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  • Root9B Secures Cybercom Support Subcontract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Root9B Secures Cybercom Support Subcontract

    Root9B has received a potential five-year subcontract from Science Applications International Corp. to help update the U.S. Cyber Command‘s technology platforms designed for exercise support, operations, planning and training. The Joint Operations Center and Special Programs Support Task Order 2 subcontract covers support for Cybercom and JOC operations at Fort Meade, Maryland, R9B said Thursday. R9B will help the command plan […] More

  • Tim Reardon on Lockheed's Recent Reorg, More Than $1B Cyber Business and Int'l Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tim Reardon on Lockheed’s Recent Reorg, More Than $1B Cyber Business and Int’l Expansion

    Tim Reardon serves as vice president and general manager of Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin‘s defense & intelligence solutions business units, a 15,000-employee organization. The 15-year Lockheed veteran was most recently the president of the information systems and global solutions-national unit and has previously served as the president of the former IS&GS-global unit and the enterprise integration group. Reardon, a 10-year CIA veteran, […] More

  • Lockheed Opens Fort Meade Cyber Center; Tim Reardon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Opens Fort Meade Cyber Center; Tim Reardon Comments

    Lockheed Martin opened the doors of its new cyber center near Fort Meade, Md. Wednesday and intends for the facility to connect industry partners, customers and employees in the company’s cybersecurity work. This 56,000-square-foot center center of excellence contains training rooms and system laboratories and is built to host up to 250 professionals, the company […] More

  • SAIC to Enter USO Fort Meade Center 'Founders Circle;' Paul Gentile Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Enter USO Fort Meade Center ‘Founders Circle;’ Paul Gentile Comments

    Science Applications International Corp. is being recognized as a founding sponsor of a USO of Metropolitan Washington center at Fort Meade, Md. USO-Metro named SAIC a center sponsor for helping run the USO center and will induct the company into the center’s Founder’s Circle, SAIC said. “SAIC recognizes the many great services USO delivers to […] More

  • M.C. Dean Introduces New Baltimore Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    M.C. Dean Introduces New Baltimore Hub

    M.C. Dean is sprucing up and greening Baltimore. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 19, M.C. Dean will introduce its new LEED-certified Baltimore headquarters. The move not only renovated and greened a warehouse in Baltimore“™s Sharp-Leadenhall district, but will also bring 100 new jobs to the area. Centrally located downtown close to the Inner Harbor and […] More

  • Contractors Charm NSA at Speed-dating Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Charm NSA at Speed-dating Event

    As first-date jitters go, this encounter is bound to set off major knee trembling. Local businesses jockeying for federal contracts had the opportunity to woo the National Security Agency Monday in a speed-dating event that made bind dates and overprotective fathers pale in comparison. Maryland Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger played chaperon to 250 companies and […] More

  • Maryland Preps to Train Cyber Workforce - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maryland Preps to Train Cyber Workforce

    With an estimated 41 percent growth of the cybersecurity industry over the next eight years, Maryland is using a new federal grant to train thousands of cyber warriors. The $4.9 million grant has funded “Pathways to Cybersecurity Careers Consortium“ program, which aims to provide 1,000 new, dislocated or underemployed workers and recently separated veterans with […] More

  • DISA Moves HQ to Fort Meade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DISA Moves HQ to Fort Meade

    With 1,300 members of its workforce already relocated, the Defense Information Systems Agency has moved its headquarters from Arlington, Va.,  to Fort Meade, Md., which also houses the National Security Agency, according to The Washington Post. DISA Director Lt. Gen. Carroll F. Pollett said last week 600 more employees would be in place by the […] More

  • Thousand Cyber Jobs Head to Fort Meade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thousand Cyber Jobs Head to Fort Meade

    Last month, Gen. Keith Alexander was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the head of Cyber Command, which will be headquartered at Fort Meade, Md. According to the Department of Defense, approximately 1,000 personnel will head to Fort Meade as part of the new Command. “It will be the place where the Department of Homeland […] More

  • Alexander Picked to Head Cyber Command - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alexander Picked to Head Cyber Command

    The Department of Defense announced that Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander, current director of the NSA, was nominated by President Obama to head the DoD’s new Cyber Command. Alexander will be promoted to a four star general and will be responsible for coordinating the new US Cyber Command that will be headquartered at Fort Meade. Alexander […] More

  • Gen. Keith Alexander Expected to be Named Cyber Chief - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gen. Keith Alexander Expected to be Named Cyber Chief

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to name three-star Gen. Keith Alexander to head the newly formed Cyber Command. The new command, expected to open in October in Fort Meade, Md., will protect military and civilian networks. Alexander is currently in the role of  Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare. Among Alexander’s priorities is to […] More

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