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Navy CIO on Cyber: “Most Serious Economic and Security Challenge of the 21st Century”

Robert Carey, Navy Chief Information Officer,  was quoted yesterday at Virtual FOSE’s keynote presentation calling cyber threats “the most serious economic and security challenge of the 21st century. We are being exploited at unprecedented scale by a growing array of state and non-state actors, ” Carey added.“The U.S. must take action, protecting …

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Lockheed Martin Begins Testing Australia’s First Aegis Destroyer

The Aegis missile system for Australia’s first Aegis-based Air Warfare Destroyer began a four month testing program today at Lockheed Martin’s Aegis Production Test Center.  After testing,  the weapon system ready for installation on the HMAS Hobart, the first of three Australian Air Warfare Destroyers currently under contract. Lockheed Martin’s Production Test …

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Federal Court Rules MS Word Violates Canadian Software Firm’s Patent

The U.S. District Court for Texas’ Eastern District, Tyler Division, has ruled in favor of Toronto-based software firm i4i, opining that Microsoft illegally infringed upon the Canadian company’s patent.  i4i’s attorneys successfully argued at a jury trial that began May 11 that Microsoft Word’s XML document processing capabilities “willfully” violated …

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Qwest Communicaitons to Pass on First Round of Broadband Stimulus Bidding

Qwest Communications International Inc. has stated that it will not offer any bids for the first round of a $7.2 billion rural broadband stimulus program through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The company is abstaining from the program, designed to expand the reach of high-speed Internet to remote areas,  because it says …

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Second Quarter 2009 Results Show 14% Increase for Vangent, Inc.

Second quarter 2009 numbers were released for Vangent, Inc. yesterday. The results for the information management and business process outsourcing service provider show a $17.1 million increase from the same time last year. One year ago they reported $123.9 million compared to June 27 of this year at $141.0 million. …

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NCSA Board of Directors Welcomes Google

Eric Davis, head of anti-malvertising is representing Google on the National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) board of directors. Davis, who has spent 15 years in the marketing and consumer education industries, is a leader at Google in creating policies and procedures to protect the company’s network, products and customers…

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HPTi Wins $147 Million DoD Computing Contract

High Performance Technologies, Inc. has won the User Productivity Enhancement, Technology Transfer and Training (PETTT) contract from the DoD’s High Performance Computing Modernization Office (HPCMO), worth $147 million over ten years. HPTi will interface with government labs and coordinate the efforts of top research universities and private companies comprising the PETTT …

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Navy Awards $49 Million Contract to Alion ST

Alion ST, of McLean, VA has been awarded a one year contract with four options, by the US Navy for $49 Million. The government contractor is tasked with modeling and simulation support for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. This will be accomplished through technical engineering services and …

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Citizant Names Jim Ballard to Board of Advisors

Citizant, a regional leader in governmental technical and strategic consulting services, has created a board of advisors comprised of government technology industry veterans who will help maximize the company’s success and value.   The Board of Advisors will aid the company in its strategic plan to grow organically and through acquisition to …

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