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BlackBerry to Open DC Security Tech Innovation Hub

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) will open an innovation center in Washington in an effort to help government and industry partners build mobile security platforms. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO made the announcement during a speech Monday at a forum attended by lawmakers and other public sector officials at the Consumer Electronics Show …

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Cisco, Finmeccanica Form Defense and Civil Market Alliance

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Finmeccanica have agreed to combine both companies’ technology offerings for the defense and civil customers in an effort to pursue business opportunities in the systems integration market worldwide. Finmeccanica’s industry services will be integrated with Cisco’s information technology, networking and communications technologies in order to jointly develop …

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Leidos to Assess Cloud Providers Under FedRAMP; Sam Gordy Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been certified by the General Services Administration and National Institute of Standards and Technology to perform third-party assessments of cloud computing services and products made by companies seeking to provide their tools to agencies. The company’s accredited testing and evaluation laboratories will work with cloud providers to test security …

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A-T Solutions Picks Up Security Tech Contractor GreenLine Systems; Scott Suhy, Dennis Kelly Comment

Arlington, Va.-based counterterrorism services contractor A-T Solutions has acquired security technology provider GreenLine Systems for an undisclosed amount in a push to expand into international markets for transportation security and border protection. GreenLine Systems is headquartered in Vienna, Va. and also maintains offices in Canada and the Netherlands, A-T Solutions …

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Leidos Wins $442M to Help Maintain TSA Security Equipment; Larry Hill Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential $442 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration maintain passenger security equipment. The company will manage and sustain more than 11, 250 government transportation security tools under TSA’s Integrated Logistics Support program, Leidos said Tuesday. Larry Hill, Leidos group general manager, said the …

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Mike Malone Named to Kratos Unmanned Advisory Role; Jerry Beaman Comments

Mike Malone, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral, has joined Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) as a special assistant to Jerry Beaman,  president of the unmanned combat aerial systems. He will work with customers such as the Navy and Marine Corps on the company’s UCAS performance, mission requirements and …

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Report: Eddie Schwartz Joins Verizon as Cyber Intell Head

Eddie Schwartz, formerly chief information security officer at EMC (NYSE: EMC) security arm RSA, has been appointed to head the corporate security and cyber intelligence practice at Verizon (NYSE: Z), Reuters reported Tuesday. Jim Finkle writes Dave Martin, EMC’s chief security officer, will succeed Schwartz on an interim basis. Schwartz …

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Thales Communications Rebrands, Merges Business Units; Alan Pellegrini Comments

Thales Communications, a U.S.-based subsidiary of the global aerospace and defense technology conglomerate, has changed its name to Thales Defense & Security after a series of business unit mergers and acquisitions. The rebranding and reorganization took effect Oct. 1 as two Thales businesses merged with Thales Communications and the former Thales USA …

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Joanna Cangianelli, Manish Parikh Join BAE Intell Leadership Team; DeEtte Gray Comments

Joanna Cangianelli and Manish Parikh, both formerly of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), have joined BAE Systems in business development and strategy positions within the intelligence and security sector. Cangianelli was appointed vice president for business development and Parikh was named VP for strategy and emerging markets, BAE said Tuesday. DeEtte Gray, president of …

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Postal Service Picks SecureKey for Federal Cloud-Based ID Program

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies a potential three-year,  $15, 125, 000 contract to implement a cloud computing-based authentication platform for the federal government. The agency received 18 proposals for the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange program and rated technical criteria as more important than price when evaluating proposals, the agency said …

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