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51 Small Businesses Secure Contracts at Air Force Pitch Day; Will Roper Quoted

The Air Force awarded $8.75M in contracts to 51 small businesses at the service’s two-day pitch day event that kicked off Wednesday in New York City, DVIDS reported Thursday. The service’s contracting officials awarded the contracts and issued initial payments to companies within minutes using a government credit card after evaluating the proposals of 59 firms selected out of 417 submissions.

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Digital Pattern Identification Key in Counterterror Efforts

Terrorists often leave behind digital evidence that could indicate their travel plans and financial activities prior to an attack and technology to find and monitor those footprints is starting to be applied in investigations by law enforcement agencies, the CEO of SAP National Security Services told CNBC Monday. Mark Testoni said some of those …

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Xerox Parking Meter Modernization Earns Indianapolis $3M; David Cummins Comments

The public-private partnership between Xerox and the City of Indianapolis reports increased revenue from its 2010 project to upgrade the city’s parking meter system. Xerox said Thursday the ParkIndy project has led to revenues of $2.7 million and a $12 million reinvestment on city infrastructure improvements. These solar-powered parking meters accept payment via credit card …

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Hacker Gets 10 Years for Credit Card Fraud

A Georgia man was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison after federal agents found more than 675,000 stolen credit card numbers and related information in his home computers. The hacked information was used in about $36 million of fraudulent transactions over the last nine years. Rogelio Hackett Jr., …

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Hacker Exploits Maine State Parks

Those who purchased passes to Maine State Parks online last year may have had their credit card information fall into the wrong hands, according to WCSH5.com. Maryland-based InfoSpherix, a subsidiary of San Diego-based Active Network in charge of the online state park pass purchases, suffered a cyber attack that may have exposed …

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Upscale Hotel Chain Hit by Cyber Attack

More than 700 guests in 21 sites of Destination Hotels & Resorts were affected by a cyber attack when crooks stole credit-card details after installing malware on the payment-processing system of the hotel chain, ABC News reports. Texas police were informed about the scam soon after three dozen guests and …

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