Tag Archives: cybersecurity

CSRA Subsidiary Gets $163M DISA Task Order for Endpoint Security Integration Support

CSRA’s (NYSE: CSRA) SRA International subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $163 million task order to provide integration support for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Endpoint Security Solutions. CSRA said Wednesday it will collaborate with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and McAfee through SRA to help DISA build up its cyber strategy …

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Raytheon-Backed Survey Shows Stagnant Cyber Interest Among Millennials; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — A survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in partnership with Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that the level of interest in cybersecurity careers among millennials remains stagnant at approximately 38 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The finding comes even as the …

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WWT-Tanium Wins Potential $750M OTA for Endpoint Security Services to Federal Govt

A Tanium–World Wide Technology team has won a potential $750 million “other transaction” agreement to help the Defense Department and other federal agencies secure information technology systems at the endpoint level. WWT said Tuesday it worked with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to negotiate and finalize the Production-OTA on behalf of the U.S. Army. The contract will also …

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Forcepoint Appoints Sean Berg Global Govts Business SVP, GM

Sean Berg, formerly vice president of sales at Forcepoint‘s global governments business, has been appointed as senior VP and general manager of the same unit. Forcepoint said Wednesday Berg will oversee the unit’s profit-and-loss functions, growth strategy and efforts to provide security technology platforms to U.S. and international government customers. Berg joined Forcepoint in …

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Intel Capital Makes $60M Investment to Support 15 Tech Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) investment arm has placed more than $60 million in funds to support 15 startups as they work to develop cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the startups from Canada, China, Israel, Japan …

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Cloudera, Partners Push for Next-Gen Cyber Hub, Accessible Machine Learning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Cloudera will work with partners Arcadia Data, Centrify and StreamSets to develop a new service that will work to advance the deployment of a next-generation hub for cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team aims to make machine learning capabilities accessible by utilizing Cloudera Manager‘s …

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AWS to Support Organization of American States’ Cyber Education Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has entered into an agreement to work with the Organization of American States in efforts to educate and engage member nation-states on cybersecurity matters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. AWS said Friday the partnership will facilitate the publication of whitepapers, scheduling …

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IBM, CSRA Vet Aslam Nawabzada Joins Sevatec as CTO

Aslam Nawabzada, formerly a partner and senior technology executive at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has joined Sevatec as chief technology officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor. He brings more than 20 years of enterprise cybersecurity, big data, agile and DevSecOps implementation experience to his new position, Sevatec said Tuesday. Prior to this appointment, Nawabzada …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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Raytheon Works on Missiles, Cyber, Other Tech for Warfighter Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is looking into new and updated technologies that will work to advance the readiness of the U.S. Army for future battlefield operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said its technology development efforts in support of warfighter readiness are focused on the …

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