Maryland Governor Appoints CSC’s James W. Sheaffer to New Advisory Board
News Release -- February 03, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 3 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley appointed the president of CSC’s North American Public Sector line of business, James W. Sheaffer, to the Maryland Federal Facilities Advisory Board. Consisting of industry, government and academic leaders, the newly created board will focus on leveraging the federal presence in Maryland to identify opportunities for business expansion and job growth related to federal initiatives.
O’Malley made the announcement at the CyberMaryland Summit at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Md. Initially, the board is to advance the recommendations of the CyberMaryland report, which outlines the state’s role in supporting President Obama’s national cyber initiative.
“I am honored to accept Governor O’Malley’s appointment to this advisory board and committed to helping create new employment opportunities in the state of Maryland, where CSC has a significant footprint,” said Sheaffer. “With our worldwide government and commercial security, engineering and technology expertise, and as the largest provider of cyber forensic training to the U.S. Department of Defense, CSC is in a unique position to make significant contributions to this important initiative.”
CSC has more than 3,800 employees supporting federal and state government cyber and information technology projects in Maryland locations such as Fort Meade, Patuxent River, Baltimore, Rockville, Hanover and Aberdeen Proving Ground among others. CSC provides and teaches the forensics curriculum in Linthicum, Md., at the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy, the national training center for cyber forensics. CSC’s Global Security Solutions organization is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Md.
CSC provides full lifecycle cyber solutions that leverage the company’s experience in the public and private sectors. In support of government-wide cyberspace security initiatives, CSC implements intrinsically secure architectures, technologies and information assurance strategies to mitigate risks to clients. CSC also provides secure IT infrastructure under the Groundbreaker contract, and system and network administration to the Department of Homeland Security for the Einstein 2, a computer network intrusion detection system used to help protect federal executive agency information technology enterprises. For more information about CSC's cyber solutions, visit www.csc.com/cyber.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended October 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web Site at www.csc.com.