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DON Vet Paul Oostburg Sanz Named Johns Hopkins APL General Counsel

Paul Oostburg Sanz, former general counsel at the Department of the Navy, has been appointed to the same position at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will lead APL’s Office of Technology Transfer and continue to serve as strategic adviser to the lab’s director for commercialization, APL said Thursday. At …

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ForeScout’s Shawn Rodriguez: Countering Cyber Threats Requires Visibility Into Connected Devices

Shawn Rodriguez, regional vice president of U.S. state and local government and education at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said agencies that aim to secure complex networks from cyber threats should implement an adaptive security strategy that works to offer insight into connected devices and related risks. “A critical core …

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Polaris Alpha Eyes Cyber Market Expansion With Fourth Dimension Buy

Polaris Alpha has purchased Columbia, Maryland-based Fourth Dimension Engineering for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand its footprint in the cybersecurity market. Fourth Dimension co-founders Tom Conrad and Faith Horowitz will join Polaris Alpha’s leadership team as a result of the transaction that officially closed Wednesday, April 11, Polaris …

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Former IBM Security Lead Mathew Newfield Appointed Unisys CISO

Mathew Newfield, former director of the global managed security services business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as chief information security officer. He will lead a corporate team that aims to design, develop and implement an information security and risk program across Unisys’ regions and businesses, which include …

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HII Shipbuilding Division Gets Potential $181M Contract for Navy DDG 51 Destroyer Support

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a potential five-year, $181.4 million contract to provide follow-yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s DDG 51 class guided-missile destroyers. FYS efforts will include engineering, technical, material procurement and production support, as well as data and logistics management, lessons learned analysis, acceptance trials and post-delivery tests, the Defense Department said …

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HII Kicks Off Project to Restore Pascagoula East Bank Shipbuilding Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the Pascagoula River’s east bank in Mississippi in preparation for future naval ship construction and modernization programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. HII said Thursday the two-year project, which will restore the original Ingalls …

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Intel’s Venkata Renduchintala Added to Accenture’s Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Venkata Renduchintala, currently chief engineering officer and president of the client and internet-of-things businesses and systems architecture at Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), to the audit committee of the former’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Renduchintala’s addition brings the number of the consulting firm’s …

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Kratos Offers Spectral Services to Support Gov’t Space Situational Awareness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) now offers spectral support services in a bid to bolster the federal government’s space situational awareness, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Its spectral services group is geared to provide radio-frequency signal data to enable government agencies and other satellite operators …

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Orbital ATK Positions NGL Rocket for Air Force Launch Services Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has submitted a bid for one of the U.S. Air Force‘s Launch Services Agreements, with the company’s Next Generation Launch system as the rocket on offer, in response to the service branch’s efforts to identify multiple launch options for national …

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Raytheon Lands Army Contract to Demo Mobile Intell Platform; Todd Probert Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work to demonstrate to the U.S. Army a mobile intelligence platform designed to enable data gathering and access for deployed warfighters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FoXTEN demonstration is part of an Army contract that seeks …

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