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Brillient Corporation Ranked on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500
Brillient Corporation
November 18, 2021
Brillient Corporation announced today it ranked 431 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Brillient grew 266 percent during this period.
 
SkyePoint Decisions Awarded U.S. DHS Task Order
SkyePoint Decisions
November 18, 2021
SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. announced today that it received a new task order to support the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). This task order is part of a proof-of-concept initiative and runs from October 2021 through March 2022. This task order was awarded under the CIO-SP3 Small Business contract.
 
OBXtek hires Susan M. Hinkle as Director of Quality
OBXtek
November 10, 2021
OBXtek has named Susan M. Hinkle, a seasoned quality and program management professional, as the new Director of Quality. In this role, Ms. Hinkle will be responsible for managing all aspects of OBXtek's quality program, including our CMMI-ML3 for development, CMMI-ML3 for services, ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 20000-1, ISO 14001, and ISO/IEC 27001-1 certifications.
 
Colonel (Ret.) Timothy Cole joins OBXtek as Business Development Executive
OBXtek
October 25, 2021
OBXtek Inc. has hired Timothy Cole as a business development executive. In this role, Mr. Cole will lead the business development and capture activities for our Acquisition Support and Program Management Center of Excellence.
 
Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) as a Service for U.S. Government
Appgate
October 21, 2021
Appgate announced plans to deliver its market-leading Zero Trust Network Access solution, Appgate SDP, as a service to U.S. government entities via a FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB)-approved environment. Through a partnership with Rackspace Government Solutions (RGS), Appgate SDP will be made available as an additional service offering within Rackspace Government Cloud, a managed security and compliance platform. Government agencies will be able to leverage an industry-leading Zero Trust Network Access solution in securing their diverse, hybrid IT environments.
 
Brillient Named One of Fastest Growing Companies
Brillient Corporation
October 19, 2021
Brillient Corporation, a full-spectrum digital transformation company, announced today that they have ranked 17 on the Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies list for 2021. The WBJ Fastest Growing Companies award highlights the 75 fastest growing private companies in the Washington region. Brillient's three-year revenue growth of 266 percent is a testament to the company's continuing journey evolving into a large business.
 
S4 Inc. welcomes new VP to leadership team
S4 Inc.
October 18, 2021
S4 Inc., a leading provider of enterprise IT solutions, cybersecurity and professional services, has hired Ron Gibbs as Vice President of Business Development. As a crucial member of S4's Executive Team, Ron will provide strategic direction and overall leadership for the growth and marketing functions of the company. His experience capturing business and spearheading growth with DoD/DHS/federal customers in the information technology industry make him ideally suited for this key role.
 
Appgate closes merger with Newtown Lane Marketing
Appgate
October 15, 2021
Appgate Inc., the secure access company, announced it successfully completed its merger with Newtown Lane Marketing, Inc. on October 12, 2021. Upon closing of the merger, Newtown changed its name to Appgate, Inc., and their common stock is now quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol NTWN. Appgate intends to have its symbol changed to APGT and to seek to uplist to Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange in 1Q2022.
 
New-Length,Single-Slot PCIe Carrier Card Interfaces XMC Mezzanine Module to PC-based Embedded Computer Systems
Acromag, Inc.
October 7, 2021
Acromag's APCe8775 carrier card offers a simple and cost-effective solution that allows a PC to communicate with an XMC mezzanine module over a PCI Express (PCIe) bus. System developers can insert an Acromag FPGA module or other XMC module on the carrier card to perform a variety of signal processing functions. The APCe8775 3/4-length PCIe card is ideal for use in smaller embedded computers and servers with reduced-depth expansion slots.
 
Precision OT's Advanced Engineering Group Acquires Nine Patents
Precision Optical Transceivers, Inc.
October 6, 2021
The Advanced Engineering Group at Precision OT, a leading provider of optical transceivers and related optical components, has acquired 9 patents from the USPTO in the areas of optical networking, integrated photonics and photonic radio systems, with many more pending. The company's first proprietary design by this team, the PAM4 Access Reach (P4AR) transceiver, will be available for demo and pre-order in 2022.
 
Thinklogical Achieves US DoD DISA JITC DoDIN APL Certification
Thinklogical, A Belden Brand
October 1, 2021
Thinklogical, A Belden Brand, a global manufacturer of secure high performance KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) extension and switching systems, announced today that it has received U.S. Department of Defense DISA JITC DoDIN Approved Product List (APL) certification for its TLX series extenders and matrix switches. Thinklogical TLX Video Matrix Switching Solution achieved APL certification as a Closed Video Distribution System (VDS) on July 29, 2021, with tracking number 1823401.
 
