MCLEAN, Va., April 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) employee Dennis McCallam was appointed a United States delegate and co-chairman to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) specialist meeting on research strategy for information security in Network Enabled Capabilities (NEC) held in Brussels, Belgium, April 16-17.

McCallam, an information technology solutions chief security architect within the company's Information Technology (IT) sector, will co-chair a group responsible for providing the NATO task force with the tools to define a common and evolving NEC cyber operations conceptual framework for long-term collaboration among NATO and member nations.

"Dennis' unique understanding of computer network operations and how they are best used to serve multiple customers will provide the NATO task force with superb support," said Keith Glennan, vice president of strategy, architecture and integration and chief technology officer for Northrop Grumman's Information Technology sector. "His expertise and technical knowledge will allow NATO to develop an advanced strategy for cyber operations among members of the alliance well into the future."

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company, whose 122,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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