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Govplace Hires Tech Industry Vet Steve Hoffman as Sales VP

Steve Hoffman, former area vice president at Micro Focus‘ government solutions business, has joined information technology provider Govplace as vice president of sales. Reston, Virginia-based Govplace said Wednesday Hoffman will lead the company’s go-to-market sales strategy and serve on the executive team. He will report directly to CEO Adam Robinson. In his …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Proactive’ Cybersecurity Approach to Help Detect, Mitigate Threats Faster

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said that a “proactive” approach to cybersecurity can help government agencies detect and respond to threats faster and mitigate the effects of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Gongaware …

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Greg Pelton Returns to Avaya as Tech Strategy VP

Greg Pelton, former chief technology officer and vice president for infrastructure engineering at Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM), has rejoined Avaya (NYSE: AV) as VP for technology strategy at the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology company. Avaya said Wednesday Pelton will help shape a technology strategy as part of the company’s efforts …

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Cisco Names SVP to Lead Operations, Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has appointed Irving Tan, senior vice president for business operations in Asia Pacific and Japan, to the newly expanded role of SVP for operations and digital transformation, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Tan will work with the sales …

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Cisco to Share Threat Intell With Interpol Under Joint Cyber Crime Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has entered into an agreement with the International Criminal Police Organization to pursue cyber threat intelligence sharing in a joint effort to combat cyber crime and cyber-enabled crimes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will specifically collaborate with the …

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Unisys Appoints New VP for Global Security Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has named Jonathan Goldberger, formerly director of advanced security services at Cisco Systems, as vice president of the Unisys global security business, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the new VP will oversee the strategy and daily operations of the global security …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Strong’ IT Network Key to Help Agencies Get Value From Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Diane Gongaware, vice president for U.S. public sector services at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said government agencies could benefit from the emergence of connected devices by employing an information technology network that serves to generate insights from growing data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. She wrote …

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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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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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IBM, Cisco to Collaborate, Integrate Tech for Joint Effort Against Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) for threat intelligence collaboration and the integration of their cybersecurity technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IBM Security‘s X-Force will work with Cisco’s Talos security research team in efforts to protect customers’ networks, endpoints and …

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