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    11-Year SAP Vet Stavit Navon Named a Managing Director

    SAP AG has appointed Stavit Navon, chief operating officer for SAP Israel, to succeed Miki Migdal as managing director for SAP Israel, Globes reports. Navon will replace Miki Migdal will move into a co-managing director position of SAP’s Accenture unit in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Migdal became SAP Israel's managing director a […] More

  • Profile: Giles Kyser, SELEX Galileo President, CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Profile: Giles Kyser, SELEX Galileo President, CEO

    Giles Kyser is president and CEO of SELEX Galileo Inc., a company he joined in April 2009 as vice president for special operations, irregular warfare and security assistance solutions. In his current roles, he is responsible for growing the by through expanding products and services within the U.S. market. The company said he previously expanded […] More

  • Proposed Bill Would Curb Cyber Crime in Africa - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Proposed Bill Would Curb Cyber Crime in Africa

    Two of Africa’s key institutions are working to draft a proposed bill that would deal with the growing problem of cyber crime on the continent, Business Day reports. UN Economic Commission for Africa and the AU Commission are working closely to ensure legislation against Internet-based criminal activity, Aida Opoku-Mensah, a director at UNECA, announced at […] More

  • IBM, Bharti airtel Partner in Expanding Mobile Services in Africa - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Bharti airtel Partner in Expanding Mobile Services in Africa

    IBM announced last week an agreement to join Bharti airtel in providing improved and expanded 2G and 3G wireless services to airtel's 40 million African subscribers. IBM will take over airtel's African IT divisions, consolidating and streamlining the process.  Over the course of the 10-year contract, IBM will oversee application management, data center operations, servers, […] More

  • BAE Systems to Help Develop African Commercial Airline Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems to Help Develop African Commercial Airline Market

    At an operators' conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, BAE Systems aimed to support the growing number of commercial airline companies across the continent. Currently, 20 operators in Africa fly more than 50 of its aircraft, including the popular BAe 146/Avro RJ regional jet, which can hold 70-110 passengers and performs well in hot and high […] More

  • Cyber Crime Prevention Organization Launches in Africa - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Crime Prevention Organization Launches in Africa

    A spike in cyber crime in Africa has led the United Nations to launch the African Center for Cyber Law and Cybercrime Prevention, according to Computerworld Zambia. The financial sector in Africa has experienced a recent increase cyber crime, threatening to stall the launch of online banking and electronic commerce services. An explosion of mobile […] More

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    Uganda Communications Commission Calls for Cybersecurity Law

    The Uganda Communications Commission has called for the adoption of cybersecurity laws to provide better security for east Africa. Speaking at the East African Internet governance forum on cybersecurity in Kampala, the executive director of the UCC called on the region to develop comprehensive cyber laws to clamp down on cyber crime. “As a region, […] More

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