Tag Archives: National Security Agency

Cal Shintani on Oceus’ Public Safety Market Emphasis, Federal Broadband’s Evolution

Cal Shintani leads capture strategy, corporate strategy and proposal development functions for Oceus Networks as senior vice president and chief growth officer at the Reston, Va.-based mobile services contractor. Shintani last spoke to ExecutiveBiz for a Q&A conversation on his role at Oceus and GovCon market trends in June 2012, nearly …

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Executive Profile: Dave Rey, EVP of Sales for Salesforce.com’s North American Public Sector Arm

Dave Rey is the executive vice president of sales for salesforce.com‘s North American public sector business and leads the sales team’s efforts for that region. He previously served as head of the public sector infrastructure business at Oracle, where he held leadership roles for the technology and applications federal software business during his 17 years with …

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General Dynamics Previews Cyber Sensor Threat ID Tech; Nadia Short Comments

General Dynamics has developed a new National Security Agency-approved sensor software product for security operators to detect and prevent network intrusions with the company’s TACLANE-1G encryptor. The company said Thursday the TACLANE Trusted Sensor Software features deep packet inspection components for network filtering functions and to issue alerts for users to monitor any component …

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Doreen Harwood to Lead Leidos’ Assurance, Integration, Manufacturing Operations; Lou Von Thaer Comments

Doreen Harwood, formerly a program executive officer at the U.S. National Security Agency, has joined Leidos as manager of assurance, integration and manufacturing operations within the integrated systems group. The more than 35-year federal government veteran will lead the organization that provides system integration and deployment, agile development, adaptive manufacturing …

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NSA Certifies General Dynamics’ Network Encryption Tech Offering; Nadia Short, Chris Marzilli Comment

General Dynamics has obtained certification from the U.S. National Security Agency for a technology that seeks to help government agencies manage and secure up to 10 gigabytes of network-level data. NSA approved the company’s Taclane-10G network encryptor to help protect government information classified as top secret or below that category, …

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Exelis Memory Stick Gets NSA Certification; Mark Adams Comments

Exelis has obtained a National Security Agency certification for the company’s self-encrypting memory drive. The memory stick is built to give users data-at-rest, data-in-transit, communications, networking and storage services, Exelis said Thursday. Mark Adams, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ specialty applications business, said the company has gone through “successive …

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Chris Finan: Malware Against Mobile Payment to ‘Become More Prevalent’ in 2015

Chris Finan, head of Manifold Security, believes malware that targets mobile payment credentials “will become more prevalent” in 2015, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Cyber experts forecast that hackers will resort to new methods for cyber attacks against government agencies and commercial entities, Aliya Sternstein reports. Finan, a former White House cyber adviser and …

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DoD Customer Takes in Harris Falcon III Wideband Radio

Harris Corp. has delivered the first Falcon III RF-330E-TR production units to a Defense Department customer as part of its programs for handheld, manpack and small form factor radios. The company said Thursday the RF-330E-TR is a wideband team radio used for tactical communications in theater with functions to monitor radio status and network availability. …

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NSA Accredits 7 Companies for Cyber Incident Response Services

The National Security Agency has issued cyber incident response assistance accreditation to seven companies under the National Security Cyber Assistance Program, the Defense Daily Network reported Wednesday. Following an assessment of 21 focus areas, such as incident analysis and network traffic data collection, the NSA accredited Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen Hamilton, CrowdStrike Services, FireEye, Mandiant, Maddrix and Verizon. NSA’s information …

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Brad Medairy: Booz Allen Receives NSA Recognition for Cyber Response Service

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a cyber incident response certification from the National Security Agency for the firm’s work to provide cyber response aid to national security systems customers. The firm went through 21 reviews to demonstrate the incident response processes of its CyberReady Incident Response technologies for the NSA’s National Security Cyber …

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Chandra McMahon: Lockheed Met NSA Criteria for Incident Response Accreditation

Lockheed Martin has been certified by the National Security Agency to offer incident management services designed to help government agencies respond to attacks at the network layer. The company received the accreditation from NSA’s information assurance directorate through the agency-run Cyber Incident Response Assistance program, Lockheed said Tuesday. “Our intelligence …

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