A-T Solutions wins IED analysis job

Under a new contract, A-T Solutions will help the military analyze recovered improvised explosive devices, providing critical information to military and intelligence organizations.

DISA readies cloud computing RFPs for early 2012

The agency wants a DOD-wide enterprise cloud but it sees hurdles ahead.

ISC2 honors federal IT security professionals for creating innovative apps

Organization of IT security professionals announced winners of leadership awards at the TSA, Army, Air Force and other agencies.

Will contractors require training to protect sensitive info?

Federal officials want contractors who have access to government record systems and sensitive information to know their responsibilities.

IBM’s new security systems unit swells with latest purchase

IBM Corp. expands its new Security Systems division with the acquisition of Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Mass., provider of security intelligence software.

TASC tasks ex-CIA official with advancing technology business

TASC has named former senior CIA official Bob Silsby vice president of its Business and Technology Office.

Raytheon combines units to strengthen public safety business

Raytheon Company is restructuring its Network Centric Systems division to boost its business in the public safety markets.

Big Blue crosses pond to buy UK intell analytics firm

IBM Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire i2 to accelerate its business analytics initiatives and help public- and private-sector clients address crime, fraud and security threats.

Are generalists doomed to fail in today’s market?

Editor Nick Wakeman spoke with SAP North America's president about the state of the market. Why does Bob Courteau think the era of the IT generalist is over?

Is the Army energizing a new IT market?

The Army announces a new task force to target its renewable energy goals.

CACI acquisition expands its federal cybersecurity solutions

CACI International Inc. will increase its cybersecurity offerings with the acquisition of Paradigm Holdings, Inc., the parent of Paradigm Solutions Corp. Financial terms of the deal, which is expected to close this fall, were not reported.

US-CERT director resigns

Randy Vickers, head of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, has reportedly resigned.

Booz Allen conducting 'full review' of data file hacking

Booz Allen Hamilton has confirmed the posting of certain data files to the Internet on Tuesday was the result of an illegal attack.

How ready are we for cyberspace?

With little definition of the man-made terrain of the cyber domain and little known about the policies that govern it, one military officer has some suggestions for starting to defend cyberspace.

'Idiots' simplify hacking, CSC director tells news agency

A DHS experiment to test the ease of hacking shows more than half the people who find unknown computer discs or thumb drives will plug them into their office computers to see what's on them, exposing the systems to viruses and hacking.

A-T Solutions helps US forces counter WMD threats

A-T Solutions Inc. will work with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to support the organization's deployed Technical Support Groups under a five-year, $68 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.

Mandiant adds CTO title to its products division chief

Threat detection solutions provider Mandiant has promoted David Merkel to chief technology officer. He will continue to lead the products organization.

CA Technologies sells off security business unit

CA Technologies closed a deal June 14 with Updata Partners, a venture capital firm. The firm then formed the new company, Total Defense Inc.

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?

What we can learn from IBM's social media policy

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