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Tommy Gardner Joins Jacobs as Head of Mission Solutions Technology Unit; Darren Kraabel Comments

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Tommy Gardner, formerly chief technology officer at systems engineering firm Scitor, has joined Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as head of its Mission Solutions business’ technology arm. He will oversee sales, corporate operations and growth strategies for the delivery of data analytics, Internet-connected tools and cybersecurity platforms to the company’s clients ...

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Unisys Names Mark Forman as Global Public Sector Head, Jennifer Napper as DoD Group VP

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has appointed Mark A. Forman as global head of public sector and Jennifer L. Napper as group vice president of the Defense Department and intelligence group at Unisys Federal. The company said Wednesday Forman will report to Ron Frankenfield, president of Unisys Enterprise Solutions, and will oversee ...

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FireEye to Provide Threat Intell Cyber Training for State Govts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — FireEye will provide cyber training and technology to state governments under a threat intelligence sharing program in collaboration with the National Fusion Center Association, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to FireEye the partnership aims to mobilize technical support during critical cyber events and train ...

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Sky News: BAE Chair Asks Recruiter to Start Search for Future CEO Candidates

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BAE Systems PLC Chairman Sir Roger Carr has asked a recruiter to start a search for potential candidates to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Sky News reported Saturday. Mark Kleinman writes executive search and consulting firm Spencer Stuart has started to look for possible successors to King through what Sky called ...

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TASC Vet Lisa Donnan Joins BeyondTrust as Federal Business VP

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Lisa Donnan, formerly a vice president at TASC, has joined Phoenix-based cybersecurity firm BeyondTrust as vice president of its federal business. She brings more than two decades of federal business experience to her role and will work to help broaden BeyondTrust’s presence in vulnerability management and privileged account management markets, the company ...

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CenturyLink’s Tim Meehan: Demand Up for Cyber Detector Tools

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Continued wide-ranging security breeches at government agency networks has been driving demand for better cybersecurity tools not just by banks and major retailers but also by small businesses in sectors such as agriculture, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “My team is definitely a lot busier ...

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Taps Security Tech to Help Solve DARPA Cyber Challenge

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) said participation in the Defense Advance Research Project Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge is in line with the company’s mission to help address today’s emerging cybersecurity threat challenges, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The emergence of the Internet of Things and the growth of ...

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Level 3 Seeks to Build DDoS Mitigation Service With Black Lotus Buy; Chris Richter Comments

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Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has acquired Distributed Denial of Service mitigation company Black Lotus for an undisclosed amount of cash as part of efforts to bolster the Level 3 security product portfolio. The company said Wednesday Black Lotus’ proxy-based technology will also add to the network-based Level 3 DDoS Mitigation scrubbing service. “Black Lotus’ proxy ...

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NIST Vet Jeremy Grant Joins Chertoff Group as Managing Director

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Jeremy Grant, formerly senior executive adviser at the National Institution of Standards and Technology, has been appointed to a managing director role at The Chertoff Group. He will advise the firm’s clients on policies related to cybersecurity and information technology and help them craft strategic growth initiatives, The Chertoff Group said Tuesday. At NIST, Grant ...

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Malcolm Jackson Named Private Sector VP at Phase One

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Malcolm Jackson, formerly chief technology officer of Fostersoft, has joined Phase One as vice president of private sector at the Alexandria, Virginia-based information technology company. He will be responsible for helping grow the company’s IT offerings and operations in the commercial market, Phase One said Tuesday. “I’m excited to bring ...

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