Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/10/2018

Todd Probert: Raytheon to Present Avionics Cybersecurity at Airshow

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services business, told Shepard Media in an interview published Monday that the company’s presentation at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow will cover vulnerability assessment…
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Report: Bo Berlas Named GSA Acting Chief Information Security Officer; Kurt Garbars Retires

Officers at the General Services Administration told FedScoop in a report published Monday that Bo Berlas, recently GSA’s security engineering director, has been named acting chief information security officer after Kurt Garbars retired…
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Evoke Consulting to Support DOE Office of the CIO Under Potential $65M BPA

Evoke Research and Consulting has secured a potential five-year, $65 million blanket purchase agreement to provide executive services to the Energy Department’s Office of the Chief Information Officer…
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NASA Considers SpaceX’s BFR to Launch Telescope for Exoplanet Research

Yale University astronomy professor Dr. Debra Fischer said during the recent Exoplanets II conference that NASA is financially supporting a study that would look into the possibility of launching a space telescope using SpaceX’s upcoming BFR reusable rocket, Teslarati reported Monday
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BAE, L3 Start Aircraft Migration of Air Force Electronic Warfare Tech

Under the U.S. Air Force Cross Deck initiative, BAE Systems  will transition its Compass Call electronic warfare system from the EC-130H to the EC-37B aircraft platform, the company said Monday
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Carahsoft, Qualys Expand Partnership to Offer Agencies Cloud Security Platform; Craig Abod Comments

Carahsoft has agreed to market Qualys‘ cloud-based security platform to federal, state and local government agencies under an extended partnership agreement between the two companies. The Qualys Gov Platform is certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and designed to secure information technology environments, Carahsoft said Monday
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Interior Dept. Issues FedRAMP ATO to Esri’s Cloud-Based Spatial Analytics Platform

Esri has received authority-to-operate certification from the Interior Department to provide cloud-based spatial analytics support to U.S. federal clients. The company said Monday its ArcGIS Online service offering obtained ATO under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for availability on the FedRAMP Marketplace and deployment in Amazon Web Services‘ and Microsoft‘s cloud environments…
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GSA Seeks Telecom Director for Federal Acquisition Service

The General Services Administration is looking for a director to oversee policies, resources and procedures for telecommunications services programs at the agency’s Federal Acquisition Service…
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Triad National Security Gets NNSA’s Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico…
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Air Force Taps Lockheed for B-2 Defense Mgmt System Overhaul Support

Lockheed Martin has secured a $28.6 million delivery order to provide overhaul services for the defense management system of the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit bomber fleet. Work under the firm-fixed price order will take place at the company’s facility in Owego, N…
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VIDEO: DARPA Subterranean Challenge Competitors’ Day Teaser

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks multidisciplinary teams from around the world to compete in the development of the autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility technologies necessary to map explore and search underground networks in unpredictable conditions…
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