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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday. DoD IG said in the redacted version of its audit report that the bomber program has “clearly defined” warfighter requirements …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Automated Data Mgmt Tools Can Help Agencies Address Compliance Challenges

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies seeking to comply with cybersecurity policies and data protection regulations should deploy a platform that works to automate the collection and analysis of large volumes of data. Davis wrote that implementing an automated system for compliance monitoring could …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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Forcepoint Buys Analytics Firm RedOwl in Human-Focused Security Push

Forcepoint, a cyber technology joint venture led by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has acquired  Baltimore, Maryland-based security analytics company RedOwl as part of efforts to help enterprise customers adopt human-centric cybersecurity systems. RedOwl designed its analytics platform for organizations to gain insight into anomalous behavior and access among people, devices, data and applications in real time, Forcepoint …

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Timothy Lamb: Chenega Keeps Eye on Evolving Security Services Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Timothy Lamb, president of Chenega‘s security strategic business unit, has said the company works to understand the evolving security services environment as it goes beyond traditional external threats due to technological and cultural changes. “Our subject matter experts must think in terms of today …

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Constellis to Buy OMNIPLEX in Investigative Services Expansion Push; Mike Santelli Comments

Reston, Virginia-based risk management and operational support services contractor Constellis has agreed to purchase OMNIPLEX World Services for an undisclosed sum in a push to add the latter’s investigative services to its portfolio and expand its client base in the U.S. intelligence community. Constellis said Monday both companies’ board of directors approved …

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Booz Allen Lands $40M BPA From DISA for Cybersecurity Automation at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will provide cybersecurity and risk management process automation support to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a $40 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the single-award BPA covers the deployment of automated security technologies for …

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Bastion Technologies Awarded $268M NASA Facility Safety, Mission Assurance Contract

Bastion Technologies has received a potential eight-year, $267.5 million contract to perform safety and mission assurance support at NASA‘s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA said Saturday the company will also provide technical and engineering services to MSFC’s safety and mission assurance directorate, the Stennis Space Center Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. …

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Constellis Finalizes Centerra Group Purchase

Reston, Virginia-based risk management and operational support services contractor Constellis has closed its acquisition of Palms Beach Gardens, Florida-based Centerra Group and its subsidiaries from an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal Capital for an undisclosed sum. Both companies first announced the deal in March and Constellis said Friday the acquisition will help strengthen its professional relationships …

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Constellis to Buy Centerra Group in Public Sector Risk Mgmt Push

Constellis has agreed to buy Centerra Group and its subsidiaries from an Alvarez & Marsal Capital affiliate for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand Constellis’ U.S. footprint and build up its relationships with government customers in the risk management sector. Both companies expect to complete the transaction in the …

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