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Govt Cyber Vets Michael Taxay, Jeremy Haas Join LookingGlass Leadership Team

Michael Taxay and Jeremy Haas, respectively former FBI and CIA officials focused on cybersecurity, have joined the executive leadership team at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. LookingGlass said Tuesday it named Taxay as chief risk officer and general counsel and appointed Haas as chief security officer. Taxay will be responsible for managing significant risks that may …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Automated Data Mgmt Tools Can Help Agencies Address Compliance Challenges

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies seeking to comply with cybersecurity policies and data protection regulations should deploy a platform that works to automate the collection and analysis of large volumes of data. Davis wrote that implementing an automated system for compliance monitoring could …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Endpoint Security, Threat Intell to Boost Agency Cyber Posture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for the federal business at Dell EMC, has said endpoint protection using emerging technology platforms will work to help build on the defensive cyber posture of federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 1. GCN reported Oct. 31 that Chehreh, …

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CACI’s Michael Basla: USAF Should Operationalize Cyber Airmen Across 5 Mission Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Michael Basla, a senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the service branch’s cyber training should cover the mission areas of command and control; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; global strike; rapid global mobility; and air and space superiority, …

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CSRA Launches Virtual Center for Cyber Support to Public Sector Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has opened a virtual center that will operate out of two physical locations to deliver cybersecurity and consulting services and help drive innovation for public sector customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Cyber Center of Excellence under the leadership …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Prioritize Network Modernization to Drive Cyber EO Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Davis Johnson, vice president for Riverbed Technology‘s public sector business, has said network optimization should be a key priority of federal agencies as they work to comply with the White House’s cybersecurity executive order, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. He wrote in a guest …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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CSRA Subsidiary Gets $163M DISA Task Order for Endpoint Security Integration Support

CSRA’s (NYSE: CSRA) SRA International subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $163 million task order to provide integration support for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Endpoint Security Solutions. CSRA said Wednesday it will collaborate with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and McAfee through SRA to help DISA build up its cyber strategy …

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Raytheon-Backed Survey Shows Stagnant Cyber Interest Among Millennials; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — A survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in partnership with Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that the level of interest in cybersecurity careers among millennials remains stagnant at approximately 38 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The finding comes even as the …

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WWT-Tanium Wins Potential $750M OTA for Endpoint Security Services to Federal Govt

A Tanium–World Wide Technology team has won a potential $750 million “other transaction” agreement to help the Defense Department and other federal agencies secure information technology systems at the endpoint level. WWT said Tuesday it worked with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to negotiate and finalize the Production-OTA on behalf of the U.S. Army. The contract will also …

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