Latest Michael Chertoff Stories

2011-07-19 13:52:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions, LLC, a global firm that applies advanced analytics to solve the Big Data challenges of many of the world's leading organizations, today announced the hiring of Scott Weber as Co-Director of the company's Government solutions areas. In his new role, Mr. Weber will focus on bringing to the public sector Opera's extensive capabilities and solutions built on the company's Big Data management and cutting-edge predictive...

2011-06-22 13:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions, LLC, a global firm that applies advanced analytics to solve the Big Data challenges of many of the world's leading organizations, today hosted the second in its "Big Data Discourses," a series of discussions with private sector leaders and executives on how the explosive growth of data - and newfound ways to access and leverage that data - is revolutionizing government, business and society. Today's event featured Mr....

2011-03-23 08:43:00

National Journal LIVE Policy Summit WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Border security is one of the steepest challenges facing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The recent fatal incidents along the U.S. - Mexico border underscore the stakes involved. What is being done to prevent illegal immigration and the flow of contraband into the United States? Is it enough? A distinguished panel, moderated by James Kitfield, senior correspondent, National Journal, will...

2010-05-24 07:00:00

CHANTILLY, Va., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. (TASC), the newly independent provider of advanced system engineering and decision-support services to the intelligence, defense and federal civilian markets, today announced the members of its new Board of Advisors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Representing both industry and government background, our new Board of Advisors is comprised of recognized experts in a broad spectrum of TASC markets," says...

2010-05-04 14:10:42

An airport security program that allowed members to pass through airport security checkpoints with ease before being abruptly shut down last June, is expected to start running again by the fall. The Clear program, was shut down last June after previous owner Verified Identity Pass filed for bankruptcy. It was bought out by Alclear LLC, whose board includes Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When the program was shut down, there was a lot of...

2010-04-21 10:00:00

Speakers include Mike Mullen, Michael Leiter, and Michael Chertoff WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program announces its first annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism, the 2010 Aspen Security Forum. From June 28 - June 30, at the Institute's signature campus in Aspen, Colorado, more than 50 top-level government officials, industry leaders, and leading thinkers will discuss and debate key issues regarding aviation...

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