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Mitre Taps Simudyne to Market Analytics-Powered Financial Crisis Modeling Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Mitre and its partner Simudyne have unveiled a modeling tool that utilizes data analytics to help central banks and other financial institutions gain insights on market trends and identify potential crisis indicators, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The nonprofit firm said Tuesday it has licensed Simudyne to commercialize …

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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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Former NSA Deputy CIO Kim Skvorak Named Deep Water Point Principal for Intell Community Sector

Kim Skvorak, former deputy chief information officer at the National Security Agency, has joined Deep Water Point as principal of the intelligence community sector team at the Annapolis, Md.-based federal management consulting firm. She brings more than 25 years of information security planning and forecasting, project management and software and system engineering experience …

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UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger: New Financial Details Emerge

On Nov. 26th, United Technologies announced its move to split the company into three separate businesses following the completion of the $30B Rockwell Collins acquisition on Nov. 23rd. The move will combine UTC’s Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems with Rockwell Collins to form Collins Aerospace Systems. The …

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Perspecta’s Trey Theimer Named Among Directors of Homeland Security & Defense Business Council

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — Trey Theimer, vice president and general manager of the homeland security account at Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP), has joined the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council as a member of the board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The nonprofit corporate membership organization said Thursday Theimer will …

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Lockheed Awards Grant to Orlando’s Valencia College for 2nd Advanced Manufacturing Training Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed an investment of $300K with Valencia College in Orlando to establish an advanced manufacturing training center that is aimed to produce the city’s future high-technology workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the funds are part of …

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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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Navy Picks Five Companies for $84M BUMED Financial, Business Ops Support Contract

Five companies will compete for task orders to help the U.S. Navy‘s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery manage financial and business operations under a potential four-year, $83.8M contract. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract’s ordering period is scheduled to commence in February 2019 and will continue through January 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. Eighty …

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Cyber Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Zero In on Adversaries

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said agencies should leverage cyber threat intelligence to manage risks and protect information technology systems from adversaries. Topping wrote that security teams can determine potential attackers as well as their tactics, techniques and procedures used to compromise data …

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