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Nathan Rogers Named SAIC CIO; Tony Moraco Quoted

Nathan Rogers, formerly chief information officer at Engility, has been named CIO at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). He will directly report to SAIC CEO Tony Moraco and succeed Bob Fecteau, who is set to retire in April, the company said Wednesday. “Nathan is a proven technology leader within …

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Perspecta Tests Power Grid Security, Recovery Tools for DARPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — Perspecta‘s (NYSE: PRSP) research arm has worked with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to test cyber-physical security platforms for power grid systems during the Liberty Eclipse Phase II exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Jan. 30 Perspecta Labs took part in the DARPA-led …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop Posts 16% Sales Growth Driven by Aerospace, Innovation Systems Segments

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report that provides an overview of the financial performance of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) during the fourth quarter and full year 2018. Northrop saw its 2018 sales jump 16 percent to $30B driven by sales growth at its innovation systems business and …

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IPKeys Seeks to Further Cybersecurity Strategy Through SigmaFlow Acquisition

Technology integration security company IPKeys has acquired compliance management system provider SigmaFlow in a push to accelerate the delivery of cybersecurity offerings for public safety communications and utility sectors. IPKeys said Monday it seeks to further leverage the Cyber Lab as a Service platform and associated support services the company has previously provided to defense and …

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GSA Issues Draft RFQ for Potential $7.8B DEOS Cloud Blanket Purchase Agreement

The General Services Administration has released a draft request for quotation for a potential 10-year, $7.8B single-award blanket purchase agreement to provide an enterprise cloud service for the Department of Defense. A FedBizOpps notice published Thursday says the Defense Enterprise Office Solution firm-fixed-price BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 seeks to …

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Cybersecurity Vet Abdul Rahman Joins Fidelis as Chief Scientist

Abdul Rahman, a former Mantech (Nasdaq: MANT) vice president with more than 10 years of cyber defense technology experience, has been named chief scientist at Fidelis Cybersecurity. He has helped government clients design and implement platforms to secure big data against cyber threats, Fidelis said Thursday. His other previous roles included chief …

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Raytheon to Help Northrop Secure, Sustain USAF Global Hawk Fleet; Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 31, 2018 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit will support Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) under a $65M subcontract to sustain an unmanned aircraft system that the latter built for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 24. As a subcontractor, Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business will …

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Northrop to Extend Cyber, Engineering Support for Navy’s Fire Scout Helicopter Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue its cybersecurity and engineering work on a U.S. Navy unmanned autonomous helicopter under a $19.5M modification to a previously awarded contract from the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Sunday. The Department of Defense said Friday Northrop Grumman Systems will …

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ASGN Aims to Build Up ECS’ IT Platforms With DHA Buy; George Wilson, Peter Dameris Quoted

ASGN (NYSE: ASGN) has completed its purchase of information technology services contractor DHA Group for approximately $46M in cash in a move to build up its ECS business segment’s IT platforms portfolio. ECS said Monday parent company ASGN used internal cash flows to fund the acquisition of DHA, which will operate as …

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Report: Federal IT Contract Spending Reached $64.7B in Fiscal 2018

The federal government obligated $64.7B in fiscal 2018 information technology contracts, reflecting a 9.5 percent rise from the previous fiscal year, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Department of Defense’s spending on IT contracts rose by over 12 percent to $33.8B in FY 2018, while civilian agencies’ IT contract obligations in …

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