Spectrum Monitoring Partners
ATDI
September 30, 2021
ATDI enhances its spectrum monitoring capabilities as it partners with leading measurement equipment suppliers. Learn more about our latest integration with SignalShark from Nardar and their role in supporting network measurement data collection.
 
TCG Awarded Contract for FEC E‑Filing Platform
TCG, Inc.
September 29, 2021
TCG has been awarded the Federal Election Commission E‑Filing contract to assess and develop FECOnline. This is a cloud-based system that federal political campaigns will use to file all required financial contributions information. The contract has a maximum life of 43 months and a ceiling of $11.6 million.
 
Criterion Systems, Inc. Acquires SAGE Black
Criterion Systems, Inc.
September 28, 2021
Criterion Systems, Inc. has acquired SAGE Black Consulting and Contracting, LLC (SAGE Black), a government contractor providing a full spectrum of software engineering services to the GEOINT/SIGINT, space and cyber domains with a growing Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) presence. SAGE Black operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Criterion and Criterion. Chief Financial Officer Steve Mast serves as president of the subsidiary.
 
New Solution to Protect Defense Industry and Suppliers from Cybersecurity Breaches
CCgroup
September 23, 2021
Titania recently announced they will be the first to automate checks of core network security practices of the defense industrial base to meet the specifications set by the Department of Defense (DoD) under its CMMC standards.
 
Criterion Systems, Inc. Acquires Protas Solutions Inc.
Criterion Systems, Inc.
September 21, 2021
Criterion Systems, Inc. (Criterion) announced today it has acquired Protas Solutions Inc. (Protas), a government contractor providing data science, software engineering, and management consulting services to the Intelligence Community (IC). Protas operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Criterion, and Criterion co-founder and Chief Financial Officer Steve Mast serves as president of the subsidiary. The McLean Group advised Protas on its sale; the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
SpaceLink Selects SEAKR for On Board Processing
SpaceLink
September 19, 2021
SpaceLink, the company building the communications superhighway for the space economy, selected SEAKR Engineering to provide payload technology for its relay satellites. SEAKR is developing technologies for DARPA and the U.S. Space Force and will provide advanced on-board processing for SpaceLink, which provides secure, high-capacity communications for time-critical service between spacecraft and the ground. The processor on SpaceLink's MEO satellites will control and direct data traffic to optimize the capacity and availability of the network.
 
VTG Wins Navy Hypersonics Engineering Prime Contract
VTG
September 15, 2021
VTG, an industry-leading provider of force modernization and digital transformation solutions, announced that it has won a prime contract from the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs to provide engineering services for the Navy's hypersonic strike capability, a top Defense Department priority. Under the single-award contract, VTG will support the Conventional Prompt Strike Program Office, a division of SSP, with research and development expertise, systems engineering, logistics, and a wide range of programmatic and technical services.
 
Keeper Security Achieves New FIPS 140-2 Validation
Keeper Security
September 14, 2021
The company's certification has been completed following rigorous testing for deployments in the U.S. federal government
 
UKCloudX delivers Defence Digital's vision of data as a strategic asset through new Defence Cloud initiative.
UKCloudX
September 14, 2021
UKCloudX has today announced it has assembled a defence cloud ecosystem to enhance and deliver the Digital Backbone for Defence. UKCloudX, the sovereign cloud our national security depends on for rapid innovation and actionable insights, has today announced its new Defence Cloud offering to support the UK MOD strategic vision of information superiority through digital technology.
 
Revolutionary Solutions, LLC, Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certificate
Revolutionary Solutions, LLC.
September 11, 2021
Revolutionary Solutions is delighted to announce the successful completion of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification, certified by NSAI. "We are excited to have earned this certification and feel it provides additional assurance to our customers that we are focused on continuous process improvements and procedures,"\ states Rosemarie Floyd, CEO. This milestone represents our commitment to continuous improvement related to service, quality, and performance, which will continue to inspire us to climb higher.
 
CounterCraft Awarded Production Contract by U.S. Department of Defense
CounterCraft
August 30, 2021
CounterCraft, the global leader in active defense technology and the next generation of threat intelligence, has been awarded a production contract in order to more quickly and easily scale their deception technology solution across the United States Department of Defense. This contract is the next step from CounterCraft's prototype contract through the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), allowing the DoD to enhance cyber threat detection and intelligence-gathering capabilities.
 
