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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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Northrop Lands Spot on $982M Army Cyber, Electronic Warfare Support IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a spot on the U.S. Army’s potential $982M R4 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for cyber and electronic warfare capabilities. The service will use the R4 IDIQ contract to support cyber electromagnetic activities needed to build up the force’s lethality in non-kinetic combat engagements, Northrop said Wednesday. …

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Maryland Tech Council and Opus8 Hosting East Coast VentureCON on Thursday

The 2nd Annual ECVC – East Coast VentureCON event will take place at the Marymount University at Ballston Center in Arlington, Va. on Thursday, March 21st. Over 400 leading investors, VCs, CXOs and entrepreneurs will attend the premier annual conference for the nation’s top venture capitalists and investors on the …

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Clay Goldwein, VP of Consulting Services for CGI Federal, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Clay Goldwein, the vice president of consulting services for CGI Federal, will be featured as a panelist during the Potomac Officers Club’s upcoming 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum GovCon leaders from the public …

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Robert Earl Johnson Named AECOM Business Dev’t, Cyber SVP; John Vollmer Quoted

Robert Earl Johnson, a retired Army Signal Corps colonel, has been promoted to senior vice president for business development and cyber electromagnetic initiatives at AECOM (NYSE: ACM). He will oversee the company’s work with Army Cyber Command and Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon in Georgia, the company said Wednesday. …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Transparency to Help Gov’t Build Trust in Push for Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2019 — Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has urged government agencies to ensure increased transparency with contractors as a key approach to establish trust in support of cybersecurity efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported March 3. Trexler wrote in a Nextgov …

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Lockheed Announces Plan to Hire 100 Employees for Cyber Security Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2019 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)  unveiled a new 15,000-square-foot facility at Port San Antonio in Texas that will house cybersecurity technology development operations as the company enhances its capabilities in the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The new office at Port San Antonio’s Project Tech …

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Unisys Taps NDi as Reseller of Stealth Cybersecurity Software Suite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2019 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has entered into an agreement with Network Designs Inc. for the latter to resell the Unisys Stealth cybersecurity software designed to support encryption and microsegmentation to secure Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol-based assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NDi said Thursday it will …

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NTT DATA’s Shamlan Siddiqi Suggests Measures to Manage Cyber Posture After Government Shutdown

Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA’s public sector business, has offered five suggestions for organizations to strengthen their cybersecurity posture following the partial government shutdown. The shutdown ended on Feb. 15 after President Donald Trump signed into law an appropriations package that would fund the rest of the government …

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Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has purchased Arlington, Va.-based cybersecurity firm BluVector for an undisclosed sum. BluVector develops and provides platforms based on artificial intelligence and machine learning designed to help government agencies and companies detect and address zero-day malware, ransomware and other cyber threats, Comcast said Friday. Eric Malawer, a more …

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