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  • Booz Allen, Havelsan Form Defense Market Team; Charles Hamilton Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen, Havelsan Form Defense Market Team; Charles Hamilton Comments

    Booz Allen Hamilton and Turkey-based software and systems company Havelsan have signed a master teaming agreement to provide technical services to future clients in the government and commercial defense sectors. The collaboration will involve projects supporting foreign military sales programs and could include areas such as cybersecurity and e-government, Booz Allen said Monday. Work could […] More

  • Siemens Building Power Facilities for Iraq Energy Supply Goals; Ralf Christian Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Building Power Facilities for Iraq Energy Supply Goals; Ralf Christian Comments

    Siemens Turkey will collaborate with Japan“™s Toyota Tsusho to build 24 electricity distributors in Iraq for an infrastructure project aimed at helping the country develop its energy supply system. Siemens will build the materials in Turkey and Europe for the construction of the energy distribution facilities, intended to have a combined capacity of 31.5 megawatts, […] More

  • Contractors Benefiting from Spike in Foreign Military Sales - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Benefiting from Spike in Foreign Military Sales

    The U.S. government has been pursuing a large amount of foreign military sales deals recently. In the last few weeks alone, the government announced deals involving large contracting firms such as Raytheon, Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Under the Arms Export Control Act, the U.S. sells defense services abroad when the president believes the sale will […] More

  • Malaysia Braces for 'Anonymous' Attack - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Malaysia Braces for 'Anonymous' Attack

    Malaysia’s government says it is preparing to foil a potential cyber attack on its website by online collective Anonymous, which is responding to the country’s strict censorship practices, Voice of America reports. Anonymous recently posted a video message on various websites, saying the government’s efforts to restrict access to at least 10 file-sharing websites amounts […] More

  • Suspected Anonymous Members Arrested; 9 Minors Released - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Suspected Anonymous Members Arrested; 9 Minors Released

    In the wake of news that Spanish police arrested three suspected members of Anonymous last week, Turkish authorities yesterday detained an additional 32 suspected members of the same group, according to International Business Times. The arrests were made after Turkish prosecutors and police yesterday launched raids in response to the cyber attacks the hacktivists allegedly […] More

  • Turkish Daily Cyber Attacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Turkish Daily Cyber Attacked

    The website of the Istanbul-based left-wing Birgün newspaper was hit Monday by a distributed denial-of-service attack, making access to the site near-impossible, BIA News reports. Birgun.net has been the target of similar attacks in the past and is now working on determining the source and on preventing more attacks. “We encounter this situation only one […] More

  • Turks Fake Out Facebook Translation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Turks Fake Out Facebook Translation

    A group of Turkish miscreants have submitted fake translations to Facebook so that an error message would appear reading “Your message could not be sent because of your tiny penis” in Turkish. The intended message should actually read “the message could not be delivered because the intended recipient was offline.” The Turkish users were able […] More

  • Hackers Battle Censors in Turkey - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Battle Censors in Turkey

    Internet access in Turkey is becoming increasingly troubled, as government censors clash with anti-censorship hackers, according to the CyberLaw blog. Early this morning, the websites of the Ministry of Transportation, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority and the Telecommunications Communication Presidency were all rendered inaccessible. The three government agencies have all been heavily involved in […] More

  • Hackers Arrested in Turkey - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Arrested in Turkey

    Twenty-three hackers suspected of connections to the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) and attacks on government websites were arrested. Allegedly, the suspects attacked government websites as directed by PKK leaders. The operation, launched Wednesday in the city of Diyarbakir, targeted individuals suspected of hacking and having ties to the PKK, an outlawed political party. All suspects […] More

  • U.S. Offers Turkey $7.8 Billion Missile Purchase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    U.S. Offers Turkey $7.8 Billion Missile Purchase

    The Pentagon has offered Turkey the opportunity to purchase the latest version of their Patriot air-defense missile as part of an arms package that will include up to 290 missiles including 72 PAC-3 models and communications gear. The package is valued at up to $7.8 billion. Congress has been notified and has 30 days to […] More

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