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Accenture Closes Defense Point Security Acquisition to Expand Cyber Defense Portfolio

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its purchase of Alexandria, Virginia-based cybersecurity provider Defense Point Security in a push to expand cyber defense services for the U.S. federal government. The global professional services company said Friday DPS will now serve as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture Federal Services. First announced in October, Accenture purchased DPS …

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Accenture Subsidiary to Help Manage HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks System

A subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a potential five-year, $81.3 million contract from the Health Resources and Services Administration to operate and maintain HRSA’s electronic handbooks system. Accenture Federal Services will work with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), DMI and Avanade as well as use Microsoft-built platforms in efforts to help streamline HRSA grants management processes, Accenture said Monday. The contract also covers program, …

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NSA Vet Hal Smith Joins Accenture as Intell Practice Managing Director

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Hal Smith, former associate deputy director at the National Security Agency, to managing director of the intelligence practice within the global consulting firm’s federal government subsidiary. Accenture said Monday Smith has held additional intelligence, security and technology roles during his career at other government agencies and commercial businesses. He helped to establish …

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Accenture Purchases Defense Point Security in Federal Cyber Expansion Push

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to buy Alexandria, Virginia-based cybersecurity company Defense Point Security for an undisclosed amount in a strategy to expand the global consulting firm’s cyber defense platforms and services for federal agencies. Accenture said Wednesday DPS will operate as a subsidiary within the firm’s Accenture Federal Services organization. AFS CEO David Moskovitz said …

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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350,000 employees. …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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Accenture Gets $54M Modification on Army Financial ERP System Support Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a $53.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to extend its operations and maintenance services for the military branch’s web-based financial and asset management platform. The Defense Department said Monday that Accenture’s federal services business will perform work in Arlington, Virginia through Sept. 30, 2016. Accenture built and implemented the …

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Roger Krone Leads Remarks from Leidos Partnership for Defense Health on DHMSM Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on comments by the Leidos-led (NYSE: LDOS) winning contractors of the multibillion Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program that the Pentagon awarded last month. “We are honored to have been selected as the best-value solution for the DHMSM contract,” Roger …

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Accenture Closes Agilex Buy; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has wrapped up the purchase of Agilex Technologies in a move to grow its analytics, cloud and mobility offerings for federal agency clients. David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services CEO, said Thursday the company intends for the acquisition to help “federal clients make the digital transformation …

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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push

The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal …

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