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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Aili Kujawa: Johns Hopkins APL Continues Drive Toward Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Aili Kujawa, director of human resources and services at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has noted that the lab continues to pursue new investment and innovation opportunities while building on traditional capabilities. “At APL, innovation is who we are and why we were established,” …

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Dynetics Appoints Ronnie Chronister as Contracts VP

Ronnie Chronister, formerly director of Army, cyber and missile defense programs at Dynetics, has been named vice president of contracts at the Huntsville, Alabama-based engineering, applied science and information technology contractor. He will succeed Sallie Patterson, who will retire from Dynetics after a 19-year career there, the company said Wednesday. Chronister has a more than 32-year …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Benefits of OSINT

Weekly Roundup July 3 – July 7 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Open source intelligence, or OSINT, has existed as a concept for decades, but is enjoying a resurgence in corporate and public interest. The federal government, and the intelligence community in …

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NTA Buys V1 Analytical Solutions to Expand Intell, Info Services

Arlington, Virginia-based technical services provider National Technologies Associates has bought V1 Analytical Solutions for an undisclosed sum to add new intelligence analysis, operations support and specialized training services for defense customers. V1 President Ralph Cacci will join NTA as vice president of the V1 business unit and V1 board member Eric Olson, …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Holistic Approach, Prioritization Key to Gov’t Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president for U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), has urged government agencies to adopt a holistic cybersecurity strategy that focuses on priorities to address large-scale incidents such as the WannaCry attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Strategy must account for …

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Defense Contractors will be Held to Higher Cyber Standards

Defense contractors will soon be held to the same cybersecurity standards that the Defense Department has implemented  in recent years, according to a top IT official at the Pentagon. “The cyberthreat is not going away; we have to defend our networks and systems, and you’re part of that defense,” acting …

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Raytheon Secures $1B Contract to Help Build DHS Cyber Protection System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a five-year, $1 billion contract to help develop the Department of Homeland Security‘s next-generation National Cybersecurity Protection System. The company said Monday the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract covers intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics and information sharing. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said …

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Congressman: Russia is Greatest Cyber-Security Threat to U.S.

Hackers from Russia are America’s greatest cyber-threat, said Rep. Dutch Ruppersburger (D-Md.) Addressing the 2017 Digital Nation Summit, the Maryland congressman whose district is home to the National Security Agency, said that cyber-security threats from Russia are keeping him awake at night. “I mean, we have to always look at China, …

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