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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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