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Booz Allen Wins Potential $92M MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Cybersecurity Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $91.5 million contract to advise and assist the Missile Defense Agency on the cybersecurity management and computer network defense of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Tuesday Booz Allen will help MDA acquire, manage and operate information technology assets …

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NASA Awards ManTech Potential $450M Jet Propulsion Lab IT Services Contract

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential 10-year, $450 million contract to provide management and information technology services in support of the Institutional Computing Environment at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The company said Monday the contract’s base value is $180 million and work covers IT, collaborative engineering, integrated personal collaboration services, cybersecurity …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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Criterion Systems to Supply IT Staff to USDA Under $85M Alliant SB Task Order

Criterion Systems has secured an $85 million task order under the General Services Administration‘s Alliant Small Business contract vehicle to provide information technology support staff to the Agriculture Department‘s National Information Technology Center. The company said Tuesday it will supply 75 full-time personnel to help NITC as it operates USDA’s enterprise data centers in …

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CenturyLink Pursues IT, Telecom Work Under $50B GSA Vehicle; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will bid on work to deliver information technology and telecommunications infrastructure services to federal agencies through the General Services Administration‘s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it aims to provide its cybersecurity, cloud and managed …

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AT&T Eyes Work Under GSA’s $50B Contract for Telecom Services; Kay Kapoor Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will pursue work to provide telecommunications services and technologies to government agencies through its position under the General Services Administration‘s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 1 the EIS vehicle serves to replace the Washington Interagency …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Security Reporting to Agency Heads Needed in Line With Cyber EO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has indicated the need for government security professionals to provide an overview of the agency’s cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders amid a mandate that sets their accountability for cyber measures, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Cyber reporting for agency …

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CSRA Partners With ScienceLogic on Joint Cybersecurity, Monitoring Services for Gov’t Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has teamed with ScienceLogic in efforts to deliver cybersecurity and cyber monitoring services to government customers in line with the administration’s cybersecurity mandate, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The alliance’s joint offerings will seek to facilitate visibility into the information technology infrastructure …

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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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