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  • Former CIA Director John Brennan Named Principal at WestExec Advisors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former CIA Director John Brennan Named Principal at WestExec Advisors

    John Brennan, who served as director of the CIA, has joined WestExec Advisors to contribute geopolitical and strategic expertise to the strategic advisory consulting firm as one of its principals. He will help customers maximize key opportunities and explore pressing global challenges, WestExec said Monday. Brennan oversaw intelligence collection and analysis, counterintelligence and covert action […] More

  • TASC Helps Lift Minotaur V Rocket, Lunar Probe; John Brennan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TASC Helps Lift Minotaur V Rocket, Lunar Probe; John Brennan Comments

    TASC verified the avionics systems and flight software for the Minotaur V rocket that launched Friday and contains a NASA moon-observing satellite. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer lifted off from NASA’s Wallops flight facility in Virginia aboard the five-stage rocket, TASC said Monday. Orbital Sciences Corp. builds the Minotaur family of launch vehicles for […] More

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    National Security Strategy Released

    With the recent attempted terror attack in New York City, the failed underwear bomber attack and the shooting at Fort Hood, Tx., the threat of terrorism continues to be a central focus for the United States. In response, President Barack Obama released his National Security Strategy, which outlines the major national security concerns and how […] More

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    John Brennan: DNI Candidate?

    According to a report by the Associated Press, lead White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has been mentioned internally as a potentially candidate to replace the recently-resigned Dennis Blair as Director of National Intelligence. Brennan and President have a history together as he served as the then-nominee’s campaign adviser for foreign policy and intelligence issues. […] More

  • US Faces Serious Threats in Cyberspace says John Brennan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US Faces Serious Threats in Cyberspace says John Brennan

    President Obama’s top counter terrorism adviser, John Brennan, recently said on NBC’s Meet the Press, that the US faces serious threats in cyberspace. “The threats and the vulnerabilities within the cyber domain are serious and significant,” he said. Brennan did not name a specific country (or countries) as being responsible for the threat. President Obama […] More

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    Administration's Barrage of Cyber Info

    The Obama administration is stepping up its efforts to effectively educate the American public regarding cyber security issues. Janet Napolitano and President Obama have both conducted video presentations on cyber security in the past week. With October designated by Obama as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the administration has sought to aggressively promote cyber […] More

  • John Brennan: Time for "new approach" to counterterrorism efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    John Brennan: Time for “new approach” to counterterrorism efforts

    COUNTERTERRORISM | Nearly a month shy of the eight-year anniversary of September 11, John Brennan took to the podium the other day at Center for Strategic and International Studies. As the president’s principal advisor on counterterrorism, Brennan offered this key takeaway: It’s time for “new thinking” and a “new approach” to dealing with terrorism and […] More

  • John Brennan: Cyber review to be completed by end of April - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Brennan: Cyber review to be completed by end of April

    We recently reported that Melissa Hathaway has been tapped to lead a 60-day review of federal cyber security efforts. As we wait for the review’s findings, John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, has just passed along this update: The review will be completed by the end of April 2009. At […] More

  • Obama taps local expert Melissa Hathaway for key cyber role - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama taps local expert Melissa Hathaway for key cyber role

    President Obama has just named Melissa Hathaway to lead a sweeping review of US cybersecurity and its preparedness to protect the government’s information technology systems from security and economic threats. The review will be conducted over the next two months. The need for a 60-day interagency review is critical, says John Brennan, assistant to the […] More

  • John Brennan Appointed Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Brennan Appointed Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security

    President-elect Barack Obama has announced that John Brennan will serve as White House homeland security adviser and deputy national security adviser for counterterrorism. “¨ A 25-year veteran of the CIA, Brennan transitioned in recent years to the private sector, where he has worked as president of The Analysis Corporation (TAC). His pick as head homeland security […] More

  • Local CEO Identified as Possible New CIA Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Local CEO Identified as Possible New CIA Director

    Local CEO Identified as Possible New CIA Director The Washington Post and other sources have identified John Brennan as a possible replacement for current CIA Director Michael Hayden.  Mr. Brennan is currently CEO of The Analysis Corporation (TAC).  TAC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc, run by Dr. John Hillen.  […] More

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