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Symantec’s Tiffany Jones on the Evolving Cyber-Threat Landscape

Symantec Director of Public Sector Strategy and Programs teams Tiffany Jones spoke with The New New Internet about the shifting nature of the cyber realm: “We are seeing some evolvement now. First, as indicated by President Obama, cybersecurity is now a tier-one priority for the administration due to the increase …

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SAIC, Larry Cox Praised for Aerospace Education Efforts

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won the Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award from the Air Force Association (AFA) for contributions to aerospace education. Larry Cox, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager, will be at the Air and Space Conference and Technology Expo held Sept. 13-15 in Washington, D.C., to claim …

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GTEC Agrees to Buy Cybersecurity Firm Zytel; John Hillen Remarks

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) has a deal in place to purchase Zytel Corporation (Zytel) for $26.8 million. Zytel focuses on “cybersecurity, mission systems in support of the critical intelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber warfare missions of its national security clients.” GTEC anticipates the transaction will be in …

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GD’s Nadia Short Joins Board at NCSA

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) VP of Advanced Information Systems’ cyber division Nadia Short has joined the board of directors at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). According to the firm, “NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on educating and raising awareness for cybersecurity to help a digital citizenry stay …

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Sevatec Picks Up Cyber Steam with Interpics Acquisition

Sevatec, Inc., a technology and consulting firm moved to bolster its cybersecurity capabilities by purchasing Intrepics, LLC. “We are very excited about our first strategic acquisition, and welcoming the great folks of Intrepics to our organization, ” said President and CEO of Sevatec Sonny Kakar. “Intrepics has great cultural alignment …

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HP Set to Secure HHS Network

HP will work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect the agency’s network from viruses, malware and other security attacks. According to HP, “DHHS reviewed several intrusion detection systems and IPS solutions offered by multiple vendors. After months of research, DDHS selected the HP TippingPoint …

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