Appgate Named A Leader Among Zero Trust Network Access Providers In Report By Independent Research Firm
Appgate
August 27, 2021
Appgate named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave?: Zero Trust Network Access, Q3 2021. Appgate is the best fit for companies that need high security and a self-hosted option. Appgate offers its Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) as a SaaS but also as a self-hosted option for enterprises and agencies that need it. Its cryptographic single packet authorization (SPA) can make for a super tight network defense posture.
 
APPGATE SELECTED TO COLLABORATE WITH NCCOE ON ZERO TRUST ARCHITECTURE PROJECT
Appgate
August 26, 2021
Appgate, the secure access company, today announced its participation in the Implementing a Zero Trust Architecture Project with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with other key industry partners. The goal of this project is to develop practical, interoperable approaches to designing and building zero trust architectures that align with the tenets and principles documented in NIST SP 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture.
 
Brillient Drives Digitalization With New Contract at IRS
Brillient Corporation
August 24, 2021
Brillient Corporation announced today that they were chosen to deliver digitalization solutions to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enterprise Digitalization and Case Management Office (EDCMO) for the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Solution Challenge.
 
SGS Approved to Provide Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Training
SGS North America Inc.
August 19, 2021
The CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) has approved SGS North America as a CMMC Licensed Training Provider. SGS will now provide accredited training to CMMC stakeholders.
 
For the 2nd Year in a row, OM Group Inc. Appears on the Inc. 5000 With 3-Year Revenue Growth of 222 Percent
Om Group
August 17, 2021
Inc. Magazine revealed today that OM Group Inc. ranks No. 2227 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment-It's independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
 
Announcing OCG Federal, a New Division of Oxford Computer Group
OCG Federal
August 13, 2021
Security Consultancy Oxford Computer Group announces the debut of OCG Federal, a new Oxford Computer Group division that is focused on delivering identity management and security solutions to our nation's federal agencies.
 
Criterion Promotes Jerry Black To Vice President
Criterion Systems, Inc.
August 9, 2021
Criterion is pleased to announce that Jerry Black has been promoted to Vice President. Over the past four years, he has been responsible for successfully expanding Criterion's presence in the federal civilian government market, primarily within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and will continue as Criterion's key executive for this department. Jerry is the program manager for Criterion's U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Information Technology Support Services (DAITSS) contract.
 
CounterTrade Products, Inc. Achieves 3rd Party Attestation to NIST 800-171, Securing Fast Track for CMMC Level 3 Compliance
CounterTrade Products, Inc.
August 3, 2021
CounterTrade Products, Inc. (CPI), a Colorado-based technology Value-Added Reseller, has successfully demonstrated compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-171 controls, as verified by official third-party attestation. Securing FastTrack for CMMC Level 3 Compliance!
 
SpaceLink Selected to Fly Demo on ISS
SpaceLink
August 1, 2021
SpaceLink, a company that is building the communications superhighway for the space economy, announced it was selected by CASIS, manager of the ISS U.S. National Laboratory, for a funded demonstration of its end-to-end relay service, which provides secure, continuous, high capacity communications between spacecraft and the ground. The demonstration will validate the use of a 10 Gbps optical terminal, for real-time voice, video, and data exchange between ISS crew, onboard systems, experiments, and terrestrial users.
 
Gryphon Technologies Receives V3 Employer Award for Exceptional Efforts Hiring Virginia Women Veterans
Gryphon Technologies
July 20, 2021
Gryphon Technologies, a transformational leader in providing digital engineering, cyber, cloud solutions, predictive analytics and technical solutions, and services to national security organizations, was recently honored by the Virginia Department of Veteran Services (VDVS) with a 2021 V3 Employer Award for its work to promote and increase the hiring of women Veterans.
 
Gryphon Technologies Marketing Lead Brooke White Named 2021 Distinguished Young AFCEAN for the Virginia Region
Gryphon Technologies
July 20, 2021
Gryphon Technologies Inc., a transformational leader in providing digital engineering, cyber, cloud solutions, predictive analytics, and technical solutions and services to national security organizations, announced today that the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International (AFCEA) named Gryphon marketing lead Brooke White a Regional Distinguished Young AFCEAN (DYA). The honor was presented during the WEST 2021 virtual awards ceremony on June 29, 2021.
 
