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Thales to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent’s Cybersecurity, Comms Security Business; Jean-Bernard Lévy Comments

Thales has agreed to acquire the cybersecurity and communications security business of Alcatel–Lucent in a move to jointly offer network security products and services. Alcatel-Lucent will transfer its network security assets to Thales in order to grow its commercial proposition in cybersecurity, Thales said Thursday. “This investment responds to the growing ambition of Thales …

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John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his …

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Bill Madison: LexisNexis Picks Up Software Developer to Grow Law Enforcement Work

LexisNexis has acquired iyeTek, a developer of traffic accident and citation reporting software, for an undisclosed amount as the companies aim to further develop integrated products for law enforcement usage. A LexisNexis-made crash report management platform uses iyeTek’s technology to help public safety officers process, store and exchange collision data …

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CA, IBM Vet Amy Fliegelman Olli Joins Avaya as SVP & General Counsel

Amy Fliegelman Olli, a former executive at CA Technologies (NYSE: CA) and 18-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran, has joined Avaya as senior vice president and general counsel. She will also serve as a member of Avaya’s senior executive counsel and work at the company’s global headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Avaya said Thursday. …

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Google Acquires Enterprise Mobility Tech Firm Divide

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has acquired mobile device management platform developer Divide for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Google’s Android enterprise customer base, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Thomas Claburn writes that Divide’s mobility software is designed to support both Android and iOS applications and helps IT departments manage …

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Ball Aerospace Adds Jill Pomeroy and Michael O’Hara to Leadership Roles in Washington

Jill Pomeroy and Michael O’Hara have joined Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) as directors of legislative affairs and space business development, respectively. Pomeroy will be responsible for Ball Aerospace’s relations with the Congress for its defense and intelligence programs, Ball Aerospace said Tuesday. She most recently served as legislative affairs director …

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White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler to Rejoin Latham & Watkins as Litigation Partner

Kathryn Ruemmler will rejoin Latham & Watkins LLP in June after serving in the Justice Department and as White House presidential counsel for five and a half years. She will return to the firm as a partner with the litigation department based in Washington, Latham said Tuesday. Prior to rejoining Latham, …

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Lisa Joy Rosner Joins Neustar as Chief Marketing Officer; Lisa Hook Comments

Lisa Joy Rosner, formerly vice president of marketing at MyBuys, has joined Neustar (NYSE: NSR) as chief marketing officer. She will report directly to CEO Lisa Hook and be responsible for Neustar’s corporate and brand marketing of products and services, Neustar said Wednesday. “(Rosner) has the perfect blend of marketing savvy, …

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David Melcher: Exelis Eyes Asia-Pacific Market Expansion With Regional HQ

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) plans to open a regional headquarters in Melbourne to address aerospace, defense and information security requirements of customers across the Asia-Pacific region. The company will also build a facility in Melbourne that will research, develop, test and integrate technology in areas such as networking, analytics and electronic …

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UNICOM Buys Wireless Tech Provider Firetide; Corry Hong Comments

UNICOM Global has bought Silicon Valley-based wireless broadband technology developer Firetide for an undisclosed cash amount as part of UNICOM’s strategy to deliver networking tools to public and private sector clients. Firetide’s AutoMesh software works to secure voice, data and video transmissions across networks in the government, education, transportation and …

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