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Cubic Mission Solutions Exhibits Satcom, Networking Tech at DSEI 2017; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit is set to showcase satellite communications and networking technology at the 2017 Defense and Security Equipment International event this week in London, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday its mission solutions unit will feature deployable and tactical networking …

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Engility to Develop Modeling Tools to Support Air Force Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide multispectral and multimodal phenomenology modeling tools in support of research and development activities for a U.S. Air Force weapon systems testing program under a $49 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers support for the Kinetic Kill …

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Vencore-Kratos Unit JV to Help Develop Vehicle-Based Laser Demonstrator Design for Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — A joint venture between Vencore and a Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) subsidiary will design a vehicle-based laser system demonstrator for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command under a four-phase task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kratos said Friday the Vencore-Digital …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Leidos Secures Potential $684M Task Order to Help Operate, Maintain DHS Networks

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential six-year, $684 million task order to carry out a range of services in support of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Homeland Secure Data Network and Classified Local Area Network. The General Services Administration awarded the Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services and Support task order, or SENS3, through …

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Thales e-Security’s Brent Hansen: Encrypting Data at Rest Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Brent Hansen, senior director of solution architects at Thales e-Security, has said federal agencies seeking to build up their cybersecurity posture should prioritize the adoption of technology platforms that work to encrypt data at rest. Hansen wrote that encrypting data at rest could help agencies safeguard critical information from cyber …

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SOS International Buys DGI in Cyber Intelligence Market Push

SOS International has acquired Vienna, Virginia-based data analytics and cyber platforms provider Defense Group Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its client base and broaden technical capabilities in the field of cyber intelligence. The transaction marks SOSi’s second purchase in the intelligence sector after it bought defense …

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Govt Services Vet John Hassoun Named VT Group President, CEO

John Hassoun, former president and CEO of software developer Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions, has been appointed to the same dual role at Chantilly, Virginia-based defense technology provider VT Group. VT Group said Monday the more than 25-year government market veteran will oversee the company’s overall executive management and business strategy in his …

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Former Federal CIO Tony Scott Joins Squire Patton Boggs as Senior Data Privacy, Cyber Adviser

Tony Scott, former federal chief information officer under the Obama administration, has been named senior data privacy and cybersecurity adviser at international law firm Squire Patton Boggs. Scott’s “insight into the data protection and cybersecurity policy landscape from his time as the government’s CIO and private sector will be of …

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Enlightenment Capital Backs Cadmus Growth Plans Through Strategic Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in Cadmus Group to help the Waltham, Massachusetts-based professional services contractor implement its growth strategy and explore acquisition opportunities. Cadmus said Monday it aims to expand the firm’s consulting services into new domain and geographic markets. “We look forward to supporting Cadmus’ continued growth both organically and …

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