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Blue Coat CAS 1.3 Threat Detector to be Equipped with Cylance Tech


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 27, 2015 — Blue Coat Systems will pack Cylance artificial intelligence technology to the latest version of its Content Analysis System enterprise network security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Through the partnership, Blue Coat said it seeks to provide predictive analysis to increase CAS malware detection capabilities. ...

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Skip Magness Named Northrop Cyber Division Operations VP; Shawn Purvis Comments

Skip Magness

Skip Magness, formerly network defense and intelligence operations director for Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) cyber division, has been named operations vice president for the company’s cyber division within the information systems sector. He will report to cyber division VP and general manager Shawn Purvis and be responsible for coordinating and ...

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Robert Fleming Appointed Northrop Division Cyber, Unattended Systems and Strategy VP

Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming, a 10-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president for cyber, unattended systems and division strategy at the company’s advanced land and self-protection systems division. His appointment is effective immediately and he will be in charge of unmanned aircraft sensor and electronic attack technology ...

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FireEye to Provide Threat Intell Cyber Training for State Govts


TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — FireEye will provide cyber training and technology to state governments under a threat intelligence sharing program in collaboration with the National Fusion Center Association, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to FireEye the partnership aims to mobilize technical support during critical cyber events and train ...

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Brian Neely Outlines Cybersecurity, Cloud Focus Areas at American Systems

Brian Neely

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — Brian Neely, American Systems chief information officer and chief technology officer, recently caught up with ExecutiveBiz to describe the company’s progress on its cloud migration track and the various focus areas that encompass the dual roles he play. “Focusing on being efficient and ...

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Elbit Systems Closes Buy of Nice Systems’ Cyber, Intell Division


Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has wrapped up its purchase of Nice Systems’ cyber and intelligence division for an undisclosed amount. Cyberbit Ltd, an Elbit Systems subsidiary, bought the business, Elbit said Wednesday. Elbit formed Cyberbit to integrate the parent company’s cyber intelligence and security activities.

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Vencore to Help DARPA Research Comms Disruption Defense Methods; Steve Omick Comments

Steven Omick

The applied research organization of Vencore has been awarded an $11.8 million contract to develop techniques for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to mitigate cyber communication disruption. Vencore Labs will create systems to detect degraded network performance, assign network resources to communications and alter protocol stack configurations during disruption, the company said ...

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Seeks to Validate GPS OXC Progress with Operational System Demos

Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services unit, remarking on the company looking to validate its progress on GPS OCX through system demonstrations earlier this month. The operational tests included launch and ...

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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 ...

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


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 ...

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