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CenturyLink Announces Leadership Promotions Within Gov’t Business; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has made a series of leadership promotions within its strategic government business. Barbara Farnham, formerly senior director of federal programs, has been promoted to senior director and general manager for special programs at CenturyLink, the company said Wednesday. Farnham, who joined CenturyLink in 2001, will oversee sales …

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Smiths Detection to Supply DHS Radiation Portal Monitors Under Potential $291M IDIQ

Smiths Detection has received a potential $291M contract from the Department of Homeland Security to supply a checkpoint technology designed to detect radiation emitting materials. The company said Monday it will provide radiation portal monitors to the DHS’ Office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. RPMs work by …

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Proofpoint’s Tony D’Angelo: IT Modernization Could Help Agencies Shift Security Efforts to Users

Tony D’Angelo, vice president of federal business at Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), has said cloud migration and other information technology modernization initiatives provide agencies an opportunity to redirect their cybersecurity focus toward efforts aimed at protecting users from cyber threats. Agencies allocate only 8 percent of their cybersecurity budgets on email …

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PAE to Support DHS’ Airborne Biological Threat Detection Program Under $75M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — PAE will provide a team of scientists and support services under a potential $75.2M contract to help a Department of Homeland Security office in its mission to detect potential airborne biological threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it will work with the DHS Countering …

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TechFlow Gets $968M DHS Contract for Explosive Detection Tech Maintenance Support

TechFlow has received a potential five-year, $967.9M contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain and provide logistics support for explosive detection systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the contract covers preventive maintenance; calibration and test equipment; radiation surveys; tools; parts obsolescence; and supply support for detection platforms deployed …

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Engility, ManTech, Noblis, SAIC to Provide DHS R&D Services Under $325M SETA III Contract

Four companies have secured spots on a potential five-year, $325M contract to provide research, development, test and evaluation support services for the Department of Homeland Security. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says Engility (NYSE: EGL), ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), Noblis and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will compete for …

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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Tech, Processes, Workforce Key to Gov’t Cyber Defense Efforts

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at Gigamon, has said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, people and processes to defend and protect their information technology systems from cyber threats. Reilly wrote that one of the difficult challenges facing agencies is recruiting and retaining cybersecurity professionals. “Therefore, …

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Cedric Sims Named Booz Allen Civilian Services Group SVP

Cedric Sims, formerly president and CEO of Evermay Consulting Group, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a senior vice president within the company’s civilian services group. Sims will come up with strategies to promote integration across Booz Allen’s homeland security business in his new position, the McLean, Va.-based …

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BAE to Help Integrate, Sustain Navy C5ISR Systems Under Two IDIQs Worth $151M Total

BAE Systems has secured positions on two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth more than $151M combined to integrate and sustain command, control, communications, computers, combat, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday it will offer life cycle sustainment support for communications technology platforms that support the Navy, the departments …

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Cyber Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Zero In on Adversaries

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said agencies should leverage cyber threat intelligence to manage risks and protect information technology systems from adversaries. Topping wrote that security teams can determine potential attackers as well as their tactics, techniques and procedures used to compromise data …

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