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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Early Exposure to Drive Cyber Workforce Dev’t

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2016 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, believes early exposure to the potential of cybersecurity and technology careers will help build on the future cyber workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Wajsgras wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on …

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Former Dell Exec Mark Horan Joins Avalon Technologies as CEO; Brian Flynn Comments

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Mark Horan, formerly a vice president and general manager at Dell, has joined Avalon Technologies as CEO. Horan will work to help Avalon refine the company’s market strategies, expand its sales and technical teams and extend the business into the education, healthcare and commercial enterprise industries, Avalon said Tuesday. The 35-year …

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Deloitte Helps Revamp Cybersecurity Programs at Canadian Engineering University

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Deloitte will help Polytechnique Montreal in Canada update three cybersecurity certificate programs in response to the changing cyber threat environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Polytechnique said Wednesday the team revamped the course content for the cyber investigation, online fraud and IT network computer security programs, which will …

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MarkLogic’s Amanda Mason Eyes Hands-On Cyber Learning With Public/Private Sector Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Amanda Mason, director of strategic programs for the intelligence community at MarkLogic, believes her experience with the U.S. Air Force comes in handy as she works to drive both private and public sector support for cybersecurity learning programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. U.S. News & World …

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Raytheon Partners With American University’s Cyber Governance Center; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center have teamed up to promote cybersecurity governance through research and education programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it helped fund KCGC and will collaborate with the university to develop new governance strategies. “Teaming with academia …

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Raytheon, US News Report Shortage in Local STEM Talent; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and U.S. News & World Report released the findings of a joint study that points to a shortage in homegrown science, technology, engineering and math talent in the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index report indicates that while the …

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ALATEC Eyes IT Services Expansion Through USi Purchase, Changes Name to Ignite

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ALATEC has purchased Huntsville, Alabama-based information technology services provider USi for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand its IT offerings for federal government and commercial clients. ALATEC, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business in Huntsville, has also changed its name to Ignite as part of its corporate rebranding efforts, …

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Lockheed Unveils Online Education Program Focused on Deep Space Exploration

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has launched an education program that is focused on science, technology, engineering and math and will utilize virtual reality tools, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday its Generation Beyond program will provide students an online curriculum on deep space …

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Lockheed to Support College of Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will sponsor a College for Business and Entrepreneurship at King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Wednesday it has partnered with Babson Global, the Saudi Arabia Economic Offset Program office and KAEC to open the …

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Oracle Eyes $200M Investment to Support ‘Computer Science for All’ Initiative

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) plans to invest an estimated $200 million into educational programs over the next 18 months in support of the White House’s Computer Science for All initiative, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the investment aims to deliver computer science education …

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