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Mitre, ASPI to Serve as Cyber, Nat’l Security SMEs to US, Australian Gov’t Clients


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — Mitre has partnered with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute to provide subject matter expertise on defense, national security and cybersecurity issues to the U.S. and Australian governments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The alliance will cover support for strategic assessment, systems engineering, systems integration, scientific and technology programs and …

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Raytheon Posts 9% Sales Jump in 1Q on Missile Sales, Lifts Full-Year Earnings Outlook Despite 1Q Profit Decline

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) — listed both in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the S&P 500 — has reported higher sales for its first quarter on global demand for its weapons and lifted its full-year earnings guidance despite a year-over-year profit decline. The Waltham, Mass.-based missile maker said first quarter revenue increased 8.88 percent from the …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Forcepoint Appoints Matthew Moynahan as CEO


Forcepoint, a cybersecurity product joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners, has appointed Matthew Moynahan as CEO effective May 9. Forcepoint said Wednesday Moynahan will bring 20 years of experience in information technology, cloud services and security intelligence, as well as a background in sales and management. Moynahan will succeed …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Cyber Competition Awards National Champion; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — The Raytheon-sponsored (NYSE: RTN) 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition has crowned the University of Central Florida as national champion for the third consecutive year, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Sunday the university bested nine other collegiate teams and will receive the opportunity to visit research, …

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Cisco Announces Efforts to Support NIST Risk Mgmt Framework


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has configured its cybersecurity products to provide assessment support to drive compliance with the security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Raytheon-Presented Collegiate Cyberdefense Competition to Hold Finals; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help kick off the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship on April 22, which will feature the top 10 cyber defense teams from various U.S. universities, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The University of Texas’ Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in San Antonio …

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HPE’s Earl Matthews: Organizational Leaders Should Drive Cyber Awareness

Earl Matthews

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — Earl Matthews, vice president of U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has said organizations should aim to develop a risk-aware culture to support cybersecurity efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GCN reported April 13 Matthews told his audience at FireEye‘s (Nasdaq: FEYE) Insider …

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Parsons, NSA Hold Cyberdefense Competition for Military Students; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Mary Ann Hopkins

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Parsons and the National Security Agency have partnered on a cybersecurity competition for students of military institutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said April 12 the Cyber Defense Exercise was held at its cyber center in Maryland, with the winners announced Friday. “We are continually reminded not only of …

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SPAWAR Opens Solicitation for Cyber Training Support IDIQ


The U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command plans to award a potential five-year, $26.3 million contract to provide cybersecurity training services in support of the U.S. Marine Forces Cyberspace Command and the Fleet Cyber Command. SPAWAR said in a FedBizOpps solicitation notice posted April 12 potential contractors will work …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: New Approaches to People, Process, Tech to Drive Federal IT Security

Casey Coleman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — Casey Coleman, vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), believes new approaches such as Federal CIO Tony Scott’s “secure by design” concept for technology development work to ensure the security of federal networks, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Coleman wrote in a guest …

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