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Raytheon Eyes Further Collaboration With Estonian Defense Industry as New EDIA Member

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has become the Estonian Defense Industry Association’s sixth international member to build on a previous relationship between the company and Estonia’s government on cybersecurity collaboration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon International CEO John Harris met with Estonian Defense Minister Hannes Hanso and …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Boost Cybersecurity Career Interest; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and the National Cyber Security Alliance have commissioned a study that has shown that the cyber threats during the U.S. presidential election have helped to encourage young adults to venture into the cybersecurity industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Zogby Analytics conducted the study …

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Digital Tech Industry Vet Robert Poulin Named AEEC Chief Revenue Officer


Robert Poulin, former president of digital technology firm Havas Helia, has joined AEEC as the inaugural chief revenue officer of the Reston, Virginia-based professional services contractor. AEEC said Oct. 7 said he will report directly to CEO Raj Patil and oversee brand visibility and expansion initiatives of the company and its Innovation Lab subsidiary. Poulin will also …

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RSA’s Jacklyn Wynn: Agencies Should Integrate Cyber Policies With ‘Day-to-Day Mission Execution’

Jacklyn Wynn

Jacklyn Wynn, an official at EMC’s security division RSA, has said government agencies should work to re-evaluate their cyber defense strategies through the integration of cyber policies and objectives with the way they implement their missions on a daily basis. Wynn, vice president of strategy and market development of global public …

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F5’s Randy Wood: Federal IT Security Should Focus on ‘Fundamentals’

Randy Wood

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 7, 2016 — Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has urged federal information technology leaders to adopt a “zero trust” cybersecurity model, measures to address network performance limitations and network perimeter security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “To be most effective in government cybersecurity, …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Goes Green Against Muted US Markets, Booz Allen Rallies & Gets Analysts’ Backing


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher against narrow trading activity in U.S. financial markets Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and defense platform makers as Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) rallied to recoup one-half of losses from a steep fall Wednesday. Thursday’s gain puts the GCI on pace for a weekly gain with Friday’s …

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DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to Join Law Firm WilmerHale

Alejandro Mayorkas

Alejandro Mayorkas, second-ranked official at the Department of Homeland Security, will join Washington-based law firm WilmerHale in November to support the deep civil and criminal litigation and internal investigations area. WilmerHale said Wednesday Mayorkas will offer more than two decades of experience in public service and the private sector to help the firm work with …

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Security Industry Vet Christopher Day Joins Invincea as CISO


Christopher Day, former chief technology officer at Packet Forensics, has joined Invincea as chief information security officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based malware detection and prevention software developer. The more than 20-year information security professional will be responsible for implementing Invincea’s cybersecurity strategies for customers in the commercial and government sectors, the company said Wednesday. Invincea founder and …

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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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