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2012-08-12 23:00:44

In an event that was devoid of the usual pomp and circumstance, President Obama issued an Executive Order, (EO) that effectively handed the Department of Homeland Security, (DHS) the ability to take complete control over the internet, according to reports from VPNReviewz. South America (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 According to privacy advocates like the EFF, EPIC, UsenetReviewz, and many others, this order gives the DHS the authority to take complete control of public, private, and non-profit...

2012-05-16 06:20:28

FAIRFAX, Va., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the National Communications System (NCS). General Dynamics will provide around-the-clock watch operations for critical communications infrastructure through support of the NCS's National Coordinating Center (NCC) for Communications. The company will provide...

2012-02-22 10:30:00

Verizon Wireless Successfully Tests Technology That Allows Emergency Calls to be Placed during Network Overloads HERNDON, Va., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LGS Innovations(TM), an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU and Euronext Paris) is pleased to announce that the Alcatel-Lucent CDMA Wireless Priority Service Enhanced Overload Performance solution (WPS EOP) for the National Communications System (NCS) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has...

2010-08-05 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order under a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Communications System (NCS) to provide continued system engineering and program management expertise to help transition legacy communications systems to next generation network technology. The task order has a one-year base period of performance, a single...

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2009-10-31 08:45:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cut the ribbon Friday on a high-security, state-of-the-art unified command center that will coordinate the nation's cybersecurity efforts. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), located in an Arlington, Virginia, will "address threats and incidents affecting the nation's critical information technology and cyber infrastructure," the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said. The facility will serve as the...

2009-08-12 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumfant(R), creator of patent-pending software that automatically detects, analyzes and remediates unexpected changes and conditions at the endpoint, today announced the addition of Gregory (Greg) T. Garcia , former Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications (CS&C) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides the Triumfant executive team with valuable insights to ensure...

2009-08-03 08:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, announced it has been awarded one of the National Communications System's (NCS) National Security and Emergency Preparedness Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance contracts by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This five-year, multiple-award, indefinite...

2009-07-30 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Cybersecurity and Communication. SAIC will provide scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the National Communications System (NCS), a cornerstone of the country's ability to provide key communications services to support government...

2009-07-08 10:30:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded one of the National Communications System's (NCS) National Security and Emergency Preparedness Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance contracts by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a combined ceiling value of $388.9 million to be competed among all four awardees through the term of...

2009-03-30 07:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the Department of Homeland Security's National Communications System (NCS) has awarded the company a contract extension to continue providing support for the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) and Wireless Priority Service (WPS) programs. The contract extension has a one-year base period and a one-year option, bringing the estimated total two-year contract value to $56 million. This...