Cyveillance COO Panos Anastassiadis Talks Phishing Attacks

According the ExecutiveBiz, Cyveillance COO Panos Anastassiadis  feels the dangerous practice is becoming more refined: “The phishing attacks have evolved from the classic spelling mistakes and grammar mistakes to extremely sophisticated spear phishing, targeting high power individuals and even more. In addition to traditional approaches to the problem, we see …

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CNSI’s Adnan Ahmed On His Firm’s Future

According to ExecutiveBiz, CNSI CSO Adnan Ahemd commented on the importance of emerging markets: “Last year, our primary focus was one to ‘preserve and protect’ our position in the government market; As the federal government increasingly looks to in-source its technology functions, and the state markets too have been riddled …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 22, 2010

The senate’s healthcare reform bill passed the House of Representatives yesterday. SAIC won a deal with the U.S. Transportation Command. QinetiQ NA named Jeffrey Beck CFO of its Technology Solutions Group. Robert Gates and Adm. Michael Mullen are heading a U.S. crime-fighting delegation to Mexico. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is …

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Human Rights Activist Condemns Iran Cyber Crackdown

Last week, The New New Internet reported on the hacking attacks against Human Rights Activists in Iran by members of the Revolutionary Guards. Today, at a speaking engagement at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Ahmad Batebi, of Human Rights Activists in Iran, and Joe Stork, of Human Rights …

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DOJ Cyber Experts Train Prosecutors in Singapore, Bangkok

Cyber experts from the Department of Justice recently hosted training programs for prosecutors in Singapore and Bangkok, focusing on important forensics and evidence issues particular to intellectual property (IP) cases.  This partnership follows a cyber forensics training workshop for U.S. prosecutors held in Washington, DC with partners in the IP …

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Steve Lilly, Co-Chair of Leukemia Ball 2010 on March 27

ExecutiveBiz had the chance to sit down with Leukemia Ball 2010 Co-chair Steve Lilly to discuss the event and his passion for the cause.  Lilly is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (“CFC”), where he has been employed for the …

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Secret Service IT Infrastructure Outstanding…in 1980

Although the Secret Service’s most well known job is the task of protecting the President, they still focus on their original mandate investigating counterfeit currency crime.  Last Thursday, Secret Service director Mark Sullivan testified before a House Appropriations hearing about the status of counterfeiting and protective detail and their newest budget …

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Another Twitter Phishing Attack over Weekend

This weekend, Twitter experienced the latest phishing attack in a string that has been hitting social media websites of late. As more and more users utilize social networking websites, it becomes more profitable for cyber criminals to target victims using the sites. The latest attack utilizes Twitters direct messaging (DM) …

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Singapore Tries Virtual Cybersecurity Park

In an effort to educate school children on good cyber hygiene, Singapore has opened a “Virtual Cyber Security Park,” along with announcing several other measures today as part of the Infocomm Security Masterplan 2 (MP2). Students attending primary school in Singapore (the equivalent of elementary school in the United States) …

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Google Releases Security Scanner

Google has released a free web security scanner called Skipfish late last week. According to the collaborative page maintained by Google, Skipfish “is an active web application security reconnaissance tool.” It is designed to operate within a range of web applications and is designed to reduce false-positives and work quickly …

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