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Northrop, McAfee Win $189M Defense Cyber Contract; Williams, Kartsen Comment

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency task order to provide cybersecurity protection services across Pentagon and intelligence community networks. The Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will implement the commercial-off-the-shelf host based security system software. Karen Williams, Northrop vice president for defense technologies, said cybersecurity is …

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NJVC Names Cyber Lead Lynn DeCourcey, Cloud Lead Kevin Jackson to VP Posts

NJVC has promoted General Managers Lynn DeCourcey, Kevin Jackson and Gary Lackey to vice president positions, according to a Monday announcement. DeCourcey leads the company’s cybersecurity unit, Jackson leads the cloud computing unit and Lackey leads the print solutions unit. The Vienna, Va.-based information technology solutions provider said DeCourcey will …

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Northrop, DRS Parent Win $67M NATO Cyber Contract

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and DRS Technologies‘ parent company Finmeccanica won a $67 million NATO contract for cybersecurity and computer management services. NATO’s consultation, command and control agency awarded the contract. Northrop said the team will implement a computer incident response capability for 50 NATO websites in 28 countries from …

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Exelis Wins $160M Army IT Support Contract for Europe, Africa Regions

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $160 million U.S. Army recompete contract to provide information technology support services in Europe and Africa, Exelis announced Tuesday. The Operations, Maintenance and Supply-Europe contract has a six-month base period and four one-year options. Exelis’ mission systems division will provide IT operations, maintenance and logistics support …

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CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to …

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Booz Allen Elevates Mark Gerencser to Managing Partner for Global Commercial Business

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced today it has elevated 30-year company veteran Mark Gerencser to managing partner for its global commercial business. Gerencser most recently served as Booz Allen’s executive vice president, leading the firm’s efforts to solve complex energy, environment, transportation and infrastructure problems. Booz Allen said Gerencser’s …

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ManTech Purchases Federal Healthcare Systems Integrator

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has completed its acquisition of federal healthcare systems integrator Evolvent Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount. ManTech said in an announcement that it expects the deal to increase its earnings per share in 2012. The company also expects the deal to generate growth and improve …

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ITT Exelis Wins $121M for Army Satellite Comm Support

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $121 million contract by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and the Army Forces Strategic Command to support satellite communications. Exelis announced its services will include: logistics, cybersecurity and life cycle engineering general maintenance and repair technical assistance and equipment installation …

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Raytheon Purchases Md. Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture Developer

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Columbia, Md.-based cybersecurity, enterprise architecture and systems engineering firm Henggeler Computer Consultants for an undisclosed amount. Raytheon’s announcement said the company does not expect the deal to affect total sales or earnings per share in its 2012 fiscal year. It is Raytheon’s second cybersecurity purchase …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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