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Jeff Carr of Grey Logic Talks Security Threats

The New New Internet asked a number of cybersecurity professionals what is the most pressing security issue in the field. Here’s what Jeff Carr, CEO of Grey Logic, had to say: “I don’t think hackers are going to waste time with anything that does not yield some type of profit. …

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GTEC Names Joseph Cormier CFO; John Hillen Speaks

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) named Joseph M. Cormier to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer. Current CFO James P. Allen will move into a senior adviser role at the firm. “We are pleased to promote Joe into the CFO role for the …

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Raytheon’s Steve Hawkins Points to Security Threats

The New New Internet asked a number of cybersecurity industry experts what they see as the most dire security threat on the web. Here’s what Steve Hawkins, vice president, Information Security Solutions at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) had to say: “One of the most important threats is social engineering as a …

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ITT Acquires O.I. Corporation; Boosts Analytics Offerings

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has reached an agreement with O.I. Corporation (OI) (NASDAQ:OICO) to purchase outstanding OI shares for approximately $29 million. The deal is projected to close late this year. OI focuses on providing “instrumentation for laboratory and environmental testing in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, power and industrial markets.” ITT’s Analytics …

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Walt Havenstein to Speak at SAIC Investor Conference in October

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has announced details for the firm’s fourth annual Institutional Investor Conference for analysts and institutional investors in McLean, Va., on Oct. 12 and 13, 2010. According to the firm, “SAIC CEO Walt Havenstein along with other SAIC executives will provide a detailed overview of the company and …

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What’s the Most Pressing Cybersecurity Issue? Red Hat’s Gunnar Hellekson Responds

The New New Internet posed a question to a number of cybersecurity industry luminaries: What is the most pressing cybersecurity issue? Here’s what Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat had to say: “The threats that I have seen lately are mostly internal. I don’t mean hackers from the inside or hackers …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Elevates Shawn O’Rourke to Lead Civilian Federal Market; Bill Hoover Comments

AMERICAN SYSTEMS promoted Shawn O’Rourke to vice president, executive director, Civilian Federal Market; Professional, Technical, and IT Services. O’Rourke will lead the firm’s corporate Energy Management Campaign for the federal sector and managing the company’s Network Engineering and Management Services (NEMS) and Information Management Services (IMS) Directorates. “As a leading …

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BAE Wins Pair of DoD Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems is being awarded an $8, 002, 910 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed price, cost-reimbursable line items contract (N00604-08-C-0002) to exercise option year three to provide operation and maintenance support for facilities operating under Naval Computer and Telecommunication Area Master Station, Pacific, Hawaii.  …

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TASC Names Mark Leary Chief Information Security Officer, CIO Barbie Bigelow Comments

TASC named Mark Leary chief information security officer (CISO). According to the firm, “Leary will have responsibility for the leadership, management and oversight of TASC’s information security services in order to deliver a full range of IT security and resiliency capabilities across the enterprise. In this new position, Leary will …

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Capgemini’s Lanny Cohen on the Firm’s New SAP Certification

Capgemini was awarded certification from SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) “of its capabilities to deliver and manage SAP applications via Capgemini’s cloud delivery platform. As part of the certification, Capgemini’s clients will now have access to technical support and other benefits from SAP for applications hosted in the cloud.” “Receiving this …

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