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  • Verizon Enterprise Solutions Adds Europe to Channel Network; Janet Schijns Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Enterprise Solutions Adds Europe to Channel Network; Janet Schijns Comments

    Verizon Enterprise Solutions plans to expand its channel program into Europe in tandem with an initiative to grow its U.S. program in order to help channel members offer the company’s products to a wider range of customers. The telecommunications company said Wednesday that this is the first time that channel partners in Europe can team up with Verizon to […] More

  • Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite Enters Commercial Service; Peter Hadinger Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite Enters Commercial Service; Peter Hadinger Comments

    The first satellite in Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress network has entered commercial service for U.S. government customers based within the satellite’s Indian Ocean region coverage area. Inmarsat said Monday that it expects the Global Xpress system to enter full global operations during the first half of 2015. “We are proud that Global Xpress has been selected to […] More

  • US, China Defense Heads Agree To Cyber Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US, China Defense Heads Agree To Cyber Collaboration

    China and the U.S. have agreed to collaborate in cyber space in an attempt to avoid avoid any future crises, BBC reports.  Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chinese defense leader Liang Guanglie met Monday in Washington to discuss territorial disputes in the South China Sea, arms sales to Taiwan, North Korea’s nuclear program and cybersecurity.  […] More

  • US, EU Officials Discuss Cyber Cooperation; Jane Holl Lute Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US, EU Officials Discuss Cyber Cooperation; Jane Holl Lute Comments

    The U.S. and European Union have developed cooperative cyber crime investigations but officials suggest developing policy for a concrete partnership may prove more difficult, GCN reports. U.S. and E.U. officials met in Washington Wednesday at an event hosted by Center for Strategic and International Studies and the European Security Round Table.  Defining the government’s role […] More

  • Report: Iran Oil Organizations Suffer Stuxnet-Like Attack - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Iran Oil Organizations Suffer Stuxnet-Like Attack

    Reports surfaced Monday that Iran’s main oil terminal and the oil ministry suffered a cyber attack by a virus similar to the Stuxnet worm, Reuters reports.  The virus was detected inside the control systems of Kharg Island, which handles Iran’s crude oil exports, the report said. The state oil company company reported that the terminal […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Debuts UK Cybersecurity Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Debuts UK Cybersecurity Center

    With one cybersecurity center already in operation in the U.S., Lockheed Martin‘s U.K. operations has opened its first cybersecurity center overseas. The 2.5 million pound, $$3.9 billion, Security Intelligence Centre at Farnborough was opened today Gerald Howarth MP, Minister for International Security Strategy, according to the company. The center will be run by a team of cyber […] More

  • URS Provides US Government Cloud Computing; Randall Wotring Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    URS Provides US Government Cloud Computing; Randall Wotring Comments

    URS Corporation’s URS Apptis obtained Authority to Operate for its FedCloud.com service portal to the U.S. Government allowing government agencies to easily purchase cloud computing infrastructure using a Blanket Purchase Agreement for IaaS from GSA. URS was granted the ATO after FedCloud.com met government security requirements and completed the Assessment and Authorization process in accord with […] More

  • Deloitte Survey on IT Executives: What Type of CIO Are You? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Survey on IT Executives: What Type of CIO Are You?

    A new Deloitte survey of information technology executives in the United States shows that the role of the chief information officer is shifting.  The poll, conducted during Deloitte’s Dbriefs Technology Executive series: “CIOs as Revolutionaries: A Step Change in the Business-IT Relationship,” showed that 45 percent of nearly 1,000 IT executives think their own CIO is […] More

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