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CACI’s Paul Cofoni Talks Cyber

CACI’s (NYSE: CACI) Paul Cofoni expressed concerns that focus on cybersecurity is not what it needs to be:  “We’re trying to do too many things, ” Cofoni said in a recent interview with GovInfoSecurity.com. “If this were my family, I’d call for a family meeting and say, ‘We’re trying to …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Picks Les Owens to Lead Cybersecurity, Bill Hoover Comments

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has named Leslie “Les” Owens to the position of vice president of cybersecurity systems engineering. Owens will head the creation of a cybersecurity systems engineering business division and support operational management and strategic development in that area. “Les’ strong leadership abilities and extensive experience in applied research and …

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Bob Gourley Chimes in on Cybersecurity Bill

Bob Gourley posted a blog entry on CTO Perspective with his thoughts on the new bipartisan cybersecurity bill. “Creating a National Center for Cybersecurity and Communications (NCCC) in DHS with a leader also confirmed by the Senate sends a similar message (that cyber is being taken seriously), but it also …

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Linda Mills, Harry Raduege Named to AFA’s CyberPatriot Board

The Air Force Association (AFA) has announced and revealed the initial makeup of the CyberPatriot Board of Advisors.  CyberPatriot is an AFA initiative to create the National High School Cyber Defense Competition. Among the initial appointments are Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems (NYSE: …

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Neustar’s Jeff Ganek Welcomes Cybersecurity Debate to Washington D.C.

Jeff Ganek, CEO of Neustar, announced today that the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate, titled “The Cyber War Threat has been Grossly Exagerrated“, will take place at Washington D.C.’s Newseum on June 8. The debate, which is based in New York City, will move to D.C. due to the support of …

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Lockheed Martin Wins Multi-Million Cybersecurity Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $30.8 million contract as part of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI). The contract is the second phase of a contract to develop a cyber testing range. The first part of the contract, worth $5.4 million, has been completed for the Defense Advanced …

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CSC Names Andy Purdy Chief Cyber Strategist

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has tapped Donald “Andy” Purdy chief cybersecurity strategist. He will report to Samuel S. Visner, CSC lead for Cyber and VP for strategy and business development of the North American Public Sector (NPS) Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. In this role, Purdy will build on and extend …

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Justice Department Declares Monitoring Program OK

The Department of Justice recently released a memo stating that the Einstein 2 program, that allows the government to monitor communications on its server, does not violate employee’s or private citizen’s rights to privacy. The program is designed to help detect and monitor potential cyber attacks against government servers.

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MI5 Hires Teens to Combat Hackers

According to news reports, 50 youths were hired by MI5 to fight cyber attacks. Attacks have already been traced by the new cyber professionals to China, Russian, and Pakistan. The youths have also discovered messages from terrorists in a maximum security prison.

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