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Raytheon Secures $1B Contract to Help Build DHS Cyber Protection System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a five-year, $1 billion contract to help develop the Department of Homeland Security‘s next-generation National Cybersecurity Protection System. The company said Monday the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract covers intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics and information sharing.   Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, …

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Christian Marrone Elevates to CSRA SVP Post

Christian Marrone, a CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) vice president and chief of staff, has been promoted to a senior VP role at the Falls Church, Virginia-based technology services contractor, GovCon Wire has learned. In this capacity, Marrone is responsible for CSRA’s external relations function, strategy to strengthen relationships across the government and initiative to deliver thought leadership …

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David Funk Named General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Hitachi Data Systems’ Federal Arm

David Funk, former general counsel and director of contracts at information technology services contractor Govplace, has joined Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal government business as general counsel and corporate secretary. HDS said Wednesday Funk will report directly to President and CEO David Turner and be responsible for the unit’s legal, contractual and industrial security compliance functions. He succeeds Monica DeNeale, who transitioned to …

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GSA, DHS Pick Alliant GWAC Vehicles for Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Support

The General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have selected Alliant and Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contracts as potential vehicles for agencies to procure continuous diagnostics and mitigation support services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. DHS and GSA expect agencies to award $2.75 billion in CDM support contracts under the …

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DHS: Over 700,000 Travelers Overstay U.S. Visas

Over 700,000 legal foreign travelers to the United States overstayed their visas and remained in the country during 2016, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. “This report shows that we have a problem with visa overstays in the United States,” a senior administration official said in …

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Ann-Marie Johnson Named Business Devt Exec for DHS Operations at Unisys Federal

Ann-Marie Johnson, former vice president of civilian business development at ASI Government, has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as Department of Homeland Security business development executive at the company’s federal business. Unisys said Monday that Johnson will bring her government information technology and acquisition experience to lead client relationships and foster domain and business growth opportunities …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speaker List for 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized its speaker and panelist list for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. The rapid advancement of …

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U.S. CIO Margie Graves: Thanks to 2015 Cyber Security Sprint, Feds Avoid Wannacry Virus

Acting U.S. CIO Margie Graves said that thanks to the 2015 federal cybersecurity sprint, federal agencies were able to avoid the devastating WannaCry ransomware virus that infected more than 200,000 people and organizations in over 150 countries. When asked at the Public Sector Innovation Summit how security protocols implemented in …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds MG Garrett Yee to Panel for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 17, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Major General Garrett Yee to the list of Panelists for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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