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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys GSM in Intell Market Expansion Push; Fred Funk Comments


Tysons Corner, Virginia-based government services contractor Preferred Systems Solutions has purchased software engineering company GSM Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a move PSS said aims to grow its footprint in the intelligence community. Leesburg-headquartered GSM was founded in 2008 and says its work for government agencies includes application development, analytics, cloud …

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Hortonworks Push OpenSOC with Data Security Partners


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) indicating its commitment to promote the OpenSOC open source analytic framework for cyber threat detection and response in collaboration with data partners B23 and ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT). Hortonworks said Tuesday James Sirota, chief data scientist at Cisco (Nasdaq: …

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Federal News Radio: DHS Picks Raytheon for $1B EINSTEIN Maintenance Contract

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $1 billion contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain the government’s EINSTEIN cyber detection system, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Raytheon will also operate the National Cybersecurity Protection System’s cyber tools under the Development, Operations and Maintenance program. “Through the …

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TCS Wins $68M DoD Cyber Curriculum Contract; Drew Morin Comments

Drew Morin

TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has won a potential six-year, $68 million contract to develop a curriculum and training services for Defense Department cyber workforce. TCS said Wednesday the company will integrate its Art of Exploitation cybersecurity portfolio and PerformanScore tool into the training delivery. “DoD’s cyber workforce development efforts are one of …

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Deborah Golden Named Deloitte Federal Cyber Risk Services Lead

Deborah Golden

Deborah Golden, formerly principal at Deloitte, has been appointed as lead of the company’s federal cyber risk services. Deloitte said Tuesday Golden also serves as the lead principal for a federal government healthcare provider in addition to her role at Deloitte. She brings two decades of experience in information technology, …

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General Dynamics’ Ray Whitehead Tackles Cyber, Data Focus in Healthcare

Ray Whitehead

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 9, 2015 — Ray Whitehead, vice president for business development and strategic planning at General Dynamics Information Technology, recently talked to ExecutiveBiz to discuss the company’s cyber focus in the healthcare sector. Whitehead sees the market segment evolving with emphasis on cybersecurity, big data and analytics, which he …

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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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