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Booz Allen Establishes Cyber Innovation Hub, Dark Labs Base in Maryland

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has unveiled a new facility in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, that would support cybersecurity initiatives at government, military and business organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the its Central Maryland Innovation Hub will house its Dark Labs team …

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NSA Vet Debora Plunkett to Join CACI Board; Jack London Comments

Debora Plunkett, a more than three-decade veteran of the National Security Agency, has been appointed to serve on CACI International‘s (NYSE: CACI) board of directors beginning on July 1. She will bring cybersecurity and information assurance experience as a member of the audit, investor relations and strategic assessment committees, CACI said Tuesday. Jack London, …

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Parsons Survey Shows Lack of IT/OT Integration to Address Critical Infrastructure Cyber Gaps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Parsons has found a lack of collaboration between information technology and operational technology engineers to address the increasing cyber risk present in the rising adoption of internet-connected devices in critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it surveyed 300 industrial control system …

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Fortinet-Interpol Team to Help Prevent Cyber Crimes, Privacy Threats Via Info Sharing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 15, 2018 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has partnered with Interpol to facilitate cyber information sharing as part of efforts to prevent cyber crimes and privacy threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Fortinet said Tuesday it will assign a threat intelligence expert to collaborate with the Interpol Global Complex …

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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of …

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Microsoft Seeks to Develop New Defense Cloud Platform With Thales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 —  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Thales have established an alliance that aims to advance a new cloud platform intended to enable defense customers to store and secure classified and sensitive information within their information technology infrastructure while on the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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AT&T’s Jill Singer: Federal CIOs Should Consider Network Virtualization to Modernize Systems, Boost Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Jill Singer, vice president of national security at AT&T’s (NYSE: T) public sector business, has said network virtualization could help federal chief information officers modernize their IT system and bolster cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CIOs should implement a software-based virtualized network to help …

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CTC Tapped to Secure Marine Corps Base Control Systems; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2018 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will help the U.S. Marine Corps manage the cybersecurity of facility and base control systems under a potential three-year, $6.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported June 4. The company said it will deliver functional and technical programmatic support to ensure the security …

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Chris Bauer Joins Valiant as SVP, COO of National Security & Mission Support Division

Chris Bauer, a more than 25-year government contracting industry veteran, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as a senior vice president and chief operating officer of the firm’s national security and mission support division. Bauer will lead the delivery of knowledge-based services such as intelligence analysis and language services as well as …

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AT&T Tapped to Help Air Force Advance Adoption, Use of Commercial Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 11, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has signed a five-year agreement with AT&T (NYSE: T) to help advance the use of modern technology at the service branch by sharing industry best practices about internet of things, cybersecurity and other innovations to the Air Force Academy, …

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