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ManTech Continues Cyber Defense Expansion With Tapestry Technologies Buy; Kevin Phillips Quoted

Kevin Phillips CEO ManTech International

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has acquired Tapestry Technologies, a cybersecurity services provider to the Department of Defense, for an undisclosed sum in a push to increase the number of ManTech's contracts and customers within the DoD market. “The addition is highly complementary and further builds upon our differentiated cyber solutions, allowing us to deliver more to our customers while positioning us for continued growth,” said Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech and a four-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need Greater Visibility Into Remote Devices to Facilitate Real-Time Threat Detection

Chris Usserman Security Architect Infoblox

Chris Usserman, principal security architect at Infoblox, said agencies should adopt a new strategy to better defend their information technology infrastructure as threat actors exploit vulnerabilities posed by a decentralized workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. “To be successful, security teams must know the adversary and its methodologies, and they must know their enterprise and enact real-time detection/ containment of threats," Usserman noted.

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HII Acquires Cybersecurity Firm G2; Baird’s John Song Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has purchased Annapolis Junction, Md.-based cybersecurity services provider G2 for an undisclosed amount in a move to grow its professional services business and portfolio of information assurance and cyber offerings. HII said Monday it will integrate G2 into its technical solutions division led by Andy Green. …

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Qmulos’ Matt Coose: Data Analytics Key to Real-Time Risk Management

Matt Coose, chief executive officer of Qmulos, a cybersecurity and information technology compliance firm, has said government agencies that aim to build up their cybersecurity posture should adopt data analytics in order to automate the process of converting data into “real-time technical evidence.” Coose wrote that such evidence can help agencies …

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BAE Systems Plans Cyber Defense Tools for Military Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2017 — BAE Systems is working to build tools that will serve to facilitate system analysis, reverse engineering and intrusion detection capabilities for military aircraft platforms in efforts to counter cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its threat management technologies will form the foundation of …

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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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BAE Systems Exec Peder Jungck Named President of Cyber Info-Sharing Org

Peder Jungck, chief technology officer of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, will serve as president of a nonprofit industry organization that aims to facilitate cyber threat information sharing and collaboration in the technology sector. The company said Tuesday Jungck will lead the Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center as …

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Melissa Hathaway: Trump Should Prioritize Energy, Telecom, Financial Cybersecurity in Budget Plan

Melissa Hathaway,  president of consulting firm Hathaway Global Strategies, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to prioritize cybersecurity initiatives in his budget plan. Hathaway wrote in an opinion piece published Sunday on The Post and Courier that Trump must focus on efforts to secure energy, telecommunications and financial systems against …

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