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FireEye’s Tony Cole: Intelligence-Led Cyber Strategy Should Focus on Risk Mitigation

Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said federal agencies should establish an intelligence-led cybersecurity strategy that transitions the focus from regulatory compliance toward risk mitigation. The adoption of an intelligence-driven strategy calls for agencies to know their adversaries and the tools these …

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Xator Buys Merlin’s Professional Services Unit in Govt, Critical Infrastructure Market Push

Information technology and security services provider Xator has bought the professional services business of Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company Merlin International for an undisclosed sum. Reston, Virginia-based Xator said in a Dec. 1 news release the acquisition would help expand its presence in the government and critical infrastructure markets. Merlin’s professional …

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Lockheed Wins Potential $78M Navy IT Security Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $77.7 million contract to provide cybersecurity support for U.S. Navy information technology systems. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will help the military branch’s cyber personnel to design, analyze, develop, test, integrate, deploy and operate IT security platforms. Five offers were submitted to the Naval Air …

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Emergent to Update DHA’s Software Licensing Model Under Potential $99M Contract

Emergent has won a potential five-year, $98.8 million contract to help the Defense Health Agency update its licensing model for software products from Oracle (NYSE: ORCL). The Defense Department said Monday that Emergent will migrate and consolidate previous contracts for Oracle-made platforms as part of DHS’ efforts to eliminate duplication of procurement activities. DHA aims to implement …

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Bob Fortna: Fortinet Security Fabric Designed to Support Fed Requirements Amid IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 11, 2017 — Bob Fortna, president of the federal business at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), has said the company’s security product portfolio for the federal government is built on the Fortinet Security Fabric approach for network infrastructure to support mission requirements amid information technology modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Fortinet …

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DLT Offers Enterprise Software to DoD Under Multi-Award BPA; Brian Strosser Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 11, 2017 — DLT Solutions will seek to supply enterprise software products and services to the Defense Department under a potential $40 million multi-award blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “The DoD today is facing sophisticated cyber threats, a growing network of devices and users, and the need …

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ManTech Subsidiary Secures Navy Systems Engineering & Technical Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 11, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide engineering and technical support to the U.S. Navy‘s Combat Integrated and Identification Systems Division under a potential $35.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company’s ManTech Advanced Systems International subsidiary will perform systems engineering, technology …

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General Dynamics OTS Lands Helicopter Gun Turret Order for USMC, Pakistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 11, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will supply gun turrets for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters under a $9.1 million delivery order that also includes foreign military sales to Pakistan, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday General Dynamics Ordnance and …

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Juniper Releases Intent-Based Network Automation App Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 11, 2017 — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has unveiled the Juniper Bots application suite that will work to automate network operations based on intent in support of The Self-Driving Network concept, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the suite includes the Contrail PeerBot and Contrail TestBot, which respectively …

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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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