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Cisco’s Carl De Groote: Skilled Workforce, Automation Tools to Bolster DoD Cyber Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2017 — Carl De Groote, senior director for Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said a combination of automation technology and a highly skilled workforce will help DoD build on its cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. He wrote in a guest piece published Saturday in Signal Magazine that DoD …

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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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Carl De Groote: Cisco, DoD Work on JRSS Cloud Migration, Automation & AI

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Carl De Groote, senior director for Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said the company is working to help DoD transition the Joint Regional Security Stacks to the cloud and update other information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense Systems reported Thursday Cisco’s other …

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Forcepoint Vet John McCormack Named Fidelis Interim President, CEO

John McCormack, former CEO of security firm Forcepoint, has been appointed to serve as Fidelis Cybersecurity‘s interim president and CEO, CRN reported Monday. The two-decade security industry veteran succeeds Peter George, who has led Fidelis as chief executive since it was acquired by Los Angeles-based Marlin Equity Partners from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in May …

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Former Polycom CEO Peter Leav Named BMC Software President, CEO

Peter Leav, formerly president and CEO of communications technology provider Polycom, has been appointed to succeed Bob Beauchamp as president and CEO of BMC Software. Beauchamp, a 28-year company veteran, will continue to serve as chairman of BMC’s board of directors,  BMC Software said Monday. Leav brings to the Houston-based software company more …

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Report: Cisco Eyeing German, British Tech Partnerships

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) engaging in talks with Germany and the U.K. over potential technology partnerships that would focus on engineer training, network equipment testing and startup investments. Bloomberg cited Wednesday unnamed persons familiar with the negotiations as saying the …

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Potomac Officers Club Adds Sokwoo Rhee and Michael Riley to Internet of Things Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘June 9, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that Sokwoo Rhee, NIST and Michael Riley, IBM will participate in the Early Adopters in the Audacious Era of Technology panel discussion at their  Internet of Things conference to be held on Tuesday, June …

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Neustar Hires Mark Tonnesen as CISO; Lisa Hook Comments

Mark Tonnesen, formerly an executive consultant at MapMyID, has joined Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) as chief information and security officer. He will oversee the company’s initiatives to develop and secure technology infrastructure and services and the operation of its information technology and product infrastructure, data centers, network and communications systems, …

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Kathy Ditto Discusses Mobility and Marketing Strategies at Cisco

Kathy Ditto is Cisco Systems senior director for U.S. public sector marketing where her responsibilities include shaping how solutions and products are advertised and shaping strategies for growth. In her Q&A with ExecutiveBiz, Ditto discusses a wide-array of topics beginning with an explanation of her position at Cisco. The senior executive also speaks …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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