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Raytheon, American University Org Form Cyber Research & Education Partnership; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon will partner with American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center in an effort to help address prevention, detection and response challenges through cybersecurity research and education. The company said Thursday it has provided initial funds for the university’s newly-launched KCGC unit in support of Raytheon’s commitment to help promote governance in cybersecurity. …

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US News-Raytheon Report Shows Rise in STEM Education, Employment for 2015; Brian Kelly, Dave Wajsgras Comment

A new report from Raytheon and U.S. News & World Report magazine indicates the country continues to experience a workforce shortage in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and may have to rely on foreign-born employees to fill STEM positions. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index shows a 6-percent rise in the number of students who earned STEM-related graduate …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon-ISC Program Seeks to Address Gender Gap in Cyber Career Opportunities

Raytheon and the ISC Foundation have partnered to facilitate a program meant to help increase female college students’ interest in information technology security. ISC and Raytheon plan to award up to $90,000 in scholarships and paid internships over a three-year period through the company’s Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship program, Raytheon said Thursday. “Not only is …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon’s New Educational Program Aims to Foster Cyber Skills

Raytheon is launching a global cyber education program as part of efforts to help organizations address a talent shortage in the information technology security field. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said Tuesday the company aims to help U.S. partner nations “secure their cyber space by developing the …

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Raytheon to Install Border Security Systems in Jordan; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon  has received an $18.6 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to implement monitoring systems along the Jordan-Syria border. The company will install sensors, cameras and barrier fences in the area for DTRA’s Jordan border security project, Raytheon said Thursday. The project aims to help Jordanian armed forces deter, …

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Raytheon, Army Run 5M Training Events Through Warfighter FOCUS Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon and the U.S. Army have conducted five million training activities with soldiers deployed at combat training facilities, digital training ranges and other military bases worldwide under the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support contract. Raytheon said Wednesday the company and branch have recorded $400 million in cost savings since 2008 on the Warfighter …

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Raytheon Hands Control, Surveillance System to Jordan’s Armed Forces; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon has turned over a command, control, communications and surveillance system to Jordanian armed forces under a $79 million contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The company will also design and test radars, electro-optical infrared cameras, communications, and command and control software as part of the C3S system, Raytheon said …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras Urges Increased Cyber Investment Following OPM Breach

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services businesses, has urged the government and private sector to boost investments in cybersecurity following the recent Office of Personnel Management data breach, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that the Raytheon executive has joined other defense industry leaders in calling for …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Extends Support for DTRA-Philippines Maritime Security Partnership

Raytheon has secured a $25 million contract for the second phase of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency‘s maritime border security program in collaboration with the Philippines’ coast guard. The company said Tuesday it will provide training and sustainment services as well as command-and-control, sensing and communications systems under the increment 2 contract. “This …

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