Tag Archives: Thales

Leidos-Thales Team to Modernize FAA Beacon System Under Potential $450M Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Thales has secured a potential 12-year, $450M contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration replace a secondary surveillance radar system used to deliver aircraft data as part of nationwide air traffic control automation efforts.

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Thales’ Brent Hansen: Government, Industry Should Work to Evolve Data Security Approaches in the Cloud Age

Brent Hansen, federal chief technology officer and director of sales engineering for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, has said government agencies and industry should collaborate to come up with strategies designed to protect data in the cloud or in data centers.

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Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Data Protection Should Be a Shared Responsibility Between Agencies, Cloud Providers

Nick Jovanovic, vice president of federal business for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, discussed in an interview on CyberWire’s Daily Podcast about federal agencies migrating sensitive data to the cloud and the gap such a move leaves in terms of security responsibility as highlighted in the company’s 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition.

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Report: Maxar’s Space Tech Business Draws Interest From Leonardo, Thales

European conglomerates Leonardo and Thales are considering a joint bid to buy Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) subsidiary that develops technology for space and terrestrial applications, Reuters reported Tuesday. Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo cited satellite antenna technology as a technology area of interest in MDA.

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Thales: Gov’t Digital Transformation Poses Risk as Data Protection Takes Backseat; Nick Jovanovic Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2019 — A Thales report on data threats states that less than a third of federal agencies utilize data encryption even as a majority run their sensitive data on blockchain, cloud, internet of things and other “digitally transformative” technology environments, ExecutiveBiz reported May 1. The …

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Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Encryption, Access Control Key to Drive Data Security Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Nick Jovanovic, vice president of the federal division of Thales‘ eSecurity business, said best practices such as encryption and access control will work to help federal agencies bolster efforts to protect data and counter identity theft, ExecutiveBiz reported April 17. Jovanovic wrote in …

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Lockheed Teams With Raytheon-Thales JV on NATO Missile Defense C2 Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales to deliver command-and-control technology in support of NATO’s air and ballistic missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ThalesRaytheonSystems will serve as system integrator and work with Lockheed to …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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