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AECOM Launches New Service for Critical Infrastructure Cyber Resiliency; Ronald Hahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has unveiled its National Preparedness service offering that is based on the company’s risk management framework and designed to boost the cyber resilience of critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported July 27. The California-based company said July 26 the infrastructure resilience service utilizes the …

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Qmulos’ Matt Coose: Data Analytics Key to Real-Time Risk Management

Matt Coose, chief executive officer of Qmulos, a cybersecurity and information technology compliance firm, has said government agencies that aim to build up their cybersecurity posture should adopt data analytics in order to automate the process of converting data into “real-time technical evidence.” Coose wrote that such evidence can help agencies …

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AECOM JV Picked for Architect-Engineering Support on Army Flood Risk Mgmt Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — The AECOM (NYSE: ACM) joint venture with Moffatt and Nichol will support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ coastal storm and flood risk management efforts under a potential $30 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the …

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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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