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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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BAE, True North Automation Form Cybersecurity Partnership

BAE Systems has partnered with True North Automation to offer the former’s cybersecurity products and services to the latter’s customers. True North Automation aims to help clients integrate new security platforms into their systems and facilities as well as address cyber threats in the manufacturing and utility sectors, BAE said Wednesday. Colin McKinty, vice president …

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BAE’s Scott McVicar: Companies Seek to Boost Cyber Measures Against New Tactics

BAE Systems predicts that 2015 will see developments in technology, regulation and other cybersecurity aspects as cyber threats continue to evolve and impact efforts to combat digital crime. The company said Wednesday that Scott McVicar, managing director for cybersecurity at BAE’s applied intelligence unit, noted that cyber crime will use fragmentation and deception tools to …

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Kevin Taylor Named Managing Director at BAE Applied Intelligence

Kevin Taylor, formerly group strategy director of BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence business, has been named managing director of that business unit. He will report directly to CEO Ian King and continue as member of the group’s executive committee, BAE said Wednesday. Taylor most recently oversaw the applied intelligence group’s growth strategy and order backlog for …

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