Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq: Robert … – cleveland.com (blog)

Robert Weiner, an Oberlin College graduate, is former spokesman for the White House and for the House Government Operations Committee. Richard A. Bloom  The four Blackwater security contractors responsible for the infamous 2007 killing of 17 civilian Iraqis in Baghdad with sniper fire, machine guns and grenade launchers were finally … Continue reading

Military contractors belie myth of US leaving Afghanistan and Iraq: Robert … – cleveland.com

Robert Weiner, an Oberlin College graduate, is former spokesman for the White House and for the House Government Operations Committee. Richard A. Bloom  The four Blackwater security contractors responsible for the infamous 2007 killing of 17 civilian Iraqis in Baghdad with sniper fire, machine guns and grenade launchers were finally … Continue reading

Medicare contractors experience year-over-year improvement to info security … – FierceHealthIT

Gaps in Medicare contractors’ information security programs decreased in 2013 from the year before, according to a new report published this month by the Office of Inspector General for the Health and Human Services Department. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contracted PwC for the evaluations, which were conducted on nine … Continue reading

Russian cyber attackers used two unknown flaws: security company – Thanh Nien Daily

A widely reported Russian cyber-spying campaign against diplomatic targets in the United States and elsewhere has been using two previously unknown flaws in software to penetrate target machines, a security company investigating the matter said on Saturday. FireEye Inc, a prominent U.S. security company, said the espionage effort took advantage … Continue reading