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NSA Vet Phil Quade Named Fortinet Chief Information Security Officer; Ken Xie Comments

Phil Quade, former special assistant for cyber of the National Security Agency director, has joined Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) as chief information security officer and strategic consultant to C-level enterprise clients. Fortinet said Tuesday Quade will oversee the company’s information security, compliance with global regulations and standards as well as efforts to …

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HPE CTO Rob Roy Lists 5 Federal Govt Cybersecurity Priorities for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Rob Roy, chief technology officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) U.S. federal cybersecurity team, has highlighted five cybersecurity areas that he believes the federal government should focus on in 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The cyber workforce, industry partnerships, acquisition and modernization of information technology, …

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LLR Partners Buys Automation & Cyber Hunting Unit ‘BluVector’ From Northrop

Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners has purchased an automated threat detection and cyber hunting technology business unit from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for an undisclosed sum to grow a commercial market footprint for machine learning-based tools. LLR said Monday it has committed $50 million in financing to support both the transaction and efforts to …

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Intel Security’s Steve Grobman: U.S. Retaliation Against Russia Could Escalate to War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2017 — Steve Grobman, Intel Security‘s chief technology officer, has said that retaliating against Russia’s alleged cyber hacking of the U.S. elections could escalate to war, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Obama administration’s response could range from additional economic sanctions, indictments, information leaks on Russian politicians and business leaders …

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PSC Appoints Parsons’ Carey Smith as Board of Directors Secretary

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Professional Services Council has appointed Carey Smith, president of Parsons‘ federal business unit, to be the secretary of the trade association’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Smith will also continue to serve as a member of PSC’s executive committee for another term …

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Melissa Hathaway: Trump Should Prioritize Energy, Telecom, Financial Cybersecurity in Budget Plan

Melissa Hathaway, president of consulting firm Hathaway Global Strategies, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to prioritize cybersecurity initiatives in his budget plan. Hathaway wrote in an opinion piece published Sunday on The Post and Courier that Trump must focus on efforts to secure energy, telecommunications and financial systems against what …

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Navy Issues Cyber, IT Training Support IDIQ Awards to 3 Companies

Onyx Consulting Services, CSR Group and Ultimate Knowledge have won separate contracts from the U.S. Navy for cyber and information technology training services to the Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command. The Defense Department said Thursday the Navy awarded $24 million to Onyx, $23.1 million to CSR Group and $21.8 million to Ultimate Knowledge to provide commercially available …

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ACT I to Provide Acquisition Support to DHS Cyber & Comms Office; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will provide acquisition support to the cybersecurity and communications office within the Department of Homeland Security‘s national programs and protection directorate under a three-year, $21 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The task order was awarded through the General …

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Vencore Wins $135M Navy Cyber Systems Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Vencore a potential five-year, $135 million contract to provide cyberspace science, research, engineering and technology integration support for the Space and Naval Warfare Command Systems Center Pacific, GovConExecutive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will deliver research and development …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Cyber Tech, Workforce Essential to Prepare Against Potential Cyber War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence business segment, has said that the cyber workforce is as important as new technology in protecting the country from potential cyber threats and in event of a cyberwar, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “As cyber becomes even more …

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