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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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Weekly Roundup October 3 – October 7, 2016: L-3 Makes Buys, M&A Chatter Around Harris & more

October 3 – October 7, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The stalwart GovCon technology maker L-3 Communications extended its profile as an active player in the merger-and-acquisition scene this week and closed its first buys since a large business divestiture …

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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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Weekly Roundup September 12 – September 16 2016: The Stock That Lifts During Rate Hike Chatter & more

September 12 – September 16 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For those of us who follow financial markets and in particular U.S. GovCon stocks, let’s take a deep breath during this slightly slower Friday session and take a brief look …

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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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Booz Allen to Help DHA Implement Military Health System Action Plan Under $53M Task Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential $52.5 million task order from the Defense Health Agency to assist the assistant defense secretary for health affairs in efforts to implement action plans resulting from the Defense Department‘s military health service review. DoD said Tuesday the company will provide subject matter expertise to help the Military …

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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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