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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

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Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday. “Our customers require highly advanced and …

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Ball Aerospace, SiCore Win Air Force Avionics Vulnerability Assessment Contracts

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Ball Aerospace & Technologies (NYSE: BLL) and SiCore Technologies have each won a $47.9 million contract to develop risk mitigation tools and techniques for the U.S. Air Force’s weapon systems. The goal is to identify vulnerabilities in the Air Force’s avionics and protect the systems from cyber attacks, the Defense Department …

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RAND Corp. Lands $231M Air Force Research, Analysis Consulting Support IDIQ

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RAND Corp. has received a potential five-year, $231.3 million contract to provide consulting support services to the U.S. Air Force through the Project Air Force federally funded research and development center. The RAND-operated FFRDC will perform research and analyses that seek to address the service branch’s space, cyber and aerial …

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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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