Greg Garcia: White House Staying the Cybersecurity Course

ExecutiveBiz: What is your cyber security background and what are you doing now? Greg Garcia: I was the first presidentially appointed Assistant Secretary of Cyber Security and Communications from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that I was the Vice President at the Information Technology Association of America for their cyber security program, …

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60-Day Cyberspace Policy Review Recap: 10 Insiders

It has been a few weeks since the 60-day White House Cyberspace Policy Review came out, now hear what think-tank leaders, policymakers and experts are saying. A Recap of the 60-day Review. 1.  Leslie Harris, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology: “welcomes the administration’s efforts to turn …

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Boosted Climate Spending Benefits AEA

Heavy environmental  spending by the Obama administration will boost sales at AEA Technology as it mulls its recent acquisition of PPC, a US-based environmental data group. Mike Nigro, former chief executive of PPC and now chief operating officer at AEA remarked, “The stimulus package that [President] Obama has put forth includes $40 …

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Cyber Command Announcement Expected Monday

DoD is expected to announce the long-expected plan to establish a Cyber Command on Monday, according to federalnewsradio.com. Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn will speak at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on June 15, and, according to Jim Lewis, the director of the center’s Technology and Public …

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INDUS VP Mike Mullen elected Vice Chair of IAC

INDUS Corp. announced that VP Mike Mullen has been elected Vice Chair At-large of the Industry Advisory Council’s (IAC) Executive Committee. IAC works to bring together industry and government executives in order to exchange information, support professional development, improve communications, and build partnership and trust. INDUS CEO Shiv Krishnan said, …

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ACS Gets Ready for Hurricane Season

State and federal officials aren’t the only ones watching out for the beginning of hurricane season. Government contractors, providing infrastructure, disaster relief and database back-up solutions have also joined in the conversation, and one with a proven hurricane track record is Affiliated Computer Services (ACS). ACS works with state and …

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SRA and CSC Partner to Pursue FAA Contract

SRA International Inc. and CSC will partner to pursue the Federal Aviation Administration’s National Airspace System Integration Support Contract III.  SRA intends to bid as a prime on NISC III, which will be awarded in early 2010, according to an announcement earlier today. SRA President and Chief Executive Officer Stan …

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EHS Corporate Care on H1N1

Hello from EHS Corporate Care. Most of you have followed the reporting of the so-called Swine Flu outbreak with both interest and angst. Initial reports made this new strain of a mixed Influenza virus seem highly contagious and very deadly. Luckily, as the initial reports were evaluated and closer international …

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