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Bill Johnston Joins Grant Thornton as Advisory Managing Director; Rich LaFleur Comments

Bill Johnston, a three-decade federal government industry veteran, has joined Grant Thornton as an advisory managing director. Johnston will be based at the company’s McLean, Virginia office and lead the firm’s government contracting industry practice, where he will support government vendors in contracting, accounting, compliance and regulatory matters, Grant Thornton said …

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PwC Survey: Enterprises Increasingly Adopt Risk-Based Security Frameworks to Counter Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — A new PwC survey found that enterprises are increasingly adopting risk-based cybersecurity frameworks and other security guidelines to boost efforts against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said 91 percent have implemented one or more risk-based frameworks, including that of the National Institute of …

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PwC Buys Praxism to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

PwC has acquired Scotland-based consulting firm Praxism for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to help organizations secure data through identity and access management strategies. Colin Slater, digital and cyber partner at PwC’s Scottish arm, said in a statement published  Monday the acquisition is part of a push to expand the company’s presence …

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Informatica Makes Leadership Appointments, Names Anil Chakravarthy Full-Time CEO

Informatica has made several appointments to leadership roles within the company. Anil Chakravarthy, acting CEO of Informatica since August 2015, has been appointed to the chief executive role on a full-time basis by the company’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday. Chakravarthy has led the company’s efforts to grow in …

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Nick Noviello Joins Blue Coat Systems as CFO; Greg Clark Comments

Nick Noviello, formerly chief financial officer at NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP), has joined Blue Coat Systems as CFO. Noviello succeeds Gregg Hampton, who transitions to the role of senior vice president of business operations at Blue Coat, and will directly report to CEO Greg Clark, Blue Coat Systems said Wednesday. “Nick’s financial …

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PwC, India’s NIIT University Join Efforts to Offer Master’s Degree on Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — PwC and NIIT University collaborated to offer a master’s degree program on cybersecurity that seeks to aid the demand for cybersecurity professionals in the coming years in India, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Economic Times reported Monday these soon-to-be professionals will work to secure …

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Six Companies Land Spots on $503M GSA Salesforce Support Services BPA

The General Services Administration has awarded six companies positions on a potential five-year, $503 million blanket purchase agreement for Salesforce integration and support services. The multiple-award BPA was awarded through GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle and seeks to consolidate Salesforce maintenance, implementation and technical development requirements into a single acquisition vehicle, GSA …

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Wood Parker Named to Serco’s US Arm Board; Dan Allen Comments

Wood Parker, former president and CEO of Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, has been appointed to the board of directors at Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary Serco Inc. “Wood’s extensive knowledge and insight into federal government contracting with the department of defense, federal civilian agencies and the intelligence community will be …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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18F Picks 16 Vendors Under Agile BPA; Denise Turner Roth Comments

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has named the 16 selected vendors on its Agile blanket purchase agreement as part of efforts to facilitate the acquisition of software products that utilize agile development. GSA said Friday the awards are under Pool Three and cover design and development services. The agency’s Pacific Rim Region will issue subsequent task …

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