Posts from GovConWire for 10/06/2014

Richard Gregg Joins Consulting Firm H.J. Steininger as Managing Director; Hank Steininger Comments

Richard Gregg, former fiscal assistant secretary at the Treasury Department, has joined the private sector as managing director of accounting and management consulting firm H.J. Steininger. The company said Friday that Gregg will work on federal financial management, particularly on shared services and policy implementation related to the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act…
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Adm. Jonathan Greenert: ONR-Developed ‘Swarmboats’ to Boost Autonomous Warfighting Capabilities

The Office of Naval Research has developed technology that utilizes sensors to enable unmanned surface vehicles to swarm enemy vessels while protecting or escorting high-value U.S. Navy ships. David Smalley writes Sunday that the service tested the Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Command and Sensing system in a recent demonstration, where 13 autonomous or remotely controlled USVs swarmed and “overwhelmed” a simulated enemy ship…
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Robert Cardillo Named NGA Director; Michael Vickers Comments

Robert Cardillo, formerly the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s deputy director for intelligence integration, has joined the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as the agency’s director…
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Beth Cobert: OMB Guidance Aims to Bolster Security of Federal Data Networks

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has released a guidance document aimed at improving data protection and privacy measures across the government. Beth Cobert, OMB deputy director for management, writes Friday the guide is meant to help federal agencies guard systems in order to comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act…
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IAI, Invertix, Radiance Selected for $960M AF Intell Exploitation IDIQ

Integrity Applications Inc., Radiance Technologies and Invertix have been awarded prime positions on a potential eight-year, $960 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerospace intelligence activities…
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Friday Surge in GovConIndex

The GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23%, to 64.085 riding on a surge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Fridays rise came after four consecutive days of declines. An increase in U.S. employers hiring pointed to further evidence of strengthening American economy…
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