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Dr. Harvey Davis, NSA Director for Installations & Logistics, on Leadership, Management and Success

Editor’s Note: ExecutiveGov recently spoke with Dr. Harvey Davis, director for installations and logistics at the National Security Agency. Dr. Davis has held a variety of roles over his 30 years of service to the agency, where his responsibilities have included leading recruitment and overseeing billions of dollars in infrastructure construction. Outside of the office, …

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House Panel Moves Foward Cyber Info Legislation

The House Intelligence Committee voted 18-2 Wednesday to approve legislation that would encourage the private sector and the government to share cybersecurity intelligence in real time. Companies could determine which government entity they want to share information with and the bill lists the National Security Agency as one of several …

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ExecutiveGov Focuses on Government Leaders by Publishing Original Profiles

As part its mission to inform the government contracting community about the different events and personalities in the U.S. federal government,  ExecutiveGov unveils original profiles of federal leaders every week. These biographies are an in-depth look at what each executive has accomplished and his/her current responsibilities. A recent profile looked at Army Gen. …

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Cyber Defense Could See Major Cuts Under Sequestration; Ray Bjorklund Comments

The White House released a preliminary estimation last Friday of budget reductions agencies would face in January 2013. The Department of Homeland Security will see a $911 million budget scale-back for infrastructure and network protection funds and other federal cybersecurity accounts under sequestration. Experts say that research grants, forensic equipment for cybercrime …

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McCain Asks Keith Alexander For Cyber Bill Support

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) believes the Defense Department should be in charge of defending the U.S. and critical infrastructure against cyber attacks, he wrote in a letter to the country’s highest-ranked cyber military officer. In the letter obtained by Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller, McCain told Army Gen. Keith Alexander …

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NSA, Cybercom Lead Pushes for New Cyber Law

The National Security Agency’s director advocated for public-private sector partnerships to identify and combat cyber threats at a Tuesday congressional hearing, American Forces Press Service reports. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, also head of Cyber Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Defense Department servers receive an average of six …

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Panetta Meets With NSA, Cybercom Lead Keith Alexander

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta traveled to Fort Meade, Md. Saturday to observe technology demonstrations and participate in a cybersecurity briefing, American Forces Press Service reports. Panetta met with Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command. Panetta also met with Central …

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