Telcordia Selects Head of Cybersecurity

Telcordia Technologies, a company focused on telecommunications software, recently announced James Payne will serve as the general manager and senior VP of the company’s national security and cyber infrastructure division. The division is designed to help meet the growing need for cybersecurity solutions from the federal government. Payne is one …

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Phishing Worm on Twitter

A new phishing scam on popular networking site Twitter is spreading worms based on false links. Users are invited by already hijacked Twitter accounts to click on a video link, where the worm then infects their computer. Previously infected accounts are used to send an invitation to access a video …

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BusinessSuites wins Dell/NFIB Small Business Excellence Award

On Friday, BusinessSuites was named the  U.S. national winner of the Dell/National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Excellence Award. The Austin, Texas-based company has become an industry leader and offers clients fully furnished offices equipped with ready-to-go Internet, mail, phone, professional staff, and meeting rooms under flexible terms. …

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Harris wins Outstanding Product Award at BIRTV

Yesterday, the Beijing International Radio, Film, and Television Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV)  honored Harris Corporation with an Outstanding Product Award in the category of Video and Broadcast Production, for its ACO6800+ series of automatic switchover products. The series delivers a comprehensive solution addressing a wide range of automatic switchover applications. In …

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HPTi wins 2009 American Business Ethics Award

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTi) became the nation’s only midsized company to win the 2009 American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) yesterday. HPTi was nominated for the award, which is administered by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals (FSP) and recognizes companies that demonstrate commitment to core values, after winning top …

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SECAF Briefing on Cybersecurity

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum held a meeting on cybersecurity and the implications for government contractors. The event featured Michael Kushin, CTO of ManTech International Corporation, and Robert Giesler, VP for cyber programs at SAIC. The two speakers focused on the implications of the CNCI on opportunities for …

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Inspector General Finds DoD Fails to Scrub Data

According to an audit conducted by the inspector general, the Department of Defense fails to remove sensitive data from IT platforms before disposal. Additionally, some of the protocols for IT disposals are out of date and fail to account for new technologies. The report cited a number of organizations that …

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UK Cyber Research Center Opens

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies opened Wednesday and is housed at Queen’s University in the U.K. The center is set to be at the forefront of innovative technologies to counter cyber attacks. The center hopes to bring together experts in the field to help make cyberspace more secure. They …

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Ericsson to be founding member of Advisory Board of Digital Health Initiative

On Tuesday, telecommunications giant Ericsson announced that it will be a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Digital Health Initiative (DHI). The multi-stakeholder partnership’s goal is to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for health through the utilization and promotion of digital health solutions. Ericsson …

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EDS to become HP Enterprise Services

In the latest major step in the integration of the two companies, EDS is formally changing its name to HP Enterprise Services. The move serves to emphasize the growing global role of enterprise technology services in HP's portfolio. Also, the Technology Solutions Group will be renamed the HP Enterprise Business …

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