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Qwest to Stop Wireless Service on October 31

Qwest International Inc. will stop providing wireless phone service on Oct. 31, as the company seeks to exit from the wireless business.  Last year, the company began transitioning its wireless customer base to Verizon Wireless, and last month, Qwest said that over 75% of its wireless customer base had migrated to the Verizon Wireless …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $193 Million Army Medical Command Contract at Ft. Sam Houston

Lockheed Martin Technical Services has won a $193 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Command to assist in consolidating its military medical facilities at Fort Sam Houston.  Under the contract, Lockheed martin will furnish logistical support for the relocation of basic and specialty training operations for enlisted personnel from the …

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Albert Gonzales, Cybercrime Kingpin Behind 130 Million Stolen Credit Cards, Indicted

Albert Gonzales, aged 28, believed by police to be one of the nation’s largest cybercrime kingpins, was indicted Monday along with two Russian accomplices for the largest hacking/identity theft caper in U.S. history.  Federal prosecutors allege that the trio stole data from 130 million credit and debit cards worldwide by …

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New Cyber Security Operations Center Opened by Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corp. has launched a new Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC), in Maryland. The aim of the center, which will be operational 24 hours a day, is to protect the company and its clients from cyber threats. The center will focus on detection and response utilizing its customer focused …

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Hackers Utilize Social Media and Stolen IDs to Perform Cyber Attacks

New research suggests that during last year’s five-day war between Russia and Georgia, Russian hackers utilized a combination of hijacked American identities and U.S. software tools to carry out an attack on Georgian governmental web sites. A major issue with cyber-warfare is that current military and international agreements do not …

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MBDA Appoints John Pranzatelli VP of Strategy and Operations

MBDA Inc.’s board of directors has confirmed the appointment of John Pranzatelli, as Vice President of Strategy and Business Operations for MBDA Inc., effective immediately.  John will report directly to Jerry Agee, the Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President of MBDA Incorporated.  John will work closely with MBDA Group Officers …

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VSE Wins $32.8 Million Egyptian Navy Contract

VSE Corporation has announced that its International Group’s GLOBAL Division has won a contract to continue work progressing in Alexandria, Egypt. The $32.8M In-Country Technical Assist award will allow GLOBAL Division to provide support for the Egyptian Navy FMS programs and former US Navy ships transferred to Egyptian control either in port …

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Gordon R. England Appointed to CACI Board of Directors

Former Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon R. England has been chosen to join the CACI International Inc. Board of Directors. England has previously served at both the national and industry levels. During his almost four year stint at the DoD he performed the duties of COO and strived to strengthen US …

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IRS Grants QinetiQ Subsidiary Contract

Apogen Technologies, a subsidiary of North America’s QinetQ, was granted a task order worth $7 Million by the Department of the Treasury under the Total Information Processing Support Services (TIPSS-3) Contract. This new task order enables the two organizations to further their existing ten-year affiliation. QinetQ North America is tasked …

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