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Executive Spotlight: Ruby DeMesme of Deloitte

Ruby DeMesme is the director of Human Capital Innovative Market Strategy at Deloitte Consulting LLP, where she helps federal clients find solutions in matters of human capital transformation, change management and cybersecurity.  She also helps provide guidance in bridging the leadership gap in public and private agencies. ExecutiveBiz:  Could you …

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TSA Promotes New Mobile App for Frequent Flyers

The Transportation Security Administration has unveiled MyTSA, a new application for iPhone and BlackBerry users that provides useful information for commercial passengers. The app provides up-to-date wait times for security at U.S. airports, delays and other important flight information. Passengers who just finished going through security can also “check in” …

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Welcome to the future: SRA CIO Brian Michl extends the welcome mat to next generation millennial workforce





They’re coming. A new generation of workers. And SRA International’s Brian Michl is gearing up to create the kind of environment that meets their needs. It’s an enterprise in which mobile devices that support texting and video will supersede standard infrastructure computers, networks, and phones. “When you think about the millennium …

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CEO Summer Reading List

Just in time for summer — it’s in: ExecutiveBiz’s annual, CEO Summer Reading List. This year, we’re jump-starting our list of book recommendations from some of the area’s top CEOs with a question: Why read books, anyway? Especially when you can get practically everything in quick hits, on the web, …

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Obama to Fill Management Advisory Board with Private Sector CEOs

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order creating the Management Advisory Board, which will be compromised of private sector chief executive officers who will provide advice on best practices relating to technology, customer service and productivity. President Obama hopes to harness the expertise of the private sector because “the …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 5, 2010

DHS is publishing a report giving cyber experts an in-depth look at a botnet. The Navy is tweaking its social media policy. Cyber bodyguards are setting up in Switzerland. Google will update its social media network’s (Google Buzz) privacy. The Air Force is restricting BlackBerry use by service personnel. Lockheed …

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Cyber Bodyguards Set Up in Switzerland

In an effort to meet the growing needs of business people, the Electronic Bodyguards Group has formed in Switzerland to help protect business people from privacy and security threats in the electronic sphere. The group, formed by Peter Houppermans, a security consultant who helped build the UK’s Government Secure Intranet, …

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Dr. Jim Lewis Speaks at the Potomac Officers Club

Senior Fellow and Director of CSIS’ Technology and Public Policy Program, Dr. Jim Lewis spoke at the Potomac Officers Club event this afternoon.  His remarks focused on cybersecurity, and he detailed some of the greatest current threats to industry and national security, as well as some potential solutions. Much of …

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Hacking Contest Offers $100,000 for Smartphone Hacks

An annual hacking contest that has broken security on both pcs and macs is now offering a $100,000 prize for smartphone and browser hacks. The Pwn2Own competition will offer various cash prizes for carrying out various exploits on different mobile phone systems including the iPhone, Blackberry and Android. In an …

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Snowpocalypse ’10: Five Tips for Teleworking

While whiteout conditions, widespread power outages and snow-covered roadways might keep some executives home and incommunicado, the fearsome weather proved no match for a dedicated teleworker with a smart phone and a car charger. Stephen O’Keeffe, executive director of the Telework Exchange told Washington Technology “I was 100 percent on …

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Spying on Your Smartphone

Last week, The New New Internet reported about the vulnerabilities in the iPhone to exploitation. The iPhone is not the only smartphone with vulnerabilities, as Tyler Shields, a senior security researcher at Veracode, demonstrated over the weekend. According to an article on Kaspersky Labs Threat Post, Shields demonstrated a spyware …

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A Conversation with Casey Coleman, CIO GSA

We had to opportunity to sit down with Casey Coleman, CIO of the U.S. General Services Administration. She spoke to us about the shift to cloud computing, what’s next for apps.gov, telecommuting, and social media. Coleman also shared with us what she would have been doing if she had to …

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