Posts from GovConDaily 02/27/2017

Jim Reagan, Leidos CFO, Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for Post-Merger Synergy Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil Leidos Chief Financial Officer Jim Reagan as an inductee into the 2017 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices…
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Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Implement Regulatory Reform Initiatives

President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to launch initiatives that will work to reduce the regulatory burden on citizens and to appoint a regulatory reform officer within 60 days of the executive order’s release…
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NASA Calls for iTech Program Cycle 2 White Papers

NASA has asked industry to propose new ideas to address gaps in different technology areas that may impact future space exploration missions. The agency said Friday businesses, universities, nonprofit organizations, inventors and U…
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Lt. Gen. William Bender Issues Endpoint Visibility Platform Deployment Directive for Air Force

Lt. Gen. William Bender, chief of information dominance and chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has signed a memorandum that mandates the service branch to implement an endpoint visibility platform across the service branch’s information technology programs…
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Defense Firms Expect Growth in Federal Funds Under Trump Administration; Ed Sheehan Comments

Some defense industry executives have said they expect an increase in federal defense funds under the administration of President Donald Trump amid the uncertainty in the government budgeting process, The Tribune-Democrat reported Sunday…
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NY Guardsmen to Help Test Orion Spacecraft Recovery Gear Under Joint NASA-DoD Mission

Forty-five airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing will support a joint effort of NASA and the Defense Department to demonstrate techniques and systems that will be used to recover NASA’s Orion spacecraft…
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Microsoft’s New Facility to Help Public, Private Sector Clients Address Cyber Threats in Latin America

Microsoft has opened a Mexico-based Cybersecurity Engagement Center as part of the company’s commitment to help government and enterprise customers in Latin America address information technology security threats…
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FAA Issues Updated List of Potential UAS Sighting Reports

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an updated list of potential encounters of air traffic controllers, pilots and law enforcement personnel with unmanned aerial systems from February to September 2016…
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Navy to Provide Info Warfare Training Via New Center

The U.S. Navy will establish an Information Warfighting Development Center in a push to help equip and train the service branch’s warfighters in the information warfare domain, C4ISR and Networks reported Friday…
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VIDEO: Marine Security Guards | On Call 24/7

Marine Security Guards serve as the eyes and ears of U.S. embassies and protect Americans in “every clime and place.” The mission of the Marine Security Guards is to provide protection to mission personnel and prevent the compromise of national security information and equipment at designated diplomatic and consular facilities…
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