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

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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

Mac Curtis

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

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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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BAE’s DeEtte Gray: Development of Cyber Education Initiatives is Key to Addressing Demand for Cyber Experts

DeEtte Gray

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — DeEtte Gray, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems‘ U.S. Arm, has said that the cyber industry must invest in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cyber education in an effort to scale the demand for cyber professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Gray said during her …

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John Fant, Michael Cameron Take Director Roles at Noblis NSP Subsidiary; Ellen McCarthy Comments

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John Fant and Michael Cameron have joined Noblis NSP, a subsidiary of scientific research and engineering services contractor Noblis, as directors of special intelligence programs and cyber solutions, respectively. Both appointees hold decades of strategic development experience and aim to help grow NSP’s footprint in the defense, intelligence and law enforcement markets, Noblis said …

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Harris, Capstone Vet Richard White Joins Space Systems Loral as US Govt Lead

Richard White

Richard White, a 31-year veteran from Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and former CEO of government services contractor Capstone Corp., has joined spacecraft system and satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral to lead SSL’s U.S. government business as a senior vice president. Palo Alto, Calif.-based SSL said Thursday White will be based out of …

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Bob Kipps: Large GovCon Players Return to Organic Growth in Year of ‘Non-Traditional’ M&A Buyers

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For the government technology services sector, the third quarter was strong and a step up from the prior years’ flat or shrinking activity throughout the industry, according to Bob Kipps, managing director at Tysons Corner-based aerospace and defense investment bank KippsDeSanto & Co. “Operationally, 2016 has been the year where the ‘rubber …

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Angela Messer: Booz Allen Hamilton, Phantom Combine Tech for Cyber Response Automation & Orchestration

Angela Messer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Phantom have entered into a strategic alliance that aims to support the resilience of enterprise systems through the integration of the former’s cyber intelligence expertise and the latter’s security automation and orchestration tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The …

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Reports: COO Charles Woodburn to Take Charge of BAE’s UK Defense, Cyber Businesses

Charles Woodburn

BAE Systems Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will assume responsibility for the British contractor’s defense operations and cybersecurity subsidiary in the U.K. ahead of CEO Ian King’s anticipated retirement in 2017, Reuters reported Wednesday. Sarah Young writes a BAE spokeswoman told Reuters the company has informed employees that Woodburn will manage the …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

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Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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