Tag Archives: cybersecurity

BAE Showcases Tech for Secure Geospatial Data Sharing Across Military Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — BAE Systems has held a demonstration during the 2018 Enterprise Challenge of a software product that it has developed to support and secure data sharing between military, intelligence and federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its XTS Guard 5 technology works to enable …

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ViON Wins Potential $330M DISA IDIQ for SPARC Processor Capacity Services

ViON has won a potential 10-year, $329.6M contract to provide SPARC processor capacity services at Defense Information Systems Agency data centers. DISA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will obligate $630K in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds on the first delivery order, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The IDIQ has a five-year …

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IBM Unveils Mobile SOC to Deliver On-Site Cyber Training, Demo Incident Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has transformed a tractor trailer into a mobile security operations center that aims to deliver on-site cybersecurity support and training at various locations across the U.S. and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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DISA Issues Final RFP for $6.5B GSM-O IT, Telecom Support Recompete Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a final solicitation for the potential 10-year, $6.52B Global Solutions Management-Operations follow-on contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. GSM-O II is a single-award contract that covers IT support for the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information Systems Network, …

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Raytheon to Deliver Cybersecurity Support for MENA Gov’t Customer; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide cybersecurity services — including training, operations, sustainment and knowledge transfer — in support of a government customer in the Middle East and North Africa region as part of a multiyear contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 24. Dave Wajsgras, president …

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Carahsoft Adds AppGuard Endpoint Protection Software to SEWP V Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Carahsoft Technology will offer federal and state agencies a “zero trust” endpoint protection software platform developed by AppGuard via NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The security company said Monday its distributor partnership with Carahsoft enables the latter to deliver AppGuard autonomous endpoint …

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Mitre, FDA Unveil Playbook for Medical Device Cybersecurity, Preparedness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Mitre and the Food and Drug Administration have developed a guide that aims to help healthcare service providers establish preparedness and response measures for medical devices amid cybersecurity threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The nonprofit research firm said Monday the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness …

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SAP NS2’s Barry Leffew: AI, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Outpace State-Backed Threat Actors

Barry Leffew, senior vice president and general manager of national security software at SAP National Security Services, has said agencies should leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to counter cyber threats. Leffew wrote that the use of AI and machine learning could provide agencies an edge against state-sponsored threat actors …

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ManTech Picks Subcontractor to Provide Cyber Tech for Army Training Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 27, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has tapped a subcontractor to deliver technology and services in support of its work under the U.S. Army‘s Persistent Cyber Training Environment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. C5 Cyber Partners said Tuesday it will provide its Cypherpath software-defined infrastructure operating system as well …

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