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Govplace Hires Tech Industry Vet Steve Hoffman as Sales VP

Steve Hoffman, former area vice president at Micro Focus‘ government solutions business, has joined information technology provider Govplace as vice president of sales. Reston, Virginia-based Govplace said Wednesday Hoffman will lead the company’s go-to-market sales strategy and serve on the executive team. He will report directly to CEO Adam Robinson. In his …

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Greg Pelton Returns to Avaya as Tech Strategy VP

Greg Pelton, former chief technology officer and vice president for infrastructure engineering at Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM), has rejoined Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) as VP for technology strategy at the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology company. Avaya said Wednesday Pelton will help shape a technology strategy as part of the company’s efforts …

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Unisys Appoints New VP for Global Security Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has named Jonathan Goldberger, formerly director of advanced security services at Cisco Systems, as vice president of the Unisys global security business, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the new VP will oversee the strategy and daily operations of the global security …

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Pratt & Whitney Lands Potential $2.7B Air Force Contract for F117 Engine Sustainment

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $2.74 billion contract to help the U.S. Air Force sustain F117 engines. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, U.K. and the Strategic Airlift Capability consortium. F117 powers the …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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SAIC, Northrop Vet Randy James Named ICF Cyber & Resilience Business Head

Randy James, formerly vice president of cyber at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) as senior VP and general manager of the enterprise cybersecurity and resilience business. James will oversee ICF’s strategy to help organizations counter cyber threats without causing disruption to growth efforts, the company …

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Kaspersky Lab Banned from Federal Contracts

After a review by the General Services Administration, the White House and intelligence agencies, Russian cybersecurity software firm Kaspersky Lab may no longer sell to federal agencies via civilian acquisition contract vehicles. Kaspersky was dropped from the pre-approved vendors list provided by NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle and …

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John Celli, President of SSL, Retires; New SSL Executive Appointments

John Celli, president of SSL (Space Systems Loral,) will be stepping down after serving the satellites and spacecraft systems company for 36 years, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX:MDA), announced Wednesday. Dario Zamarian has been appointed Group President and Paul Estey has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: American Infrastructure, Privatized ATC and More

Weekly Roundup June 5 – June 9 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Wednesday, President Trump brought attention to his plan to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure of the U.S. During a speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trump called for bipartisan …

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