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Mitre Adds Former DoD Sec Ashton Carter, 4 Others to Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Mitre has named five people from industry, academia and the public sector as fellows to help the nonprofit organization address challenges in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The Visiting Fellows Program now includes Ashton Carter, board member …

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Cisco Cloud Security Platform Earns FedRAMP Moderate-Level ATO; Nick Michaelides Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has secured a moderate-level authority to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its Cloudlock cloud security product, ExecutiveBiz reported. Nick Michaelides, vice president of U.S. federal sales at Cisco and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, wrote in …

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Cisco Unit Invests in India’s Stellaris Venture Partners

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — The investment unit of Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has placed funds with India-based Stellaris Venture Partners in support of the latter’s own investments in technology startups in areas like cloud, internet of things and analytics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Livemint reported Monday Cisco India President Sameer Garde noted …

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Cisco to Support Luxembourg’s Digitization Around Cyber, Education, IoT & FinTech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg on efforts to accelerate the country’s digital transformation around the areas of cybersecurity, education, financial technology and the internet of things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the memorandum of understanding serves …

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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: AVYA) 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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