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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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Fortinet Releases Cloud-Based Threat Intell Service in Push for Cyber Situational Awareness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has unveiled the cloud-based FortiGuard threat intelligence platform that will work to support threat monitoring in efforts to boost cyber situational awareness at enterprises, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service is designed to utilize research from FortiGuard Labs in order to …

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Tiag Promotes Dan McCarron to Natl Security, Operations VP

Dan McCarron, formerly general manager of tiag‘s national security division, has been promoted to vice president for operations and national security at the Reston, Virginia-based management consulting and technology services provider. McCarron will oversee the national security division’s efforts to support customers in the intelligence, defense and security sectors, tiag said …

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Thales e-Security Vet Wayne Lewandowski Named HyTrust North American Public Sector SVP, GM

Wayne Lewandowski, formerly vice president of federal business at Thales e-Security, has joined HyTrust as senior VP and general manager for North American public sector business. Lewandowski will work to turn the federal advisory board’s advice into action as he oversees the company’s work with defense agencies and other federal government clients, …

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Leidos Named Sponsor of University of Cambridge’s Cross-Nation Cyber Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will serve as sponsor of the University of Cambridge’s Cambridge2Cambridge cyber competition in line with the company’s efforts to build student interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Monday the competition will pit students from universities …

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Chris Sambar: AT&T, FirstNet Focus on Device, App Cybersecurity for Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) Senior Vice President Chris Sambar has briefed lawmakers on the continued collaboration between the company and the First Responder Network Authority to integrate cybersecurity into the development of the future nationwide public safety broadband network, ExecutiveGov reported Friday. Federal News Radio …

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NCI Hires Federal IT Vet James Bowlin as Cybersecurity Engineering VP

James Bowlin, former technical expert for information assurance policy and risk management at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, has joined NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) as vice president of cybersecurity engineering at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology services contractor. He will manage the company’s enterprise strategy for the cyber market …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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Lynne Chamberlain: Open Source Tech Key to Red Hat’s Market Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Lynne Chamberlain, vice president for business development at Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector unit, has said open source software will present continued market opportunities for the company in the cloud and DevOps space while cybersecurity is another area for growth. “As the government …

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