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New Cyber Command head

The new U.S. Cyber Command will be headed by U.S. National Security Agency director Keith Alexander, if Congress approves his nomination by President Obama. He also would continue in his role at NSA. The U.S. Cyber Command, based in Ft. Meade, Md., is expected to become fully operational by October 2010 as part of the Department of Defense’s U.S. Strategic Command. The announcement was made this week by Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who ordered the creation of the Cyber Command this summer. Alexander was also nominated to be promoted to full general. — CAM

WebSpy buys Marketboomer

WebSpy, an internet monitoring and reporting software vendor, announced Friday its plan to acquire Marketboomer, a procurement and materials management system provider. In a release, WebSpy’s CEO Jack Andrys said the merger is complementary because both companies offer busines-to-business solutions around internet and data manipulation, which can be applied to any industry sector. Terms of the proposed deal were not disclosed. — CAM

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