Posts from GovConDaily for 10/05/2017

Senate Committee OKs DHS Bug Bounty Program Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved a bill, sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-New Hampshire),  that would establish a bug bounty pilot program at the Department of Homeland Security…
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Christopher Krebs: New DHS Task Force to Oversee State, Local Election Security

Christopher Krebs, acting undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s cybersecurity and critical infrastructure division, has said that DHS created a task force that will oversee the security of state and local voting systems, Nextgov reported Tuesday…
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DHS S&T Website Features Homeland Security Innovation Projects

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has unveiled a new web page to display multiple innovation projects that seek to address homeland security challenges. DHS said Wednesday the Mobilizing Innovation page features a detailed overview and description of S&T projects categorized into mission areas such as resilience tactics, cybersecurity, first response, aviation security and operational standards, DHS said Wednesday…
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Lockheed T-50A Aircraft Reaches 100th Sortie Milestone

The T-50A aircraft developed by a Lockheed Martin–Korea Aerospace Industries  team has completed its 100th sortie at a facility in Greenville, South Carolina. Lockheed said Wednesday the milestone represents the company’s dedication to meet requirements for the U…
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AWCFT and ARL Add Artificial Learning and Machine Learning for Industry Day Event

TheAlgorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team (AWCFT) and Army Research Laboratory (ARL) will co-host an Industry Day to interact with, create synergy and respond to inquiries from businesses, counterparts and other partners…
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EU Agency Taps Janus for Risk Mgmt & Security Support

A European Union organization has selected Janus Global Operations to provide risk management and security services in support of efforts to boost maritime civilian law enforcement in Somalia. JGO said Wednesday it will deliver security management, regional daily incident alerts, security risk assessment analysis, close protection teams and hostile environment awareness training to the EU Regional Maritime Capacity Building agency in Somalia…
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Salient CRGT Subsidiary to Provide VA IT Configuration Mgmt Support

A Salient CRGT subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $17.4 million task order to provide information technology configuration management services to the enterprise program management office at the Department of Veterans Affairs…
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Survey: 43% of State CIOs Cite Internet of Things as Top Emerging Tech Interest

A new joint survey by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, CompTIA and Grant Thornton has revealed that 43 percent of state CIOs are most interested in deploying internet of things platforms, among other emerging technologies, in the next three to five years…
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Ultra Electronics to Continue Navy Infrastructure Cybersecurity Support

Ultra Electronics has received a one-year, $16.2 million contract modification to continue to help the U.S. Navy design, build, integrate and install multiple systems designed to secure the military branch’s critical infrastructure against cyber threats…
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Army, Marine Corps Demo 3D-Printed Small UAS

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps have tested a remote-controlled small unmanned aerial system that was manufactured through the use of three-dimensional printing technology. USMC said Tuesday the Army Research Laboratory brought together Marines from various military occupational specialties to demonstrate the functionality of the SUAS platform…
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Lt. Col. Joseph Carr: 340th EARS Squadron Continues to Offer Air Refueling Support for Air Force

Lt. Col. Joseph Carr, 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron director of operations, has said that the 340th EARS unit continues to offer air refueling services in support of various U.S. Air Force missions…
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VIDEO: Presenting the Financial Integrity Network

Presenting the Financial Integrity Network​: FIN delivers an array of strategic, advisory, and technical services to a diverse and select group of governments, financial institutions, and sectoral clients…
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