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Forcepoint, Ponemon Institute Survey Points to Insider Threat Growth

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — A study by the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture and the Ponemon Institute found 91 percent of information technology operations and security managers in the commercial and federal sector believe incidents involving insider threats will either remain stable or grow, …

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Northrop to Update Global Hawk Ground Segment Under Air Force Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the ground control segment of the service branch’s Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide a scalable cockpit architecture and new command-and-control tools and cybersecurity …

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Jason Kimrey Outlines Supercomputing, Cybersecurity Focus Areas at Intel’s Federal Business

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2016 — Jason Kimrey, federal area director at Intel  (Nasdaq: INTC), has said the company seeks to actively engage with federal customers in the high-performance computing and cybersecurity technology areas, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “It is going to take targeted partnerships and collaboration with government agencies …

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Northrop Taps Raytheon for $104M Air Force Global Hawk Ground Control Modernization Subcontract

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Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $104 million subcontract to update the ground controls of the U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. Raytheon will equip the mission control stations for the Northrop-built UAS with open architecture that will work to facilitate the addition …

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F5 Networks’ Randy Wood: Federal IT Managers Should Prioritize Application Layer Security

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Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said federal information technology leaders should prioritize security at the application level in order to protect networks from cyber threats. Wood wrote that there are three principles in application security that federal …

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Survey: Fed IT Decision-Makers Cite Cyber, Cost Concerns With Legacy IT; Dell’s Steve Harris Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — A Dell-sponsored study by PSB has found that 70 percent of federal information technology decision-makers revealed their agencies still rely on legacy computer systems while more than 50 percent still use obsolete operating systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Dell said Tuesday the State of IT Trends 2016 study surveyed …

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Mark Gray: ASRC Federal Buys Vistronix in Intell Community Market Push

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Beltsville, Maryland-based government contractor ASRC Federal has acquired Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to diversify the former’s portfolio of government services. Arctic Slope Regional Corp., ASRC Federal’s parent company, announced the acquisition Wednesday and said Vistronix will operate as an ASRC Federal subsidiary. “This acquisition …

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BAE Systems Launches Cybersecurity Hub in Malaysia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — BAE Systems has unveiled a cybersecurity and threat intelligence hub in Malaysia in support of cyber awareness and cyber technology adoption efforts in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Malaysian Nerve Center in Kuala Lumpur will work alongside BAE’s Malaysian Engineering Center to help …

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ManTech Chosen for Potential $322M NGA Enterprise IT, Cyber Services Contract

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) a potential five-year, $322 million contract for information technology services. NGA said Monday that ManTech will operate and maintain the agency’s enterprise and cybersecurity environments under the contract with no additional details disclosed. In mid-August, ManTech announced a pair of task order awards worth …

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Mark Testoni: SAP NS2 Seeks to Help Counter Online Terrorism With Machine Learning Tools

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 — SAP National Security Services has created machine learning and artificial intelligence tools to support the government’s efforts to thwart online terrorism activity, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday Fast Company reported Thursday SAP NS2 collaborates with federal agencies and ThreatConnect to identify potential terrorists and cybersecurity threats with technology. “We’re trying to help identify …

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