A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson
The global effort to combat the spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere now will include the company soon to become the largest U.S. government services contractor.
Reston, Virginia-based Leidos will work with Canadian health science company ImmunoVaccine on a vaccine to prevent Zika in humans and seek to advance a prototype into preclinical tests.
Under this partnership, Leidos will contribute resources from the company’s in-house virtual drug development program that includes a team focused on efforts to identify potential antigens for ImmunoVaccine to use in tests.
“Our virtual pharma approach ensures that we are not beholden to a particular technology or laboratory, ” Leidos Deputy Health Group President Jerry Hogge said.
“DHMSM gives us a new kind of a slugger in the market on the commercial side… and it gives us a different level of credibility with the commercial customers, ” Leidos CEO and three-time Wash100 inductee Roger Krone told investors in February.
TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has transformed a tractor trailer into a mobile security operations center that aims to deliver on-site cybersecurity support and training at various locations across the U.S. and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical Operations Center features equipment such as
TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business is set to open a security operations center in San Antonio, Texas, in efforts to provide cybersecurity services to federal agency customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. San Antonio Express-News reported that Accenture Federal Services sees San Antonio as a “critical” location due to the availability of
TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has entered into an agreement with Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) in which the former will act as a managed security service provider of the latter’s Security Fabric products to government and commercial customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Leidos said Tuesday its Fortinet offerings include the FortiSIEM security information and event