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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Government at Risk of Losing Cyber Talent Due to Partial Shutdown

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said the recent partial government shutdown impacted 800K federal employees, including cybersecurity workers in the public sector. “One of the greatest challenges to come out of the most recent shutdown is likely going to be the unmeasured loss of an entire generation of the best cybersecurity workers the government employs,” Trexler wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday.

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Mike Basla on CACI’s ‘Solutions-Based’ Market Focus & Industry’s Role in US Air Superiority Effort

Mike Basla joined the former L-3 National Security Solutions business as a senior vice president in March 2015 after a 35-year U.S. Air Force career, then transitioned to CACI International one year later upon that company’s acquisition of NSS. Now at CACI, the retired lieutenant general and former Air Force chief …

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CEO Thomas Kennedy Talks Raytheon’s Expansion Into Commercial Cyber Market

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Sunday that sequestration and decreasing defense revenues were factors in the weapons maker’s move to expand into the commercial cybersecurity market. Kennedy told WSJ reporter Doug Cameron that Raytheon’s entry into the commercial cyber market started when it created Raytheon Cyber Products business, …

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CEO John Heller Outlines PAE’s Priorities, Vision Under Platinum Equity Ownership

Arlington, Virginia-based government services contractor PAE entered a new chapter in the company’s six-decade history upon its purchase by Platinum Equity and leaders on both sides are now planning investments with an eye toward short- and long-term growth. Despite budget uncertainties and shifting priorities at agencies, PAE CEO John Heller views Los Angeles-headquartered …

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NVRC Study: California, Northern Virginia Top Federal Contracting States for 2010-14

California and Northern Virginia were respectively the first- and second-largest states in terms of federal contract spending between 2010 and 2014 if the latter region was a state, a new study says. The r said Monday California received approximately $255 billion in federal non-payroll, defense and non-defense contracts over that four-year period and Northern Virginia got nearly $219 billion …

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Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

L-3 Communications CEO Michael Strianese has said his work as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association involves continued efforts to work with Congress and the Defense Department in areas such as budget cuts and innovation. Strianese told Defense News in an interview posted Saturday that AIA seeks to stop sequestration and its impact on U.S. technological advantage due to a lack …

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Ed Morche on Level 3’s Growth During Sequestration, Bringing Commercial Solutions into Government & the Benefits of a ‘Shared First’ Approach

Ed Morche leads Level 3 Communications‘ government markets group as its senior vice president and general manager, leading all functional activities in support of the firm’s civilian, defense, intelligence and other customers. In that role, the more-than-20-year telecommunications veteran also sets strategic direction for the firm’s capture strategy for government …

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