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CSRA Subsidiary Lands $64M NIH Network Support Order; Kamal Narang Comments

A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $64 million task order to provide network operations and security support for the National Institutes of Health’s center for information technology. SRA International will help CIT design, implement and run the NIHnet and deliver support services to the Trusted Internet Connection at the …

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DLT Lands BPA to Offer ForeScout Security Products to DoD; Brian Strosser Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — DLT Solutions will provide ForeScout network security technologies to the Defense Department under an enterprise software initiative blanket purchase agreement that runs five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 5. The company said Jan. 4 its BPA award serves to enable DoD customers to access ForeScout products …

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Cyxtera to Buy Immunity in Cybersecurity Portfolio Expansion Push

Infrastructure security company Cyxtera Technologies has signed an agreement to purchase Immunity, a Miami, Florida-based network security services firm. Cyxtera said Tuesday it will integrate Immunity’s offerings into its portfolio of threat analytics products and leverage the latter company’s team and customer base when the acquisition is complete. The deal is subject …

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Thales e-Security’s Wayne Lewandowski Urges Shift in Gov’t Cybersecurity Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of the federal business at Thales e-Security, has urged the U.S. government to refocus its cybersecurity investments to enterprise-wide protection for potential targets of attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lewandowski previewed the findings of the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report in an interview posted …

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Parsons Hosts NSA’s 2017 Cyber Defense Exercise; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — Parsons is hosting a National Security Agency exercise at its cyber center in Columbia, Maryland, in support of information assurance and network security training for military participants, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the five-day Cyber Defense Exercise will run through April 14 and …

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Former DISA CTO David Mihelcic Joins Juniper’s Federal Division; Tim Solms Comments

David Mihelcic, former chief technology officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has joined Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) to support future technology roadmap and product development efforts at the company’s federal division. Juniper Networks said Tuesday the 30-year public sector veteran will also provide counsel on the firm’s infrastructure modernization programs that focus on network …

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CSRA Lands $114M Task Order to Help Secure Pentagon’s IT Networks

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential $114 million task order to develop and implement an in-depth strategy for the Defense Department to identify and neutralize hostile cyber network activity at the Pentagon. The company said Thursday it also seeks to leverage a range of tactics, procedures and techniques to help DoD block, detect and …

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Blue Coat’s Michael Fey to Join Symantec as President, COO; Dan Schulman Comments

Michael Fey, president and chief operating officer at Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat, will serve in the same roles at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) upon completion of the latter company’s acquisition of Blue Coat. Symantec said Monday Fey will report to the incoming Symantec CEO Greg Clark, formerly CEO of …

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Deloitte Helps Revamp Cybersecurity Programs at Canadian Engineering University

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Deloitte will help Polytechnique Montreal in Canada update three cybersecurity certificate programs in response to the changing cyber threat environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Polytechnique said Wednesday the team revamped the course content for the cyber investigation, online fraud and IT network computer security programs, which will …

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General Dynamics, NexDefense Partner on Industrial Control System Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has partnered with NexDefense to utilize the latter’s Sophia security monitoring and anomaly detection system to supplement the former’s cybersecurity services for industrial control systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NexDefense said Tuesday the integrated offering will support General Dynamics’ critical infrastructure clients and build on …

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