Home / Tag Archives: cyber

Tag Archives: cyber

Parsons SVP Biff Lyons Sees Continued Fed Focus on Security

Biff Lyons

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Biff Lyons, senior vice president at Parsons, recently talked to ExecutiveBiz about converged security trends to watch and what’s in store in the future for cyber. “Across the market there will be a continued emphasis on security and the convergence of those operational ...

Read More »

Elbit Signs $158M Deal for Nice Systems’ Cyber Division; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

acquisition

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has signed an agreement for its Cyberbit subsidiary to purchase the cyber and intelligence division of Nice Systems for up to $157.9 million. Elbit said Thursday it will pay $117.9 million in cash upon the transaction’s scheduled closure in the third quarter of 2015 and up to $40 million under an earn-out agreement ...

Read More »

Potomac Officers Club’s FedRAMP Forum Panel Talks Cloud’s Evolution in Gov’t, Role of Vendors in Adoption

cloudIT

Executives from government and its contractors met Thursday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s FedRAMP Forum in Falls Church, Va. to discuss the governmentwide cloud computing initiative, as well as ways for vendors and agencies to collaborate further on cloud adoption. A panel of three executives from both sides of the public and ...

Read More »

Jim Anderson: BAE Expands MMS Suite with Advanced Threat Detector, Incident Response Tools

Jim Anderson

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on BAE Systems’ rollout of a new threat detection management suite for the North American market. The threat detector leverages analytics tools based on the company’s CyberReveal technology, BAE said Wednesday. The company also announced an incident ...

Read More »

FireEye Adds Cyber Security Coalition to Fuel Partner Program

David DeWalt

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on FireEye’s (Nasdaq: FEYE) launch of the Fuel Cyber Security Coalition, an initiative that seeks to promote partnerships in the cyber ecosystem. The company said Monday that CSC partners will be able to share workflows and threat ...

Read More »

Booz Allen EVP Angela Messer Urges Companies to Invest in Cyber Talent Management Planning

Angela Messer

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 20, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Angela Messer, executive vice president for the predictive intelligence business of Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) strategic innovation group, has said that the Internet of Things presents new threats as well as opportunities for information security professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ...

Read More »

Engility Co-Chair Peter Marino Joins Vistronix Board; John Hassoun Comments

Vistronix

Peter Marino, co-chairman of the board of directors at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has been appointed to the board of directors at Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions. “His insight will help us leverage our cyber and big data analytics capabilities as we expand further in the national intelligence community,” John Hassoun, Vistronix president and ...

Read More »

Michael Basla, Former Air Force CIO, Appointed to SVP Role at L-3

basla_mike_small

Michael Basla, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general and a former chief information officer of the service, has joined L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) national security solutions unit as senior vice president for strategic development. The company said Wednesday Basla will report to NSS President Les Rose and help oversee product development for L-3 NSS ...

Read More »

Phyllis Schneck of DHS Inducted Into Wash100 for Leadership in Public-Private Collaboration

Phyllis Schneck

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 2, 2015 – Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has been chosen to be among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in public-private collaboration. The Wash100 is the premier group of ...

Read More »

Leidos’s Lou Von Thaer Elected to Wash100 for Leadership in ISR and Cyber

Lou Von Thaer

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 25, 2015 – Lou Von Thaer, president of Leidos’ national security business, has been chosen among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders ...

Read More »