Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Keith Trippie on His New Business Ventures and Transforming Federal IT with Commercial Models

Former top Department of Homeland Security official Keith Trippie, who recently rejoined the private sector after more than 10 years with DHS, has embarked on two entrepreneurial business ventures that will be active in the federal and commercial technology spaces, Trippie told GovCon Wire in an interview. Trippie is currently …

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Greg Hill Named Chertoff Group Principal; Michael Chertoff, Chad Sweet Comment

Greg Hill, formerly chief of staff at the House Homeland Security Committee, has been named principal at The Chertoff Group and partner at TCG Capital Partners,  the security advisory company’s investment vehicle. Hill will provide clients with advice on business growth and expansion strategy in the national security market and support threat identification and reduction …

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Al Kinney: HP to Help DHS Acquire Security Software for Cyber Defense

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will provide licenses for two application security products to 33 U.S. government civilian organizations under a Department of Homeland Security-run cyber defense program. The company was awarded a $32.4 million contract for the licenses as part of DHS’ potential five-year, $6 billion Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation contract vehicle, the …

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Carlo Zaffanella: General Dynamics Aims to Centralize TSA Screening Tech

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) will work with the Transportation Security Administration to integrate security equipment with enterprise services under an $8.2 million task order. TSA awarded the work to support its Security Technology Integration Program as the agency seeks to grow STIP to airports round the country and integrate …

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Booz Allen to Continue Support for DHS Cyber Breach Simulation Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a $400, 000 contract to continue supporting a Department of Homeland Security-sponsored cyber attack preparedness exercise, Nextgov reported Thursday. Aliya Sternstein writes that Booz Allen supports the DHS’ Cyber Storm drill, which aims to evaluate the nation’s response capabilities in the event of …

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Jim Myers: Northrop to Help US-CERT ID Cyber Threats Under $350M IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $350 million contract to help a Department of Homeland Security organization identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities in the nation’s cyber infrastructure. The company will provide operational cybersecurity services to DHS’ U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team under the single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Northrop said …

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Unisys Provides CBP with Scanning Tech at Busiest U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing; Steve Soroka Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection to deploy a pedestrian crossing technology intended to help the agency secure traveler passage through the U.S.-Mexico border. The kiosk-based radio frequency identification system installed at the San Ysidro, Calif.,  border crossing works to …

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Engility-AECOM JV Awarded $142M DOJ Asset Forfeiture Award; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

A joint venture of Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) has been awarded a $142 million contract option to continue analytical, legal, program and business support work for the Justice Department‘s Asset Forfeiture Program. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, time and material contract covers 36 labor categories such as financial …

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Debra Tomchek Joins ICF in VP Post; Jeffrey Neal Comments

Debra Tomchek, formerly executive director of the Department of Homeland Security‘s chief human capital office, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as a vice president. The 15-year federal senior executive veteran led DHS to develop and implement a department-wide program on how to plan a multi-sector workforce that works to address mission …

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Paul Benda Joins GSIS as CTO, Partner

Paul Benda, a former director of the Department of Homeland Security‘s special projects agency, has joined Washington-based consulting firm Global Security & Intelligence Strategies as partner and chief technology officer. He will lead initiatives to help clients identify new applications and work to help GSIS clients learn about SAFETY Act protection, GSIS said Oct. …

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