Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/28/2015

Carlyle to Purchase Analytics Provider Novetta Solutions From Arlington Capital

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase McLean, Va.-based analytics services contractor Novetta Solutions from Arlington Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Novetta said Thursday it expects to close the transaction later this year and the deal will be funded by equity capital from the $13 billion Carlyle Partners VI fund…
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Edward Cardon Proposes ‘Convergence’ of Army Cyberecurity Ops

Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, head of U.S. Army Cyber Command, has described his vision of a military organization that aligns all operations to support the cybersecurity mission, the Augusta Chronicle reported Tuesday…
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Daniel Goure: Network Security Consolidation, Automation Key to Defend DoD Cyber Systems

Daniel Goure, a vice president at the Lexington Institute, has offered the Defense Department six cybersecurity strategies to help ward off sophisticated threats to the department’s computer networks…
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Unisys Survey: Data Breach in Telecom, Gov’t, Financial Sectors a Top Concern Among Consumers

A new Unisys survey has found 59 percent of consumers across 12 countries think a data breach is likely to occur in the telecommunications industry over the next year. The Unisys Security Insights study also found that network vulnerabilities in the government sector are a major concern for 49 percent of consumers, while data breaches that involve banks are a top concern for 48 percent of respondents, Nick Miles wrote in a blog post posted Wednesday…
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Joanie Newhart: OFPP Moves to Coordinate Civilian, Defense Acquisition Certification Programs

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has revamped the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting in an effort to align the program with the Pentagon’s certification services for defense acquisition personnel, FCW reported Thursday…
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