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Lynn Talks Pentagon's Cyber Plan at RSA Conference

Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III is meeting with industry leaders today in San Francisco to discuss best practices in cybersecurity and to deliver a keynote on Pentagon’s cyber strategy at the RSA Conference. Lynn will describe defense implications of cyber threats and the Defense Department’s strategy to counter …

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Execs from VMWare, Intel, HP Ranked Most Influential IT Leaders

An annual list ranking the top 100 most influential movers and shakers has named executives from VMware, Intel and Hewlett-Packard among the top 10 most powerful IT leaders. Everything Channel‘s CRN recognizes the executives who have changed the way the channel does business through engineering blockbuster acquisitions, developing breakthrough technology …

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FCC Forms New Tech Advisory Board

The Federal Communications Commission today announced the formation of the Technological Advisory Council, made up by technical experts who will help the commission identify areas of innovation and develop technology policies supporting the nation’s competitiveness and job creation in the global economy. “I’m pleased to announce that the FCC has …

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Dave DeWalt Outlines ‘McAfee 3.0’

  McAfee Chief Executive Officer Dave DeWalt has outlined an initiative for what the company calls “McAfee 3.0”: matching McAfee’s security platforms with hardware from new parent company Intel to provide better protection, not only at the PC and server software level, but in the network appliance, embedded system and …

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Report: Cybersecurity Hurts Productivity among Federal Executives

Measures taken to protect computer networks and systems are hurting productivity among federal agencies, and executives often circumvent cumbersome restrictions by using less-secure methods of accessing information, a new report reveals. The Citrix/Intel/Government Executive survey polled 162 federal decision makers from civilian and defense agencies, including Department of Homeland Security, …

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A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

With National Cyber Security Awareness Month just around the corner, public and private sectors have already begun offering sneak peaks into what will transpire in October to educate citizens on safe and secure Internet use. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis …

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McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt: Taking McAfee to the Next Level

McAfee CEO and President Dave DeWalt kicked off an annual customer conference in Sydney, Australia, by addressing the one issue on everyone’s mind: the proposed acquisition by Intel. Although he was unable to provide details on the deal that is yet to close, DeWalt told customers and partners that McAfee planned …

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Intel to Acquire McAfee for $7.7 Billion

Intel Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire McAfee, Inc., for approximately $7.68 billion. Both boards of directors have unanimously approved the deal, which is expected to close after McAfee shareholder approval, regulatory clearances and other customary conditions specified in the agreement. With the fast expansion of growth …

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Power IT Down Helps Government Conserve Energy

As part of the third annual initiative to reduce the government’s energy consumption, Aug. 27 will mark the day when civilian agencies and military, and the industries that serve them will power down all electronics. Power IT Down Day expands on President Barack Obama’s GreenGov Final Report, which solicited clean-energy …

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IT Giants Launch Cyber Initiative for Young Emirati Girls

Despite the highest number of female Internet users of the Arab states in the Gulf, young women in the United Arab Emirates are especially susceptible to becoming victims of cyber crime, something the Dubai government and U.S. IT companies hope to change by launching the inaugural TechnoGirls event. While many …

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