5 cloud gotchas and how to avoid them

For systems integrators to bring a success cloud solution to their customers they must address critical issues around security, storage and systems architectures. Do you know how to avoid these five pitfalls?

RSA confirms its tokens used in Lockheed hack

The complicated attack might have used log-in data obtained via a phishing attack along with algorithm seed numbers taken from RSA to generate new passcodes.


What we can learn from IBM's social media policy

IBM could teach government agencies and other contractors about managing Facebook and Twitter.

DRC makes $143M deal for health care, military tech firm

Dynamics Research Corp. makes an acquisition to expand its health care and military technology portfolio.

Contractors doubt own security

Cyberattacks on several defense contractors have many in the community worried about security.

TASC builds portfolio with first acquisition

TASC Inc. adds cloud computing skills and deeper capabilities in cybersecurity offerings.

More cyberattacks reported; RSA tokens likely involved

Two more defense contractors reportedly have been the victims of attacks similar to the breach at Lockheed Martin Corp., and RSA SecurID tokens are believed to be compromised.

Restructured BAE targets expansion

BAE Systems is focusing on growing segments of the market with its reorganized business unit.

Lockheed hit by cyber attack

Despite the severity of the attack, Lockheed Martin and the Defense Department say that little damage was done.

DHS paid millions in SBInet invoices without sufficient details, GAO says

The Government Accountability Office said contractor invoices for the $780 million Secure Border Initiative Network program lacked details. Where did they fall short?

Raytheon gets Air Force order for secure communications units

Raytheon Co. will supply the Air Force with almost 2,000 additional encrypted communications systems that will cost the military branch $20.7 million.

Northrop gains $141M follow-on award for DOD ID system

Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a follow-on task order by the Defense Department valued at up to $141 million to continue developing an automated identification system to be used to spot suspected threats to U.S. national security.

Contractors dominate list of top cyber stock picks

An investment analyst has included several government contractors on a list of his top cybersecurity stock picks.

Camber acquisition strengthens cybersecurity offerings

Camber Corp. has acquired EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions Inc., a provider of cybersecurity, IT and secure satellite communications services to the Defense Department. Financial terms were not reported.

CGI tasked with cybersecurity enhancement at EPA

CGI Federal Inc. will boost cybersecurity for the Environmental Protection Agency under a $34 million task order from the ITS-EPA II Program Blanket Purchase Agreement.

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