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Amit Yoran: New RSA Cyber Partner Network Targets Malware, Malicious Actors

EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA has formed a partner ecosystem that will offer managed services for helping enterprises address cyber vulnerabilities and threats. RSA’s Managed Security Program intends to help providers deliver cybersecurity services to customers by utilizing RSA analytics, threat detection and incident response management products, EMC said Monday. …

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Tom Sharpe: GSA Aims to Connect Agencies, Small Businesses Through OASIS

The General Services Administration has awarded 125 professional services contracts to a group of small businesses for work across the federal government. GSA awarded the contracts under its One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business vehicle, which aims to give agencies a single hybrid source for meeting both commercial and …

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Emanuele Conti Named Kroll CEO; Charlie Gottdiener Comments

Emanuele A. Conti, Dun & Bradstreet North America president,  will become the chief executive at Kroll Inc., effective April 1. Conti will be responsible for all operations at Kroll, a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, data, information and ediscovery services, the company announced Monday. Conti has more than two decades of …

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Booz Allen Unveils New Approach to Address Reform; Angela Zutavern Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has rolled out a program designed to help enterprises deal with what Angela Zutavern, vice president and Strategic Innovation Group  leader, terms as the “new normal” of constant change associated with reforms and compliance. The Reform service includes strategies intended to provide guidance on how to implement the required changes …

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IBM to Buy In-Q-Tel Backed Database Service Provider Cloudant; Sean Poulley Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to buy database service provider Cloudant Inc. for an undisclosed amount in order for IBM to grow its big data and analytics, cloud computing and mobile offerings. Cloudant will operate within IBM’s information and analytics business unit, part of the software and systems group, …

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Sikorsky Wins $3.5B to Build Helicopters for Turkey

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has signed a $3.5 billion agreement with Turkey for the production of multi-purpose helicopters, Defense News reported Friday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes the United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary will initially co-build 109 T-70 utility helicopters in partnership with Turkish Aerospace Industries. The T-70 is a variant of Sikorsky’s S-70 …

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Exelis to Repair and Modify Navy Minesweeper Systems; Dave Prater Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $13 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division to provide maintenance, repair and modification services to its two airborne mine countermeasure systems with the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday it will work on the Airborne Mine Neutralization System and …

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BAE Wins $540M to Maintain USAF Space Radar System; Tom White Comments

BAE Systems will continue to maintain the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space radar system for missile threat detection and surveillance operations under a contract extension worth nearly $540 million. The company will manage and operate the Solid State Phased Array Radar System, which works to monitor various objects in …

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Rick Nelson: South Korea Opts for Raytheon Naval Self-Defense System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has struck a $123 million direct commercial sale contract with South Korea to provide nine close-in weapon systems for that nation’s warship fleet. The company will supply and install its Phalanx radar and gun platform aboard the South Korean navy’s FFX-class frigates and AOE-class combat support vessels, …

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Navy Explosive Division Picks 7 Companies for $232M Development, Prototyping IDIQ

Seven companies will compete for task orders to perform development and prototyping work for a U.S. Navy anti-explosive weapon office under a potential $232, 897, 406 contract. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division solicited the bids through a competitive process via the FedBizOpps website, the Defense Department …

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