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CSC US Gov’t Services Unit, SRA to Merge; Mike Lawrie Comments

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Falls Church, Va.-based Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has agreed to merge its U.S. government services unit with SRA International as part of its plans to spin off the unit. The companies said Monday they expect to close the merger in November upon completion of the Computer Sciences Government Service’s separation from and shareholders ...

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Barbara Humpton Appointed CEO for Siemens’ Federal Arm; Judy Marks to Join Dresser-Rand

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Barbara Humpton, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Siemens‘ U.S. federal government subsidiary — Siemens Government Technologies — has been appointed president and CEO of the business in a move that takes effect Oct. 1. SGT said Monday Judy Marks, CEO of the subsidiary since its 2011 launch, will transition into an executive vice president role at the ...

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FireEye Reveals Phishing Campaign Targeting India Organizations


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 26, 2015 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) revealed last week that a barrage of cyber attacks that may be originating from China has been targeting India and other countries in Southeast Asia since 2011, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the group responsible has been targeting government, ...

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FireEye, Europol Enter Cyber Cooperation Deal


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has linked up with Europol, the Europe Union’s law enforcement agency, to exchange information and technologies on cybercrime detection and trends, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. FireEye said the memorandum of understanding will provide organizations in the 28-nation region access to threat ...

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Honor Guiney, Mark Bagget Join MSi; David Drescher Comments

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Mission Secure Inc. has added Honor Guiney and Mark Bagget to its leadership team to serve as chief operations officer and vice president of industrial control systems, respectively. MSi CEO David Drescher said in a statement released Monday that Guiney and Bagget bring experience in delivering cyber defenses to help customers in the energy ...

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3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate ...

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Raytheon Surveys Cyber Pulse Among Industries, Sectors


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — A Raytheon-commissioned (NYSE: RTN) study has found differences in how industries and sectors view cybersecurity and how best to build their defenses against an attack, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Among industries, information security officers in finance and healthcare tended to be more cautious in ...

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Terry Halvorsen Overviews Pentagon’s Tech Adoption Culture, Spending Environment to Potomac Officers Club


The Defense Department‘s cultural aspects of technology adoption and usage are the largest areas of the agency that require changes in order to take in commercial tools at greater numbers, DoD’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Tuesday. Modified policies are also part of DoD’s larger goal to look ...

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WSJ: L-3 Eyes Potential Separation of Nat’l Security Business

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) is looking into a potential separation of its national security solutions business that offers cybersecurity services to government and commercial agencies, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Doug Cameron writes that segment recorded $1.2 billion in sales during its 2014 fiscal year and the company’s review of its ...

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Tommy Gardner Joins Jacobs as Head of Mission Solutions Technology Unit; Darren Kraabel Comments

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Tommy Gardner, formerly chief technology officer at systems engineering firm Scitor, has joined Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as head of its Mission Solutions business’ technology arm. He will oversee sales, corporate operations and growth strategies for the delivery of data analytics, Internet-connected tools and cybersecurity platforms to the company’s clients ...

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