Tag Archives: NSA

FBI Honors Serco’s Maureen Baginski

Serco, Inc. announced today the Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded Maureen Baginski, vice president of Intelligence Services, the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association Award. “We are truly proud of Maureen and this great honor she received,” said Ed Casey, chairman and CEO of Serco. “She has brought to Serco the same …

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NSA Awards Unisys Stealth EAL-4

The National Security Agency nodded its approval of Unisys’ Stealth Solution for Networks when it awarded the cybersecurity solution an EAL-4+ certification. Unisys announced this week the certification means Stealth is approved to protect Defense Department secret-level clearance data. “Stealth has been successfully tested by U.S. Joint Forces Command, and …

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Contractors Charm NSA at Speed-dating Event

As first-date jitters go, this encounter is bound to set off major knee trembling. Local businesses jockeying for federal contracts had the opportunity to woo the National Security Agency Monday in a speed-dating event that made bind dates and overprotective fathers pale in comparison. Maryland Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger played …

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UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate the university’s  new cybersecurity programs and to fund scholarships for students entering these programs. UMUC has positioned itself as a …

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MITRE’s Gary Gagnon Joins AFCEA Cyber Committee

MITRE announced this week Vice President and Corporate Director of Cybersecurity Gary Gagnon accepted an invitation to serve on the Cyber Committee of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International. The nonprofit AFCEA serves as an ethical forum for the military, government, industry and academia. The association provides its …

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Work Begins on $1.2 Billion NSA Spy Center

Officials have marked the start of construction on a $1.2 billion National Security Agency cybersecurity center at a Utah National Guard camp near Salt Lake City, according to The Associated Press. The building will be built on 200 acres at Camp Williams, south of Salt Lake City, and will help …

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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, …

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Novelist Claims NSA Hacked Wife's Laptop

Frederick Forsyth, author of The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File, has accused the National Security Agency of hacking his wife’s computer in an effort to steal copy he was writing for the Daily Express in West Africa. Forsyth made the claim during a recent interview the BBC …

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Thousand Cyber Jobs Head to Fort Meade

Last month, Gen. Keith Alexander was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the head of Cyber Command, which will be headquartered at Fort Meade, Md. According to the Department of Defense, approximately 1,000 personnel will head to Fort Meade as part of the new Command. “It will be the place …

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