Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $110M contract to establish a cybersecurity operations center and provide related support services for a country in the Middle East and North Africa region.Read More »
Houston-based investment company Braes Capital has acquired cyber research-and-development company Siege Technologies for an undisclosed sum in a push to gain access to the critical infrastructure protection market. Alex Clary, managing partner of Braes Capital, said in a statement published Wednesday he believes Siege has the potential to introduce new security offerings to the federal, energy and financial services sectors.Read More »
Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Data Protection Should Be a Shared Responsibility Between Agencies, Cloud Providers
Nick Jovanovic, vice president of federal business for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, discussed in an interview on CyberWire’s Daily Podcast about federal agencies migrating sensitive data to the cloud and the gap such a move leaves in terms of security responsibility as highlighted in the company’s 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition.Read More »
SAIC Seeks Applicants to Cybersecurity Scholarship Program for Military Veterans; Alicia Lynch Quoted
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 25, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will accept applications through Aug. 12 for a scholarship program designed to prepare military veterans for cybersecurity careers amid the increased demand for professionals in that field, ExecutiveBiz reported June 14.Read More »
Parsons (NYSE: PSN) reported $904M in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, up 20 percent from the same period last year. The Pasadena, Calif.-based company said Tuesday it posted $1.2B in contract awards during the quarter with a total backlog of $8.6B and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.4x.Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2019 — American Systems will serve as a sponsor for students of the University of Texas at San Antonio who take part in cyber competitions around the country and provide them support for certain logistics aspects in their participation, ExecutiveBiz reported June 12.
The company said June 11 it entered into a partnership with UTSA's College of Business to be an inaugural "platinum" sponsor under the UTSA Cyber Team Sponsorship Program, which builds on the university's earned designations as a Department of Homeland Security/National Security Agency "Center of Academic Excellence" in information assurance/cyber defense education, information assurance research and cyber operations.
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