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Unisys Study: Internet Security a Significant Global Concern; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — A Unisys (NYSE: UIS) survey report has found that global concerns over internet security has increased more than other security issues since 2014, ExecutiveBiz reported June 21. MeriTalk reported June 20 that the 2017 Unisys Security Index indicates that concerns over hacking, viruses, online transactions …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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CSRA’s John Dancy: Targeted, Measured Approach to Help Drive Gov’t Website Safety, Accessibility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — John Dancy, chief information officer of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has said federal agencies should adopt a targeted approach to address accessibility and security challenges associated with government websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in a guest piece published Monday that agencies should look …

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Chenega Elevates 14-Year Company Vet Tim Lamb to Security Business Unit President

Tim Lamb, president of physical security and fire protection services contractor Chenega Infinity, will transition into a new role of president for Chenega Corp.’s security strategic business unit in July to succeed the retiring Paul Raggio. At that time, Lamb will hold management and oversight responsibilities for seven Chenega-owned businesses: Chenega …

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Air Force Taps Microsoft for Consulting Support Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received a $34.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for consulting services to support the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to update its Microsoft products. The company will develop new enterprise capacities for the Air Force Network to help address the military branch’s security mission requirements as part …

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L-3 Unveils New Name & Rebranding to Reflect Technology Strategy Shift

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will transition to the new name of L3 Technologies on Dec. 31 in an effort to reflect the New York City-based defense contractor’s repositioning as a provider of technology products. The company will also transition its portal to the new address L3T.com and update the corporate logo while its New …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Big Data, Analytics Tools Could Help Agencies Derive Operational Intell from Machine Data

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement big data and analytics platforms in an effort to generate insights or “operational intelligence” from machine data and facilitate the decision-making process. Davis wrote that the collection, correlation and analysis of machine data could help organizations …

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L-3 Strikes Potential $315M Deal to Buy Aviation Security Tech Maker MacDonald Humphrey

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased U.K.-based aviation security technology maker MacDonald Humfrey Automation in a deal potentially worth up to $315.5 million for an effort to add new automation and robotic tools for deployment at airports worldwide. The deal comes nearly one month after L-3 said it would purchase Implant Sciences‘ explosive trace …

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Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateway to Drive Gov’t Cloud Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, believes the combined functionalities of public and private clouds in cloud encryption gateways will work to help government agencies address security concerns regarding the use of third-party cloud service providers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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