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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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CACI Closes LGS Acquisition; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has finalized its acquisition of LGS Innovations from CoVant Management and Madison Dearborn Partners. Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said in a statement published Friday the transaction marks the company’s next step in a strategy to broaden its cyber, electronic warfare …

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ECS to Support Two FBI Cybersecurity Programs Under Prime Contract; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 28, 2019 — ECS will work to manage two FBI cybersecurity programs as prime awardee on a potential $38M contract that aims to help the bureau bolster its security posture, identify vulnerabilities and respond to threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 21. The company said Feb. 20 it …

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ICF Reported 40% Rise in 2018 Contract Awards; Sudhakar Kesavan, John Wasson Quoted

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) recorded $1.34B in total revenue for the full year of 2018, reflecting a 9 percent increase from the previous year. The Fairfax, Va.-based company said Wednesday 2018 contract awards grew 40 percent to $1.82B with a book-to-bill ratio of 1.4, while its total backlog for the year reached …

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New Jacobs Campaign, Investments Push Tech-Enabled Answers to Global Issues; Darren Kraabel Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 27, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has unveiled a campaign and investment effort that aim to advance technologies that work to address global issues such as urbanization, climate change, water supply, security and digital proliferation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Feb. 19 the …

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HII Completes Fulcrum Acquisition

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has finalized its acquisition of Centreville, Va.-based Fulcrum IT Services as part of efforts to broaden predictive threat analytics and situational awareness offerings. HII said Monday Fulcrum will run as part of its technical solutions division and will bring capabilities in cybersecurity, engineering, software development, …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Kevin Phillips His Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Kevin Phillips, CEO and president of ManTech International, with his third consecutive 2019 Wash100 Award on Thursday. The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the Executive …

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McAleese & Associates: Investors Expect HII to Hit 10% Shipbuilding Margins in 2019

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says investors expect Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to return to 10 percent shipbuilding operating margins in 2019. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report the figure could be driven by five ship deliveries this …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Look Into Existing Tech Capabilities Before Making New Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said government agencies can collaborate with vendors to determine if their existing technology delivers the agency’s needed security capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 6. Egts wrote in a guest …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Scott McIntyre His Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse, with his third consecutive 2019 Wash100 Award on Thursday. The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the Executive Mosaic organization in …

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