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Mitre Adds 137 New Entries to Online Software Vulnerabilities List

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — Mitre has updated its online list of software vulnerabilities with nearly 140 new entries as part of continued efforts to provide developers and security professionals a common reference and baseline standard to identify, mitigate and counter software security issues, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Inside Defense reported …

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Leidos Earns US Patent for Peptide-Based Treatment for Cancer, Infectious Diseases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — The Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) life sciences business unit has been awarded a patent for peptide-based PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors via the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office‘s accelerated application review process for cancer immunotherapy-related discoveries, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Leidos Health Life Sciences team …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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Red Hat’s David Egts Pushes Open Source Software for Cost-Efficient Gov’t IT Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector business at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has identified open source training as an approach that the federal government can take to advance the cybersecurity and information technology skills of its workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Kratos Reports $65M in Additional Space, Satcom Program Pipeline; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work on several space and satellite communications programs with U.S. and other defense customers via an estimated $65M in new contract wins, options and renewals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Dec. 31 it will supply …

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Fortinet Joins World Economic Forum’s Center for Cybersecurity as Founding Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has been named a founding partner of the World Economic Forum’s Center for Cybersecurity in support of international efforts to drive collaboration between industry, government, academia and civil society to counter cyber crime, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Founder, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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Radiant Solutions’ Ray Williams: AI & Other Tech Shape Agile Intelligence Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Ray Williams, vice president and general manager of Radiant Solutions‘ agile intelligence business, has said the company utilizes technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence and cloud to develop capabilities in predictive analytics, interactive mission planning, advanced data visualization and agile intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Celebration of Life: Lisa Bruch, CenturyLink Senior Director for Gov’t Strategy

Lisa Crawford Bruch, most recently senior director of government strategy at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), died on Dec. 17 at the age of 62. Family, friends and colleagues are invited to attend a celebration of her life at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Centreville, Virginia, on Saturday, Jan. 5th, from 10 a.m. to 3 …

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PAE to Support DHS’ Airborne Biological Threat Detection Program Under $75M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — PAE will provide a team of scientists and support services under a potential $75.2M contract to help a Department of Homeland Security office in its mission to detect potential airborne biological threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it will work with the DHS Countering …

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