|[April 25, 2012]
Cyber Expert Richard A. Clarke Joins SRA International
FAIRFAX, Va. --(Business Wire)--
SRA International (News - Alert), Inc., a leading provider of technology and strategic
consulting services and solutions to government organizations, today
announced that internationally recognized security expert Richard A.
Clarke will serve the company as an executive adviser for cyber security
"In addition to his invaluable public service keeping our country safe
and secure, Dick has an incomparable vantage point when it comes to
national and homeland security," said President and CEO Bill Ballhaus.
"His insights will be a key asset for SRA clients and further strengthen
our cyber security and counterterrorism offerings."
Clarke has been a key player on the international stage in both the
national security and counterterrorism arenas. For the last three
decades, he has worked in the highest levels of the U.S. government in
posts at the U.S. Department of Defense, the Department of State and an
unprecedented 11 years of continuous service to the White House.
Clarke's experience provides unparalleled insight into the security
challenges facing the federal government today.
"I'm pleased to be joining SRA, having long admired its ethic of Honesty
and Service®, and focus on delivering value and thought
leadership to government clients," Clarke said. "I've been impressed by
the breadth and depth of SRA's cyber security team and look forward to
contributing to their efforts."
Clarke is Chairman of Good Harbor Consulting, and the author of five
books, including Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror,
and CYBER WAR: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do
about It. He is an on-air consultant for ABC News and taught at
Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He was named by Foreign
Policy magazine to their list of Top 100 Global Thinkers.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA is dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for
government organizations serving the national security, civil
government, health and intelligence markets. Founded in 1978, the
company has expertise in such areas as cloud, cyber security; disaster
response planning; enerprise resource planning; environmental
strategies; energy systems and sustainability; IT systems,
infrastructure; learning technologies; logistics; mobile workforce;
public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; and systems
SRA employs approximately 6,300 employees serving clients from its
headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world. For
additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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to differ materially from the results we anticipate include, but are not
limited to: (i) reduced spending levels and changing budget priorities
of our largest customer, the United States federal government, which
accounts for more than 90% of our revenue; (ii) failure to comply with
complex U.S. government procurement-related laws and other regulations,
including but not limited to, punitive damage liabilities under the
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so-called "whistleblower" statutes, awarding the whistleblower with a
percentage of the recovery if the claims are successfully waged; (iii)
possible delays or overturning of our government contract awards due to
bid protests by competitors or loss of contract revenue or diminished
opportunities based on the existence of organizational conflicts of
interest; (iv) entry into new markets or incurring liabilities in
hazardous areas; (v) failure to comply with laws such as the Foreign
Corrupt Practices Act or regulations on government gratuities; (vi)
failure to comply with Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost
Accounting Standards or the Fair Labor Standards Act; (vii) security
threats, attacks or other disruptions on our information infrastructure,
and failure to comply with complex network security and data privacy
legal and contractual obligations or to protect sensitive information;
(viii) any violation of third party intellectual rights; (ix) adverse
changes in federal government practices such as insourcing; (x) delays
in the U.S. government adopting appropriations necessary for program
funding and future appropriation uncertainties adversely impacting
customer spending plans; (xi) intense competition to win U.S. government
contracts or recompetes and commoditization of services we offer; (xii)
failure to obtain option awards, task orders or funding under contracts,
or inability to successfully execute awarded contracts; (xiii) any
adverse results of audits and investigations conducted by the Defense
Contract Audit Agency or any of the Inspectors General for various
agencies with which we contract, including, without limitation, any
determination that our contractor business systems or contractor
internal control systems are deficient; (xiv) difficulties accurately
estimating contract costs and contract performance requirements;
(xv) challenges in attracting and retaining key personnel or
high-quality employees, particularly those with security clearances; and
(xvi) adverse impact on employee and customer relations from media
speculation regarding the company and its future ownership and
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forward-looking statements. In addition, the forward-looking statements
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We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our
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forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically
disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements
should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date
subsequent to April 25, 2012.
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