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Cynthia Shelton Joins CenturyLink Gov’t Segment as Special Program Sales VP

Cynthia Shelton

Cynthia Shelton, formerly a business line vice president at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has joined CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as VP of special program sales at the telecommunications contractor’s government services business area. The two-decade industry veteran will oversee the firm’s sales in intelligence and cybersecurity services to the federal government and report directly ...

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Marc Arendt Joins Sevatec as BD, Cyber Services Senior Director; Burke Cox Comments


Marc Arendt, formerly director of business development for cybersecurity at Blue Canopy Group, has joined Sevatec as senior director of business development and cyber services. Arendt helped Blue Canopy Group manage its cybersecurity consulting practice at the Treasury Department, Small Business Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Board and the Internal Revenue Service, Sevatec ...

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Triple-i Buys Cyber, Health-Focused IT Firm CCSi; Leo Phelan Comments


Information Innovators Inc. has acquired information technology contractor Creative Computing Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow in the cybersecurity and health services markets. Triple-i said Tuesday CCSi is also an authorized third-party assessment organization for cloud service providers that seek to offer their products to federal agencies. Rockville, Md.-based CCSi holds ...

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Cybercom Issues RFP for $475M Network Security Services Contract


The U.S. Cyber Command has published a request for proposals on a potential five-year, $475 million contract for information technology and cybersecurity support services, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes Cybercom could issue up to 20 task orders for vendors to help build offensive and defensive tools for the command ...

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HP Director Al Kinney Suggests 24/7 Monitoring as Cyber Defense Tool


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 29, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Al Kinney of HP’s (NYSE: HPQ) recent remarks urging organizations to employ round-the-clock vigilance as part of their cyber defense game plan. Kinney, director of operations and strategy for enterprise security solutions at HP’s U.S. public ...

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Amit Yoran Urges Rethink in Security Strategies, Cyber Defense Approach

Amit Yoran

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on RSA Security President Amit Yoran urging security professionals to set aside the traditional approach to fighting cyber threats, noting that adopting a more iterative strategy could increase their chances of mission success. “As an industry, we are on a ...

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Brings Defense-Grade Cyber to Enterprises with SureView Suite

David Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has compiled a selection of its cybersecurity technologies into one package designed to help organizations meet external threats, deter attacks from within and prepare against future breaches, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the SureView suite works to ...

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Brendan Hannigan: IBM Shares Cyber Threat Research Via Cloud Platform


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 20, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) rollout of a new threat intelligence database through its cloud-based X-Force Exchange platform. Through the initiative, IBM seeks to accelerate collaboration and information sharing among data security professionals in a bid to strengthen industry ...

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon, Websense Eye Cyber Tech Integration Through New JV

Thomas Kennedy

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners have agreed to integrate Raytheon’s cyber products division and Vista’s portfolio company Websense into a new, single cybersecurity technology firm through a transaction the companies expect to finish in the second quarter of 2015. Raytheon said Monday it will also acquire Websense for ...

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Cyber Training Presents Learning Opportunity

Mary Ann Hopkins

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 16, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Parsons helped kick off a National Security Agency cyber defense exercise this week to help train students on information assurance challenges and vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company, which is hosting the event known as CDX for the second straight ...

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