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Executive Spotlight: Randy Morgan, Parsons SVP

Randy Morgan is a senior vice president at Parsons Corp., an international engineering, construction, technical and management services firm. He joined the company in 2011 as part of Parsons’ acquisition of SPARTA, Inc., where he served as president and now co-leads the team responsible for integrating SPARTA into Parsons’ government …

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Profile: David Helfgott, President of Inmarsat Inc., SVP of Business Development, Strategy

David Helfgott is president of  U.S. holding company Inmarsat Inc. and senior vice president of business development and strategy globally for the parent company, Inmarsat PLC. Prior to joining Inmarsat, Helfgott held leadership positions in the satellite communications and intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance technology market including:   Cobham PLC, as president …

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Expert: 'Ludicrous' Price Tags on Cybersecurity Acquisitions

The price of cybersecurity firms has been pushed to “ludicrous” levels by defense companies desperate to move into the fast-expanding market, according to an industry expert. Andy Stevens, the chief executive of Cobham, said he was “not even bothering” to pursue acquisition opportunities in cybersecurity because competitors were willing to …

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Applied Signal Auction Attracts Several Top Defense Contractors

Several top defense contractors, including Raytheon Co. (RTN.N), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LL.N) and Cobham Plc (COB.L), have signaled interest in the auction of cybersecurity firm Applied Signal Technology Inc. (APSG.O). Sources told Reuters Applied Signal received the first round of bids in November from several top defense contractors. Applied …

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Eurosatory 2010 Under Fire from Cyber Villains

Corporate espionage and trade shows have always gone hand-in-hand.  But when representatives from 130 nations gather to show off the best in military arms, including, for the first time, China, the proverbial red flag is raised. As Paris hosted Eurosatory 2010, concern has mounted over cyber espionage, according to Reuters. …

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Defense Firms Hit by Cyber Espionage at Arms Show

This week, France plays host to Eurosatory, one of the largest land-arms shows in the world, located near Paris. The exhibition space has representatives from more than 130 countries, according to Reuters. The arms show is also a cyber sleuths heaven, with major defense contractors coming under siege from cyber …

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Defense Firms Show Off Cyber Products at Arms Fair

As the annual Eurosatory arms fair continues to be underway, the world’s largest defense weaponry firms are getting a glimpse at the competition. The exhibition, which is currently being attended by some of the world’s most advanced defense weaponry companies, put new tanks, armored vehicles and other weapons of more …

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GovCon Daily News Recap – Feb. 19, 2010

Mischel Kwon, former Director of US-CERT, sees cybersecurity as a ‘group effort.’ The US is using automation to deal with the lack of skilled cyber professionals Cobham wins a $25 million contract with Sikorsky Accumen-Solutions wins cloud-computing contract with HHS Paul McQuillan and John Coster appointed to senior positions with …

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Top 10 Cyber Universities Named by The New New Internet

The New New Internet has published a list of the Top 10 Universities Preparing Future Cyber Security Professionals.  As the need for cybersecurity professionals swells, universities across the nation are helping to train the next generation of cyber professionals.  Each university on The New New Internet’s list is certified by …

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Executive Profile: Jason Nizialek of ArgoTek

Jason Nizialek, valedictorian and voted most likely to succeed in his class at Grand Island High School in Buffalo, NY, and graduate of Duke University, is the President and CEO of ARGOTEK, Inc., an information assurance and systems security engineering subsidiary of British contractor Cobham, plc.  Argotek specializes in information systems security engineering, information …

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