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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras Talks ‘Full Operational Mode’ on $1B DHS Cybersecurity Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said the company continues to work with the Department of Homeland Security to bolster the government’s cybersecurity posture after reaching “full operational mode” on the $1 billion Development, Operations and Maintenance or DOMino …

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Report: Booz Allen to Hire Around 90 More Tech Workers in San Antonio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) is set to open an estimated 90 jobs — mostly in technology areas such as network engineering, cybersecurity and data science — at its two offices in San Antonio, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The San Antonio Business Journal reported …

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IAI Acquires DGS in Federal Cyber Market Push

Chantilly, Va.-based technology services contractor Integrity Applications Inc. has acquired Falls Church, Va.-based Dependable Global Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow federal customer base across the cybersecurity and counterintelligence markets. The deal comes nearly six months after investment firm Arlington Capital Partners bought IAI. Arlington Capital said Tuesday DGS Chief Strategy Officer Joel …

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Peraton to Support Justice Dept. Cyber Forensic Analysis, Reverse Engineering Via Automation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2018 — Peraton will supply automation tools and perform forensic analysis and malware reverse-engineering for the Justice Department under a $9.45 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will utilize automation to help build on the Justice Department’s intrusion analysis and malware triage operations and facilitate …

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General Dynamics IT Focuses on AI, ML in 3rd Annual Cyber Training Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit hosted a collaborative cybersecurity training exercise for employees earlier this month that highlighted the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in cyber efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Dynamics Information Technology said Tuesday its third annual Cyber Hackathon, …

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Booz Allen to Help Navy Secure Maritime Cyber Systems Under $92M Task Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a five-year, $92 million task order to support the U.S. Navy’s Information Assurance and Cyber Security Program Office in efforts to safeguard maritime systems from cyber attacks. The company said Tuesday it will provide cybersecurity, program management and technical services to PMW 130 …

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Report: Microsoft Aided Gov’t Response Against Hacking Attempts on 3 Midterm Election Candidates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 23, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) helped detect and counter hacking attempts against three congressional candidates earlier this year and worked with the U.S. government to shut down the domain used and block the phishing messages, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Politico reported Thursday that Tom Burt, vice president …

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Mitre to Use Open Source Tool for Cyber Evaluations on 8 Companies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Mitre will deploy an open source tool to assess the cybersecurity capabilities of eight companies and subsequently release findings in October as part of an initiative by the nonprofit research organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday that Mitre will utilize …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras Joins Va. Officials to Talk Cybersecurity, Honor NCCDC Champions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), participated in a discussion with Virginia state officials earlier this month about cybersecurity and opportunities for training in the field, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. The event, which was held …

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Report: CGI Federal Lands $530M Cyber Task Order Under CDM DEFEND

CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $530 million task order to provide cybersecurity services to federal agencies under the next iteration of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. The task order awarded under the CDM Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense acquisition strategy covers support …

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