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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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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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Northrop to Modernize Army Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $750M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential nine-year, $750 million contract to help the U.S. Army modernize the service branch’s fixed-wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Thursday it will provide lifecycle services to the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet composed of the RC-12X Guardrail along with the …

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CIA Vet Jeanne Tisinger Joins Peraton’s New Advisory Board; Stu Shea Comments

Jeanne Tisinger, formerly deputy director for support of CIA, has been named the first member of Peraton‘s newly created advisory board. The company said Tuesday the advisory board, which will comprise government technology executives, will assist in the formation of Peraton’s growth strategy for 2018 onward. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said Tisinger’s strategic …

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Lori Scherer Named Intell Portfolio VP at Mitre-Operated Natl Security Engineering Center

Lori Scherer, formerly deputy director of intelligence portfolios at Mitre, has been named VP of intelligence portfolios at the National Security Engineering Center, a federally funded research and development center the nonprofit company manages for the Defense Department. In her previous role, the more than 25-year company veteran worked with interdisciplinary teams to …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Helps Break Ground on Future Company Facility in Huntsville, AL

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Parsons has begun construction of a future 25,000-square-foot building in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of efforts to expand its existing facility and deliver integrated hardware and software platforms for intelligence, defense and infrastructure customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Huntsville government said Oct. 25 the expansion is …

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AECOM Mgmt Services Looks to Boost Fed Customer Support Workforce; John Vollmer Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is working to expand its management services workforce by more than 1,000 in efforts to support programs with federal government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 12. The company plans to hire customer support professionals in the fields of facility and base operations …

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IAP to Support Overseas Army Fixed-Wing Aircraft Operations Under $72M Contract

IAP Worldwide Services has won a potential $72 million contract to support overseas intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance pilot and flight operations of the U.S. Army‘s Fixed Wing Project Office. The company said Friday it partnered with Avenge to perform work under the contract awarded through the Rapid Response Third Generation vehicle. “With more …

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Booz Allen, BAE Vet John Avalos Named SOS International COO

John Avalos, formerly vice president of business development at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has joined SOS International as chief operating officer. Avalos brings to the position more than two decades of experience in business development, corporate operations and profit-and-loss management across defense, civilian agency and intelligence markets, SOSi said …

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