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2014-05-22 08:36:03

5-Year Base Award Contract Enables Department of Homeland Security to Purchase TCS Technology and Services ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced it has been selected as an awardee under the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge II (EAGLE II) contract in Functional Category 1, Service Delivery, on the Unrestricted Track. This...

2014-05-21 16:22:21

HERNDON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. Government, was recently awarded a prime position on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) program - Functional Category 1 (FC1) Unrestricted (UNR) track....

2014-05-21 08:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 leaders in national defense urged Congress today to reform the way it oversees homeland security, saying that the current system jeopardizes national security and leaves the nation vulnerable to cyber-attacks, bioterrorism, and other threats. In a full-page ad in the May 21 editions of The Wall Street Journal, the bipartisan group reflected the overwhelming consensus that the system is dysfunctional and said: "The nation is...

2014-05-14 16:34:03

Public/Private collaboration aims to strengthen defenses against cyber attacks and protect customers ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several of America's most recognized retail brands, launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC). Among those companies...

2014-05-14 12:31:10

Combating Terrorism Creates New Business Opportunities and Challenges UTICA, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austen D. Givens, homeland and cybersecurity expert at Utica College in Utica, NY, and Nathan E. Busch, associate professor of government at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA, have released a new book titled The Business of Counterterrorism: Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security....

2014-05-12 16:23:49

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today joined the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division and other industry stakeholders at a ceremony celebrating the 750(th) site security plan (SSP) approval under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Created in 2007 to ensure the security of...

2014-05-08 08:39:51

Cyber Security Experts Join the Firm's Global Risk and Investigations Practice WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Thomas Brown and Christopher Tarbell in the Company's Global Risk and Investigations Practice ("GRIP"). Mr. Brown and Mr. Tarbell will bring sophisticated and comprehensive assistance...

2014-05-07 23:04:48

Embry-Riddle's Security Studies and International Affairs Department is growing to keep pace with a career focused curriculum that includes cybersecurity, forensic accounting, international relations and terrorism studies DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Dr. Jim Ramsay joined the Embry-Riddle faculty in 2006 to launch the Homeland Security academic program at the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, he welcomed the opportunity to “build something special from scratch, a new...

2014-05-07 12:36:28

CenturyLink executive testifies before U.S. Senate subcommittee WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnerships between the public and private sectors are one of the best ways government and industry can work together to protect America's cybersecurity, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) Vice President and Chief Security Officer David Mahon told the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO At a...

2014-05-07 08:21:59

ThreatTrack Security report addresses two industries on the cyber war frontlines CLEARWATER, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today published a study that looks at the security vulnerabilities of two industries most often targeted by cybercrime; energy and financial services. 72% of respondents from these industries are confident that their organization will be the target of an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), targeted malware attack or other sophisticated cybercrime or...


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