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Northrop Gets $325M USAF Contract to Support Joint STARS

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has secured a $325 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue its support of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS). “The overall modification and sustainment work will ensure continuous safety and system readiness for the E-8C fleet against evolving threat environments,” said Janice Zilch, vice president of manned airborne surveillance programs at Northrop Grumman.

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Nick Urick on FireEye’s ‘Adaptive Defense’ Cyber Approach and How to Reimagine Security

Nick Urick oversees FireEye‘s work with federal agencies in his role as vice president of the federal division for the Silicon Valley-based network security company. FireEye calls its idea for cyber defense an “Adaptive Defense” approach that integrates the company’s technology with threat intelligence and experience in an effort to help government agencies stay …

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Deloitte’s Nathan Houser: Data Analytics, Visualization Tools Could Facilitate National Security Mgmt

Nathan Houser, head of Deloitte‘s national security sector, said advancements in analytics, information assurance and visualization technology can aid the U.S. government’s efforts to address emerging threats. In an interview published on Deloitte’s website, Houser said he sees national preparedness and resiliency programs as key opportunities for industry to help …

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General Dynamics Fidelis Adds IBM Platform to Cyber Appliance; Tom Lyons Comments

A General Dynamics subsidiary has combined its network security appliance with an IBM security information and event management platform, intending to help organizations protect their assets from cyber threats. Fidelis XPS integrates with IBM QRadar to monitor network traffic and report malicious activities in real-time, General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions …

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Air Force Submits Request for Regenerating Network System

In an effort to combat potential cyber threats, the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to develop a rapidly-shifting computer network infrastructure, according to a solicitation for white papers on the FedBizOpps.gov website. The Air Force is looking to dish out around $49 million for the development of the network …

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