Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Noblis Plots Tech Workforce Expansion in San Antonio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — Noblis plans to increase its workforce and expand its presence in San Antonio, Texas, as part of efforts to increase work in the areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and data science, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. My San Antonio reported Thursday that Mike Cameron, director of cyber …

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ViON Subsidiary Offers Cloud-Based PaaS for Controlled Unclassified Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A subsidiary of ViON has unveiled a new platform-as-a-service product that works to secure controlled unclassified information in efforts to facilitate contractor compliance with government standards in cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ViON’s Ascolta company said Tuesday the cloud-based, preconfigured Greenfield platform is designed based on Defense …

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Fulcrum Buys PTR Group in Intell, R&D Expansion Push; Jeff Handy Comments

Fulcrum has wrapped up its purchase of Herndon, Virginia-based engineering services company The PTR Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow its presence in intelligence and research-and-development markets. Fulcrum CEO Jeff Handy said in a statement the acquisition supports the company’s entry into the R&D market and …

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Eric Trexler Joins Forcepoint as Global Governments & Critical Infrastructure Sales VP

Eric Trexler, formerly executive director for civilian and national security programs at McAfee, has been named vice president of sales for global governments and critical infrastructure business at Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) cyber joint venture Forcepoint. Trexler will directly report to Sean Berg, senior VP and general manager of the business …

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Booz Allen to Help MDA Bolster US Missile Defense System Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and the Missile Defense Agency are working to bolster the security of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system against cyber threats with new approaches in fulfillment of a previously awarded contract worth up to $91.5 million, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Douglas Lopez Promoted to Engineering Services Network President

Douglas “Doug” Lopez, formerly chief operating officer of Engineering Services Network, has been promoted to president at the Woodbridge, Virginia-based government information technology and engineering services contractor. Lopez will oversee the implementation and delivery of IT, cyber engineering, program management and logistics services to Defense Department and federal civilian agency …

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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Cisco to Support Luxembourg’s Digitization Around Cyber, Education, IoT & FinTech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg on efforts to accelerate the country’s digital transformation around the areas of cybersecurity, education, financial technology and the internet of things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the memorandum of understanding serves …

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Report: AWS Buys Cybersecurity Firm Sqrrl

Amazon Web Services has purchased Sqrrl, a cybersecurity company founded by former National Security Agency employees, CNBC reported Tuesday. The transaction comes as AWS aims to integrate new security tools into the firm’s cloud platform and expand work with the intelligence community. Sqrrl CEO Mark Terenzoni said in the company’s …

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Booz Allen Awarded $165M Cybercom Support Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $165 million contract from the General Services Administration to provide support services to the U.S. Cyber Command. GSA’s Federal System Integration and Management Center issued the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that covers provide planning, policy, training, command administration and staff support work, Booz Allen said Wednesday. James …

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