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Mitre Adds Former DoD Sec Ashton Carter, 4 Others to Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Mitre has named five people from industry, academia and the public sector as fellows to help the nonprofit organization address challenges in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The Visiting Fellows Program now includes Ashton Carter, board member …

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Report: GAO Upholds NSA’s Classified IT Contract Award to AT&T

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest of a potential $2 billion contract for information technology services the National Security Agency awarded to AT&T (NYSE: T) in October 2017, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The contract awarded through the classified Groundbreaker program was put on hold after DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) …

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Report: AWS Buys Cybersecurity Firm Sqrrl

Amazon Web Services has purchased Sqrrl, a cybersecurity company founded by former National Security Agency employees, CNBC reported Tuesday. The transaction comes as AWS aims to integrate new security tools into the firm’s cloud platform and expand work with the intelligence community. Sqrrl CEO Mark Terenzoni said in the company’s …

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Vencore App Named NSA/CSS-Approved Commercial Product for Classified Data; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — A Vencore-built mobile application has received clearance as a National Security Agency/Central Security Service-vetted commercial product for the processing and management of classified data, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 10. The company said Jan. 9 Vencore Labs‘ SecureIO app is now part of the NSA/CSS approved components list …

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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor. SPA said Blankinship brings to the company his previous experience in professional services and business capture support delivery to government clients …

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Alion Science Names Christopher Zember as Strategy Chief, Todd Borkey as CTO

Alion Science and Technology has expanded its leadership team with the creation of the chief strategy officer position and appointment of a new chief technology officer in support of defense clients’ efforts to maintain military readiness and technological edge. Christopher Zember, formerly CTO at Alion Science, will serve as CSO …

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Report: CSRA Lands $2.4B NSA Enterprise IT Support Recompete

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a potential 10-year, $2.4 billion follow-on contract from the National Security Agency for enterprise information technology services, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The company said in a Sept. 5 filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission it won the recompete contract from a Defense Department agency through …

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ManTech Vet Christopher Goodrich Named Cornerstone Defense President, CEO

Christopher Goodrich, formerly chief operating officer of mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been appointed president, CEO and a board member of Cornerstone Defense in a move that takes effect Aug. 15. “Chris was the obvious choice for the company based on his experience …

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Cubic Subsidiary Secures NSA Clearance Under ‘Commercial Solutions for Classified’ Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — A subsidiary of Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has received clearance under the National Security Agency‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program to offer its tactical cloud servers in support of classified data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said Wednesday the DTECH Labs cloud servers operate with Aruba Networks‘ Virtual Mobility Controller …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speaker List for 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized its speaker and panelist list for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. The rapid advancement of …

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