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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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Bob Kipps: Large GovCon Players Return to Organic Growth in Year of ‘Non-Traditional’ M&A Buyers

For the government technology services sector, the third quarter was strong and a step up from the prior years’ flat or shrinking activity throughout the industry, according to Bob Kipps, managing director at Tysons Corner-based aerospace and defense investment bank KippsDeSanto & Co. “Operationally, 2016 has been the year where the ‘rubber …

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Angela Messer: Booz Allen Hamilton, Phantom Combine Tech for Cyber Response Automation & Orchestration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Phantom have entered into a strategic alliance that aims to support the resilience of enterprise systems through the integration of the former’s cyber intelligence expertise and the latter’s security automation and orchestration tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The …

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Reports: COO Charles Woodburn to Take Charge of BAE’s UK Defense, Cyber Businesses

BAE Systems Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will assume responsibility for the British contractor’s defense operations and cybersecurity subsidiary in the U.K. ahead of CEO Ian King’s anticipated retirement in 2017, Reuters reported Wednesday. Sarah Young writes a BAE spokeswoman told Reuters the company has informed employees that Woodburn will manage the …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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Former Parsons Exec Phillip Lacombe Joins STG Group as President, COO

Phillip Lacombe, former head of the commercial cybersecurity and secure mission solutions businesses at Parsons, has been named president and chief operating officer at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG. STG said Sept. 6 he will lead the company’s efforts to identify new business opportunities and develop new platforms for clients in the defense and national security technology sectors. …

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SAP NS2 CEO Mark Testoni to Speak at Cambridge Cyber Summit on Oct. 5

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 9, 2016 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP), will be a speaker at the Cambridge Cyber Summit on Oct. 5 to discuss cyber measures, issues and trends with other private and public sector leaders in the field, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The …

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Navy Selects 5 Companies for Potential $156M Joint Staff C4, Cyber Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential $155.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide a range of support services for the Joint Staff J6 Directorate’s C4/Cyber program. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will vie for analytical, engineering and program management task orders over a 60-month ordering period. Work will occur at Eglin …

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