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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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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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Bruce Stanski Appointed Fluor CFO; Thomas D’Agostino Named Govt Business President

Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group since March 2009, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Irving, Texas-based construction and engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect Aug. 4. Fluor said Tuesday Stanski will oversee the company’s finance, audit, investor relations, compliance, ethics and merger-and-acquisition …

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Perry: Hackers are a Current, ‘Real’ Threat to US Nuclear Reactors

Criminal hackers targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers present a substantial and “real” threat to the U.S. electric grid Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday. However, “the good news” is that the Energy Department has substantial resources to counter the threat and has been “working on this for …

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Randall Wotring Promoted to AECOM COO

Randall Wotring, president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) technical and operational services business, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Los Angeles-based engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect July 1. He will succeed Stephen Kadenacy, who will step down as COO and president of AECOM after a 10-year career …

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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, said …

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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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