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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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Red Hat, Boston University Form Open Source, Emerging Tech Research Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 3, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has entered into a five-year research and education partnership with Boston University to advance projects, fellowships, internships and other programs on open source technology, cloud, big data, machine learning and automation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will invest up …

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ViON Named 2016 Heart Walk’s Top Small Business Fundraising Company; Liz Anthony Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2017 — ViON has been named the top small business fundraising company during the 2016 Greater Washington Heart Walk event for raising $30,000 in support of the American Heart Association’s research efforts, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. “It was incredible to see the entire staff organize and participate in nearly …

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Market Report Names Key Gov’t, Military Satellite Industry Players

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and Inmarsat have been named among the key players in the U.S. government and military satellite industry by a new Frost & Sullivan report released by Research and Markets, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The “US Government and Military Satellite Market, Forecast to 2022” study …

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Lockheed Begins Development of Optical Component to Support NASA ‘Dark Energy’ Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 23, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun to develop an optical instrument assembly for NASA‘s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope to support the space agency’s dark energy and exoplanet research efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Scientists and engineers at Lockheed’s Advanced Technology Center in Palo Alto, California, are …

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McKinsey: Half of Current Jobs Could be Automated by 2055

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — A new McKinsey Global Institute study estimates that almost half of today’s jobs could be automated by 2055 based on several factors that affect the pace of automation technology development, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The study stated developments in robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies; technological …

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Deloitte Reports CFO Outlook on Congressional Gridlock, Policy Changes in Next Administration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — A new Deloitte study has found that 73 percent of surveyed chief financial officers from commercial and government companies in North America believe there would be less congressional gridlock in the upcoming administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the CFOs also expect …

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AT Kearney’s Jeff Sorenson: Trump’s Military Expansion Plans Could Drive Defense Sector Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Jeff Sorenson, head of A.T. Kearney‘s public sector and defense services segment, has said President-elect Donald Trump’s military expansion plans could spur growth in the defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Sorenson stated that potential policies under the next administration could help drive shipbuilding and …

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Engility to Provide Cybersecurity Analysis, R&D Support to USAF; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured a five-year $31 million contract for cybersecurity research, evaluation and analysis services in support of the Defense Technical Information Center, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said Dec. 20 it will conduct assessments, independent verification and validation, site audits, software assurance and research …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Completes 6th Cargo Delivery Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has completed its sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s OA-5 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The mission marked the company’s return to flight operations at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as well as …

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