Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/05/2016

Lynn Dugle: Engility Shifts to Organic Growth Focus, Seeks $5B in New Bids

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) expects to start seeing some organic sales growth in the second half of this year as the company has finished the integration of fellow government services contractor TASC one year out from that acquisition’s closure, CEO Lynn Dugle told investors Thursday…
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FireEye Revamps Leadership Team; David DeWalt Comments

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has appointed Chairman and CEO David DeWalt as executive chairman of the board and President Kevin Mandia as the new CEO in a move to revamp the company’s leadership team. The company said Thursday that Travis Reese, president of the Mandiant subsidiary, has been named president of FireEye, while Chief Financial Officer Mike Berry will take the additional role of chief operating officer…
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BAE Systems Lands Navy Contract for Maintenance Services to USS Gettysburg

BAE Systems has secured a potential $31.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to maintain the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Gettysburg. The company won an base $29.4 million contract with options that will cover repair, maintenance and modernization work from June through December, BAE said Thursday…
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Boeing Provides Virtual, Hardware Trainers for Navy P-8 Maintenance Training Facility

Boeing has provided virtual and hardware-based training devices to the U.S. Navy’s P-8 maintenance training facility as part of efforts to prepare the P-8A Poseidon aircraft for fleet integration…
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Nextgov: DARPA Program Aims to Characterize Cyber Criminals, Forecast Attacks

A Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program aims to characterize cyber criminals and their strategies and forecast where future attacks could take place, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes that the Enhanced Attribution Program looks to provide visibility into all aspects of a cyber operator’s activities using “vantage points” such as laptops, smartphones and other traceable devices connected to the Internet of Things…
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White House Report Examines Big Data Approaches to Foster Equal Opportunity, Fairness

The White House has published a report that describes how organizations should use big data and algorithmic systems to detect human bias and avoid discrimination. According to a White House blog entry posted Wednesday, the report also seeks to illustrate how the use of big data to expand opportunity may also introduce inadvertent bias through case studies on credit lending, higher education, criminal justice and employment…
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Jacobs to Oversee Tennessee Valley Fossil Plants, Hydro Dams Construction

Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected to manage and support the construction of fossil plants and hydro dams located in Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky for an undisclosed contract amount. The company will provide managed task construction management services for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s civil projects and coal combustion product management group under the terms of the contract, Jacobs said Wednesday…
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Vernon Joyner Joins Ensco as National Security Solutions Division Manager; Boris Nejikovsky Comments

Vernon Joyner, formerly technical director for the advanced mission solutions group at Dynetics, has joined Ensco as manager of the company’s national security solutions division, effective April 30…
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CBP Seeks Sources for Management Support to Network Operations Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking information on potential vendors that can help run and maintain an agency facility built to support up to 17,000 enterprise network devices. CBP needs support personnel to ensure continuity of operations at the agency’s Network Operations Center, the Department of Homeland Security said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday…
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