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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Security by Design Needed to Safeguard Energy Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

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Chuck Brooks, a GovCon expert and president of Brooks Consulting International, virtually addressed the G20 forum Sunday, July 5, on energy systems cybersecurity during the Workshop on Energy Security and Markets Stability. Brooks told G20 member countries that connectivity driven by the adoption of industrial internet of things and operational technology has further expanded the attack surface and that energy infrastructure operators should implement “security by design” to counter cyber threats.

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Reuters: Harris to Auction Some Parts of Critical Networks Division

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has put some parts of its critical networks division up for sale in a transaction that could be worth more than $1 billion, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone and Michael Flaherty write the potential divestiture includes Harris’ information technology services operation and comes a month after the Melbourne, Florida-based communications technology …

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Energy Sector Vet Charles Woodburn Named BAE COO; Roger Carr Comments

Charles Woodburn, a 20-year oil and gas industry veteran and former CEO of oilfield services company Expro, has joined BAE Systems as chief operating officer. He will report directly to CEO Ian King and will also join BAE’s board as an executive director in the second quarter of 2016, the company said Monday. Woodburn …

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Honor Guiney, Mark Bagget Join MSi; David Drescher Comments

Mission Secure Inc. has added Honor Guiney and Mark Bagget to its leadership team to serve as chief operations officer and vice president of industrial control systems, respectively. MSi CEO David Drescher said in a statement released Monday that Guiney and Bagget bring experience in delivering cyber defenses to help customers in the energy …

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Chuck Harrington: Parsons Buys TJ Cross Engineers to Grow Energy Services Portfolio

Parsons moved to grow its oil and gas market offerings with the acquisition of T.J. Cross Engineers, a professional services provider in the energy sector. “We believe that combining Parsons’ engineering, procurement and construction services platform with T.J. Cross’ strong engineering base provides an exciting engine for growth, ” Chuck …

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Srikanta Mishra Promoted to Senior Research Lead Role at Battelle

Srikanta Mishra, a more than two-decade geotechnical engineering veteran, has been appointed a senior research leader for Battelle‘s exploration and production services group. Mishra currently leads the group’s research project into carbon sequestration and shale gas development and will aim to help grow Battelle’s subsurface resource management practice in his new role, …

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