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Security Industry Vet Christopher Day Joins Invincea as CISO

Christopher Day, former chief technology officer at Packet Forensics, has joined Invincea as chief information security officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based malware detection and prevention software developer. The more than 20-year information security professional will be responsible for implementing Invincea’s cybersecurity strategies for customers in the commercial and government sectors, the company said Wednesday. Invincea founder and …

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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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Weekly Roundup May 30 – June 3 2016: FirstNet Contract Award Countdown Begins & more

May 30 – June 3 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The time has come and gone for industry to throw their hats into the ring in pursuit of the contract to help construct the future nationwide broadband network for …

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DISA Awards $4B Telecom Network IDIQ to Eight GovCon Firms

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded eight companies spots on a $4.3 billion contract to develop telecommunications network services for defense information system transmission requirements. The companies will perform work outside of the continental U.S. through Dec. 20, 2025, if DISA exercises all options under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense …

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Reuters: Verizon Mulls Enterprise IT Portfolio Sale

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is considering a sale of its enterprise-grade technology portfolio in order to concentrate on its consumer market business line, Reuters reported Friday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write Citigroup will help examine a potential sale of business landline and Internet services from Verizon’s unit formerly called MCI as well as data center offerings from …

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Microsoft Connects ExpressRoute to Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has announced the expansion of its Azure ExpressRoute offering to include Office 365, access to Azure Government Cloud and more global partners, and redesigned billing options, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Yousef Khalidi, Azure networking engineer at Microsoft, said Tuesday the cloud integration service works …

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Deloitte, Verizon Seek to Offer End-to-End Cyber Incident Response; Mike Denning, Ed Powers Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 1, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Deloitte and Verizon’s plan to offer new cyber tools for the enterprise under a new strategic partnership agreement jointly announced by the two companies. The cyber incident response offerings under the alliance will  be designed to address …

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DHS Chooses Verizon Subsidiary for Work Eligibility Self-Check Service Contract

The Department of Homeland Security intends to award a contract to a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary to support a technology designed to help prospective workers in the U.S. check their employment eligibility. DHS has selected MCI Communication Services to provide hosted identity and account management services for the federal E-Verify …

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Mike Denning Joins Verizon’s Enterprise Arm as Global Security VP

Mike Denning, formerly senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) security business unit, has joined Verizon Enterprise (NYSE: VZ) as vice president of global security. He will be responsible for the company’s global security operations centers, cyber intelligence center, product management and development organization and security sales …

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CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31 million …

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