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Datacard Group to Buy ID Security Provider Entrust; Chad Sweet Comments

Datacard Group has moved to build up its offerings in the electronic identity market by agreeing to acquire identity-based security provider Entrust for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is scheduled to close on Dec. 31, pending regulatory approvals, and Entrust’s mobile and cloud security platforms will be integrated into Datacard Group’s offerings, The Chertoff …

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Linda Hudson to Retire From BAE

Linda Hudson plans to retire as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary no later than March 31, 2014. She will also step down from her positions as executive director of the BAE Systems plc board and as a member of the company’s executive committee …

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BAE Names 13-Year Lockheed Vet DeEtte Gray Intel, Security Head

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has appointed DeEtte Gray president of the subsidiary’s intelligence and security sector. The company said Wednesday that she succeeds John Gannon, who retired June 1. Gray previously spent 13 years Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), holding positions in information and national …

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General Dynamics Names James Norton C4 Washington BD Head

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed James Norton president of business development for the C4 systems unit’s operations in Washington, the company announced Wednesday. He will be responsible for expanding operations in the region and manage engagements with intelligence agencies and the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice and Transportation. …

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Noblis Finalizes ElanTech Buy to Bolster C4ISR Portfolio; Drew Cohen Comments

Noblis Inc. has acquired engineering and program management firm ElanTech Systems Inc., the company announced Thursday. ElanTech provides systems engineering, program management and acquisition services to intelligence agencies. The Falls Church, Va.-based science and technology firm said ElanTech will operate as a subsidiary and retain its own name. Drew Cohen, …

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Accenture Assembles Federal Business Advisory Board; Kay Kapoor Comments

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed five former federal officials to Accenture’s newly formed federal advisory board, Accenture announced Tuesday. Accenture said the board will meet quarterly and advise the company’s federal services unit on the federal market, industry trends and business strategies. Kay Kapoor, managing director of Accenture’s federal practice, …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Recap

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors appointed former Continental Airlines CEO Lark Kellner as a new director of the board, where he will serve on the audit and finance committees. Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) appointed Alan Weakley president of its North American public sector defense group, where he will lead strategic direction, planning …

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Former DHS Secretary Joins Mission Essential Board of Advisors; Chris Taylor Comments

Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Hon. Michael Chertoff has joined Mission Essential Personnel‘s board of advisors. The company said that as it continues to diversify, Chertoff will contribute to its growth strategy and strategic planning. Prior to serving as DHS Secretary from 2005 to 2009, Chertoff served as …

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US Cyber Wargame Held Today in DC

Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a mock cyber attack called Cyber ShockWave, simulating a meeting with the National Security Council (Michael Chertoff played the chairman of the NSC) and how it would respond to a major attack. The attack simulated a widespread attack, infecting telecommunications and IT infrastructure throughout …

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Today’s News from GovConWire

News – Boeing Considers Expanding Terma Partnership – McAfee Wins Awards from Channel Insider and Business Solutions Magazine – INDUS Corporation Provides Support to NASA – CSC Awarded Contractor of the Year by NASA – Chertoff Discusses Recent Terrorist Attack – John Brennan Speaks on Attempted Terrorist Attack -Executive Moves …

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