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Raytheon-Backed Survey Shows Stagnant Cyber Interest Among Millennials; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — A survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in partnership with Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that the level of interest in cybersecurity careers among millennials remains stagnant at approximately 38 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The finding comes even as the …

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Forcepoint Appoints Sean Berg Global Govts Business SVP, GM

Sean Berg, formerly vice president of sales at Forcepoint‘s global governments business, has been appointed as senior VP and general manager of the same unit. Forcepoint said Wednesday Berg will oversee the unit’s profit-and-loss functions, growth strategy and efforts to provide security technology platforms to U.S. and international government customers. Berg joined Forcepoint in …

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Raytheon, Partners Eye DoD Supplier Security Compliance With NIST SP 800-171

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Forcepoint, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management have partnered to offer a platform that will work to help Defense Department suppliers achieve compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special Publication 800-171, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint, a joint venture between …

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Forcepoint Buys Analytics Firm RedOwl in Human-Focused Security Push

Forcepoint, a cyber technology joint venture led by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has acquired  Baltimore, Maryland-based security analytics company RedOwl as part of efforts to help enterprise customers adopt human-centric cybersecurity systems. RedOwl designed its analytics platform for organizations to gain insight into anomalous behavior and access among people, devices, data and applications in real time, Forcepoint …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Defense and IT Win Big in FY 2018 Budget Proposal

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup May 22 – May 26 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump released his first budget proposal for fiscal 2018 and the blueprint …

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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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