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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats. Townsend wrote that agencies should establish a platform that works to offer a standardized approach to data …

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Report: Accenture to Help CBP Employ 5K Border Patrol Agents Under $297M Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a potential five-year, $297 million contract to help the Customs and Border Protection recruit and employ 5,000 border patrol agents, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. CBP received five bids for the contract that also covers the recruitment of 2,000 customs officers and 500 employees for …

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Report: Saudi Arabia to Buy $7B in Precision-Guided Munitions From Raytheon, Boeing

Saudi Arabia will purchase precision-guided munitions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under an agreement worth approximately $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Sources told Reuters the proposed deal was part of a potential $110 billion package of weapons sales agreements that President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Executive Moves and Federal Nominations

Weekly Roundup November 6 – November 10 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks a number of significant private sector executive moves and potential federal moves have been announced. Let’s take a quick look at these executive movement and …

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US, Poland Sign Memorandum for Potential Sale of Raytheon-Built Patriot System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — The governments of Poland and the U.S. have inked a memorandum that would enable the former to procure Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Patriot missile defense systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday Poland’s Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz unveiled the agreement ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit …

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US Bombers Flyover Contested South China Sea

Two U.S B-1 Lancer bombers from Guam flew over the contested South China Sea Thursday, the U.S. Air Force confirmed Friday. The U.S. flyover asserts its “freedom of navigation” rights and challenges China’s claims to almost the whole waterway, Reuters reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the country …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: NDAA, DoD Purchasing Reform & More

Weekly Roundup June 26 – June 30 2017 A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw the unveiling of the House Armed Services Committee’s $696.5 billion defense authorization bill. The draft, titled 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), was revealed on the 26th and asks for …

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Reports: US, Qatar Ink Potential $12B Deal for Boeing F-15 Jets

The U.S. and Qatar have signed a potential $12 billion deal to supply Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15QA fighter jets to the Arab country, Defense News reported Wednesday. A spokesman for the Defense Department said Defense Secretary James Mattis and Khalid al-Attiyah, Qatar’s defense affairs minister, signed a letter to facilitate …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: American Infrastructure, Privatized ATC and More

Weekly Roundup June 5 – June 9 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Wednesday, President Trump brought attention to his plan to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure of the U.S. During a speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trump called for bipartisan …

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DHS Sec. Kelly: We Are Not Targeting Dreamers

Homeland Security agents are not actively targeting Dreamers for deportation, Secretary John F. Kelly told the House Homeland Security Committee Wednesday. “We are not, not, not targeting DACA registrants right now,” said Kelly. Dreamers are illegal immigrants that were approved for tentative status in 2012 under President Obama’s DACA, or Deferred Action …

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