[ISN] Isis — No, Not That One — Wins $7 Million Pentagon Cyber Contract

http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2015/03/isis-no-not-one-wins-7-million-pentagon-cyber-contract/106959/ By Aliya Sternstein Nextgov.com March 8, 2015 The Defense Department has hired a little-known Virginia startup company – with an unfortunate name – to pull together the military’s most cutting-edge computer and information assets. The “Threat Intelligence Platform” project will help Pentagon analysts sift through big data research to track threats – including presumably Islamic State extremists. So, the winning contractor, Isis Defense, might want to think about rebranding itself – or go with the free advertising. Right now, the company doesn’t have a major Web presence. There is no corporate website. Google searches for “Isis Defense” pull up a bunch of news stories about international efforts to stanch the Islamic State’s spread. Scroll down the list of results and you’ll find at least one relevant hit – an outdated bio for the firm’s chief executive officer, Jamie Dos Santos. She is the former CEO of Web services provider Terremark Federal Group. […]




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