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  • Raytheon Taps Kevin Brown to Lead Cybersecurity Ops at Fort Meade Offices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Taps Kevin Brown to Lead Cybersecurity Ops at Fort Meade Offices

    Raytheon announced today the appointment of Kevin Brown as vice president of the company’s Fort Meade operations and deputy of the Information Security Solutions product line. Brown comes to Raytheon from SAIC, where he was most recently senior vice president in charge of the cybersecurity services and solutions operation. According to Raytheon, Brown will lead […] More

  • The Top 20 People to Watch in 2011 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    The Top 20 People to Watch in 2011

    As the countdown to 2011 begins, ExecutiveBiz brings you its third annual list of the Top 20 People to Watch. From government to industry, this year’s list highlights individuals focused, largely, on two critical fronts: in government, cost-efficiency and national security; on the industry side, new innovation “” and the creation of new U.S. jobs […] More

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    NGA Awards $30 Million Extension to Raytheon

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has announced a one-year extension worth $30 million to Raytheon for its Information Assurance Services contract. Raytheon began the contract in 2005, providing assistance on areas involving cybersecurity with a staff of more than 100. Raytheon's team of professionals focuses on several important areas, including vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection and public […] More

  • Raytheon Launches New Cybersecurity Product - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Launches New Cybersecurity Product

    Defense contractor Raytheon has released a new product aimed at diminishing cyber threats by monitoring employee social-networking activity and other actions. Called SureView 6.5, the program supports organizations’ efforts to mitigate cybersecurity risks by proactively auditing end-user behavior on computer endpoints for policy violations and high-risk activity. “Our customers face a daunting array of continuously […] More

  • Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats

    Cyber espionage, Advanced Persistent Threats and malware–cyberspace is full of threats designed to steal identities, intellectual property and money, as well as wreak havoc on computers and systems. In a story on TheNewNewInternet, 10 cyber-industry insiders share their opinions on the current threat landscape and reveal what they believe are the most dangerous threats on […] More

  • Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

    Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks of increasing sophistication. Here, 10 industry insiders offer their insight into what they believe are the most dangerous cyber threats, ranging from social engineering to […] More

  • How to Become a Cyber Warrior: Thoughts from MITRE, Raytheon Officials - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    How to Become a Cyber Warrior: Thoughts from MITRE, Raytheon Officials

    With the rising need for cybersecurity comes the increasing need for cyber professionals to protect the nation’s smart grid from adversaries. But how to become one? There are several options, from traditional four-year degrees to shorter programs. “We are all increasingly vulnerable,” said Gary Cluff, manager of corporate recruiting for MITRE Corporation. He added that […] More

  • Executive Profile: Steve Hawkins of Raytheon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Steve Hawkins of Raytheon

    Steve Hawkins is vice president of Information Security Solutions, a business unit of Raytheon Company's Intelligence and Information Systems. Prior to his current role, Hawkins held various positions within Raytheon since he joined the company in 1979. From 2003 to 2007, he was vice president for national systems. Earlier, he was vice president of multisource […] More

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    Steve Hawkins Explains Future Trends in Cybersecurity

    As Vice President of Information Security Solutions at Raytheon, Steve Hawkins knows the ins-and-outs of cybersecurity. His experiences in the fields of radar systems, signals intelligence and now cyber space have allowed him to become a strong defender against threats in the cyber realm. In a recent interview with The New New Internet, Hawkins shared […] More

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    Friday Features

    This week, Susan Parent, head of HR at USIS, gave some advice to professionalss in her field. Bill Varner, who serves as president of ManTech Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions, talked to ThewNewNewInternet about the growth of the cyber market. Shawn O'Brien, vice president of corporate development at TASC, shared what he thinks the future […] More

  • Steve Hawkins: The Cyber Threat Needs to be Addressed in a Matter of Milliseconds or Less - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Steve Hawkins: The Cyber Threat Needs to be Addressed in a Matter of Milliseconds or Less

    Steve Hawkins currently serves as vice president of Information Security Solutions at Raytheon, a position he took after spending his career at the company covering areas ranging from airborne radar systems and signals intelligence to commercial imagery and his current field of cybersecurity. Here, he talks about challenges in the cyber realm, the dangers of […] More

  • Steve Hawkins of Raytheon on Cyber Warriors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Steve Hawkins of Raytheon on Cyber Warriors

    ExecutiveBiz recently spoke to Steve Hakwins, VP of Information Security Solutions at Raytheon.  He told us about his company’s offerings in Information Security, what makes a good cyber warrior, how to recruit and retain the best cyber talent, and what every executive needs to know about cybersecurity. ExecutiveBiz:  What makes a good cyber warrior? Steve […] More

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