Tag Archives: cyber defense

ManTech Buys Minerva Engineering in Cyber Market Push; Kevin Phillips Quoted

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ManTech International has acquired Minerva Engineering, a cyber support services provider to the intelligence sector. “The addition of Minerva Engineering is highly complementary and further builds upon our differentiated cyber offering, delivering more to our customers while positioning us for continued growth,” said Kevin Phillips, ManTech chairman, CEO and president and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Cyber Training Demands Specific Approach; SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Quoted

Employees continue to click on malicious links amid government agencies’ efforts to launch training programs and assessments as part of their cyber defense strategies, Government Technology magazine reported. A study by the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association shows that 34 percent of cyber breaches are associated with negligence or …

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DISA Seeks Support Services to Modernize Cyber Defense Architecture

The Defense Information Systems Agency seeks a contractor that can provide information technology, cybersecurity engineering and innovation labor support services to upgrade the agency’s cyber defense architecture. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the contractor will be directed to refine the Acropolis system’s ability to develop and deploy enterprise defensive …

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Rita Flaherty: Lockheed Builds F-35, Apache Aircraft Sensors in Orlando, Fla.

Rita Flaherty, vice president of business development at Lockheed Martin, has said the company’s missiles and fire control business has designed and developed at least 11,000 sensor platforms through its Orlando, Fla.-based facility in support of military intelligence and surveillance missions, Orlando Business Journal reported Thursday. Those platforms include the Modernized …

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Carey Smith Talks About Parsons’ Williams Electric Purchase, Control System Business Expansion

Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, has said the company expects the acquisition of control system integration company Williams Electric to create new opportunities as the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor operates in the Middle East and other regions, the Pasadena Star-News reported Thursday. Smith told Pasadena Star-News she believes …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Endpoint Protection Tech Key to Agencies’ Situational Awareness

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said new technology platforms have emerged that work to help federal agencies build up their cyber “defensive postures” through endpoint protection, GCN reported Tuesday. Chehreh cited Dell EMC’s adoption of a technology tool in RSA’s Archer dashboards designed to detect anomalies in …

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