Tag Archives: CIA

Charles Phalen, Jr. Appointed VP of Northrop Grumman Corporate and Enterprise Shared Services Industrial Security

Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Charles S. Phalen, Jr. vice president, Corporate and Enterprise Shared Services Industrial Security, effective immediately. According to Northrop Grumman, Phalen will report to Gloria Flach, corporate vice president and president, Enterprise Shared Services. He is replacing Ed Halibozek who retired from the company. “I am …

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DHS Warns of Potential Attacks by Anonymous, LulzSec

In light of recent cyber attacks against government agencies and affiliations, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement warning organizations to keep alert for potential cyber attacks from hacktivist groups Anonymous and LulzSec. The bulletin, which was released by DHS’ National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, aims to provide accurate …

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Sega Hack Impacts 1.3 Million Customers

Japanese video game maker Sega has become the latest victim of ubiquitous cyber attacks in which information belonging to 1.3 million customers was swiped, Reuters reports. In a statement released Sunday, Sega said names, birth dates, email addresses and encrypted passwords of Sega Pass online network members had been compromised; …

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CIA Website Hacked; LulzSec Claims Responsibility

The public website of the CIA went down yesterday evening as hacker group Lulz Security announced on Twitter it had launched an attack, Reuters reports. The site initially could not be accessed from multiple locations around the world, and service continued to be sporadic later in the evening. LulzSec, which …

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Intelligence Community Convenes for Security Forum

With the elimination of Osama bin Laden, concerns of retaliatory strikes are growing. Add to that the anniversary of Sept. 11 quickly approaching and the United State’s military involvement in the Middle East continuing to anger America’s enemies, it’s no wonder the Intelligence Community is bracing for some type of …

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Security Shuffle Starts Week

The beltway was hopping this week with major moves and mergers. Across our media properties, we tracked news at the FBI, a changing of the guard at DoD and the changing faces at some of GovCon’s executive tables. ExecutiveGov topped the news this week with reports that Central Intelligence Agency …

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UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate the university’s  new cybersecurity programs and to fund scholarships for students entering these programs. UMUC has positioned itself as a …

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SRA Appoints Robert McCants as Director of Security

SRA International, Inc. announced this week Robert McCants will join the technology and consulting firm as director of security. Drawing on his extensive security background, McCants will direct SRA’s domestic and international security services. His office will oversee operations, audits and inspections, as well as creation and implementation of security …

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