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  • CAE Updates Austrian Army's Command and Staff Training Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAE Updates Austrian Army’s Command and Staff Training Platform

    CAE has installed an updated version of the company’s command and staff training system at a military educational facility located in Weitra, Austria. The company said Tuesday it implemented the GESI constructive simulation system at Austria’s national defense academy and delivered a third-party communications system to Austria’s Theresian military academy for integration with GESI. Wolfgang Kralicek, head of section training equipment and simulation […] More

  • EMC Seeks to Establish Ireland-Based Data Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EMC Seeks to Establish Ireland-Based Data Center

    EMC wants to build a data center and an office complex in Cork, Ireland, as part of an expansion effort, Data Center Knowledge reported Tuesday. Jason Verge writes EMC lodged an application with the Cork County Council last week to establish a new office campus next to the company’s Ovens research and development center. The […] More

  • Philip Moynagh, Margaret Burgraff, Joe McDonnell Join Intel's VP Ranks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Philip Moynagh, Margaret Burgraff, Joe McDonnell Join Intel’s VP Ranks

    Intel has appointed Philip Moynagh, Margaret Burgraff and Joe McDonnell to senior leadership positions within different business segments of the company. The company said Thursday that Moynagh will be vice president of the Internet of Things Group, Burgraff will be vice president of the mobile and communications group and McDonnell will be vice president of the Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel With these promotions, the company will […] More

  • EMC Ireland and UK Appoints Jason Ward, Gerry Murray to Top Executive Roles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EMC Ireland and UK Appoints Jason Ward, Gerry Murray to Top Executive Roles

    EMC  has appointed Jason Ward as the company’s Ireland, Scotland and UK director, responsible for the company’s big data, cloud and information technology strategy in the region, Silicon Republic announced Tuesday. Tina Costanza writes that Gerry Murray will assume Ward’s last position as EMC Ireland country manager. Prior to his appointment, Murray was EMC Ireland […] More

  • Jacobs to Help Inspect Irish National Road Network; Bob Duff Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jacobs to Help Inspect Irish National Road Network; Bob Duff Comments

    Jacobs Engineering Group will conduct inspections needed to guarantee the safe implementation of road projects in Ireland under a government contract with an undisclosed amount. The National Roads Authority seeks to review the consistency of health and safety measures taken at project sites as well as assess traffic management systems in all of the country’s transportation […] More

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    Intel Picks Up Telecom Firm Aepona to Expand Cloud Portfolio

    Intel has acquired Ireland-based telecommunications firm Aepona for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Intel’s future network and cloud services portfolio, the Irish Times reports. Ciara O’Brien writes Aepona has more than 300 employees in Belfast, Dublin Sri Lanka and the U.S. Aepona’s products included OneAPI technology, intended to help mobile carriers […] More

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    Foreign Cyber Crooks Attack Irish Businesses

    Cyber crooks are extorting thousands of euro from Irish businesses by attacking and hijacking their computer systems and websites, the Irish Examiner reports. The Computer Crime Investigation Unit said foreign gangs, sometimes in cahoots with Irish criminals, are flying in hackers from other countries to target Irish companies. Detective Inspector Paul Gillen said a “major […] More

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    Anonymous Accused of Cyber Attacking Irish Politician Enda Kenny

    Irish politician Enda Kenny’s new website of the Fine Gael party was hacked this weekend, allegedly by Anonymous, Belfast Telegraph reported. Kenny, who is the leader of the second-largest political party in Ireland, said the party shut down its normal website last week and replaced it with what he described as a “web connection point,” […] More

  • World's Riskiest Web Domains - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    World's Riskiest Web Domains

    The world's busiest web domain, .com, is now the most dangerous, according to McAfee's fourth annual Mapping the Mal Web report released today. While .com was found to be the riskiest top-level domain, the most dangerous country domain is Vietnam (.vn). Japan's .jp ranks as the safest country domain for the second year in a […] More

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    Irish Government Warns Citizens of Revenue Phishing Attack

    The Department of Foreign Affairs in Ireland has warned about a fraudulent email purporting as communication from the revenue commissioner seeking personal information, including passport details from taxpayers, according to SiliconRepublic. The email, which links to an authentic-looking revenue commissioners website, comes with the subject line “You are eligible to receive a tax refund!“ “The […] More

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    Cyber Crime Costs Irish Businesses $300M Annually

    A new study reveals spam, viruses, phishing and credit-card fraud have become serious issues for small- to medium-sized businesses in Ireland, costing approximately $300 million yearly, according to the Irish Examiner. After conducting a survey of more than 600 companies, the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association concluded cyber crime has become a growing problem. […] More

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