Wait, don't miss out on the latest GovCon industry news!

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings

*By clicking "Join us now" you agree to receive email, promotions and general messages from GovCon Wire, In addition, you also agree to GovCon Wire Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

X Remind me Later

Report: Lockheed Creating Executive Post to Pursue Cybersecurity Awards

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is creating a senior executive position to pursue new opportunities in “regulated and adjacent markets” for the company’s cybersecurity business, according to a Lexington Institute report.

The executive, who has not been publicly identified, will report to Linda Gooden, director of Lockheed’s information technology business.

Loren B. Thompson writes that as part of a larger push to secure public sector cyber contracts, Gooden is positioning Lockheed to fulfill the government’s presently unmet need to help secure critical private-sector infrastructure against cyber attack.

Lockheed recently streamlined its IT business to focus almost exclusively on information services, software and networks, Thompson notes.

In September, ExecutiveGov covered the Pentagon’s expansion of a 20-firm pilot program through which it is sharing cyber threat intelligence to help better protect its prime contractors.

GovCon Wire Logo

Sign Up Now! GovCon Wire provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Contract Awards

Related Articles