Grimmer S4 JV Awarded GSA 8(a) STARS III Contract
Grimmer Technology & Operations, Inc.
July 15, 2021
GTOi is proud of our Grimmer S4 8(a) STARS III award and eager to bring our customers the business value our two companies harness and employ in our JV, said Marie Grimmer, GTOi President & CEO. This contract also allows our customers an 8(a) sole source option. Grimmer S4 is a SBA certified 8(a) prime contractor on the STARS III contract. This multiple award, IDIQ contract provides flexible IT services and IT services-based solutions.
 
Intrepid Acquires Fast-growing C5ISR Firm Darkblade Systems
Darkblade Systems
July 14, 2021
Intrepied doubles its size, expands support of IC in cybersecurity, electronic warfare and counter-UAS HERNDON, VA, July 14, 2021 Intrepid Solutions, a leading provider of IT modernization, cybersecurity, analytics, and advanced intelligence training services to customers across the U.S. intelligence community (IC), announced today it has acquired intelligence solutions firm Darkblade Systems Corp. The acquisition nearly doubles Intrepid's size and further grows its ability to deliver advanced technology products and services to the IC.
 
PESA Unleashes Secura LION, a Cybersecure Video, Audio and KVM over IP Distribution Platform
PESA
July 13, 2021
PESA announced the release of Secura LIONSecura LION, a Secure, CNSA Compliant, WAN-Enabled, Multiclass, Source-to-Glass Video Distribution System Over IP (VDS-IP) Platform to Protect and Defend Sensitive, High-Value or Classified Video, Audio and KVM Content.
 
Swish Data Closes Five Year, $43 Million Contract to Provide the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs with Artificial Intelligence Operations Solution
Swish Data
July 13, 2021
Swish Data and ScienceLogic team to provide the VA with real-time monitoring and automation using ScienceLogic's market leading, context-infused AIOps platform. The solution will help the VA monitor the operating status of all VA's Enterprise Cloud (VAEC) cloud services, containers, virtual machines and physical infrastructure as well as automate IT operations.
 
Aveshka, Inc. is awarded subcontract with the Data, Analytics, and Visualization Task Force of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Aveshka, Inc
July 9, 2021
Aveshka, a trusted provider of data analytics capabilities and subject matter expertise in the public health realm, was recently awarded a subcontract with the Data, Analytics, and Visualization Task Force (DAVTF) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Aveshka is serving as a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton on this program.
 
Envistacom Recognized as a Georgia Fast 40 Company
Envistacom
July 8, 2021
Envistacom, LLC, announced today that the company was named one of the fastest-growing companies in Georgia's upper-middle market by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), marking the fourth consecutive year Envistacom has been recognized in ACG Atlanta's Georgia Fast 40 Awards.
 
Darkblade Systems Approved as a CMMC Candidate Certified Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO)
Darkblade Systems
July 1, 2021
Darkblade Systems is proud to announce approval as a Candidate C3PAO by the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) to formally assess Defense Industry Base contracting companies for the new CMMC Certification. Our first-class cybersecurity team provides tailored compliance programs that are affordable for businesses to help meet government contract requirements. The Darkblade Systems team is a Registered CMMC Provider Organization(RPO) and includes one of the first CMMC Provisional Assessors and several CMMC Registered Practitioners (RP).
 
Cohesity Achieves DoDIN APL Certification
Cohesity
June 24, 2021
Cohesity is proud to announce that we have been certified by the U.S. Department of Defense Information Network Approved Products List (DoDIN APL) in the Data Storage Controller category. The DoDIN APL is a master list of products that have completed cybersecurity and interoperability certification and are approved for deployment in the DoD's technology infrastructure.
 
PESA Taps Industry Veteran, Dennis Defensor, to Strengthen Its Position in The Federal, State and Local Government IT Markets
PESA
June 23, 2021
Dennis Defensor joined PESA as Vice President for Global Sales, Marketing and Channel Management. PESA is the Leading Company for Highly Secure and Scalable Video, Audio, USB and KVM Distribution and Extension Technology.
 
Brillient Awarded Digitalization Contract by Bureau of Fiscal Service (BFS) for Matured Unredeemed Debt (MUD) Program
Brillient Corporation
June 23, 2021
Brillient Corporation announced today that the Bureau of Fiscal Service (BFS) has awarded them a Full & Open contract to help BFS digitalize savings bond data stored on microfilm. Under this program, Brillient will digitalize and extract savings bond data from microfilm utilizing advanced machine learning and Intelligent data capture algorithms, which are a foundational element of Brillient's Digital Transformation suite enabling agencies to provide friction-free services to citizens and businesses.
 
