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Peraton to Help Sustain TSA Airport Security Equipment Under Potential $578M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

Peraton has won a potential five-year, $578 million contract to help sustain equipment the Transportation Security Administration uses to secure airports throughout the U.S. The company said Thursday it will provide logistics support services for security screening platforms used at airports nationwide and other TSA component facilities under the contract. “Our work will help …

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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor. SPA said Blankinship brings to the company his previous experience in professional services and business capture support delivery to government clients …

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Leidos Secures Potential $684M Task Order to Help Operate, Maintain DHS Networks

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential six-year, $684 million task order to carry out a range of services in support of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Homeland Secure Data Network and Classified Local Area Network. The General Services Administration awarded the Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services and Support task order, or SENS3, through …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat-Kryptowire Project for DHS to Advance Automated Mobile App Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) and its partner Kryptowire will develop a framework for the automation of mobile application compliance under a contract from the Department of Homeland Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team will work to build the framework as part of the Assured …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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The Bridge on TV Talks With Soraya Correa About the Future Needs of DHS

In an encore airing, Soraya Correa, Chief Procurement Officer, DHS, Identifies the current needs of the agency, and how contractors may best align themselves to better support DHS’s central mission of providing security and protection to our nation. Next, we join Greg Simon, Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative since …

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CenturyLink Lands Reseller Agreement for Cyber Analysis Collaboration Platform; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received authorization from King & Union to resell the latter’s Avalon cyber analysis collaboration platform to customers in the commercial and government sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The platform works to deliver dynamic graphing and visualization capabilities to facilitate situational …

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Johns Hopkins APL, DHS Pursue Commercial Availability of Malware Analysis Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Researchers from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will work with the Department of Homeland Security to commercialize a malware analysis software under a new startup company, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DHS said Wednesday Johns Hopkins APL spun off the REnigma technology through the agency’s Transition …

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SPA Marks 45th Year in Business; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has celebrated its 45th year in business providing a variety of services in support of the national security and defense sectors in the U.S., GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it started on July 28, 1972, with three employees …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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