FBI Releases Annual Internet Crime Report

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released its 2009 Annual Internet Crime Report late last week. Complaints regarding online crime increased dramatically in the past year, experiencing a 22.3 percent increase over the previous year. The IC3 received 336,655 complaints with an estimated total loss of $559.7 million, up by …

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Featured Job- Cyber Area Strategy Lead with Northrop Grumman

Job Description Northrop Grumman is looking for a Cyber Area Strategy Lead The Cyber Area Strategy lead will develop the business strategy and customer relations activities for the Intelligence Systems Division’s Cyber Strategy activities, across multiple Business Units and multiple customer organizations. Areas of inclusion are: customers, competitors, vision statement …

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Executive Profile: Teresa Carlson of Microsoft

Teresa Carlson serves as vice president responsible for the U.S. federal government at Microsoft Corporation. She defines the strategy and oversees the execution of sales, contracting, pre-sales technical support, product marketing, customer satisfaction, and performance of the U.S. federal government business worldwide. Carlson joined Microsoft in 2002 as part of …

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Executive Profile: Louis M. Addeo of ManTech

Louis M. Addeo is president of the ManTech Technical Services Group. He joined the company in March 2009. Prior to joining ManTech, from September 2007 until January 2009, Addeo served as chief operating officer of Serco, NA. He was responsible for overseeing the company’s human capital management, logistics/engineering, transportation and …

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Executive Profile: M. Stuart Davis of ManTech

M. Stuart Davis was named executive vice president of strategy for ManTech International Corporation in October 2009. He is responsible for investor relations, marketing and strategic growth plans and initiatives. Previously, Davis was corporate senior vice president of investor and employee owner relations at SAIC. Davis led the marketing efforts …

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Executive Profile: Sally Sullivan of ManTech

Sally Sullivan became executive vice president of business development for ManTech International Corporation in November 2009. Previously, she was vice president for defense, space and secured infrastructure, responsible for growing business with DoD, the Intelligence Community, key federal civil agencies and select foreign governments. This included the design and delivery …

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Procurement Policy Admin. Gordon: Expect Inherently Governmental Definition by Close of Month

Government contracting executives clamoring for clarification on what constitutes “inherently governmental” may get their wish, according to FierceGovernmentIT. Speaking at a breakfast put on by the Coalition for Government Procurement, Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator Dan Gordon indicated he was planning to draft a policy letter defining “inherently governmental …

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Are Protests the New Way to Win?

Since 2008, the government contracting community has seen several billion-dollar protests yield dividends.  Most recently, Boeing’s protest of the Air Force’s KC-X refueling tanker contract seems to have paid off, as Northrop Grumman and EADS have withdrawn their bid leaving Boeing the apparent winner of the contract. It has become …

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Daily GovCon Recap – March 12, 2010

Researchers say security ID questions are inadequate. CSC is mentoring the next generation of cyber warriors. British companies were hacked by foreign spies. Lt. Michael Oates of JIEDDO discussed what the US is doing to defeat IEDs. The FBI and the NCDF have started a hotline to fight Haitian and …

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SAIC and CSC Support 5th Mid-Atlantic CCDC

SAIC and CSC will sponsor the 5th Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) that will take place over the next few days. During competition, students will try to defend their networks from intrusion while keeping them online and providing services (like e-mail) and carrying out everyday functions (i.e. adding new …

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Robert Gates: Air Force Tanker RFP Was “Fair,” “We Kind of Let [Public/Private Partnerships] Get Out of Control”

During a town-hall style meeting with Air Force servicemen yesterday, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates commented on the recently-updated RFP for the Air Force’s next-generation refueling tanker, saying that the RFP was “fair” and expressing disappointment that Northrop Grumman Corporation has withdrawn from competition for the $35 billion contract.  He …

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Hackers Arrested in Turkey

Twenty-three hackers suspected of connections to the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) and attacks on government websites were arrested. Allegedly, the suspects attacked government websites as directed by PKK leaders. The operation, launched Wednesday in the city of Diyarbakir, targeted individuals suspected of hacking and having ties to the PKK, an …

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