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Micro Focus’ Rob Roy: IT Modernization Offers Agencies Opportunity to Address Cyber Risks One Step at a Time

Rob Roy, public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said information technology modernization offers agencies an opportunity to make incremental changes to address cybersecurity risks. Roy wrote that agencies should consider alternatives to an all-or-nothing type of encryption, which could provide hackers a chance to unlock data …

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HPE CTO Rob Roy Lists 5 Federal Govt Cybersecurity Priorities for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Rob Roy, chief technology officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) U.S. federal cybersecurity team, has highlighted five cybersecurity areas that he believes the federal government should focus on in 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The cyber workforce, industry partnerships, acquisition and modernization of information technology, …

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General Dynamics BIW Begins Construction of Navy’s USS Patrick Gallagher Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13, 2018 — A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has moved to construct the final Flight IIA-configuration, Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer that will eventually join the U.S. Navy fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is …

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HII Shipyard to Update, Maintain & Repair Navy’s USS O’Kane Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will work to update a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under a potential $51.5M contract that runs through January 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday HII San Diego Shipyard will perform maintenance and repairs on USS O’Kane as part of the …

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SPA Taps Space & Defense Vet Pamela Melroy as Board Member; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 31, 2018 — Systems Planning and Analysis unveiled earlier this month that Pamela Melroy, a former Space Shuttle commander at NASA and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined the company’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 21. “Colonel Melroy brings unique and extensive experience in space, hypersonics and …

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Update Navy’s USS Higgins Destroyer for $89M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide extended dry-docking restricted availability work for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Higgins guided missile destroyer under a potential $89.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Dynamics NASSCO will help update, maintain and repair the Arleigh Burke-class …

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Navy Launches Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has launched the Huntington Ingalls Industries-built (NYSE: HII) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer designated DDG 121 at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Ingalls Shipbuilding hosted the launch and “translation” from dry dock to water of the future USS Frank E. …

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General Atomics Flies SkyGuardian RPA Over Atlantic for Royal International Air Tattoo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2018 — General Atomics has flown an MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant of its Predator B remotely piloted aircraft from North Dakota in the U.S. to Gloucestershire in the U.K. ahead of the platform’s presentation at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo airshow over the weekend, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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HII Shipbuilding Unit Begins Fabrication of Flight III Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) business unit is currently building the U.S. Navy‘s future USS Jack H. Lucas guided-missile destroyer, which will be the first Arleigh Burke-class ship to feature the Flight III design, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Ingalls Shipbuilding has begun fabrication of the destroyer, …

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