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Bridge Growth Partners Closes CRGT Purchase: Alok Singh Comments

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New York City-based private equity firm Bridge Growth Partners has completed its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in data analytics and cybersecurity contractor CRGT from Veritas Capital. “The federal IT services sector represents fertile ground for agile software development, big data, and cybersecurity,” Alok Singh, co‐founder and managing principal at Bridge ...

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Olivier Piou: Gemalto Closes SafeNet Acquisition for Enterprise, Cloud Security Strategy

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Amsterdam-based online security firm Gemalto has closed its estimated $890 million cash acquisition of Maryland-headquartered enterprise data protection technology maker SafeNet from Vector Capital. Gemalto said Wednesday it will add SafeNet into the payment and identity segment and the purchase is primarily of platforms and services. Olivier Piou, Gemalto CEO, said the ...

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David Petty Joins Nuix as Commercial Sales SVP; Jim Kent Comments

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David Petty, a 20-year technology industry veteran, has been named senior vice president of commercial sales at data management company Nuix. He will oversee the company’s electronic discovery, investigation, cybersecurity and data governance offerings in the North American market, Nuix said Tuesday. “Dave understands the data challenges commercial entities face ...

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Belden Moves To Buy Tripwire Cyber Tech for $710M; John Stroup Comments

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Belden has sought to expand its threat response and cybersecurity portfolio with its planned acquisition of vulnerability management firm Tripwire for $710 million in cash. John Stroup, Belden president and CEO, said Tuesday the purchase is an “important and natural” move for a company that provides signal transmission products for network applications. Belden ...

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Former USPS Official Charles McGann Joins CRGT as Chief Cyber Strategist; Tom Ferrando Comments

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Charles McGann, formerly corporate information security officer at the U.S. Postal Service, has been named chief cyber strategist at CRGT and will focus on cybersecurity protection offerings for the federal market. “Chuck’s expertise will guide CRGT’s cyber strategy and assist in providing information assurance expertise to address our client’s mission ...

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Steve Omick: ACS, Army to Collaborate on Cyber Model Experiment Methods

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Applied Communication Sciences has been awarded a five-year, $48.5 million contract with the Army Research Laboratory to develop new approaches for cyber experimentation. The U.S. Army will use the approaches to evaluate and migrate parallel research programs that are conducted under the lab’s cybersecurity collaborative research alliance, ACS said Thursday. “In dealing with increasingly sophisticated threats and diverse defense mechanisms, being ...

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