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BAE Names John Osterholz Cyber VP

John Osterholz  has been appointed by defense contractor BAE Systems to lead the British company’s cybersecurity and cyberwarfare business in the United States. Osterholz will work at BAE’s Reston office and was formerly vice president of advanced network systems.  He will be responsible for developing technology to defend the nation’s technology …

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Executive Profile: Tim Heely of Cobham Analytic Solutions (Formerly SPARTA)

Rear Admiral Tim Heely (USN, ret.), a native of Belleville, Ill., is the President of Cobham Analytic Solutions (Formerly SPARTA), a subsidiary of the British defense contractor specializing in strategic defense and offense systems, tactical weapons systems, and space systems. Their intelligence products include intelligence production, computer network operations, and information …

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Executive Profile: Jason Nizialek of ArgoTek

Jason Nizialek, valedictorian and voted most likely to succeed in his class at Grand Island High School in Buffalo, NY, and graduate of Duke University, is the President and CEO of ARGOTEK, Inc., an information assurance and systems security engineering subsidiary of British contractor Cobham, plc.  Argotek specializes in information systems security engineering, information …

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Bob Coleman of Six3 Systems and GTCR: HSA acquisition is next

Last we reported, Bob Coleman was getting ready to start his own company, Six3 Systems, which specializes in providing national security and defense intelligence services. Now comes word that Six3 Systems and GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, have announced plans to acquire Harding Security Associates, Inc. …

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UK Hires 'Naughty' Cyber Experts

The UK has not only created its own version of a ‘cyber czar’, but has also updated its ‘national security strategy’ with a new Cyber Security Operations Centre under the GCHQ, the UK’s leading intelligence Agency. The new centre is very similar to the recently announced ‘Cybercom’ under the US Department of  Defense. The UK has declared …

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NSA Email Surveillance Yields Congressional Misgivings

The NSA’s domestic surveillance program is under scrutiny, and Congressional critics say monitoring of private telephone calls and email messages of Americans is broader than previously disclosed, according to current and former officials quoted by The New York Times. In particular, the agency’s intercepts of domestic email messages has posed longstanding legal …

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Lucid Imagination Recieves Strategic Investment from In-Q-Tel

Lucid Imagination, a value-added open source solutions provider dedicated to supporting Apache Lucene and Solr search technologies, has unveiled a strategic investment from In-Q-Tel (IQT), an independent strategic investment firm specializing in innovative technology solutions in support of the CIA and Intelligence Community. Through the IQT, Lucid Imagination will support the Intelligence Community …

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Boeing Beefs Up Cyber Presence

On Monday, Boeing announced that it had signed a deal to buy Fairfax-based eXMeritus, a producer of secure information sharing hardware and software.  This builds on last years’ purchases of Digital Receiver Technology, Ravenwing and Kestrel Enterprises.  Also, on June 9 Boeing Intelligence and Security Systems (I&SS) demonstrated its cybersecurity capabilities …

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Boeing Flexes Cyber Muscle

Boeing Intelligence and Security Systems (I&SS) demonstrated its cybersecurity capabilities in its Arlington facilityon June 9, addressing the emerging need for integrated, synchronized and responsive cyber operations. The Integrated Cyber Operations Demonstration gave potential customers an inside look at how Boeing harnesses its experience managing its own networks (among the world’s …

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AFCC: Coordinated Effort Needed to Stop Cyber Crime

The Anti-Fraud Command Center recently noted that cyber criminals now understand the importance of information that can be stolen from businesses. Sam Curry, VP of product management and strategy for RSA, said crooks are going beyond simple theft, according to Computerweekly. Curry added that thefts of intellectual property, strategic planning and other essential …

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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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