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DHS Pumps $3M into Mobile App Security Initiative; Reginald Brothers Comments

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The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Kryptowire a $2.9 million contract to research methods for detecting mobile application flaws, Homeland Security Today reported Monday. DHS’ Science and Technology Directorate wants to integrate government and industry security standards into mobile app vetting technologies to detect threats under the 30-month project, ...

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GardaWorld’s Dirk van der Vaart: Security Sector Wide Open for New Talent

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Dirk van der Vaart, president of GardaWorld Government Services, said the security sector is always wide open for new talent looking to transition from military and government to industry. “Speaking specifically to the defense sector, the defense industrial base and the subcategory of ...

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CenturyLink Taps Vormetric Data At Rest Security Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) partners with independent software vendors such as Vormetric to offer services beyond securing client account, network and physical assets to include encryption of both data at rest and data in transit, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve White, director of security and ...

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Amit Yoran Outlines RSA Transition Plans to Meet New Era in Security

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — RSA President Amit Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2015, said the EMC (NYSE: EMC) security division plans to shift its technology investments to include identity management, authentication and threat monitoring as the company seeks to provide services in the emerging growth areas ...

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

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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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Potomac Officers Club’s FedRAMP Forum Panel Talks Cloud’s Evolution in Gov’t, Role of Vendors in Adoption

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Executives from government and its contractors met Thursday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s FedRAMP Forum in Falls Church, Va. to discuss the governmentwide cloud computing initiative, as well as ways for vendors and agencies to collaborate further on cloud adoption. A panel of three executives from both sides of the public and ...

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

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EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad ...

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Tim Lamb Assumes Lead Role at Chenega’s New Startup

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Tim Lamb assuming the role of president at Chenega Infinity, a newly launched Chenega Corp. subsidiary that will focus on winning work in the federal security services. Lamb is a 10-year company veteran, and most recently ...

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InfoZen to Help DHS Operate, Maintain Transportation Vetting Programs; Raj Ananthanpillai Comments

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InfoZen will provide operational and technical services to support the Transportation Security Administration’s vetting programs for five years under a $212 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security. The company said the contract is designed to help TSA comply with Office of Intelligence and Analysis requirements, InfoZen said Tuesday. Raj Ananthanpillai, CEO of InfoZen, ...

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IBM GM Anne Altman Joins SPX Board of Directors

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on 35-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran Anne Altman’s appointment to the board of directors of SPX, a manufacturing and industrial equipment supplier based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Altman, general manager of the U.S. federal and government industries business ...

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