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Larry Prior: CSRA to Watch for ‘Strategic Opportunities’ From CSC-HPE Deal, Targets $16B in FY 2017 Bids

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Government technology services contractor CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will observe the merger of its former parent Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) with Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment for any potential opportunities, CSRA CEO Larry Prior told investors Wednesday. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA entered the market in November 2015 …

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Mitchell Jukanovich Joins Tripwire as Federal Sales VP; Dave Dickison Comments

Mitchell Jukanovich

Mitchell Jukanovich, formerly senior director of intelligence and international sales for Forcepoint, has joined Tripwire as vice president of federal sales. He will oversee the company’s sales efforts in the public sector as part of his new role, Tripwire said Thursday. Dave Dickison, VP of worldwide sales at Tripwire, said the company will …

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Iridium Offers Satellite-Based Alternative to GPS Service; Matt Desch Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has unveiled a new technology offering that works to support satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing services in environments without GPS coverage, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Satellite Time and Location service is delivered through its partnership with Satelles to serve as an …

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MarkLogic’s Amanda Mason Eyes Hands-On Cyber Learning With Public/Private Sector Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Amanda Mason, director of strategic programs for the intelligence community at MarkLogic, believes her experience with the U.S. Air Force comes in handy as she works to drive both private and public sector support for cybersecurity learning programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. U.S. News & World …

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Raytheon Partners With American University’s Cyber Governance Center; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center have teamed up to promote cybersecurity governance through research and education programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it helped fund KCGC and will collaborate with the university to develop new governance strategies. “Teaming with academia …

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Raytheon, US News Report Shortage in Local STEM Talent; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and U.S. News & World Report released the findings of a joint study that points to a shortage in homegrown science, technology, engineering and math talent in the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index report indicates that while the …

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Former Parsons Exec Joseph Nicholas Named STG SVP, Cyber Sector Lead

Joseph Nicholas

Joseph Nicholas, formerly vice president of the cyber intelligence and operations sector at Parsons, will join Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor STG on May 23 as senior vice president and sector leader for cybersecurity and secure information systems. He will oversee the company’s efforts to develop IT platforms intended to …

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Fortinet Teams With Nozomi on Industrial Control Systems Security

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2016 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has partnered with Nozomi Networks to offer an integrated cyber defense technology to critical infrastructure organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The team will combine Nozomi’s SCADAguardian platform and Fortinet’s Security Fabric architecture in efforts to secure industrial control systems from potential cyber threats, Fortinet said …

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BAE Systems Links Bangladesh Bank Cyber Heist to 2014 Sony Hack

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — A BAE Systems report indicates that the cyber heist on Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is linked to the 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Friday that BAE Systems found a similarity in the …

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Angela Messer: Booz Allen’s Cyber Practice Brings Together Different ‘Tribes’ of Professionals

Angela Messer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2016 — Angela Messer, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has said collaboration between employees with different specializations works to drive the company’s cyber practice, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. She told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Thursday that engineers and …

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