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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of …

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Potomac Officers Club Completes Keynote Speaker Lineup for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, Va., April 20, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has completed the lineup of keynote speakers for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit, which will be held on April 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner at 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA. The keynote speakers …

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Booz Allen Awarded $165M Cybercom Support Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $165 million contract from the General Services Administration to provide support services to the U.S. Cyber Command. GSA’s Federal System Integration and Management Center issued the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that covers provide planning, policy, training, command administration and staff support work, Booz Allen said Wednesday. James …

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Accenture Federal Services’ George Franz Earns Army Cyber Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) executive George Franz has secured recognition for his work in cybersecurity as a recipient of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Franz, a managing director of Accenture Federal Services and former director of …

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SAIC to Help Cybercom Manage, Secure DoD Info Network Under Potential $93M Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $93 million task order to help the U.S. Cyber Command operate and protect the Department of Defense Information Network. SAIC said Wednesday it will assist the Directorate of Operations (J3) Joint Operations Center and Special Programs in the planning of cyberspace operations and joint exercises …

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Army Vet George Franz Appointed to Lead Accenture Defense & Security Business Initiatives

George Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general and former operations director of the U.S. Cyber Command, has joined Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of defense and security business initiatives. Accenture said Tuesday Franz will provide cybersecurity and adaptive technology expertise and work with federal clients to help them …

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Engility Eyes Cyber Talent Pool With New Facility in Augusta, Georgia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has opened a new office in Augusta, Georgia, that the company intends to house program management personnel and provide support to customers at nearby Fort Gordon, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the facility will seek to access the cyber …

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U.S. Cyber Command Learns Valuable Lessons from Cyber Flag Exercise

U.S. Cyber Command leaders say they learned valuable, specific and applicable lessons at last year’s Cyber Flag exercise including that it’s not always necessary to deploy the whole 39-person cyber protection team, or CPT. “There’s real traction that happens from these lessons learned,” an exercise leader told C4ISRNet, who added …

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Lt. Gen. McLaughlin: Cybersecurity Threat Isn’t Theory; It’s Real and It’s Here

Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) said Wednesday that too much of the cybersecurity threat conversation on Capitol Hill discusses threats as a “theory” — rather than the reality these threats already are. “What are we going to do when? If an enemy does X, what are we going to …

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Bill Varner, ManTech President & COO for Mission, Cyber & Intell, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 29, 2017 — Bill Varner, president and chief operating officer of ManTech International‘s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group, has been inducted into this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in cyber and enterprise IT services. The Wash100 is the premier group of private …

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