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  • Cybersecurity Insurance to be Considered by Small Businesses - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Insurance to be Considered by Small Businesses

    Companies are taking any and every precaution to protect their information from cyber attackers. The Washington Post recently reported that while data loss decreased from last year, breaches have reached their highest numbers due to cyber criminals attacking smaller businesses. Matt Cullina, chief executive of business and data risk management firm Identity Theft 911, suggested to the […] More

  • Federal Spending Moves to Cybersecurity, Contractors Follow - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Federal Spending Moves to Cybersecurity, Contractors Follow

    It has become evident of recent that agencies are beginning to refocus much of their spending toward cybersecurity related activity. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, for example, plans to increase cybersecurity research spending by 50 percent over the next five years, according to an ExecutiveGov report  As the government is making moves to spend […] More

  • As Govt. Budget Shrinks, Amazon Expands Fed Cloud Sales - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    As Govt. Budget Shrinks, Amazon Expands Fed Cloud Sales

    The federal government is shifting toward cloud computing and Amazon.com is going in the same direction by expanding its cloud sales to the government. The online retailer currently provides cloud-based computer services in 100 government offices, including the State and Treasury departments, according to a Washington Post/Bloomberg report. Amazon joins Google and Microsoft in offering […] More

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    IBM to Provide DHS with Professional, Administrative Services

    IBM will provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with professional, administrative and management support services, according to a Washington Post report. The Post reports that the company will complete the work on a $5.5 million contract. It provided no other details. More

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    Washington Post Jobs Site Hacked

    Hackers last week broke into The Washington Post’s jobs site and gained access to nearly 1.3 million user IDs and email addresses, the news organization revealed yesterday. Although the hackers were able to access to certain user information on Washington Post Jobs, passwords and personal information such as resumes or contact information were not compromised, […] More

  • Kim Hart pens last Download column - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kim Hart pens last Download column

    In another sign of troubled times for the Washington Post, Kim Hart announced today she will be leaving the paper. For the past year, Hart offered Beltway readers the inside scoop on Washington’s technology community. Hart delivered news of her departure in today’s final Download column: “I have enjoyed connecting the dots between these worlds […] More

  • Best of ExecutiveBiz in 2008 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Best of ExecutiveBiz in 2008

    What a year. From market meltdowns to a change in administration, 2008 will go down as a year of unprecedented change. Local businesses and leaders were no strangers to change, either, and ExecutiveBiz was there every step of the way, chronicling the key players in commercial and government markets. In case you missed any of […] More

  • Washington Post's "The Download" Emerges From "The Down Low" - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Washington Post’s “The Download” Emerges From “The Down Low”

    Several years into writing Washington Post’s “The Download” column, Shannon Henry published an entry in December of 2004 that queried local technology players on what trends might emerge during the coming year. More specifically, Henry addressed how, depending on the prevailing economic and entrepreneurial climate, the region’s tech identity wavered between that of a government […] More

  • EXCLUSIVE: Washington Post's Download column returns - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EXCLUSIVE: Washington Post’s Download column returns

    Remember the Washington Post's Download column? Up until its hiatus in 2006, Download offered readers the inside scoop on the tech community's major players and trends. This coming Monday past readers of the column have reason again to rejoice; that's when the Post's Kim Hart kicks off the columns long-awaited return. In an exclusive interview […] More

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