SD3IT Achieves ISO/IEC 20243-1:2018 Open Trusted Technology Providers
SD3IT
June 22, 2021
SD3IT, LLC has been certified Open Trusted Technology Provider by The Open Group. ISO/IEC 20243-1:2018 (O-TTPS) is a set of guidelines, requirements, and recommendations that address specific threats to the integrity of hardware and software COTS ICT products throughout the product life cycle. This release of the Standard addresses threats related to maliciously tainted and counterfeit products. "SD3IT is proud to provide certified confidence that our supply chains are trusted," said Sara Dimlich, COO at SD3IT.
 
MAGNUS APPRAISED AT CMMI MATURITY LEVEL 3
NXTKey Corporation
June 15, 2021
Virginia-based, woman owned small business, MAGNUS Management Group LLC, (a NXTKey company) announced today that the organization has been appraised at Maturity Level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services. (CMMI-SVC+SSD) Version 1.3 for both Information Technology and Cyber Security Services. This is a significant re-investment milestone achieved in MAGNUS's continuous process improvement journey, Shivaji Sengupta, CEO, said in a statement.
 
Acromag Releases XMC FPGA Modules with Write-Protected Configuration Memory for Enhanced Security
Acromag
June 15, 2021
Two new XMC modules with a Xilinx Artix-7 or Kintex-7 FPGA feature write-protected flash memory to prevent unwanted changes to configuration files. Acromag's new XMC-7AWP and XMC-7KWP modules with user-programmable Xilinx Artix-7 or Kintex-7 FPGA, feature write-protected flash memory to secure configuration files. These modules are well-suited for a broad range of applications, such as: hardware simulation, communications, signal intelligence, adaptive filtering, and image processing. High-speed interfaces are provided for PCIe, 10GbE, LVDS, serial and more.
 
Bluescape Achieves AWS Digital Workplace Competency Status and Announces Availability on AWS Marketplace
Bluescape
June 14, 2021
Bluescape today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Service (AWS) Digital Workplace Competency status. The company is the first visual collaboration platform to be listed with this competency, and only one of nine Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) total within the collaboration category. The visual platform for high-value collaboration expands its reach to over 300,000 current AWS customers.
 
S4 Inc. announces new Senior Vice President
S4 Inc.
June 14, 2021
Defense contractor S4 Inc. recently announced the promotion of Mr. Phillip Shuman to the role of Senior Vice President. Mr. Shuman joined S4 Inc. in 2014, bringing with him a background in program management and business development in the areas of intelligence and cybersecurity. As a Senior VP, Mr. Shuman is responsible for the oversight and direction of the marketing team in the growth of S4, particularly in the area of cybersecurity.
 
Redspin is First Organization to Pass CMMC Assessment
Redspin
June 10, 2021
Redspin, a division of CynergisTek (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), is the first organization to successfully pass the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 3 certification as a Candidate CMMC Third Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO). Specifically, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC) determined Redspin's security practices and processes met the requirements of CMMC Level 3 and, subsequently, the CMMC-AB has credentialed Redspin, as an Authorized C3PAO ready to conduct CMMC assessments.
 
EY Announces Sukumar Iyer of Brillient Corporation as an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award Finalist
Brillient Corporation
June 9, 2021
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced today that CEO and Executive Chairman Sukumar Iyer of Brillient Corporation was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
 
PESA Live Video Distribution Platform Fully Complies with CNSA Cybersecurity Requirements
PESA
June 3, 2021
PESA Secura, when matched with a certified NIST 140-2 crypto module, fully meets the requirements of the Cybersecurity Executive Order recently released from the White House, making it a viable cybersecure option. PESA Secura meets the National Security Agency (NSA) Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) Suite (formerly Suite-B) requirements to protect information, including each and every video, audio, KVM, USB and control flow from being compromised. Secura enables Zero Trust environment.
 
Intelligent Innovations Group awarded a spot on the Defense Intelligence Agency's SITE III contract
Aveshka
May 28, 2021
Intelligent Innovations Group (IIG), a joint venture created between Argus Secure Technology LLC and Aveshka, Inc., has won a position supporting the $12.6 billion Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
 
Trans Global Data Center Announces New Solutions for Data Protection
Trans Global Data Center
May 25, 2021
Trans Global Data Center, Inc. (TGDC), a leader in ensuring critical data is 100% protected from loss, announces solutions to address the growing risk of data destruction. TGDC combines best practices among different industry solutions like Sheltered Harbor (www.shelteredharbor.org) data vaulting, diverse dual energy grid power solutions, and disaster protection inclusive of nuclear/explosion, Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), and all-natural disasters.
 
