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CenturyLink to Offer Cloud Services to State, Local Gov’t Agencies Under NASPO Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 20, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured a 10-year agreement with the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization for the delivery of cloud services to state and local government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its cloud offerings will work to support users to address present and …

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CSRA Lands $80M Navy Contract for IT Services to OCONUS Naval Enterprise Network

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a potential two-year, $80.3 million contract to provide  information technology services for U.S. Navy‘s naval enterprise network outside the continental U.S. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers continued IT services to support the transition from the ONE-Net system that offers non-classified internet protocol router …

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OST Wins $248M Army Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Optimal Solutions and Technologies has won a potential $248 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for systems engineering and technical assistance support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday OST will provide the services to the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation as well as limited customers related to …

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NSA Vet Phil Quade Named Fortinet Chief Information Security Officer; Ken Xie Comments

Phil Quade, former special assistant for cyber of the National Security Agency director, has joined Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) as chief information security officer and strategic consultant to C-level enterprise clients. Fortinet said Tuesday Quade will oversee the company’s information security, compliance with global regulations and standards as well as efforts to …

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HPE CTO Rob Roy Lists 5 Federal Govt Cybersecurity Priorities for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Rob Roy, chief technology officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) U.S. federal cybersecurity team, has highlighted five cybersecurity areas that he believes the federal government should focus on in 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The cyber workforce, industry partnerships, acquisition and modernization of information technology, …

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January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower in Mixed US Stock Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Monday on declines by large and middle-tier prime contractors as U.S. stocks showed mixed results after biotechnology gains lifted the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time record close and utilities weighed on the S&P 500 composite index. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered gainers by an 9-to-1 ratio and …

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CACI Achieves ISO Accreditation for Info Security Policies, Practices; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received an enterprise-wide certification from the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s information technology infrastructure policies and practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. An external audit was conducted on CACI’s internal information security practices in an effort to …

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Lockheed, Data Security Council of India Launch Online Cybersecurity Education Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Data Security Council of India have launched an online portal the aims to educate small- and medium-sized businesses and vocational training institutes on cybersecurity, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The CyberAware platform includes training modules on cyber threats and internet …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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BAE’s US Arm to Help Engineer, Install Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 21, 2016 — BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm will help engineer and install new submarine weapon systems under a potential five-year, $368 million U.S. Navy contract awarded in October, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The contract will also involve information technology support, engineering services and test equipment evaluations, training …

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