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BAE, Partners to Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tech Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — BAE Systems will help build tools to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s efforts to automatically detect cybersecurity risks in large-scale networks under a potential $5.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will utilize machine learning and attack modeling capabilities to develop …

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FireEye Intros Machine Learning Anti-Malware Tool on Endpoint Security Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has added a machine learning tool to its endpoint security platform in an effort to help users detect, classify and counter malware based on private and publicly available data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday FireEye Endpoint Security with the MalwareGuard detection and …

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Booz Allen Awarded $885M US Government Machine Learning Support Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $885 million contract to help the U.S. Government Program Office an open systems architecture that would support enterprise machine learning analytics and persistent services. The company said Monday it aims to deliver an eMAPS platform for the USG Program Office, Defense Department associates and …

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General Dynamics IT Focuses on AI, ML in 3rd Annual Cyber Training Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit hosted a collaborative cybersecurity training exercise for employees earlier this month that highlighted the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in cyber efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Dynamics Information Technology said Tuesday its third annual Cyber Hackathon, …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Algorithmic Warfare Forum; Lt. Gen. Jack Shahanan Gives Keynote Speech

  Government and industry representatives gathered Tuesday for the Potomac Officers Club’s The Future of Algorithmic Warfare Forum, anchored by a panel of defense and intelligence experts and keynote speaker Lt. Gen. John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, director for defense intelligence (warfighter support) at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense …

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Hitachi Vantara Eyes Portfolio Expansion With REAN Cloud Buy; David Turner, Brian Householder Comment

Hitachi Vantara has agreed to purchase REAN Cloud for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its portfolio of cloud and managed services offerings designed to help clients expedite their digital transformation efforts across multicloud environments. Hitachi Vantara said Tuesday it expects the acquisition to wrap up later this year …

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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Bryan Rich Named Accenture Federal AI, Analytics Lead

Bryan Rich, formerly senior vice president of analytics strategy at Novetta Solutions, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. Rich will collaborate with Accenture Federal Services’ technology and data science teams to develop project management, architecture and design capabilities in …

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Perspecta to Offer Data Mgmt Support Under $920M NGA Janus Geography IDIQ; Mac Curtis Comments

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) will provide geography data integration, validation and creation support services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a potential 10-year, $920 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded in May. The company said Monday it will merge its open-source data acquisition strategy with artificial intelligence and machine learning to help build up …

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Pivotal’s Keith Salisbury: Modern Approach to Software Dev’t Key to Transforming Mission Execution

Keith Salisbury, vice president for federal business at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said government agencies should adopt a rapid and modern approach to software development in order to build and deploy applications within days and immediately execute their missions. Salisbury wrote that agency leaders should assess if they consider …

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