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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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Richard White, Robert Zitz, Tim Gillespie Take New Leadership Roles at SSL’s Govt Systems Business

Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral has appointed three executives to oversee the company’s government systems business unit that provides support to U.S. government clients and related programs. Richard White, senior vice president of government systems at SSL, has been promoted to president of SSL Government Systems and will …

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Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17, 2017: A Busy Week For the Trump Administration, GSA Successes & More

Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been a busy week for the Trump administration, with further federal budget alterations, official appointments and executive orders. The changes implemented by President Trump and his administration …

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Lockheed Secures Potential $347M Contract to Continue Support for DoD Cybercrime Center

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential five-year, $347 million contract from the General Services Administration to provide a range of technical, functional and managerial support services at the Defense Department‘s cybercrime center. The contract covers Defense Cyber Crime Center services such as leadership and staffing for the DoD Collaborative Information Sharing Environment, Defense Computer …

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Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017: The Potomac Officers Club Hosts A Successful 4th Annual Intel Summit & More

Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its 4th Annual Intel Summit this past Wednesday morning at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner featuring a keynote address from Robert …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers List for the 4th Annual Intel Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., February 16, 2017 –  The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounds out the list of speakers for their 4th Annual Intel Summit. The landscape of the Intelligence Community (IC) is changing in response to the emergence of innovative technologies. Both current and future …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Development of Govt Cyber Capabilities Expected to Rise in 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2017 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal systems business, predicts that the U.S. government will increase efforts to develop offensive cyber techniques in 2017 to help strengthen the cybersecurity of government data, political systems and the country’s critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Puvvada wrote in piece published …

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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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Raytheon to Begin Air Force Cryptographic Unit Production Under Potential $459M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $459 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to begin full-rate production of cryptographic units designed to help the U.S. Air Force secure voice and data communications. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will build the devices in Indiana and Florida through Dec. 15, 2021 as part of the VINSON/Advanced Narrowband …

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Harris’ Falcon III Radio Receives NSA Certification to Utilize MUOS Waveform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received certification from the National Security Agency to allow the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system to operate with the Defense Department‘s Mobile User Objective System waveform, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the AN/PRC-117G can now utilize the MUOS waveform in efforts to …

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