Executive Spotlight: Randy Slager of Catapult

ExecutiveBiz sat down with Catapult CEO Randy Slager recently.  We discussed the wide array of Catapult’s offerings and how the company is adjusting to new challenges arising from organizational conflicts of interest, in-sourcing, and cybersecurity.  Read on to learn how to set yourself apart from the government’s myriad teaming partners …

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Clinton Calls for Cybersecurity Cooperation

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking a gathering at the Newseum yesterday, called for greater Internet freedom and greater cooperation with the international community in combating cyber threats. “Disruptions in these systems demand a coordinated response by all governments, the private sector, and the international community,” she said. As law …

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Chinese Search Engine Files Lawsuit Following Hack

Following the cyber attack by the ‘Iranian Cyber Army’ on Chinese search engine Baidu, the company has filed a lawsuit against the domain registrar in a New York court. The DNS record attack redirected web users to a defaced web page instead of the search engine site. According to the …

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Lynn Highlights Threats in Cyberspace

Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, speaking at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis-Fletcher Conference on National Security Strategy and Policy, discussed the evolution of the threat landscape, in which adversaries use methods like cyber warfare and improvised explosive devices to counter the US comparative advantage in conventional arms “Our dominance …

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Featured Job- Information Technology Specialist with NPPD at DHS

MAJOR DUTIES: At the full performance level, some of the major duties are as follows: Strategic Analysis: Serve as a leading team member responsible for overseeing and coordinating response to cyber incidents of national significance; triaging and correlating cyber security incidents; providing on-site incident response; performing analysis that involves advising …

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VC Investments in Clean-tech Hold Steady

Critics who question the future of clean technology and our government’s investment in the industry’s future might have to admit they’re wrong, once and for all. Here’s a little bit of news for them from the New York Times’ Green Inc.: Venture capitalists invested $5.6 billion in green technology companies …

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Gates Looks to India for Cyber Cooperation

The Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, has spent the past few days in India and Pakistan working towards increasing cooperation between those two nations and the US. Particularly, when Gates visited India earlier this week, he outlined a number of areas he hopes to develop greater cooperation, including cyber security. …

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China Claims to be Biggest Victim of Cyber Attacks

The past few weeks have seen a number of large scale cyber attacks, including attacks emanating from China which targeted Internet search giant Google. China has now entered the fray, not only deflecting charges that the Chinese hacked government offices in India, but also claiming to be the biggest victim …

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Routers in Space, the Final Frontier

Cisco announced earlier this week the successful in-orbit test of its Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) technology. The commercial IP router in space was launched aboard Intelsat’s IS-14 GEO satellite. The IRIS program is designed to build a router that is radiation tolerant for use in space. If successful the …

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Featured Job- Cyber Architect at Northrop Grumman

Job Description The Cyber Architect will lead the technical strategy and engineering direction for the Intelligence Systems Division's Cyber mission area strategy. Key technical areas include computer network operations; advanced networking and telecommunications; information assurance and integrity; information security; software engineering; information management; identity management; and data exploitation and visualization; …

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Shoes On or Off?

Traveling executives are familiar with the cultural imperative in some cultures to take shoes off prior to entering a home. But here in America, most families don’t consider removing shoes until it’s time for bed.  But we should.  We already know germs are everywhere.  We’re told to wash our hands …

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Executive Profile: Mike Fox of Attain

Mike Fox serves as Vice President, corporate business development and chief strategy officer at Attain. Prior to his recent hiring at Attain, he worked at SRA International for over 20 years in a variety of positions, most recently working as senior vice president for corporate strategic development.  In this role, …

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Reports Indicate Bright Future for Renewables

The green movement seems to have the blues lately. Many advocates and experts are still reeling over disappointment with the outcome in Copenhagen. Reports indicate climate change ranks far below reality TV on Americans’ priority lists. Regardless, the green movement marches forward – at least when it comes to renewable …

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