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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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Leidos Gets $100M NOAA Cybersecurity Support Order; Angie Heise Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $100M task order to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration manage security of the agency’s enterprise and cyber operations. The company said Wednesday it will support the NOAA Cyber Security Center in efforts to continuously monitor and secure the network within an asset …

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Raytheon Opens Cyber Academy Branches in Kuwait, UK; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 21, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with Kuwait University, Lancaster University and the University of Gloucestershire to establish extensions of its cyber education and training programs in Kuwait and the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. The company said Oct. 22 its intelligence, information …

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Cyber Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Zero In on Adversaries

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said agencies should leverage cyber threat intelligence to manage risks and protect information technology systems from adversaries. Topping wrote that security teams can determine potential attackers as well as their tactics, techniques and procedures used to compromise data …

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Alion to Boost Military ISR Capabilities via $769M Task Order Under OASIS Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a $769M task order under the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract to boost the U.S. armed forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The company said Tuesday its work under the Joint Capability Embedded Technology Insertion and Integration task order …

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Engility Named Nonprofit’s Partner of the Year for Vet Hiring; Lynn Dugle Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received recognition as the Center for Cyber Safety and Education’s “Partner of the Year” for 2018 due to the company’s efforts to recruit military veterans for cybersecurity positions, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 11. The nonprofit charitable trust said Oct. 9 it previously worked …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Agencies Should Advance Cyber Tech Interoperability Through Standardization

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said agencies should work with industry to standardize cyber tools used to secure networks, endpoints and data in order to facilitate information sharing with other platforms. “Reducing complexity through standardization can enhance protection at every level and support …

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Booz Allen Eyes 10-Year IT Workforce Expansion in Oklahoma

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) plans to expand its workforce in Oklahoma over the next 10 years in support of information technology and other areas of work with customers in the government, military and commercial sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the …

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DCCA Secures $139M DoD Intell Systems Support Contract; David Bower Quoted

Data Computer Corp. of America has received a potential five-year, $138.9M contract to support the signals intelligence and cyber platforms of an undisclosed Defense Department intelligence customer. DCCA said Wednesday it will provide mission-critical DevOps modifications to suit an agile environment to support the DoD agency’s operations with the U.S. government and …

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CACI Lands $194M Task Order for IT Modernization Support Services; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential three-year, $194M task order to deliver information technology management support services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration. The company said Tuesday it will modernize TSA’s enterprise IT infrastructure and cybersecurity posture, as well as provide assistance to 60K of …

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