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SRA Forms Partnership to Boost Cyber Products; Pat Burke Comments

SRA International (NYSE: SRX) is teaming with GFI Software to boost the firm’s cybersecurity product offerings. GFI supports “mission-critical security software and services to enterprises needing specialized tools for threat analysis and defense.” SRA will merge its strategic cyber solutions with GFI’s Sandbox tool to “deliver a hardened virtualization platform …

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CSC Global Cybersecurity Lead Sam Visner on New UK Cyber Boss

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Nick Hopkinson director of cybersecurity at the firm’s U.K. business. Hopkinson will aim to “reduce client risks and protect their enterprises from the increase in cyber attacks.” “Our clients want to be confident that their information and network systems are protected, ” said Samuel S. …

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Raytheon’s Steve Hawkins: One to Watch in ’11

ExecutiveBiz selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) cybersecurity expert Steve Hawkins as one of its “Top 20 People to Watch in 2011.” According to the publication: “Hawkins is helping Raytheon — a $25 billion-plus defense and aerospace corporation — deliver on that need for rapid-fire response. One of the company’s key approaches, …

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SRA Creating Federal iPad, iPhone Security Offering

SRA (NYSE: SRX) will team with smartphone security firm M.A.D. Partners to create a “range of services” to protect and secure government iPhones and iPads. M.A.D has developed technologies that lock down iPhones and iPads that SRA will use to provide iPhone, iPad and Android operating system security for federal …

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HP Strengthens Cybersecurity Team with New Additions; Dennis Stolkey Comments

HP Enterprise Services has made a number of additions to its U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice, in a bid to boost offerings to government clients. Retired Rear Adm. Betsy Hight will serve as vice president of Cybersecurity Practice. She  previously served as vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency …

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Cyber Criminals to Fear the Turtle-SAIC Partnership; Larry Cox on Partnering with UMD

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) is working alongside the University of Maryland (UMD) in support of the “education, research, and technology development” of cybersecurity. According to the firm, “SAIC will coordinate and share cyber-related research between the UMD Cybersecurity Center (MC(2)) in College Park, Md., and SAIC’s Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in …

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HBGary CEO Aaron Barr: Cyberspace Securable Without More Resources, Cyber Warriors

Aaron Barr, CEO of HBGary Federal, pointed out the quality, not quantity will be the key to victory in cyberspace. “In far too many historical circumstances, when you don’t know exactly how to fix a problem, the common answer ends up being to apply more resources, ” Barr wrote on …

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Retired Army Col. Jim Barrineau to Lead Apptis Strategic Cyber Business; President Skip Nowland Comments

Apptis has named retired Army Col. Jim Barrineau to the position of vice president for strategic cyber initiatives. Barrineau will help Apptis teams create integrated cyber solutions for the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. “An effective cyber strategy changes the approach of operating and defending the nation’s networks, …

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Linda Mills, Northrop Grumman Promote Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is launching several new initiatives in October to promote the 7th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The annual event is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security as a way to highlight the steps being taken to secure national information technology infrastructure. Linda A. Mills, corporate …

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SAIC Continues Cyber Growth with New Center; Larry Cox Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) is set to open its new Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Columbia, Md. A host of notable attendees will be participating in the celebration, including Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Gov. Martin O’Malley, along with SAIC CEO Walt Havenstein and Senior Vice President Larry Cox. The CIC is …

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