Security


CACI wraps up its 2 newest acquisitions

CACI International Inc. may have completed its Christmas shopping early this year, having wrapped up its separate acquisitions of TechniGraphics Inc. and Applied Systems Research Inc. on Nov. 1.

SAIC, University of Md. to support cybersecurity initiatives

Science Applications International Corp. and the University of Maryland are teaming up to support initiatives that promote cybersecurity education, research and technology development.

SAIC continues biometrics gate-keeping at Iraqi entry ports

Science Applications International Corp. will continue providing biometrics support to U.S. Central Command under a three-year task order that could be worth more than $23 million.

Cyber 'epidemic' grows more urgent

With cyber threats to linked systems a potential epidemic, a panel of security leaders call for government to step up efforts on standards, collaboration and raising public awareness.

Unisys’ license plate-scanning award boosts border security

Unisys Corp. will build an advanced identification system for people and vehicles entering and exiting the United States across the borders with Mexico and Canada under a five-year Land Border Integration contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that has a ceiling value of $350 million over five years.

Motorola provides CBP with communications upgrades

Motorola Inc. will provide communications equipment and technology for the Homeland Security Department’s Customs and Border Protection agency efforts under a $30 million contract.

AT&T debuts mobile encryption app

AT&T offers new two-factor encryption service for mobile phone users for sensitive-but-unclassified voice communications.

Networx is hare fast, but awards are turtle slow

During the past month, only two statements of work have moved a step closer to transitioning services from the old FTS2001 system to Networx, and just three awards have been made.

BAE wins $300M DIA next-gen desktop upgrade

BAE Systems will modernize the Defense Intelligence Agency information system under a five-year award that has a $300 million ceiling.

5 critical steps on the road to IPv6

Connecting with the rest of the world could soon require the use of IPv6, and agencies should begin preparing now to use the new protocols.

Experts warn: Government ill-prepared for cyberattacks

An overwhelming percentage of security experts say cyberattacks against companies and government are increasing but neither group is properly equipped to protect itself, according to a cybersecurity survey released today.

San Diego security firm acquires HBE of New Jersey

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc., a national security solutions provider based in San Diego, is acquiring Henry Bros. Electronics Inc. through the purchase of all outstanding shares of HBE stock at approximately $7 a share, equivalent to about $45 million in cash.

Cybersecurity firms’ values soar as attacks increase

Strategic buyers are snapping up high-value cyber services and cyber technology companies.

Unisys plants IT security upgrades in USDA agencies

Unisys Corp. will boost IT security for the Agriculture Department under a five-year task order that could be worth as much as $18 million.

Army takes on acquisition, cyberspace and culture

The Army's cyber component's opening comes during unprecedented challenges in upgrading its IT services.

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