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Cybersecurity Sales Vet Sean Foster Named IronNet Chief Revenue Officer

Sean Foster, former chief revenue officer at Forcepoint, has been appointed to the same position at IronNet Cybersecurity. IronNet said Wednesday Foster aims to drive IronNet’s sales, marketing, business development, customer management efforts intended to help customers adopt network threat detection platforms. He will report to co-CEOs William Welch and Keith Alexander. Foster previously …

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Forcepoint’s Sean Berg: Risk-Adaptive Security a Way to Address Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2019 — Sean Berg, senior vice president and general manager of Forcepoint, has said the risk-adaptive approach employed by the Transportation Security Agency’s TSA PreCheck airport screening program exemplifies a way for federal agencies to address growing cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 1. Berg wrote …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Recorded $42.4B in 2018 Total Backlog

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its 2018 bookings jump 16 percent to $32.2B, which resulted in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that Raytheon posted a total backlog of …

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Matt Preschern Joins Forcepoint as Chief Marketing Officer

Matt Preschern, formerly senior vice president of marketing at CA Technologies, has joined Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint as chief marketing officer. He will report to Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan and oversee the company’s sales enablement, revenue generation, brand awareness and other global marketing initiatives, the company said Tuesday. Moynahan …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Cyber National Guard, Other Creative Approaches to Help Gov’t Build Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has backed the creation of a cyber-focused National Guard in an effort for agencies to bolster their hiring and retention of cybersecurity workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 10. Trexler wrote in an …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 25% Rise in Q3 2018 Bookings

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) posted $8.7B in bookings during the third quarter of 2018, reflecting a 25 percent increase from the same period last year. Raytheon associated the increase with the integrated defense systems sector’s $1.3B Patriot missile defense system order from Poland and $787M …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM Key to Federal IT Cybersecurity, National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, has said the integration of cybersecurity requirements as a key part of federal information technology is centered on the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Raytheon Records 5.5% Increase in Net Sales, $8.7B in Bookings for Q2 2018

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) recorded $6.6 billion in net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, reflecting a 5.5 percent increase from the same period last year. The company said Thursday it logged $8.7 billion in Q2 bookings and $1.2 billion in operating cash flow related to second-quarter continuing operations. The …

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Federal IT Sales Vet Bill O’Neill Named Chief Revenue Officer at ORock Technologies

Bill O’Neill, former head of Defense Department sales at Forcepoint, has joined ORock Technologies as chief revenue officer. The three-decade public sector technology market veteran will oversee sales, business and channel development functions, growth strategies, channel partnerships and collaborative account management efforts in his new role, ORock said Wednesday. At Forcepoint, O’Neill helped drive adoption …

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Eric Trexler Joins Forcepoint as Global Governments & Critical Infrastructure Sales VP

Eric Trexler, formerly executive director for civilian and national security programs at McAfee, has been named vice president of sales for global governments and critical infrastructure business at Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) cyber joint venture Forcepoint. Trexler will directly report to Sean Berg, senior VP and general manager of the business …

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