Iran's oil protected from cyberattacks

Iran's oil protected from cyberattacks

TEHRAN, June 3 (UPI) --Any threats regarding cyberattacks are kept at bay because of close monitoring by security officials, a defense official at Iran's Oil Ministry said Tuesday.
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CNS resumes takeover of nuclear plants

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 10 (UPI) -- Preparations for Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC to manage and operate two U.S. nuclear plants are restarting following dismissal of contract award protests.

Russian lawmaker says Snowden asylum period to be extended

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden won't be pressured to leave Russia any time soon, a major Russian lawmaker said Friday.

Persian Gulf oil industry 'vulnerable to cyberattacks'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Middle East oil and gas companies need to beef up their defenses against cyberattacks, security specialists say, with the Persian Gulf particularly vulnerable because of the high concentration of energy resources in the turbulent region.

Romania seeks F-16 weapons, support

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The government of Romania has asked the United States for weapons, equipment and support for a dozen F-16 MLU Block 15 aircraft it is buying from Portugal.

Booz Allen Hamilton wins $413M support task order

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A $413 million task order for U.S. Air Force systems integration support has been given to Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC.

New Navy contract for Booz Allen Hamilton

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Booz Allen Hamilton said Friday it has won a U.S. Navy contract to for support for cybersecurity and C4ISR operations.
Company allegedly misled government on security clearance checks

Company allegedly misled government on security clearance checks

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- Investigators say there is evidence the company that screened U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden for clearance misled the government about what it did.
Putin hopes NSA case won't harm Russia-U.S. relations

Putin hopes NSA case won't harm Russia-U.S. relations

MOSCOW, June 25 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hopes the case of Edward Snowden, accused of espionage, won't harm "the cordial nature" of Russian-U.S. relations.

U.S. government charges NSA leaker Edward Snowden with espionage

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The United States has charged National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden with espionage and is seeking his return stateside to stand trial, officials said.

EU says safety online also means privacy

BRUSSELS, June 17 (UPI) -- Ensuring cybersecurity in the European Union should not come at the expense of personal privacy, a European data protection supervisor said Monday.

EU wary of U.S. surveillance reach

BRUSSELS, June 11 (UPI) -- The level of paranoia expressed by U.S. allies to the European Union on public surveillance is regrettable, a Slovakian member of the European Parliament said.
Feinstein calls Snowden a traitor

Feinstein calls Snowden a traitor

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Monday called self-professed National Security Agency surveillance plans leaker Edward Snowden a traitor.

NSA document leader Edward Snowden, identifies himself

LONDON, June 9 (UPI) -- Former CIA worker Edward Snowden says he is the source of leaked top-secret documents detailing U.S. intelligence collection of electronic communication data.

Predictive cyberthreat service launched

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A new service to identify cyberthreat vulnerabilities and establish protective measures has been started by U.S. company Booz Allen Hamilton.
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Booz Allen Hamilton
Vice president of the Global Strategic Security Division, Booz Allen Hamilton Harold Hongju Koh testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the wartime executive power and the National Security Agency's surveillance authority, in Washington on February 28, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Booz Allen Hamilton NYSE: BAH, or more commonly Booz Allen, is an American public consulting firm headquartered in McLean, Fairfax County, Virginia, with 80 other offices throughout the United States. Ralph Shrader is its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The firm was founded by Edwin Booz in Chicago circa 1914. It is listed as number 438 in the 2011 Fortune 500.

Booz Allen is a defense and homeland security contractor for the US federal government. Booz Allen’s services include strategy design, operations improvement, information technology work, systems engineering, organizational change efforts, modeling and simulation, program management, specialist staff augmentation, assurance and resilience, and economic and business analysis.

As of August 2008, what was formerly Booz Allen Hamilton’s parent company (which used the Booz Allen name itself) divided in two. The Booz Allen Hamilton moniker was retained by the half focusing on U.S. governmental matters, with Booz & Company taking sole control of its commercial strategy and international portfolio. Booz Allen Hamilton is majority owned by private equity firm The Carlyle Group, while Booz & Company is owned and operated as a partnership. On November 17th, 2010 Booz Allen's shares of common stock began trading at the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BAH.

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