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Symantec to Buy Web Security Firm Blue Coat for $4.65B; Dan Schulman Comments

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has agreed to purchase Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat Inc. for approximately $4.65 billion cash in an effort to help protect government and enterprise customers from cybersecurity threats. Greg Clark, CEO of Blue Coat, will take the helm at Symantec as CEO as well as …

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Kevin Robinson: MTSI Eyes Expansion Across Several Business Lines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2016 — Kevin Robinson, president and CEO of Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has said the company works to drive its growth strategy in the unmanned aircraft systems market through programs with government agencies and alliances with commercial partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “We are selectively pursuing expansion in …

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Former Engility Finance Lead Michael Alber Joins KEYW as CFO & EVP

KEYW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has appointed Michael Alber, formerly chief financial officer at Engility (NYSE: EGL), as CFO and executive vice president. Alber will bring over three decades’ worth of corporate finance, accounting and administrative experience with federal government contractors. Bill Weber, president and CEO of KEYW, said Alber’s financial operations experience in service- and …

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Air Force Picks Boeing, Northrop for GPS Satellite Digital Waveform Generator Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide digital signal generation technology to the U.S. Air Force under separate contracts in support of the Orbit Reprogrammable Digital Waveform Generator program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing received a $16.2 million …

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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday. “Our customers require highly advanced and …

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Ball Aerospace, SiCore Win Air Force Avionics Vulnerability Assessment Contracts

Ball Aerospace & Technologies (NYSE: BLL) and SiCore Technologies have each won a $47.9 million contract to develop risk mitigation tools and techniques for the U.S. Air Force’s weapon systems. The goal is to identify vulnerabilities in the Air Force’s avionics and protect the systems from cyber attacks, the Defense Department …

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RAND Corp. Lands $231M Air Force Research, Analysis Consulting Support IDIQ

RAND Corp. has received a potential five-year, $231.3 million contract to provide consulting support services to the U.S. Air Force through the Project Air Force federally funded research and development center. The RAND-operated FFRDC will perform research and analyses that seek to address the service branch’s space, cyber and aerial …

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Dynetics Appoints Mike Eison as Army Electronic Systems Director

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — Dynetics has selected Mike Eison, a former principal research scientist at Auburn University, as director of the company’s U.S. Army electronic systems business, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Eison will work under its cyber and missile defense department. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Ball Aerospace Buys Software Development Firm Wavefront for Cyber, Diversification Push; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has bought engineering and analytical services provider Wavefront Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of its portfolio diversification efforts. Rob Strain, president of Ball Aerospace, said Friday the company also expects the acquisition to help broaden its presence in the Washington metropolitan area. Maryland-based Wavefront …

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Tiffanny Gates Joins Novetta as Federal Division President; Peter LaMontagne Comments

Tiffanny Gates, formerly vice president of cyber strategies at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Blackbird Technologies subsidiary, has joined Novetta as president of the company’s federal division. Gates will be responsible for the company’s projects for the U.S. government and for the division’s strategy, business development and delivery of analytics services to clients, …

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