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 •  November 9

Our sister publication Defense Systems has lined up a great group of speakers for their conference on Nov. 14, so I wanted to call some attention to it. The Defense Systems Summit is Nov. 14 at the Pentagon City Ritz Carlton in Arlington, Va. Among the speakers are Major Gn. Sarah Zabel, director of the IT acquisition process development office of...

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 •  November 8

Merlin International went on a nice little win streak in the last quarter, capturing $80 million in new cybersecurity-related contracts and task orders at Veterans Affairs. On the surface it might seem like an overnight success but it was “years in the making,” Merlin chief technology officer Mark Zalubas told me. The revenue will be recognized...

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 •  November 8

One of the newest cybersecurity firms in the market is a culmination of years of work and recognition of what the founders call a need for multiple perspectives in addressing cyber issues. Matt Brown and Scott Ackerman, former executives with Knowledge Consulting Group, have formed a new company called ShorePoint. Joining them is Rob Palmer, former...

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 •  November 1

CSRA is now moving ahead with its $163 million contract to provide endpoint security to DISA. The work had been bogged down by a bid protest but on Oct. 20 AT&T withdrew its protest over how the evaluation was conducted. With the withdrawal, CSRA was given the green light to move forward. Interestingly, incumbent Northrop Grumman did not protest...

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 •  October 31

Emeryville, Calif.-based cyber company Tanium and its partner World Wide Technology have received a potential five-year, $750 million contract from the Defense Department’s Silicon Valley outfit to provide managed cybersecurity services to federal agencies. The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental organization disclosed the production-Other...

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 •  October 20

M&A Booz Allen Hamilton has agreed to acquire Cincinnati region-based commercial cybersecurity company Morphick in a deal to add new threat detection and analysis technologies. Terms of the transaction were undisclosed and Booz Allen expects to close the deal by the end of this year, the firm said Friday. Founded in 2015, Morphick has 40 employees...

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 •  October 11

M&A Parsons Corp. has purchased Florida-headquartered Williams Electric to add a new presence among the Army Corps of Engineers and grow its work in the critical infrastructure cyber market. Terms of the transaction were undisclosed and the deal also brings new footprints with classified customers, Parsons said Wednesday. Williams Electric...

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 •  October 10

Engility has received a potential five-year, $28 million contract for cybersecurity services to Defense Department acquisition and weapons systems. This effort seeks to help protect the government throughout the manufacturing supply chain and defend the military's acquisition programs and technologies from foreign adversaries. The contract supports...

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 •  September 29

Government agencies are looking for companies that can act as general contractors, but not all companies are system Integrators. Therefore, the goal for many companies is to have the ability to provide a more expansive, holistic offering beyond just their own product portfolio. That hasn’t traditionally been the case among cybersecurity providers....

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 •  September 15

A four-company joint venture managed by InfoReliance has won a five-year, $182 million task order to help the Army install and run a new managed cybersecurity system from partner McAfee. InfoReliance’s partners in the SEWP Solutions LLC venture include Premier Systems Ltd., SwishData and Vion Corp. The venture holds a prime position on the...