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Harry Greenspun Named Guidehouse Chief Medical Officer; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Harry Greenspun, formerly chief medical officer at Korn Ferry‘s (NYSE: KFY) health business, has been appointed to the same position at Washington, D.C.-based management consulting services firm Guidehouse. He will leverage his executive and clinical leadership experience to support government and commercial clients in their health care transformation efforts, Guidehouse …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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HII Acquires Cybersecurity Firm G2; Baird’s John Song Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has purchased Annapolis Junction, Md.-based cybersecurity services provider G2 for an undisclosed amount in a move to grow its professional services business and portfolio of information assurance and cyber offerings. HII said Monday it will integrate G2 into its technical solutions division led by Andy Green. …

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Northrop Vet John McNiff Joins ManTech in Business Dev’t SVP Role; Rick Wagner Quoted

John McNiff, a 16-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group as senior vice president for business development. He will report to ManTech MCIS President Rick Wagner and will oversee the government information technology contractor’s growth efforts across the intelligence …

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Navy Hands Down Potential $50B SeaPort Next Generation Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded spots on a potential 10-year, $50B contract to 1,870 businesses for project management and engineering support services. Each contractor has an opportunity to compete for individual task orders across 23 functional areas under the SeaPort Next Generation indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. DoD estimates the …

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Zain Ahmed Promoted to Lead CenturyLink Federal Civilian & Law Enforcement Group; David Young Quoted

Zain Ahmed, formerly a senior director of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and law enforcement practice. CenturyLink said Monday the 15-year telecommunications industry veteran will oversee the delivery of network, cybersecurity, cloud computing and information technology support services to …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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Cerberus to Buy 70% Stake in Navistar’s Defense Business

New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to purchase a 70 percent controlling stake in Navistar International’s (NYSE: NAV) defense business for an undisclosed sum. Michael Sanford, co-head of private equity and senior managing director of Cerberus, said in a statement published Monday the company plans to …

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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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