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Two Private Equity Firms to Acquire Forescout for $1.9B Cash; Michael DeCesare Quoted

Advent International and Crosspoint Capital Partners have agreed to acquire Forescout Technologies (Nasdaw: FSCT) for $33 per share in cash, or approximately $1.9B, in a deal that will take the cybersecurity software company private. Michael DeCesare will remain as Forescout's president and CEO after the deal closes, the company said Thursday.

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Sentar to Help DHA Manage Health IT Cybersecurity Under Potential $164M Task Order

Sentar has been awarded a potential $164M task order to support the Defense Health Agency in efforts to protect military information technology platforms from cyber risks. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic to help DHA implement cybersecurity measures and address compliance requirements across the Military Health System.

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DoD CIO Dana Deasy Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Pentagon’s IT Modernization Through Cloud, AI & 5G Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for prioritizing information technology projects that drive DoD's digital modernization and new tech adoption.

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ASGN Completes $85M Blackstone Federal Purchase; ECS’ George Wilson Quoted

ASGN (NYSE: ASGN) has closed its acquisition of Blackstone Technology Group’s federal division for $85M in cash. ASGN said Monday it will integrate Arlington, Va.-based Blackstone Federal into ECS’ enterprise solutions group focused on providing digital platforms to federal civilian clients.

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GSA Taps Parsons for Space Cybersecurity Services; Robert Miller Quoted

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) has received a task order from the General Services Administration to provide cybersecurity support for government-owned space defense platforms. The company said Tuesday it will develop secure  architectures, engineer and integrate systems and assess cyber risks under the task order.

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Investment Firm Skyview Buys Fidelis Cybersecurity; Alex Soltani Quoted

Skyview Capital has purchased Fidelis Cybersecurity, an automated threat detection and response technology provider to the government and commercial sectors, for an undisclosed sum. "This transaction aligns well with our investment philosophy of targeting and investing in mission critical technology businesses across a wide spectrum of verticals, from telecommunications to cybersecurity," said Alex Soltani, chairman and CEO of Skyview Capital.

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Urges US Firms to Use Latest Cybersecurity Platforms Amid Iran Tensions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2020 — SAP National Security Services CEO Mark Testoni said that government or commercial organizations that support many constituents or customers are potential targets if Iran perpetrates a cyberattack against the U.S. amid tensions between the two countries, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

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