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CSRA Promotes IT Vet Matthew McFadden to Cyber Service Area Director

Matthew McFadden, former CSRA chief technologist for the Defense Innovation Cell, has been promoted to cybersecurity service area director at the Falls Church, Virginia-based company’s digital consulting group. The 13-year information technology veteran helped deliver services to Defense Department customers and supported the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy program of CSRA’s Defense …

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ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity at NDIA Forum

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, highlighted the company’s cybersecurity efforts during his presentation at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 9th Defense Industrial Discussions event held last month. ACT I said Niggel offered insights into cyber-related challenges facing the Defense Department and cyber protection initiatives such as the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriots. …

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ACT I’s Michael Niggel Leads Panel Discussion at US-Japan Defense Tech Forum

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, delivered the leadoff remarks in a cybersecurity panel discussion that was part of the 28th U.S.-Japan Defense Technology Forum at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. His speech at the event covered security cooperation efforts between the U.S. and Japan, preparation strategies for potential security …

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Tech Industry Vet Praveen Asthana Joins Forcepoint as Chief Marketing Officer

Praveen Asthana, former senior vice president at Oracle, has joined cybersecurity company Forcepoint as chief marketing officer. Forcepoint said  Monday Asthana will oversee global marketing for the company and its four business areas including cloud security, network security, global governments and data and insider threat security. Asthana will also report to Forcepoint CEO …

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Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Elected to Textron Board

Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, will officially join Textron on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Textron said Thursday she will bring three decades of homeland and national security experience in the public and private sectors to the company. “Deborah’s deep expertise in national security, government …

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Former Army, GDIT Exec Robert Wren Named IT Transformation, EA Director at MetroStar Systems

Robert Wren, a former chief information officer of the U.S. Army‘s medical department and a General Dynamics information technology business sub-unit, has joined MetroStar Systems as director of IT transformation and enterprise architecture. MetroStar said Tuesday the enterprise IT and healthcare technology professional will lead company efforts to address the innovation needs of …

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Parsons Holds NSA Cybersecurity Exercise in Maryland; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has begun to host a five-day cybersecurity event at its Columbia, Maryland-based facility in an effort to train representatives from military organizations on information assurance and network security. The National Security Agency’s information assurance capabilities group oversees the Cyber Defense Exercise that kicked off Monday in Maryland, Parsons said …

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