBInet Funding

The Department of Homeland Security has pulled the plug on $50 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for the “Virtual Border Fence,” meant to secure the U.S.’s border with Mexico.  The SBInet project would mesh security cameras, motion sensors, radar and other technologies into a high-tech detection …

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Executive Profile: Dale McHenry of ATS Corporation

Dale McHenry is vice president of business development and oversees all sales and marketing, capture management and proposal operations. McHenry’s career began in 1972 at the University of Maryland’s Administrative Computer Center as a software systems engineer. His studies in applications software led toward executive management positions, including his assignment …

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Executive Profile: Mars Mariano of ACS FS

Mars Mariano serves as chief technology officer of Federal Solutions at Affiliated Computer Services, A Xerox Company. In his role, Mariano is responsible for the company’s product development and quality within the federal market. He has been a CTO since 2000. Mariano’s career spans over more than30 years and includes …

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