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  • Fortinet's Michael Xie to Discuss CSO Role at Cybersecurity Thought Leadership Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fortinet's Michael Xie to Discuss CSO Role at Cybersecurity Thought Leadership Forum

    Michael Xie, Fortinet founder, president and chief technology officer, is set to speak at a cybersecurity thought leadership forum sponsored by Team8, an Israel-based cybersecurity foundry. Xie will discuss the significance of a chief security officer's role in an organization's effort to bolster security, Fortinet said Monday. “One of the biggest trends we see is […] More

  • John Sweeney to Lead Leidos Investor Relations as SVP; Mark Sopp Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Sweeney to Lead Leidos Investor Relations as SVP; Mark Sopp Comments

    John Sweeney, a former NASDAQ investor relations officer, has been appointed senior vice president of investor relations for Leidos, the business that will separate from Science Applications International Corp. Leidos is one of two companies SAIC is separating into and will focus on the national security, health and engineering markets, SAIC said Monday.  “He will work […] More

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    FBI's Gordon Snow Testifies on Cyber Threats

    Assistant director for the cyber division of the FBI, Gordon Snow, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on crime and terrorism this week to talk about how the bureau is responding to the ongoing threat of cyber crime terrorism. Snow discussed the overall cyber threat and said he couldn't overstate the potential impact the […] More

  • Lawmaker Calls for Hacker Crackdown after Nasdaq Intrusion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lawmaker Calls for Hacker Crackdown after Nasdaq Intrusion

    Sen. Bob Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey and a member of the Senate Banking Committee, is urging U.S. securities  regulators to crack down on cyber criminals following reports that hackers tried to break into the trading systems run by Nasdaq OMX Group. The senator sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, urging […] More

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    Business as Usual after Nasdaq Confirms Cyber Attack

    Exchanges and traders said they will continue normal business with Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. at today’s market open despite revelations that its systems had been hacked, Dow Jones reported. Nasdaq OMX in a statement Saturday confirmed that its computer network had been breached by unidentified parties who installed malware on a Web-accessible system called Director’s […] More

  • Roger Krone on Boeing's Acquisition Surge: Buys Narus, Moves Forward with Argon ST - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roger Krone on Boeing’s Acquisition Surge: Buys Narus, Moves Forward with Argon ST

    Boeing (NYSE: BA) has an agreement in place to purchase Narus, a firm focusing on network traffic and analytics software used to protect against cyber attacks and persistent threats aimed at large Internet Protocol networks. Boeing and Narus have worked as partners in the past.  The acquisition provides a boost to Boeing’s growing cybersecurity solutions […] More

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