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Nicolas Farah Named CACI Mission Solutions & Services Group Head; DeEtte Gray Comments

Nicolas Farah, an executive vice president of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has been appointed as leader of the company’s mission solutions and services group. He will report to DeEtte Gray, president of CACI’s US operations, and will oversee the unit that offers command and control, communications, logistics, material readiness, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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CSRA Exec Named Senior Fellow at GW Cyber & Homeland Security Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) Chief of Staff Christian Marrone will serve as a senior fellow at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security over a two-year period, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Marrone joins other fellows from the cybersecurity and national …

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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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Unisys Elects Former USAF Secretary Deborah Lee James to Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has added former U.S. Air Force secretary Deborah Lee James to the company’s board of directors, where she brings more than 30 years of experience in the areas of homeland and national security, GovCon Executive reported Monday. “I look forward …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Battelle to Support National Guard Training for WMD, CBRNE Response Teams

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Battelle will help train National Guard Bureau personnel on response operations for weapons of mass destruction and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats under a $13.8 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The nonprofit company said Wednesday the Defense Technical Information Center task order under the …

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IT Security Vet Ron Davis Takes CISO Post at Huntington Ingalls

Ron Davis, formerly chief information security officer of Vencore and a certified information systems security professional, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as CISO. Davis will oversee a cybersecurity program that seeks to identify threats and risks as well as implement controls, methods and processes designed to secure HII …

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U.S.: North Korea Behind Spate of Cyber Attacks Since 2009

North Korea has deployed an army of hackers called “Hidden Cobra” against financial, aerospace, critical infrastructure and media assets within the U.S. and around the world over the past eight years, according to a technical alert issued jointly by Homeland Security and the FBI. Cyber tools deployed by North Korea include …

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Amy Miller Feehery Joins Hitachi Data Systems as Federal Sales VP; David Turner Comments

Amy Miller Feehery, formerly principal director of strategic growth and business development at STS International, has been named vice president of sales at Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal business. Hitachi Data Systems said Tuesday the 14-year industry veteran will oversee corporate growth, sales, marketing and strategic planning functions within the HDS Federal organization in her …

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Fed Agencies Miss $3.3 Billion on Data Storage Savings Goal

Through fiscal year 2018, Federal agencies have $3.3 billion in savings yet to accrue from promised consolidations and data center closures and consolidations pledged in the Federal Information Technology Acquisition and Reform Act. Agencies were required to find $4 billion in savings from fiscal year 2016 to fiscal 2018 as …

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