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NetWitness CEO Amit Yoran on Firm’s ‘Fast Grower’ Status

NetWitness has been selected to SmartCEO’s Fast 50 list, a breakdown of the fastest-growing firms around the Beltway. The Fast 50 distinction is the latest for a firm enjoying a wave of success. “NetWitness is a global company with strong growth across all regions.  While more than half of our …

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Booz Allen’s Mark Gerenscer: One to Watch in ’11

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Mark Gerenscer was selected by ExecutiveBiz as a “Person to Watch in 2011.” Here’s why: “When it comes to cybersecurity, it’s time to get back to basics. Sure, the cyber threat is evolving at a warp speed, demanding, in turn, new, rapid-fire solutions on the technology front. …

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CSC Acquires CenTauri, Boosts C4ISR Offering; Jim Sheaffer Remarks

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has acquired Alexandria, Va.-based CenTauri Solutions, increasing the firm’s C4ISR offering. According to the firm, “the acquisition will enable CSC to deliver IT services and solutions as a prime contractor through the Defense Intelligence Agency’s $6.6 billion Solutions for Information Technology Enterprises indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. CenTauri Solutions also …

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Neustar Senior Technologist Rodney Joffe Warns of Stuxnet Dangers in 2011

The Stuxnet worm, a devastatingly sophisticated computer virus shrouded in mystery since being unleashed on an Iranian nuclear facility this summer by an unknown source, could be a major threat for the nation next year, Neustar (NYSE: NSR) cyber pro Rodney Joffe told ComputerWeekly. Stuxnet, generally regarded as a major …

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Raytheon’s Steve Hawkins: One to Watch in ’11

ExecutiveBiz selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) cybersecurity expert Steve Hawkins as one of its “Top 20 People to Watch in 2011.” According to the publication: “Hawkins is helping Raytheon — a $25 billion-plus defense and aerospace corporation — deliver on that need for rapid-fire response. One of the company’s key approaches, …

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HP Strengthens Cybersecurity Team with New Additions; Dennis Stolkey Comments

HP Enterprise Services has made a number of additions to its U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice, in a bid to boost offerings to government clients. Retired Rear Adm. Betsy Hight will serve as vice president of Cybersecurity Practice. She  previously served as vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency …

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Integral Systems Wins Cyber Deal with US STRATCOM

Integral Systems (NASDAQ:ISYS) won a deal from the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) to support worldwide interference geolocation services. According to the firm, it “will provide U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), a sub-unified command subordinate to USSTRATCOM, with commercial satellite geolocation services.” Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. “The USSTRATCOM …

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Deloitte Backs National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition; Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege, JR Reagan Comment

Deloitte will serve as national sponsor of the sixth annual National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC). “We are pleased to support the NCCDC. It plays an important role in building the nation’s future cyber workforce, ” said Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege, chairman, Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation and co-chairman of …

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Booz Allen Teams with UMUC for Cyber Degrees

Booz Allen Hamilton has partnered with University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to offer graduate certificates in cybersecurity. The program will make use of  Booz Allen’s knowledge of emerging cybersecurity needs with UMUC’s education skills to build a more cyber-literate workforce. Offered through UMUC’s web-based learning technology, course credits are …

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Retired Army Col. Jim Barrineau to Lead Apptis Strategic Cyber Business; President Skip Nowland Comments

Apptis has named retired Army Col. Jim Barrineau to the position of vice president for strategic cyber initiatives. Barrineau will help Apptis teams create integrated cyber solutions for the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. “An effective cyber strategy changes the approach of operating and defending the nation’s networks, …

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