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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware Discusses Internet of Everything Trends in Fed

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — Diane Gongaware, senior director for Cisco’s (Nasdaq: CSCO) U.S. public sector partner organization, discussed the development of the Internet of Everything as a concept and a technology in the federal marketplace during a recent interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Wednesday. “The Internet of Everything …

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SafeNet AT’s Tom Callahan Highlights Future of Security Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Tom Callahan, vice president of sales at SafeNet Assured Technologies, discussed the future of cross-domain technology and two-factor authentication in the security market in an interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Tuesday. He also highlighted compliance and workforce strength as SafeNet AT’s priorities following its …

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Shane Hammett Joins Dynetics as Senior Cyber Threat Analyst

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Shane Hammett has been appointed senior cybersecurity threat analyst at Dynetics, becoming the newest member of the company’s cyber risk management team tasked to provide clients with threat assessments using its Cyber RiskScope and other tools, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Hammett joins the company …

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Microsoft, USDA Launch Food Data Analysis Tools Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has launched a contest that challenges participants to design a data analysis tool that could be  used to help design national agriculture and food supply resiliency programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The $60, 000 Innovation Challenge will make available Microsoft Azure-hosted datasets compiled by …

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TCS Enters 3rd Year of Marine Corps SatCom Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on the Defense Information Systems Agency extending its contract with TeleCommunication Systems (NYSE: TSYS) for Ku satellite bandwidth and satellite support provisioning to the U.S. Marine Corps for another year. The $14.2 million task order was issued under Future ComSatCom …

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Harris Lands Targeting Upgrade Work on Navy, Australia Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will develop avionics components for integration into EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The work comes under a two-year, $29 million contract and is designed …

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Boeing Establishes STEM Learning Academy in Tukwila

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged to donate $50 million to the Museum of Flight as part of its initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and math education, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The investment will be used to fund the Boeing Academy for STEM …

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Report: BAE Eyes Joining Bid Team for Australian Submarine Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — BAE Systems and British engineering support services firm Babcock International are looking to join up with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries in a bid for a contract to build submarines for the Australian military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense World said BAE …

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Microsoft’s Wes Anderson Tackles Big Data, Tech Drivers in Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), discussed the company’s plan to make data interactive for government users in a wide-ranging interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Monday. He also highlighted transparency and tight budgets as perennial technology drivers …

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Mark Testoni Draws Parallels on Cyberspace, Physical Warfare

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, believes the U.S. government should manage cyberspace like it would a physical battlefield, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. He noted in a Defense Systems interview posted Thursday that there are similarities in espionage methods used to …

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