Tag Archives: Cyber News

Raytheon Wins $88 Million Extension from NGA; Steve Hawkins Comments

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) picked up a one-year, $30 million extension for the Information Assurance Services (IAS) contract from National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The extension has a total value of $88.7 million if all options are exercised. Raytheon provides NGA with experienced IA professionals to answer “evolving cybersecurity attack vectors.” “Raytheon …

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Deloitte’s JR Reagan: Dangers of ‘Insider Threats, ‘ ‘Global Players’

The New New Internet asked a variety of cybersecurity industry experts for their opinions on the most pressing cyber threats. Here’s what JR Reagan of Deloitte had to say: “Lately, we’re seeing threats from global players. The type of distributed threats where cyber intruders can unwittingly harness and marshal thousands, …

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SAIC, Larry Cox Praised for Aerospace Education Efforts

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won the Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award from the Air Force Association (AFA) for contributions to aerospace education. Larry Cox, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager, will be at the Air and Space Conference and Technology Expo held Sept. 13-15 in Washington, D.C., to claim …

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Raytheon’s Steve Hawkins Points to Security Threats

The New New Internet asked a number of cybersecurity industry experts what they see as the most dire security threat on the web. Here’s what Steve Hawkins, vice president, Information Security Solutions at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) had to say: “One of the most important threats is social engineering as a …

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Harris’ Dale Meyerrose Talks Cyber Threats

The New New Internet asked a number of cyber experts what is the biggest security threat facing the industry presently. Here’s what Harris’ (NYSE: HRS) Gen. Dale Meyerrose thought: “The one of most concern to me is cyber crime. It’s the most insidious. I know there’s a propensity for folks …

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Wyle Wins Piece of $450 Million USAF Space Command Deal; Tom Anderson Comments

Wyle Information Systems won a share of a $450 million contract in support of the USAF Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colo., to work on cyber architectures, formal cyber training and cyber defense. “This award is a logical extension of the services and solutions Wyle provides to Space Command, ” …

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GTEC Agrees to Buy Cybersecurity Firm Zytel; John Hillen Remarks

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) has a deal in place to purchase Zytel Corporation (Zytel) for $26.8 million. Zytel focuses on “cybersecurity, mission systems in support of the critical intelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber warfare missions of its national security clients.” GTEC anticipates the transaction will be in …

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CSC Picks Mark Rasch to Lead Cybersecurity, Privacy Consulting for NA Public Sector Unit; Sam Visner Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) named Mark Rasch director of cybersecurity and privacy consulting for its North American Public Sector business unit. According to the firm, “Rasch will help develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for deploying and growing a new cybersecurity and privacy consulting practice within CSC.” CSC leadership feels that …

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GD’s Nadia Short Joins Board at NCSA

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) VP of Advanced Information Systems’ cyber division Nadia Short has joined the board of directors at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). According to the firm, “NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on educating and raising awareness for cybersecurity to help a digital citizenry stay …

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ManTech Inks Deal to Support USDA, Bill Varner Comments

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) picked up a contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Agriculture Security Operations Center (SOC). According to the firm, “ManTech will provide 24/7 incident handling and strategic support to help detect and report malicious cyber activities on the agency’s …

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