Tyto Athene Completes Acquisition of ATT's Defense Sector-Focused IT Professional Services Business and Expands Management Team and Board of Directors
Tyto Athene
May 20, 2021
Tyto Athene announced on April 1, 2021 that following the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and receipt of regulatory approval, it has completed its acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. (GSI), which comprises AT&T's Department of Defense IT professional services business and select other contracts.
 
Project Ares by Circadence Named Winner of the Global InfoSec Awards during RSA Conference 2021
Circadence
May 20, 2021
Circadence, a market leader in cybersecurity education and training, is proud to announce recognition for its Project Ares cyber learning platform from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry's leading electronic information security magazine. Project Ares has received the first-place award in the Cutting-Edge in Cybersecurity Training category.
 
Trenton Systems welcomes Robert Haag as Executive Vice President
Trenton Systems
May 19, 2021
Trenton Systems is pleased to announce and welcome Robert Haag as its new Executive Vice President. Haag will be responsible for working across the company to help position Trenton Systems for accelerated business growth. With his background in strategic planning and partnerships, sales, engineering, operations, and marketing, he will be an invaluable asset to Trenton's executive leadership team, led by experienced professionals focused on the company's continued customer and business expansion.
 
Bluescape Partners with the Department of Defense to Enable Access to the Company's Collaboration Technology
Bluescape
May 18, 2021
Bluescape has announced that it has entered into a level 4 (IL4) authority to operate (ATO) that enables all Department of Defense (DOD) personnel, uniformed and civilian, with access to Bluescape technology. The partnership is the latest effort of the Naval Systems Engineering Resource Center (NSERC) leadership to bring best-in-class commercial technology to the DOD in order to meet the department's unique missions and requirements.
 
Darkblade Systems is #329 on Financial Times America's Fastest Growing Companies of 2021 List Darkblade Systems is #329
Darkblade Systems
May 17, 2021
Darkblade Systems is proud to announce it has earned a spot as #329 on America's Fastest Growing Companies of 2021 list. The companies recognized were ranked based on compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in revenue data between 2016 and 2019. The data was collected by research company Statista. The CAGR determines a company's strength as they entered the COVID-19 pandemic and points to those likely to have the resilience to emerge from the crisis in good financial health.
 
PESA Expands Focus On Worldwide Channel Operations
PESA
May 12, 2021
Gary Herman is now director of channel partner programs for PESA, a leading company for secure video, audio, USB and KVM distribution and extension technology.
 
Envistacom Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Envistacom
May 10, 2021
Envistacom, LLC, today celebrated its tenth anniversary - marking a decade of supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to equip America's warfighters with mission-critical solutions and technology to counter existing and emerging threats protecting military personnel, civilians, and infrastructure. The company reflected upon numerous milestones as it transformed into a recognized employer of choice, strategic government partner and technology pioneer.
 
S4-SDC-JV captures USAMS IV Cyberspace II task supporting USSTRATCOM/J2
S4 Inc.
May 6, 2021
S4-SDC-JV, a small business joint venture of S4 Inc. and Solutions Development Corporation (SDC), has been awarded the All-Source Intelligence Cyberspace II task order supporting US Strategic Command Intelligence Directorate (USTRATCOM/J2). S4-SDC-JV will provide all source intelligence analysis focused on characterizing the cyberspace capability and posture of our adversaries. Work will be performed at Offutt AFB, Nebraska, and was awarded under the GSA OASIS Small Business (SB) Pool 3 contract.
 
Preferred Systems Solutions Changes its Name to Solerity
Solerity
May 6, 2021
PSS Changes its name to Solerity
 
6-20 GHz Device Joins SAF Tehnika's Spectrum Compact Family of Handheld Spectrum Analyzers
SAF Tehnika
May 3, 2021
SAF Tehnika, a global designer and manufacturer of RF data transmission equipment announced today the addition of it's 6-20 GHz handheld spectrum analyzer. Providing best in class price/performance the new Spectrum Compact delivers high durability at an affordable price point making it a perfect tool for RF Field Engineers and Technicians.
 
PESA Promotes Scott Barella to Chief Technology Officer
PESA
April 30, 2021
PESA Switching Systems, a global developer of high-performance secure, video, audio, USB and KVM distribution announced today that Barella has been officially promoted to Chief Technology Officer to lead technology direction for secure video, audio, USB and KVM distribution and extension.
 
