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  • Thomson Reuters Announces Keynote Speaker, Panelists at 3rd Annual Government Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thomson Reuters Announces Keynote Speaker, Panelists at 3rd Annual Government Conference

    Thomson Reuters will hold its third annual Government Conference on June 5 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Derek Benner, acting executive associate director for homeland security investigations at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will serve as a keynote speaker at the event, which will focus on trade-based money laundering and supply […] More

  • Microsoft, Qualcomm Invest in Israel-Based Cybersecurity Incubator Team8 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft, Qualcomm Invest in Israel-Based Cybersecurity Incubator Team8

    Israel-based cybersecurity startup creator Team8 has secured investments from Microsoft‘s and Qualcomm‘s venture businesses, Reuters reported Monday. Tova Cohen writes that Team8 has raised more than $92 million so far and entered a strategic partnership with Citigroup to develop the former’s products. Team8 was founded by a group of military veterans who also seek to establish two new companies in 2017 in addition […] More

  • Executive Profile: Mark Kontos, MITRE SVP and CFO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Mark Kontos, MITRE SVP and CFO

    Mark Kontos serves as senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and an executive council member at MITRE Corp., which he first joined in 2005. He manages the nonprofit organization’s financial functions and has directed the development, construction and financing for a fourth building at MITRE’s McLean, Virginia headquarters in a push to place its workforce […] More

  • Jane Sherburne Joins Teledyne Board of Directors; Robert Mehrabian Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jane Sherburne Joins Teledyne Board of Directors; Robert Mehrabian Comments

    Jane Sherburne, formerly senior executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon, will join Teledyne Technologies' board of directors. Teledyne will have 11 board members upon the addition of Sherburne on Aug. 1, the company said Wednesday. “She has extensive experience with compliance programs, corporate governance matters, merger […] More

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    Deborah Doyle McWhinney Appointed to Fluor’s Board of Directors; David Seaton Comments

    Deborah Doyle McWhinney, former CEO of CitiGroup‘s global enterprise payments business, has joined Fluor Corp.’s board of directors, Fluor said Thursday. Prior to Citi, McWhinney was president of Schwab Institutional, a division of Charles Schwab, Inc. where she was responsible for the global risk committee. “The perspectives we will gain from her experience in banking, finance and government […] More

  • Citigroup, GE, Pattern Energy Invest in Texas Wind Farm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Citigroup, GE, Pattern Energy Invest in Texas Wind Farm

    Citigroup, General Electric and Pattern Energy Group LP will make equity investments to help build and operate a Texas wind farm intended to supply electricity to 60,000 U.S. households by late 2014. Pattern will help run and maintain the 218-megawatt facility that has been commissioned to supply Citigroup Energy with power under an offtake agreement, […] More

  • HP Names Winners of HP Exstream Visionary Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Names Winners of HP Exstream Visionary Awards

      HP recently announced the winners of its HP Exstream Visionary Awards, which recognize customers and partners that have most effectively used HP Exstream to build loyalty and form long-lasting customer relationships.  “From insurance policies and after-care summaries to shareholder correspondences and 401(k) statements, enterprises worldwide recognize that strategic and personalized communications drive customer retention, […] More

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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; credit card numbers appear to […] More

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    Citigroup: More Details Exposed in Breach than Originally Reported

    The recent Citigroup data breach exposed the personal information of more than 360,000 customer accounts, about 80 percent more than the bank initially had reported, according to a statement from the bank released yesterday. Previously, Citigroup said the breach had affected 1 percent of its 21 million North American cardholders, or potentially hundreds of thousands […] More

  • Epsilon Data Breach Could Net Increased Phishing Victims - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Epsilon Data Breach Could Net Increased Phishing Victims

    The Better Business Bureau is warning businesses and consumers to be cautions of potentially malicious emails stemming from what some security experts consider as one of the biggest data breaches in U.S. history. Epsilon’s parent company Alliance Data Systems Corporation yesterday reaffirmed that no personal identifiable information was compromised, such as Social Security Numbers, credit […] More

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