M. C. Dean Completes D.C.’s School Without Walls Renovation

M. C. Dean is celebrating the completion of its Washington, D.C. School Without Walls Project. The 98,000 square foot historically-conscious  renovation took the Dulles, Virginia construction company 14 months to complete. M. C. Dean renovated the school, including Grant Elementary School built in 1881, with a new design and installation of architectural lighting, security, fire alarm, …

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CSIS Jim Lewis: Cybersecurity “not priority” for White House

Back in May, President Obama stated he would appoint a cyber coordinator to help “orchestrate and integrate all cybersecurity policies.” That was then, this is now; we’re still waiting. Amid speculation about possible candidates and the resignation of acting cyber czar Melissa Hathaway, the guessing game continues. For Jim Lewis …

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Government Seeks Technology 'Geeks' Through Cyber Challenge

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) announced  a new initiative entitled the U.S. Cyber Security Challenge. With participation from the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center, the Air Force Association and the SANS Institute, 10,000 tech-savvy high school and college students will compete through a variety of exercises, including live competitions, that …

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Melissa Hathaway Resigns as Acting Cyber Czar

Melissa Hathaway, the ExecutiveBiz Top 10 Game Changer to Watch in ’09 who completed the Obama administration’s cybersecurity review in April and has served as the White House’s acting cybersecurity czar announced her resignation today, citing personal reasons.  Her resignation will take effect August 24th. The White House is considering candidates for the position …

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HHS Appoints Todd Park as CTO

 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has appointed Todd Park as Chief Technology Officer. Park is currently working as Board Director for athenahealth Inc., a healthcare IT company which he co-founded. As CTO, Park will work with the HHS and other agencies to create innovative ways to improve health care …

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Deloitte Cybersecurity Expert Billy O’Brien Explains What Every CEO Should Be Doing Now And What The Obama Administration Is Doing Right

Deloitte cyber expert and former White House director of Cybersecurity and Communications, Billy O’Brien sat down with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the aftermath of the 60-day Cyberspace Review and what every CEO should be asking themselves about the security of their company. O’Brien appreciates that the 60-Day review included vowing to …

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