PESA Promotes Scott Barella to Chief Technology Officer
PESA
April 26, 2021
PESA Switching Systems, a global developer of high-performance secure, video, audio, USB and KVM distribution announced today that Scott Barella, a video, audio and IP veteran, has been officially promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Scott is leading the development of PESA's new highly secure video, audio, USB and KVM extension and distribution system over IP.
 
Brillient Receives NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Multi-Award IDIQ
Brillient Corporation
April 26, 2021
Brillient Corporation announced that the NIH's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) have awarded it a full and open multi-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with up to a 10-year period of performance and ceiling of $75M across awardees to support expansion of the NIDDK Central Repository Program.
 
The U.S. Army Extends Everbridge Software Solutions to Power JARVISS, the Department of Defense's (DoD's) Enterprise System for Threat Visibility
Everbridge
April 19, 2021
Everbridge, Inc. the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced that the U.S. Army signed a new three-year contract for its software solutions to power JARVISS, the U.S. DoD's enterprise system for threat visibility. The new contract also includes two U.S. Air Force major and subordinate commands - Air Force Materiel Command and Air Force North, which committed to adopting JARVISS to advance their respective threat information sharing and analytics capabilities.
 
SkyePoint Decisions Appraised at CMMI Level 3 for Services
SkyePoint Decisions
April 19, 2021
SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. (SkyePoint Decisions), a leader in Cybersecurity Solutions, Engineering, Information Technology Operations, and Applications Integration that specializes in serving Federal Government missions, announced today that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services Version 2.0. This appraisal reflects a commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and dedication to customers. CMMI is a proven approach to performance management with decades of successful results.
 
PESA TAPS SARA KUDRLE TO LEAD GLOBAL MARKETING INITIATIVES
PESA
April 13, 2021
PESA Switching Systems, a global manufacturer of high-performance secure, video, audio, USB and KVM distribution announced today that broadcasting industry veteran Sara Kudrle, a SMPTE Fellow, has been named Director of Global Marketing.
 
Trenton Systems releases cybersecure 3U BAM Server
Trenton Systems
April 13, 2021
Trenton Systems, a manufacturer of cybersecure, rugged, made-in-USA computing solutions, has released its long-awaited 3U BAM Server, a dynamic, high-performance military computer designed to perform seamlessly at the edge and effectively secure customers' sensitive information using a holistic hardware, firmware, and software trusted computing methodology.
 
Darkblade Systems Joins DOD SkillBridge Program
Darkblade Systems
April 12, 2021
Darkblade Systems Joins DOD SkillBridge Program As a trusted employer, Darkblade Systems has been authorized by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense to work with each of the military service branches and respective installation commanders to develop SkillBridge training programs. Each year 200,000 members of the U.S. Armed Forces, stationed in over 140 military installations in the U.S. and overseas, separate from active duty and re-enter the civilian work force or pursue higher education.
 
Connected Logistics awarded 5 1/2 year ITES-3S task order to provide DoD with a full range of RF-ITV Integration and Support Operations
Connected Logistics
April 1, 2021
Under the up to 5 1/2 year ITES-3S IDIQ task order, Connected Logistics and its teammates will operate, maintain, and provide a full range of support operations for the worldwide Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (RF-ITV) system and infrastructure. The scope of this effort spans 39 countries across all six geographic Combatant Commands (AFRICOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, INDOPACOM, NORTHCOM, and SOUTHCOM). RF-ITV IV teammates include Leidos, Inc.(Leidos), Array Information Technology (ARRAY), and Onyx Government Services (Onyx).
 
SI2 Accelerates Growth by Expanding its Facilities
SI2 Technologies
March 26, 2021
SI2 Technologies, a leader in designing and manufacturing electromagnetic systems for military and government platforms constrained for space, weight and power, recently announced that the company has expanded its facilities by more than 50% to 23,000 square feet. This expansion enables SI2 to increase its testing, manufacturing, and government compliance capabilities as well as hire 10-15 new staff members for positions ranging from engineering to finance, and contracts to security.
 
Mission Secure Appoints Security Industry Veteran John Adams as New Chief Executive Officer
Mission Secure Inc.
March 22, 2021
Mission Secure, the industry's leading industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity technology company, today announced the appointment of John Adams as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
 
Centrify Takes the Gold for Privileged Access Management in Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
Centrify
March 16, 2021
Centrify, a leading provider of modern privileged access management (PAM) solutions, announced that it has been recognized as a Gold winner in the Privileged Access Management category of the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.
 
