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  • NSA Approves ITT Network Processors to Store Top Secret Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Approves ITT Network Processors to Store Top Secret Apps

    ITT Corp.’s Coyote family of secure network processors has been certified by the U.S. National Security Agency to protect any packet-based protocol for the network, voice, data and storage of top secret and below applications. The Coyote program includes two fully-programmable cryptographic system-on-chip secure network processors, BlackRiver-AARIS-777 and Havasu-AARIS-457. BlackRiver-AARIS-777 is top-secret certified and the Havasu-AARIS-457 is […] More

  • ITT Announces New Secure Mobile Devices, Platform for Situational Awareness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Announces New Secure Mobile Devices, Platform for Situational Awareness

    ITT Corp. announced today that it has developed a commercial-based smartphone and tablet designed for use by the Defense Department. Each item will be equipped with ITT’s National Security Agency-certified AARIS-457 network processor, which is approved for secret and below usages.  “ITT's hardware crypto solution gives our customers a communication capability and security that is proven, […] More

  • Pentagon Cyber Official: Cybersecurity Requires 'Whole of Government' Approach - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pentagon Cyber Official: Cybersecurity Requires 'Whole of Government' Approach

    In line with an agreement between the department secretaries last fall and the recently released International Strategy for Cyberspace, the Defense Department and Department of Homeland Security are sharing cybersecurity information, capabilities and expertise, a Pentagon official said. Robert J. Butler, deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy, testified before the Senate Committee on […] More

  • NSA Certifies General Dynamics C4 Systems Encryptor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Certifies General Dynamics C4 Systems Encryptor

    The National Security Agency has certified General Dynamics C4 Systems‘ KG-530 SONET OC-768C in-line network encryptor to secure information classified to the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level and below. The KG-530 significantly reduces network delay or latency commonly experienced when working with large quantities of classified information. The encryptor secures large image, data and video […] More

  • TASC VP Named among Maryland's Top 100 Women - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TASC VP Named among Maryland's Top 100 Women

    TASC Vice President of Business Development Rosemary Budd has been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for her professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. “Rosemary exemplifies what the people of TASC strive to be: talented professionals who are passionate about the mission of their customers and leaders who seek ways to strengthen the communities […] More

  • DISA Moves HQ to Fort Meade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DISA Moves HQ to Fort Meade

    With 1,300 members of its workforce already relocated, the Defense Information Systems Agency has moved its headquarters from Arlington, Va.,  to Fort Meade, Md., which also houses the National Security Agency, according to The Washington Post. DISA Director Lt. Gen. Carroll F. Pollett said last week 600 more employees would be in place by the […] More

  • NSA Launches 'Cool' Tech Tools to Recruit Cyber Pros, Techies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Launches 'Cool' Tech Tools to Recruit Cyber Pros, Techies

    The National Security Agency has launched two new digital communications efforts designed to educate prospective employees on career opportunities as part of a move to tap the best and brightest to support the agency’s cybersecurity initiatives, according to an NSA press release. Available from iTunes, the NSA Career Links Smartphone application delivers real-time agency updates […] More

  • Navy Intel Chief: Next Decade Will See Focus on Nonkinetic Info Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Intel Chief: Next Decade Will See Focus on Nonkinetic Info Capabilities

    “Information as warfare” demands operational commanders to employ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to dominate the information realm even as they direct combat actions, according to the Navy’s senior intelligence officer. Vice Adm. David J. “Jack” Dorsett, the director of naval intelligence and deputy chief of naval operations for information dominance, spoke Wednesday to defense writers […] More

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    iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

    The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications and systems to protect the […] More

  • DHS: Cyber Warriors Will Respect Civil Rights - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS: Cyber Warriors Will Respect Civil Rights

    The Department of Homeland Security will protect Americans’ civil liberties and privacy while it teams up with the military to protect the nation’s computer networks, a senior homeland security official said. An agreement with the military announced two weeks ago “in no way changes our respective departments’ promises to protect civil liberties and privacy,” Rear […] More

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