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Air Force Adds 10 Firms to Potential $5B Cyber, Info Systems Support IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has selected an additional 10 companies to compete for task orders to research, develop and test cybersecurity and information system management tools under a potential five-year, $5 billion contract. These companies will join the six vendors initially awarded small business set-aside positions on the multiple-award contract last month, the Defense Department …

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Unisys Gets Extension on Cybersecurity Contract With Colombian Public Utilities Firm

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2015 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide IT services to Colombian public utilities firm Empresas Publicas de Medellin as part of a one-year contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract includes cybersecurity, event and device management services, security incident response and the deployment of technologies such as …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Continues Outreach to Future Workforce With UMD Cyber Contest

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2015 — Honors students from the University of Maryland have participated in a Parsons-hosted contest that aims to build up cybersecurity skills in the future workforce, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 12. The company said Nov. 11 the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition works to support the university’s Advanced …

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Lockheed’s Chris Kearns: $25K Competition to Guide Cyber Curriculum Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Temple University awarded a team from Iowa State University $25,000 in prize money as the winner of their co-sponsored National Cyber Analyst Challenge, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 11. Lockheed said Nov. 10 the competition aims to attract college students to cybersecurity …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Upgrades to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement updates for the U.S. Air Force has entered into full operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract is vitally important to the sustainment of positioning, navigation and timing services for our military, government …

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Chris Smith: DHS Picks AT&T for Einstein 3 Accelerated Intrusion Prevention Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13, 2015 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will support the Department of Homeland Security‘s Einstein 3 Accelerated program and work to help federal civilian agencies secure their systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Chris Smith, vice president for technology at AT&T’s government solutions business, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that …

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Raytheon Signs MOU With AEC to Explore Mideast, Global Market Opportunities


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has expanded its partnership with Advanced Electronics Company to cover the development of weapon, sensor, aviation and cybersecurity systems for the civilian and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Raytheon said Monday it has signed a new memorandum of understanding with AEC at the Dubai …

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Northrop Grumman to Sponsor, Support UK Public-Private Cybersecurity Initiative

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide financial support and technology research services to a public-private cybersecurity initiative in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will support the CyberInvest program over the next five years and work with British universities to develop …

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Leidos Exec Robert Zitz Talks Cyber Risks to Critical Infrastructure at Event

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 4, 2015 — Robert Zitz, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) senior vice president and chief systems architect, was a featured panelist at an event hosted by the Eisenhower Institute, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. During the panel discussion on domestic and international energy policy, Zitz spoke of the physical and cyber risks to …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Cyber Warfare a New Dimension of Conflict

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 3, 2015 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP), believes cyber warfare has become an added dimension to conflict that targets critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Federal Times reported Friday that Testoni pointed to Russia’s use of cyber attacks as a tactical weapon …

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