OM Group Makes 2021 INC. 5000 NY Metro List of Fastest-Growing Companies
OM Group Inc
March 16, 2021
OM Group earned the number 68 spot on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: NY Metro list of the fastest-growing private companies. This accolade comes on the heels of the company's debut in 2020 on the national Inc. 5000 list at number 643. OM Group leadership attributes the company's success as a small business to its ability to establish credibility with customers by being agile, decisive and responsive.
 
USmax Awarded GSA Cloud Services SIN
USmax Corporation
March 15, 2021
USmax has been awarded Cloud and Cloud-Related Professional Services SIN 518210C under GSA MAS contract. "This GSA Cloud SIN award is a great complement to our existing prime GSA FSS award for HACS services. We are excited to offer cloud services to our existing enterprise cloud clients at FEMA, USDA and USACE, and execute strategic industry partnerships supporting IT modernization efforts across FEDCIV and DOD," Cassandra Cooper, director, corporate operations, USmax Corporation, says.
 
PESA Releases Secura VDS-IP for Highly Secure Command and Control, Eliminating Internal and External Threats
PESA
March 15, 2021
PESA released its Secura VDS-IP video distribution-over-IP platform for highly secure 4K video, audio, control and KVM distribution. Secura protects multiple classifications of content from both internal and external threats, whether in a sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF), command and control (C2) for government agencies or operations briefing centers. For defense applications, the intelligence community and other government agencies, Secura supports a highly secure C2 center providing continuity of operations (COOP).
 
Envistacom Named Prime for $2 Billion CIO-SP3 IT Solutions and Services Contract
Envistacom
March 11, 2021
Envistacom LLC announced the award of a two-year, $2 billion Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The CIO-SP3 ID/IQ contract supports the National Institute of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services, and other federal agencies. As part of the contract, Envistacom will provide IT and other telecom services and solutions specific to health, health science and biomedical-related areas.
 
NetQuest and ElastiFlow Deliver Industry's Most Scalable Network Visibility Solution for Cyber Security
NetQuest Corporation
March 10, 2021
NetQuest Corporation announced the integration of the NetQuest OMX3200 and ElastiFlow Unified Flow Collector to optimize network security using unsampled enriched IPFIX metadata. With an expanded attack surface and rapidly growing traffic rates, SecOps teams need advanced visibility solutions that can scale to avoid network blind spots and maximize threat detection capabilities.
 
IDS International Acquires International Training and Security Support Services Companies DECO and GovSource
IDS International
March 4, 2021
Security government services firm IDS International has acquired DECO, a global training and specialized technical services company, and GovSource, a leader in elite military and law enforcement training to the U.S. government and partner nations. "By combining IDS, DECO and GovSource, we are merging three companies with distinct strengths and mature customer relationships to address the world's most complex and mission-critical programs," said IDS President and Chief Executive Officer Nick Dowling.
 
Darkblade Systems Grows CMMC-Registered Practitioner Teams
Darkblade Systems
March 4, 2021
Darkblade Systems continues to grow its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Registered Practitioner teams in preparation to perform CMMC pre-assessment and consultation work as an approved CMMC Registered Provider Organization. Darkblade Systems is proud to announce that it has six new CMMC Registered Practitioners trained and certified by the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB), with nearly a dozen more in training.
 
Criterion Systems Inc. Acquires Realm Consulting Inc. and Launches Intelligence Solutions Business Unit
Criterion Systems Inc.
March 2, 2021
Criterion Systems Inc. has acquired Realm Consulting Inc., a subcontractor for the Intelligence Community that provides services in software development, network and systems engineering and cybersecurity. Realm employees have joined Criterion's new Intelligence Solutions business unit, which focuses on providing systems integration and cyber operations-focused services. Ross Deem will serve as vice president and chief technology officer of the new business unit and John Abromavage will serve as vice president, Intelligence Solutions.
 
OBXtek Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program
OBXtek
March 1, 2021
OBXtek recently launched a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program for all employees. The program will continue to maintain an environment that recognizes and values differences. The program seeks to ensure fair treatment, equality of opportunity to grow and thrive, and a culture of community and belonging.
 
OBXtek Launches Veteran Employee Resource Group
OBXtek
February 22, 2021
The mission of the Veteran ERG is to promote veteran recognition and opportunities for professional development with the vision of inspiring support and advocacy for the veteran community.
 
Watershed Security LLC Appoints CIO and COO
Watershed Security, LLC
February 22, 2021
Watershed Security LLC, an ISO 9001:2015-certified provider of cybersecurity and information technology solutions for defense and civilian markets, has selected Don General to be its new chief information officer and Hezekiah Natta as its chief operating officer.