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Dynetics Appoints Mike Eison as Army Electronic Systems Director

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — Dynetics has selected Mike Eison, a former principal research scientist at Auburn University, as director of the company’s U.S. Army electronic systems business, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Eison will work under its cyber and missile defense department. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Ball Aerospace Buys Software Development Firm Wavefront for Cyber, Diversification Push; Rob Strain Comments

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Ball Aerospace and Technologies has bought engineering and analytical services provider Wavefront Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of its portfolio diversification efforts. Rob Strain, president of Ball Aerospace, said Friday the company also expects the acquisition to help broaden its presence in the Washington metropolitan area. Maryland-based Wavefront …

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Tiffanny Gates Joins Novetta as Federal Division President; Peter LaMontagne Comments

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Tiffanny Gates, formerly vice president of cyber strategies at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Blackbird Technologies subsidiary, has joined Novetta as president of the company’s federal division. Gates will be responsible for the company’s projects for the U.S. government and for the division’s strategy, business development and delivery of analytics services to clients, …

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Fred Funk Named President for Cyber, Sigint at Vistronix; John Hassoun Comments

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Fred Funk, formerly senior vice president of the national security group at Preferred Systems Solutions, has joined Vistronix as president of cyber and signals intelligence systems. Funk will oversee the company’s strategy, operations and business development efforts focused on the National Security Agency, Vistronix said Tuesday. “As the size, scale and …

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Parsons to Sponsor, Present at S4 Security Conference; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Parsons will host a presentation on the movement of engineering firms to cyberspace as a sponsor of Digital Bond‘s S4 security conference from Jan. 12 to 14, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also exhibit at the conference with a demonstration of the …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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