Tag Archives: Thales

Thales-Sponsored Survey Reports Cloud, IoT to Drive Deployment of PKI-Based Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — A Thales-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute has found that a majority of information technology security professionals see cloud-based services and the internet of things as the biggest drivers of public key infrastructure usage, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Thales e-Security said Tuesday the 2017 PKI …

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UK to Unveil $1.3B Maintenance, Support Framework for British Navy Warship Fleet

Michael Fallon, U.K. defense minister, will introduce a potential $1.33 billion framework to provide support services and maintain the British navy’s fleet of aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, frigates and other warships. The U.K. government’s Common Support Model aims to consolidate support contracts into a single structure to speed up maintenance …

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New Thales Innovation Hub in UK to Help Drive Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new facility in Cambridge, England, that will work to facilitate collaboration with customers, partners and suppliers as part of the company’s efforts to support digital transformation, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Thales e-Security said Friday the One Station Square office will house more than …

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L3 Forms Intell & Mission Systems Sector, Names Greg Roberts President

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has launched an intelligence and mission systems sector that comprises the defense contractor’s Micreo, Oceania and TRL Technology subsidiaries. The IMS sector aims to leverage complementary technology platforms and processes of all three units as well as their engineering and technical expertise to serve government customers, L3 said …

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Thales Awarded Potential $4B Canadian Ship In-Service Support Contract

Thales Group has secured a potential 35-year, $4.13 billion contract to provide in-service support to the Canadian navy’s fleet of Arctic offshore patrol and joint support ships. The contract has an eight-year base period valued at $633 million and work will include refit, repair, maintenance and training services, Thales said Thursday. The …

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Iridium Certus to Deliver Cockpit, Operational Services for Aviation Connectivity; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has previewed the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform that will work to provide cockpit and operational services aboard aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Avionics Magazine reported July 28 that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said in an earnings call …

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3 Companies Could Vie for Army Contract on Air Soldier Helmet Mounted Display

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems, Elbit Systems and Thales have been invited to attend the U.S. Army‘s presolicitation conference for the future procurement of the Common Helmet Mounted Display platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Jane’s 360 reported Tuesday the three companies are the likely candidates to provide the CHMD requirement for …

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Thales e-Security Exec Wayne Lewandowski: US Should Build on Cyber Defense, Offense as Attacks Grow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president for federal at Thales e-Security, has unveiled an independent cybersecurity study that found an increase in data breaches at U.S. military and federal networks in 2016 from 22 percent to 34 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense Systems reported Friday Lewandowski believes the …

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Thales Launches HK Cybersecurity Operations Center for Asia-Pacific Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new cybersecurity facility in Hong Kong as part of efforts to deliver cyber surveillance services to customers in the Asia-Pacific market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Asia-based hub is its fifth Cybersecurity Operations Center in the world and will …

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Thales Report Shows Fed Gov’t View on IT Vulnerability; Wayne Lewandowski Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — The federal edition of Thales e-Security‘s 2017 Data Threat Report indicates that 96 percent of federal government employees feel vulnerable to potential data breaches and 71 percent think the adoption of new technologies may facilitate those vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in …

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