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General Dynamics Awarded Potential $149M DARPA Classified Network Services Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a potential five-year, $149 million contract for systems development and threat detection services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as DARPA aims to achieve early detection of suspicious activity on its network. The company said Tuesday its mission systems business unit will offer …

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Chenega Lands $146M Contract for NASA Kennedy Center Security Services

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $146.3 million contract to provide security, emergency management and protective services to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Chenega Infinity will help NASA manage physical security systems, access procedures, 911 dispatch activities and firefighting, aircraft rescue and life support operations at KSC, the space …

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Dell, FBI Vet John McClurg Joins Cylance in Security & Trust VP Post; Stuart McClure Comments

John McClurg, former vice president and chief security officer at Dell’s global security unit and an FBI veteran, has joined cyber services provider Cylance as a VP in the office of security and trust. Cylance said Friday McClurg will collaborate with newly-appointed Chief Security and Trust Officer Malcolm Harkins to develop security …

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Lookout Names Former DISA Chief Ronnie Hawkins to Federal Advisory Board

Ronnie Hawkins, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has joined the federal advisory board of San Francisco-based mobile security provider Lookout. Hawkins will work with the Lookout executive team to inform public sector customers about potential security risks from authorized and unauthorized …

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Parsons Eyes 7 Research Areas for NRL Contract Work; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — Parsons will work to deliver research and development as well as engineering services to the Naval Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $245 million multi-award U.S. Navy contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support to NRL’s information technology division …

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Booz Allen Hamilton to Host Event – Shaping the Future of Transportation

On Monday May 16th Booz Allen Hamilton will be showcasing their new Innovation Center with a hosted event titled Shaping the Future of Transportation. Attendees will hear from industry, government and the innovation community panelists on transportation’s role in connected society,  big data, security, and emerging technologies. Brian Pickerall, Vice President, …

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Smiths Group to Buy Safran’s Morpho Detection Subsidiary for $710M

Smiths Group has agreed to purchase Safran’s Morpho Detection subsidiary in the U.S. and other detection-related operations for approximately $710 million. The companies said Thursday Newark, California-based Morpho Detection will join Smith Group’s detection segment that makes sensors and generated approximately $320 million in 2015 revenue. Morpho Detection builds systems to detect chemical, biological, …

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Vectrus to Provide Security Support in Kuwait Under $329M Army Contract Modification

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has secured a potential $329 million contract modification to provide security and base operations support services to the U.S. Army. Vectrus Systems will perform work in Kuwait through Dec. 28, 2016, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army Contracting Command will obligate the full contract amount …

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X Corp Solutions Lands $50M DTRA Counterintelligence Support IDIQ

X Corp Solutions has received a potential five-year, $50 million contract to provide counterintelligence and security support services to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. DTRA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive acquisition with nine proposals received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur through Feb. 28, 2021, …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Makes Cyber Threat Intell Push Through $200M iSIGHT Buy

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has bought security threat intelligence company iSIGHT Partners for $200 million cash in a bid to help enterprise clients detect and respond to sophisticated cyber attacks. Former iSIGHT shareholders are eligible to receive an additional $75 million in cash and stock if the business meets the target …

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