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Synopsys VP Kuehlmann: WannaCry is ‘A Wake-up Call for the World’

Over 200,000 devices in at least 150 countries had been infected with WannaCry by Sunday, a piece of ransomware that holds your computer hostage until you pay hackers $300 in bitcoin. WannaCry is the largest cyberextortion scheme ever, reports CNet, and experts are warning that many governments are susceptible due to outdated technology. …

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Amy Barzdukas Promoted to Polycom EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; Mary McDowell Comments

Amy Barzdukas, formerly vice president of global solutions marketing at Polycom, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the San Jose, California-based communications technology provider. Polycom said Monday the 20-year industry veteran has led the company’s alliance marketing, product and services marketing and sales enablement teams over the …

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Air Force Consolidates and Migrates Top-Secret Network

All legacy Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications Systems throughout the Air Force and National Guard are nearly consolidated, reports C4ISRNet. This core migration will cover over 100 individual top-secret communication sites, which make up 38 legacy domains. ” JWICSs, which are centrally managed, were owned and operated by individual commands and units,” …

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Tim Solms, Sean Berg Take VP Roles at Forcepoint’s Global Governments Business

Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has appointed two new executives to vice president positions as the company works to deliver cyber capabilities to government clients worldwide. Tim Solms, formerly VP for federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will serve as senior VP and general manager of …

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George Wilson: ECS Federal Buys InfoReliance in Cyber, Cloud Delivery Expansion Push

ECS Federal has purchased cloud and cybersecurity services provider InfoReliance for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand the delivery of cybersecurity, cloud and agile software platforms to clients in the intelligence and defense markets. InfoReliance CEO Andrew Butler will move to ECS to serve as a senior vice …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: The Shifting Sands of Executive Leadership, Siemens’ $4.13 Billion Contract Win, and More

Weekly Roundup March 27 – March 31 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, the GovCon industry witnessed several high-profile private sector executive moves. It goes without saying that these leadership changes could impact industry in a positive way, introducing …

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Former GSA Official Aaron Snow Named COO of cBrain’s North America Operations

Aaron Snow, former senior adviser for the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service, has joined cBrain as chief operating officer of the company’s North America-based operations. Per Tejs Knudsen, cBrain CEO, said in a company statement published Thursday Snow brings technological and digital transformation experience to help the Denmark-based company build on its international …

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Kelley DeConciliis Joins Comprehensive Health Services as International Devt VP

Kelley DeConciliis, former vice president of federal systems at Remote Medical International, has joined Comprehensive Health Services as VP of international development at the Cape Canaveral, Florida-based medical services contractor. Comprehensive Health Services said Sunday DeConciliis will report to Doug Magee, senior VP of business development, and oversee the company’s global business development efforts …

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Weekly Roundup February 6 – February 10 2017: How to ‘Like’ This Year’s Wash100 Class & more

Weekly Roundup February 6 – February 10 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We are two weeks into the rollout of Executive Mosaic’s fourth annual Wash100 class of inductees and this year’s edition has been our highest-profile yet with increased reader …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Positive by General Dynamics on Upbeat 3-Year Sales Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held positive Friday to end the week flat despite a majority of its 30 stocks in negative territory as S&P 500-listed General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) surged to an all-time record high during the session after the defense contractor issued a bullish three-year sales outlook. U.S. stocks traded slightly …

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