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Eric Trexler Joins Forcepoint as Global Governments & Critical Infrastructure Sales VP

Eric Trexler, formerly executive director for civilian and national security programs at McAfee, has been named vice president of sales for global governments and critical infrastructure business at Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) cyber joint venture Forcepoint. Trexler will directly report to Sean Berg, senior VP and general manager of the business …

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Xator Buys Merlin’s Professional Services Unit in Govt, Critical Infrastructure Market Push

Information technology and security services provider Xator has bought the professional services business of Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company Merlin International for an undisclosed sum. Reston, Virginia-based Xator said in a Dec. 1 news release the acquisition would help expand its presence in the government and critical infrastructure markets. Merlin’s professional …

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Parsons Buys Williams Electric in Control Tech Market Push; Chuck Harrington, Carey Smith Comment

Parsons has purchased Williams Electric for an undisclosed sum as part of the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor’s move to expand its control systems business. Fort Walton Beach, Florida-based Williams Electric is a privately held company that provides electrical, control system integration, general contracting and energy infrastructure platforms and services …

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Vencore to Provide Infrastructure Monitoring Tech for Utility Company’s Metering, Distribution Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Vencore‘s research arm will deliver continuous monitoring services to help secure American Electric Power‘s advanced metering infrastructure and distribution automation systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The government contractor said Monday Vencore Labs will deploy the SecureSmart infrastructure monitoring technology to two operating companies within AEP in …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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CACI to Support NAVFAC Cybersecurity Systems Under SPAWAR Award; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide cybersecurity systems support to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command under a $21 million task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the task order awarded under the SPAWAR Integrated Cyber …

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GovCon Vet Paul Rempfer Named STG Business Devt SVP; Phil Lacombe Comments

Paul Rempfer, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor STG Group as senior vice president of business development. STG said Tuesday he will coordinate with other STG senior executives and oversee capture, business development and proposal management functions in his new position. The two-decade industry veteran …

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Fortinet Teams With Nozomi on Industrial Control Systems Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2016 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has partnered with Nozomi Networks to offer an integrated cyber defense technology to critical infrastructure organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The team will combine Nozomi’s SCADAguardian platform and Fortinet’s Security Fabric architecture in efforts to secure industrial control systems from potential cyber threats, Fortinet said …

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General Dynamics, NexDefense Partner on Industrial Control System Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has partnered with NexDefense to utilize the latter’s Sophia security monitoring and anomaly detection system to supplement the former’s cybersecurity services for industrial control systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NexDefense said Tuesday the integrated offering will support General Dynamics’ critical infrastructure clients and build on …

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Jacobs Seeks to Expand IT Security Offerings Through Van Dyke Purchase; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has purchased Columbia, Maryland-based cybersecurity platforms and services provider Van Dyke Technology Group for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand its portfolio of information technology security offerings for public and private sectors. Darren Kraabel, senior vice president of aerospace and technology at Jacobs, said …

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