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Forcepoint Vet John McCormack Named Fidelis Interim President, CEO

John McCormack, former CEO of security firm Forcepoint, has been appointed to serve as Fidelis Cybersecurity‘s interim president and CEO, CRN reported Monday. The two-decade security industry veteran succeeds Peter George, who has led Fidelis as chief executive since it was acquired by Los Angeles-based Marlin Equity Partners from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in May …

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Tim Solms, Sean Berg Take VP Roles at Forcepoint’s Global Governments Business

Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has appointed two new executives to vice president positions as the company works to deliver cyber capabilities to government clients worldwide. Tim Solms, formerly VP for federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will serve as senior VP and general manager of …

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Ed Hammersla Succeeds Scott DePasquale as Utilidata CEO

Ed Hammersla, former chief strategy officer of Forcepoint and president of the cybersecurity venture’s federal division, has joined software developer Utilidata as CEO. He succeeds former CEO Scott DePasquale, who will begin a national security project in Washington, D.C. as he continues his role as chairman of Utilidata’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday. “Ed brings vast …

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Kristin Machacek Leary Joins Forcepoint as VP, Chief HR Officer; Matthew Moynahan Comments

Kristin Machacek Leary, formerly senior vice president of global human resources at Alphatec Spine, has been named VP and chief HR officer at Forcepoint — the cybersecurity joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners. Forcepoint said Tuesday that Leary will be responsible for the organization’s global talent, culture and workforce development programs in …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Forcepoint, Ponemon Institute Survey Points to Insider Threat Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — A study by the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture and the Ponemon Institute found 91 percent of information technology operations and security managers in the commercial and federal sector believe incidents involving insider threats will either remain stable or grow, …

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Raytheon & L-3 Boost Earnings Guidance on 2Q Beat, Leidos Below Street Outlook

Three government contractors listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reported second quarter financial results before U.S. markets opened Wednesday. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) both lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance Thursday on second quarter results that topped the consensus analyst outlooks for each figure. Raytheon cited sales of its Paveway …

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Mitchell Jukanovich Joins Tripwire as Federal Sales VP; Dave Dickison Comments

Mitchell Jukanovich, formerly senior director of intelligence and international sales for Forcepoint,  has joined Tripwire as vice president of federal sales. He will oversee the company’s sales efforts in the public sector as part of his new role, Tripwire said Thursday. Dave Dickison, VP of worldwide sales at Tripwire, said the company …

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Weekly Roundup April 25 – April 29 2016: Investors Give Mixed Signals on Contractor Stocks & more

April 25 – April 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson First quarter earnings season has given investors with keen interest in the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors a smorgasboard of items to consider as they gauge the industry’s health. …

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