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Thomson Reuters’ Timothy Murphy: CIOs, CFOs Influence Cyber Measures at Organizations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Timothy Murphy, president of Thomson Reuters Special Services, has highlighted the role of chief information officers and chief financial officers in influencing cybersecurity measures at organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Law.com reported Friday that Murphy told attendees at Thomson Reuters’ CFO/CIO/COO Forum that cyber breaches are the …

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Tony Moraco: SAIC Bid Pipeline ‘Very Strong’ as GovCon Activity Accelerates Through Fiscal 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) CEO Tony Moraco has said in the company’s recent earnings call that he anticipates government contracting activity will increase for the rest of fiscal year 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FCW reported June 14 that Moraco, an inductee …

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IBM Vet Julie Xiang Joins Merlin as Sales VP

Julie Xiang, former federal sales manager at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named vice president of sales at cybersecurity and information technology services provider Merlin International. Merlin said Monday she has more than 16 years of IT sales and sales management experience with a primary focus on the government healthcare market. Xiang …

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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, …

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Fmr. CIA Director Brennan: ‘It’s Going to Take a 9/11’ Cyber Threat for US to Act

Lawmakers should recognize the gravity of cyber-security threats the U.S. faces, and focus on legislation and regulations to properly address vulnerabilities, warned former CIA Director John Brennan Wednesday. “People frequently say it’s going to take a 9/11 in the cyber realm in order for us as a country to be …

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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Cybersecurity, China, NIST and More

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup June 12 – June 16 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many agencies, companies, organizations and individuals were caught off-guard by the recent rise in cyber …

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ACT I’s Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity as Guest Speaker at NDIA Defense Industrial Discussions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, was a presenter at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 9th Defense Industrial Discussions event where he discussed the company’s cybersecurity efforts, GovCon Executive reported Friday. ACT I said Niggel provided insights into cyber initiatives such as …

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CenturyLink, ThreatConnect to Integrate Tech for Managed Security Service Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has entered into a partnership with ThreatConnect for the integration of their managed security service and threat defense technology to build on clients’ cybersecurity posture, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. ThreatConnect said Monday its SAP HANA-powered security platform will complement CenturyLink’s managed security services in …

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U.S.: North Korea Behind Spate of Cyber Attacks Since 2009

North Korea has deployed an army of hackers called “Hidden Cobra” against financial, aerospace, critical infrastructure and media assets within the U.S. and around the world over the past eight years, according to a technical alert issued jointly by Homeland Security and the FBI. Cyber tools deployed by North Korea include …

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