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Intel Security’s Steve Grobman: U.S. Retaliation Against Russia Could Escalate to War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2017 — Steve Grobman, Intel Security‘s chief technology officer, has said that retaliating against Russia’s alleged cyber hacking of the U.S. elections could escalate to war, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Obama administration’s response could range from additional economic sanctions, indictments, information leaks on Russian politicians and business leaders …

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PSC Appoints Parsons’ Carey Smith as Board of Directors Secretary

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Professional Services Council has appointed Carey Smith, president of Parsons‘ federal business unit, to be the secretary of the trade association’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Smith will also continue to serve as a member of PSC’s executive committee for another term …

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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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Navy Issues Cyber, IT Training Support IDIQ Awards to 3 Companies

Onyx Consulting Services,  CSR Group and Ultimate Knowledge have won separate contracts from the U.S. Navy for cyber and information technology training services to the Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command. The Defense Department said Thursday the Navy awarded $24 million to Onyx, $23.1 million to CSR Group and $21.8 million to Ultimate Knowledge to provide commercially …

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ACT I to Provide Acquisition Support to DHS Cyber & Comms Office; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will provide acquisition support to the cybersecurity and communications office within the Department of Homeland Security‘s national programs and protection directorate under a three-year, $21 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The task order was awarded through the General …

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Vencore Wins $135M Navy Cyber Systems Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Vencore a potential five-year, $135 million contract to provide cyberspace science, research, engineering and technology integration support for the Space and Naval Warfare Command Systems Center Pacific, GovConExecutive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will deliver research and development …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Cyber Tech, Workforce Essential to Prepare Against Potential Cyber War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence business segment, has said that the cyber workforce is as important as new technology in protecting the country from potential cyber threats and in event of a cyberwar, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “As cyber becomes even more …

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BAE’s DeEtte Gray: Development of Cyber Education Initiatives is Key to Addressing Demand for Cyber Experts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — DeEtte Gray, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems‘ U.S. Arm, has said that the cyber industry must invest in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cyber education in an effort to scale the demand for cyber professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Gray said during her …

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John Fant, Michael Cameron Take Director Roles at Noblis NSP Subsidiary; Ellen McCarthy Comments

John Fant and Michael Cameron have joined Noblis NSP, a subsidiary of scientific research and engineering services contractor Noblis, as directors of special intelligence programs and cyber solutions, respectively. Both appointees hold decades of strategic development experience and aim to help grow NSP’s footprint in the defense, intelligence and law enforcement markets, Noblis said …

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Harris, Capstone Vet Richard White Joins Space Systems Loral as US Govt Lead

Richard White, a 31-year veteran from Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and former CEO of government services contractor Capstone Corp., has joined spacecraft system and satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral to lead SSL’s U.S. government business as a senior vice president. Palo Alto, Calif.-based SSL said Thursday White will be based out of …

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