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General Dynamics to Help Secure Military Intell Networks Under $170M DIA Task Order

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $170 million task order to help the Defense Intelligence Agency secure enterprise intelligence systems and networks being used by DIA, combatant commands and other U.S. military agencies. General Dynamics said Thursday its information technology business will provide cybersecurity …

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BAE Systems to Hire More Cyber Workers to Address Future Demand in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to hire 80 new cyber professionals in 2017 to add to its workforce in a push to meet potential increased demand for cyber skills in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will also work with CyLon to develop cyber …

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Microsoft Offers Cyber Training for Military Vets, Transitioning Service Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will provide military veterans and transitioning service members training on cybersecurity topics such as cryptology, risk identification, access controls and incident response through the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, said …

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CACI’s Mike Basla: Cybersecurity, Enterprise IT Modernization as 2017 Focus Areas for Air Force, Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Mike Basla, senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said cybersecurity for the space and nuclear enterprise, as well as enterprise IT modernization are two focus areas for the sector in 2017. He told ExecutiveBiz …

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Report: BAE to Name COO Charles Woodburn as Chief Executive

BAE Systems plans to formally appoint Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn as CEO  of the British defense contractor before the year ends, Sky News reported Monday. Mark Kleinman writes BAE’s board of directors could announce their selection of Woodburn to succeed CEO Ian King before or in conjunction with the Feb. 23 release of the company’s …

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Raytheon, Utilidata Partner to Develop Electrical Grid Cybersecurity Platforms; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Utilidata have entered into a strategic alliance in an effort to develop electrical grid platforms that work to identify, protect against and respond to cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The collaboration looks to incorporate Utilidata’s cyber attack detection and response experience with Raytheon’s cyber threat …

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BAE-Commissioned Research Finds Disconnect Between C-Suite, IT Leaders on Cyber Responsibility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study by BAE Systems has found that C-suite executives and information technology leaders have different views on cybersecurity responsibilities when it comes to cyber threat response, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday 50 percent of IT leaders believe senior management should take …

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Defense News: NATO Eyes $3B IT, Command & Control Contract Spending Over 2 Years

NATO plans to spend $3.2 billion on contracts in support of requirements such as cybersecurity, information technology and command-and-control systems over the next two and a half years, Defense News reported Friday. Peter Scaruppe, acquisition director for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency, told the publication in an interview that the agency …

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Lockheed Martin Canada Teams With Rank Software for Co-Branded Cybersecurity Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) business unit in Canada has partnered with Rank Software in efforts to deliver cybersecurity and security analytics services to defense programs in the country and abroad, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed Martin Canada said Tuesday the collaboration aims to address challenges such …

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General Dynamics Unit Secures $70M Navy Enterprise IT, Cybersecurity Services Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit has received a potential three-year, $70 million contract to provide enterprise-level IT services to various U.S. Navy installations. The company said Monday work covers engineering, technical and program support to the Commander, Navy Installations Command and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in areas such as cybersecurity engineering; data center …

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