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R&D company bought by Raytheon

On Tuesday, Raytheon Co. announced its plan to acquire research and development company BBN Technologies, with the actual date of close expected to occur in the fourth quarter. The acquisition of BBN, which specializes in advanced networking, speech and language technologies, information sensor systems and cybersecurity, has raised Raytheon’s expectations …

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Raytheon Announces Third-Generation of Cross-Domain Guard

Raytheon has announced the release of a new version of its High-Speed Guard cross-domain information-sharing solution aimed at government organizations. The firm promises that the latest version will be more economical, reducing hardware costs up to 75 percent and that it will be up to 625 percent faster, with peak …

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Assistant Secretary of DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity, Greg Schaffer, on Cyber “In-Fighting”

Greg Schaffer, assistant secretary of DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, recently spoke to InformationWeek about US-CERT and the shifting terrain of cyber warfare.  Schaffer suggests that much of the perceived “in-fighting” and cyber “turf wars, ” often portrayed in media as bitter administrative squabbles between government agencies, private industry, …

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Subsystem Technologies to Support BearingPoint with Passive RFID Engineering Services

Subsystem Technologies, Inc. will support BearingPoint, Inc. by providing passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technical engineering services to the U.S. Army.  BearingPoint recently announced the award of a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the Information Technology, E-Commerce and Commercial Contracting Center to provide RFID technical services, data integration software, and passive RFID …

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Savannah-Chatham Chief of Police Michael Berkow Named President and COO of Altegrity Security Consulting

Altegrity Inc has appointed the Chief of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, Michael Berkow, President and COO of Altegrity Security Consulting ASC, a new business unit at Altegrity. ASC will provide services and products including training, information, and consulting to law enforcement agencies and government, in the United States and overseas. …

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White House Announces New Tool to Aid in Cybersecurity Reporting

The White House has announced an initiative that will make it mandatory for federal agencies to report compliance with cybersecurity regulations. This will be accomplished through a new software tool which will be released this month in a test version. The tool will collect information that is required under the …

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Government Cyber Security Enhanced by Cenzic’s GovShield

Cenzic Inc. has announced the cybersecurity initiative, GovShield ™ which aims to protect the government Web infrastructure from potential attackers. The program will be overseen by David Kimball, who brings 20 years of experience to the position. GovShield will support government agencies in complying with federal regulations, including the Federal …

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Contract Worth up to $430 Million Awarded to Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Army awarded Reston based, Northrop Grumman with an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract worth up to $430 million if all options are exercised. The contract term is five years and specifies continuing the existing service agreement between Grumman and the 1st Information Operations Command in Fort Belvoir, VA. Under …

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Follow-on to ETOSS Awarded to CACI

Arlington based CACI International Inc. was awarded a Technical Engineering Support Services contract, that is valued at up to $900 Million, as a follow-on to the existing Engineering, Technical and Operations Support Services agreement. The contract allows for the firm to support the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center Intelligence …

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NIST Will Reorganize IT Lab for Enhanced Cybersecurity Research

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has started reorganizing its Information Technology Laboratory, aiming to enhance NIST cybersecurity research.  After the reorganization, NIST’s chief cybersecurity adviser, Curt Barker,  (also its Computer Security Division cheif) will relocate to the IT Laboratory office, while continuing to oversee the Computer Security Division. …

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