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Chris Bauer Joins Valiant as SVP, COO of National Security & Mission Support Division

Chris Bauer, a more than 25-year government contracting industry veteran, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as a senior vice president and chief operating officer of the firm’s national security and mission support division. Bauer will lead the delivery of knowledge-based services such as intelligence analysis and language services as well as …

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AT&T Tapped to Help Air Force Advance Adoption, Use of Commercial Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 11, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has signed a five-year agreement with AT&T (NYSE: T) to help advance the use of modern technology at the service branch by sharing industry best practices about internet of things, cybersecurity and other innovations to the Air Force Academy, …

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CACI to Help Secure DHS IT Systems Under $407M Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI InternationaI (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential six-year, $407 million task order to help Department of Homeland Security components implement cybersecurity tools. DHS awarded the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense – Group A order via the General Services Administration‘s Alliant contract vehicle, CACI said Tuesday. The company …

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Qualys to Buy Second Front Systems in Federal Market Expansion Push

Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS) has signed a letter of intent to buy Arlington, Va.-based advisory services provider Second Front Systems for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its footprint in the federal government, military and national security markets. Qualys said Monday both companies need to sign definitive agreements before …

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Raytheon Ranks No. 4 in Cyber Company Rankings; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has placed fourth in Cybersecurity Ventures’ 2018 Cybersecurity 500 list of innovative cyber companies due to its partnerships, education programs, international growth and contract wins, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday its win of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Development, Operations and Maintenance …

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Personalized Digital Services Key to Citizen-Centric Experience

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies seeking to deliver the same type of user-centric experience that the private sector offers should personalize the digital experience and tailor it to the individual needs of citizens. Landwehr wrote that in order …

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Okta’s Mark Settle: Today’s Cyber Threats Call for User Authentication, Analytics Adoption

Mark Settle, chief information officer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies should implement data analytics and identity authentication processes in order to adapt and improve the defense of their information technology systems from cyber threats. Settle wrote that advanced analytics could help organizations …

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CA Technologies Access Management System Certified as DoD-Approved Cybersecurity Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2018 — The Defense Department has approved CA Technologies’ (Nasdaq: CA) CA Privileged Access Manager system as a cybersecurity tool certified under the DoD Information Network’s Approved Product List and the National Information Assurance Partnership’s Product Compliant List, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. CA Technologies said Wednesday …

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Recorded Future’s Staffan Truve: Machine Learning-Based Threat Intell Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense

Staffan Truve, chief technology officer and co-founder of Somerville, Mass.-based threat intelligence platforms provider Recorded Future, has said government agencies should consider using artificial intelligence and machine learning platforms in order to accelerate the analysis of large amounts of data and identify potential cyber threats. Truve wrote that machine learning-based …

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Secret Service Vet A.T. Smith Named Torres Senior Security Adviser

A.T. Smith, a 29-year U.S. Secret Service veteran, has joined Falls Church, Va.-based Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions as senior security adviser. Smith will advise the company on cyber, physical and executive protective security matters as part of the global security advisory team in support of clients across the departments of …

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