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Level 3 Seeks to Build DDoS Mitigation Service With Black Lotus Buy; Chris Richter Comments


Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has acquired Distributed Denial of Service mitigation company Black Lotus for an undisclosed amount of cash as part of efforts to bolster the Level 3 security product portfolio. The company said Wednesday Black Lotus’ proxy-based technology will also add to the network-based Level 3 DDoS Mitigation scrubbing service. “Black Lotus’ proxy ...

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NIST Vet Jeremy Grant Joins Chertoff Group as Managing Director

Jeremy Grant

Jeremy Grant, formerly senior executive adviser at the National Institution of Standards and Technology, has been appointed to a managing director role at The Chertoff Group. He will advise the firm’s clients on policies related to cybersecurity and information technology and help them craft strategic growth initiatives, The Chertoff Group said Tuesday. At NIST, Grant ...

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Malcolm Jackson Named Private Sector VP at Phase One

Malcolm Jackson

Malcolm Jackson, formerly chief technology officer of Fostersoft, has joined Phase One as vice president of private sector at the Alexandria, Virginia-based information technology company. He will be responsible for helping grow the company’s IT offerings and operations in the commercial market, Phase One said Tuesday. “I’m excited to bring ...

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Dell Vet Ryan Latreille Joins Three Wire Systems as CTO; Gregory Feldman Comments

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Ryan Latreille, formerly delivery management consultant for federal services group at Dell, has been appointed chief technology officer at Three Wire Systems. Three Wire Systems said Thursday Latreille brings more than 10 years of information technology and federal cybersecurity experience to his role. “He has a very unique capability to locate disruptive ...

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Potomac Officers Club’s ‘Internet of Things’ Summit Highlights Connected, Converged World


The explosion of appliances, building and automotive systems connected to the Internet and that convergence’s implications for federal agencies was the focal point of discussion at the Potomac Officers Club’s “Internet of Things” summit Tuesday in McLean, Va. Executives from GovCon firms and their agency partners gathered at the forum ...

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George Pedersen: ManTech Eyes Cyber, Homeland Security Markets With KCG Acquisition

George Pedersen

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has acquired Reston, Virginia-based cybersecurity advisory contractor Knowledge Consulting Group for an unspecified amount. ManTech said Tuesday the acquisition will add approximately 200 cybersecurity professionals to the company’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group under the leadership of Bill Varner. “[The] acquisition of KCG fits with our strategy of expanding ...

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Acquisition Company GDEF to Buy STG in $165M Cash-Stock Deal


Acquisition company Global Defense & National Security Systems (NASDAQ: GDEF) has agreed to purchase Reston, Va.-based government contractor STG for approximately $165.5 million in cash and stock, GDEF said Wednesday. GDEF expects to close the $10.55-per-share transaction in the third quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year and the deal is subject to the approval of its shareholders. The company’s fiscal year ...

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NJVC VP Lynn DeCourcey Speaks on Cyber Talent Engagement, Internet of Things

Lynn DeCourcey

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 8, 2015 — Lynn DeCourcey, vice president and general manager of the cybersecurity business at NJVC, said the Defense Department’s renewed focus on building cyber research and engaging industry could help address an impending talent shortage in government and its complications. “This collaboration [between government and ...

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Dynetics Unveils New Cyber Risk Mgmt Tools


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Dynetics unveiling a new network risk management suite at this week’s Southeastern Cyber Security Summit in Huntsville, Alabama. Dynetics said Wednesday Cyber RiskScope offers NIST-based online self-assessment, risk profile reports and recommendations for executive-level decision making, and threat monitoring ...

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Eyes Portfolio Growth with New Cyber Tech Center

David Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — David Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services division at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), said the company expects the newly launched Global Cyber Solutions Center to help grow its cyber risk management portfolio, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cyber hub, which opened in Sterling, ...

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