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University of Central Florida Wins Raytheon-Sponsored 2015 NCCDC; Dave Wajsgras Comments

The University of Central Florida emerged as champions of the Raytheon-sponsored 2015 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held over the weekend in San Antonio, Texas. Raytheon said Sunday UCF won for the second consecutive year and bested nine other teams during the finals of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security competition. “The …

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Raytheon’s Indianapolis Hub Expansion Seeks to Add 250 Jobs; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon expects to add as many as 250 positions through an expansion of the company’s systems modernization and sustainment facility in Indianapolis. The company said Monday it currently employs approximately 1,000 workers at the site to upgrade, engineer, install and maintain computer or weapon systems for military customers. “The work Raytheon does in …

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Early Tech Educational Programs Key to Build Up Cybersecurity Workforce

David Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services segment at Raytheon, has charted ways to foster a cybersecurity workforce in an effort to help maintain global security and economic stability. Wajsgras wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on U.S. News that he believes global security will rely on efforts to draw …

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UCF Wins 3rd Straight Title in Raytheon-Backed College Cyber Competition; David Wajsgras Comments

The University of Central Florida has won its third consecutive national championship in an annual national college cybersecurity competition that Raytheon acts as title sponsor for. The top 10 college and university teams from regional competitions faced off to protect a network from the attackers with the use of Raytheon tools to detect insider …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Kicks Off; David Wajsgras Comments

The Raytheon-sponsored 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for 2016 will start Monday in an initiative to educate and develop both current talent and future generations of cybersecurity workers. “Now more than ever before, the U.S. and countries around the world are connected by global information networks,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and …

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Awareness Programs Key to Bridge Cybersecurity Talent Gap

A report from Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance suggests organizations can encourage more young people to pursue careers in information technology security through awareness programs, Fortune magazine reported Monday. “We need to do a better job at communicating what we do,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services unit, was …

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Cyber Skills Gap Affects Contractors

David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, has said many government contractors are suffering a similar shortage in cyber talent that agencies have, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Wajsgras told the Post neither government nor industry are “collectively” attracting enough talent in the cyber field, Joe Davidson reports. The Post cited a Government …

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David Wajsgras: New Raytheon Cyber Hub to House Research, Test Collaborations

Raytheon has opened a new research and demonstration center in Sterling, Va. to work with corporate and government customers on the defense of computing environments from cyber threats. Raytheon said Wednesday the Global Cyber Solutions Center is based at the headquarters of the company’s intelligence, information and services segment in Sterling and will act …

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Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Fueling Interest in Cyber Careers

A study commissioned by Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance indicates cyber threats against the U.S. presidential election have helped boost interest in cybersecurity careers among young adults. Raytheon said Wednesday Zogby Analytics conducted the “Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap” survey which involves 3,779 respondents aged 18 to 26 from the …

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Raytheon Updates Air Operations Center Software With Agile Methodology; Todd Probert Quoted

Raytheon has used agile development practices in efforts to integrate new features into the baseline software of the U.S. Air Force’s Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System, Flightglobal reported Wednesday. The company added functions for targeting, battle damage assessment and logistics applications, among other things, into the software to …

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Raytheon to Build Replacement Shelters for Navy Surveillance Radar System

Raytheon has received a potential five-year, $45.4 million contract action to replace current shelters for the transmit array, transmit site monitors and receive site monitors of the U.S. Navy‘s Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar system. The Defense Department said Monday Raytheon will perform contract work in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virginia and Texas through …

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