Congress Slammed with Cyber Attacks

The number of cyber attacks against Congress and governmental agencies has grown into the billions in the last year. In the start of 2008, attacks including worms, Trojan horses and spybots only numbered 8 million per month. That number now stands at 1.8 billion attacks per month, according to Senate …

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Experts Question Effectiveness of Botnet Takedowns

Recently, two major botnets have been brought down through legal channels and arrests. Microsoft used a court order to take out one botnet and Spanish authorities arrested the administrators of the Mariposa botnet. Despite these recent successes, some security researchers have begun to question the how effective taking out a …

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Credit Card Hacker to be Extradited

A court in Thailand has approved an extradition request from the U.S. for a Malaysian national accused of stealing credit card information. Gooi Kokseng, also known as Delpiero, is suspected of being involved in a crime ring accused of stealing approximately $150 million. U.S. authorities filed an request with the …

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Featured Job- Senior Software Developer with L-3

Job Description L-3 Communications is seeking a Senior Software Developer for our Fairfax, VA location Must have an active TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph clearance. Qualifications Primary Responsibilities: Creates, maintains, and develops application and system development plans based on customer requirements. The developer then creates the application/system using the Sponsor’s …

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Moving Towards Smart Power

With the recent operations undertaken by the U.S. in Afghanistan and previously in Iraq, military personnel, politicians and academics have extensively debated the right approach to waging a counterinsurgency campaign. In late 2009, President Obama announced that there would be a 30,000 troop surge in Afghanistan and back in 2007 …

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Executive Profile: Lawrence R. Albert of Agilex

Lawrence R. Albert is president of Agilex’s healthcare sector. Before joining Agilex, Albert created and led the healthcare practice at Integic Corporation, where he led the design, development and deployment of the world’s largest electronic healthcare management system, the DoD’s Medical System: Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application. After Integic …

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Executive Profile: Amy King of Northrop Grumman

King serves as vice president of the health IT programs business unit at Northrop Grumman. Her responsibilities include developing a comprehensive health business strategy. She also is responsible for operational growth and program execution for the business unit. King spent the last three years focusing on Northrop Grumman’s health IT …

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Executive Profile: Bruce Caswell of MAXIMUS

Bruce Caswell serves as president and general manager of the health services segment at MAXIMUS. He  is responsible for overseeing the development, growth and operations of the company’s largest business segment, which includes program administration for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, the Center for Health Literacy, and our Canadian health …

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Executive Profile: Don Picard of HP

Don Picard is vice president and segment leader of federal healthcare for HP’s U.S. Public Sector. He is responsible for business with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Food and Drug Administration; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; …

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