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InfoReliance Lands $65M DHS Contract for Cybersecurity Services; Aaron Faulkner Comments

InfoReliance has won a $65 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s office of cybersecurity and communications for security services to the office’s network security deployment division. The company said Tuesday the contract covers security engineering and assessments, testing and oversight on information system security for the division’s National Cybersecurity Protection …

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Lasse Ostergaard Promoted to Eaton Aftermarket Unit VP

Lasse Ostergaard, who most recently led efforts to establish a growth strategy and organizational model for the Eaton (NYSE: ETN) aerospace group’s aftermarket division, has been appointed the division’s vice president. Eaton said Wednesday Ostergaard will oversee aftermarket sales and marketing, customer service and engineering and programs for the Irvine, Calif.-based division. He will …

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Aaron Landolt Named Day & Zimmermann P&I Business Development VP

Aaron Landolt, a 15-year process and industrial services veteran, has joined Day & Zimmermann as vice president of business development for P&I at the company’s engineering, construction and maintenance business unit. In his new position, he will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies intended to grow the company’s footprint …

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AAR Awarded $400M for Military Containers, Shelters; Mark Platko Comments

AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a potential five-year,  $400 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to provide shelters and containers for shipping and storage to the U.S. military. Other federal agencies can acquire the equipment under the contract awarded by DLA’s troop support office, AAR said Thursday. The company intends …

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Gary Newgaard Named Pixia Federal Sales VP; Rudi Ernst Comments

Gary Newgaard, who previously served as federal sales director for EMC‘s Isilon division, has been appointed vice president of U.S. federal sales at Reston, Va.-based data technology provider Pixia Corp. The two-decade sales veteran led the division to double federal sales during his first year as director,  Pixia said Tuesday. Rudi Ernst, Pixia …

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AAR Receives $24M In Shelter Orders from US Army

The U.S. Army has awarded AAR CORP (NYSE: AIR)  a five-year contract valued up to $14 million to provide lightweight, multipurpose shelters for the U.S. Army. LMS is the primary platform the Army uses to house and operate command and control equipment for situational awareness and tactical support in various …

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HBGary CEO Aaron Barr: Cyberspace Securable Without More Resources, Cyber Warriors

Aaron Barr, CEO of HBGary Federal, pointed out the quality, not quantity will be the key to victory in cyberspace. “In far too many historical circumstances, when you don’t know exactly how to fix a problem, the common answer ends up being to apply more resources, ” Barr wrote on …

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CGI Federal’s Shaara Roman’s Thoughts on Executive Recruiters

CGI Federal’s Shaara Roman spoke with ExecutiveBiz about executive recruiters: “I would summarize it by saying we look for people who want to take the time to know us, understand us and the opportunities and constraints of our business, ” she said. “We also look for people who are highly …

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Aaron Barr’s Advice to Cyber Pros: ‘Roll Up Your Sleeves’

Aaron Barr, CEO of HBGary Federal, shared his advice for young professionals in the cyber field: “Roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty. In this field, you learn most by doing, even by tinkering. Certainly, if you are serious about it, go to an advanced school for a …

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Argon ST’s Aaron Daniels on the Finer Points of Being a CFO

Argon ST’s CFO Aaron Daniels spoke with the ExecutiveBiz about what it means to head up finances at a government contractor: “A CFO’s value is just something that evolves over time, in my experience. It’s like trust or respect: it’s not granted, it’s earned. You need a willingness to jump …

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