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This week, three executives talked about cybersecurity: John Watters of iSIGHT spoke to TheNewNewInternet about some of the major  security threats in the cyber arena; Abraxas’ Lance Cottrell shared his view on the fierce competition in the web-privacy sector; And Vincent Mihalik, vice president of cybersecurity solutions at Wyle Information …

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CSC Swings Trio of Contract Wins

CSC notched a strong couple of days this week, picking up three government contracts, including a quarter-billion dollar IT deal. The company claimed a delivery order to provide information technology services from an unidentified IC agency for work at new sites in San Antonio, Texas, and Augusta, Ga. According to …

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Raytheon Awarded $19.9 to Support LA Sheriff’s Dept.

Raytheon Company has won a $19.9 million contract to supply a mobile data computer system to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. The Raytheon system will significantly improve data rates from the old system, enabling LASD to extend its desktop capabilities and applications to the vehicles. With the implementation of the …

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Wyle Closes Deal on CAS, Inc. Aquisition

Wyle Inc. has announced completion of the acquisition of CAS, Inc., a division of ITT Corporation. “This acquisition is at the center of our strategy of providing trusted services and solutions, free of organizational conflict of interest, to the United States Government,” said George Melton, Wyle chairman, CEO and president. …

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CACI Honored for Excellence in Innovation

CACI International Inc has been recognized for Excellence in Innovation by the Profiles in Diversity Journal as part of the publication’s Innovations in Diversity Awards competition. The CACI program honored was Deploying Talent – Creating Careers, which was created to expand the company’s diversity by reaching out to members of …

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Boeing Realigns Military Aircraft Business

Boeing will alter the firm’s military aircraft section Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA) in an effort to make the business more competitive in the market. BMA will move from six divisions to four in October. Boeing Military Aircraft President Chris Chadwick argued the change will better position the firm to meet …

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Lockheed Martin Extends Assistance for India Support Program

Lockheed Martin is set to continue backing the Indian Innovation Growth Programme through 2012. The goal of the program is to encourage and Indian technical breakthroughs by helping transition them to market. According to the firm, “this nationwide program enhances the growth and development of India’s entrepreneurial economy, and it …

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Executive Spotlight: Rocky Thurston of Wyle

Rocky Thurston

Rocky Thurston, vice president and general manager for Wyle Information Systems Civilian Programs Division, spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his Air Force Background, his new position and where he’s taking his firm. Could you tell us a little bit about your background? After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, I …

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Rockwell Collins, DARPA Demo UAV Aerobatics

As part of its ongoing damage tolerance research contract with the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, Rockwell Collins has demonstrated the first unmanned aerial vehicle to fly aerobatics with position tracking. The all-attitude control technology supplies UAVs with damage tolerance and the ability to fight and to counter threats such …

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Accenture Helps Stanford Hospital Go Paperless

Accenture is teaming up with Stanford Hospital & Clinics on a seven-year health IT effort to enhance the hospital’s patient care and operational efficiency. The initiative will advance Stanford’s patient-care platform, connecting the hospital and outpatient clinics to create an almost paperless electronic medical record. Under the contract, Accenture will …

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SAIC’s Amy Alving to Speak at Women in Computing Event

SAIC Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President Dr. Amy Alving will be speaking at the third annual Plenary Panel of Technology Executives for the 10th annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in Atlanta, Ga. The Plenary Panel of Technology Executives will also include …

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ManTech Names Ralph R. Tuccillo Corporate VP of Capture Management

ManTech International Corporation announced today the appointment of Ralph R. Tuccillo as corporate vice president of capture management. Tuccillo will lead the company’s business capture efforts, working closely with ManTech’s business units to develop and execute effective business capture strategies for major federal opportunities. Prior to joining, Tuccillo served as …

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