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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Buys Foreground Security to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

Dave Wajsgras

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has bought Foreground Security for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand Raytheon’s footprint in the U.S. and international managed cybersecurity services markets. The Herndon, Virginia-based network defense company has been renamed Raytheon Foreground Security and trained about 85 percent of its 165 employees on …

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Capgemini, Fortinet Seek to Offer Joint Cybersecurity Service


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2015 — Capgemini and Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) have agreed to create enterprise services that works to increase clients’ infrastructure resilience and bring down the cost of cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The two companies said Wednesday they will combine their technologies into a repackaged offering that features web application …

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Army Vet John Davis Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Chief Security Officer

John Davis

John Davis, a retired major general at the U.S. Army, has joined Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) as federal chief security officer and will focus on cybersecurity programs. The company said Monday Davis will oversee the implementation of cybersecurity initiatives and policies at international public sector organizations. He served as senior military adviser for …

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TCS Wins $68M DoD Cyber Curriculum Contract; Drew Morin Comments

Drew Morin

TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has won a potential six-year, $68 million contract to develop a curriculum and training services for Defense Department cyber workforce. TCS said Wednesday the company will integrate its Art of Exploitation cybersecurity portfolio and PerformanScore tool into the training delivery. “DoD’s cyber workforce development efforts are one of …

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Deborah Golden Named Deloitte Federal Cyber Risk Services Lead

Deborah Golden

Deborah Golden, formerly principal at Deloitte, has been appointed as lead of the company’s federal cyber risk services. Deloitte said Tuesday Golden also serves as the lead principal for a federal government healthcare provider in addition to her role at Deloitte. She brings two decades of experience in information technology, …

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Carlyle-Chertoff Alliance Buys Majority Share of Coalfire in Cybersecurity Push


A Carlyle Group–Chertoff Group partnership has bought a controlling interest in cyber risk management and compliance services company Coalfire Systems for an undisclosed sum. Louisville, Colorado-based Coalfire works with public and private sector organizations to help them assess their information technology systems and processes, Carlyle said Wednesday. “We believe Carlyle’s …

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Alan Rizek Joins ThreatTrack Security as CFO; John Lyons Comments

Alan Rizek

Alan Rizek, a financial management professional and formerly chief financial officer of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) IT services consulting subsidiary MicroLink, has joined ThreatTrack Security as CFO. ThreatTrack said Monday Rizek will oversee the company’s administrative, financial, accounting, human resources, legal and professional services functions. “Alan’s financial and operational management experience is a strong …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Weighs in on Behavioral Biometrics, Perimeter Defense, Policy Role in Cybersecurity

Mark Testoni

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, told Signal magazine that behavioral biometrics is becoming an important technology in today’s fight against evolving cyber intrusions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The AFCEA publication said Sept. 1 the government is now experimenting with active …

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Sevatec to Support NOAA Cybersecurity Center Under Sole-Source Contract


Sevatec will provide support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cyber Security Center under a $9.9 million sole-source contract from the Commerce Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes that the office of the Commerce chief information officer indicated the award as a follow-on to a previous contract, with support services …

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SageNet Buys Turnberry’s Cybersecurity Division; Daryl Woodard Comments


SageNet has purchased Turnberry Solutions’ cybersecurity division in an effort to grow in the payment card industry compliance and advanced threat protection services markets. SageNet said Sept. 1 that Paul Truitt, head of the cybersecurity practice at Turnberry, will serve as SageNet’s vice president of cybersecurity services. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional …

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