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OST Wins $248M Army Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Optimal Solutions and Technologies has won a potential $248 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for systems engineering and technical assistance support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday OST will provide the services to the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation as well as limited customers related to …

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NSA Vet Phil Quade Named Fortinet Chief Information Security Officer; Ken Xie Comments

Phil Quade, former special assistant for cyber of the National Security Agency director, has joined Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) as chief information security officer and strategic consultant to C-level enterprise clients. Fortinet said Tuesday Quade will oversee the company’s information security, compliance with global regulations and standards as well as efforts to …

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CACI Achieves ISO Accreditation for Info Security Policies, Practices; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received an enterprise-wide certification from the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s information technology infrastructure policies and practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. An external audit was conducted on CACI’s internal information security practices in an effort to …

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Lockheed, Data Security Council of India Launch Online Cybersecurity Education Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Data Security Council of India have launched an online portal the aims to educate small- and medium-sized businesses and vocational training institutes on cybersecurity, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The CyberAware platform includes training modules on cyber threats and internet …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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Defense Logistics Agency Picks 142 Companies for Potential $6B IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded 142 companies positions on a potential eight-year, $6 billion contract to compete for a range of information technology task orders in support of DLA and other Defense Department agencies. DLA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement process and will obligate defense working capital …

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Patrick O’Neil, Susan Hall, Jeff Bongianino Promoted to NJVC Leadership Roles; Mike Owens Comments

NJVC has promoted Susan Hall, Patrick O’Neil and Jeff Bongianino to new leadership roles at the Chantilly, Virginia-based enterprise information technology services contractor. Hall will serve as chief technology officer while O’Neil and Bongianino have been respectively named senior vice president of operations and VP of business development,  NJVC said Monday. Mike …

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CACI, Qlarion Vet Ian Graham Joins Salient CRGT as Data Analytics & Business Solutions VP

Ian Graham, formerly vice president for the federal division at information technology and services firm Qlarion, has joined Salient CRGT as VP for data analytics and business solutions. Graham will be responsible for the company’s efforts to grow its data analytics and big data portfolio as well as oversee data analytics …

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Kevin Walden Promoted to Kratos CIO; Eric DeMarco Comments

Kevin Walden,  acting chief information officer and director of information compliance and enterprise applications at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS), has been promoted to serve as CIO on a full-time basis. Walden will manage company-wide information security and compliance,  data communications and other information technology functions in his new role, …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Big Data, Analytics Tools Could Help Agencies Derive Operational Intell from Machine Data

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement big data and analytics platforms in an effort to generate insights or “operational intelligence” from machine data and facilitate the decision-making process. Davis wrote that the collection, correlation and analysis of machine data could help organizations …

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