Posts from GovConWire for 11/06/2018

Trustwave’s Bill Rucker: Strategic Partnerships Could Help Ensure Federal Network Security

Bill Rucker, president of Trustwave Government Solutions, has said government agencies should establish strategic partnerships and identify vulnerabilities in order to protect networks and counter cyber hackers…
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Alan Stewart Named Peraton EVP, CFO; Stu Shea Quoted

Alan Stewart, a finance and integration leader in the government contracting industry, has joined Peraton as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Stewart will lead the company’s accounting, financial planning, auditing and government reporting functions and oversee external lender and audit relationships, Peraton said Monday…
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NIST to Use IBM’s AI Tool to Assign Scores on Publicly Reported Vulnerabilities

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with IBM to leverage an artificial intelligence system to rate the severity of publicly reported cyber vulnerabilities, Nextgov reported Friday…
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General Atomics Receives $263M Air Force UAV Production Contract

A General Atomics business unit has secured a potential three-year, $263.4M contract to produce MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc…
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Cubic, Army Restore Hurricane Michael-Affected Communication Networks in Florida; Mike Twyman Quoted

Cubic’s mission solutions business unit has offered its satellite communications and networking offerings to support post-Hurricane Michael relief operations in Florida. In coordination with the U.S…
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Report: DISA to Issue All Mobility Services Contracts Before 2020

The Defense Information Systems Agency intends to award all three of its mobility services procurement vehicles before fiscal year 2019 ends, Nextgov reported Monday. DISA said it will possibly release the final request of proposals for the classified segment of the Mobility Enterprise Services contract in the upcoming weeks, with the award expected in the third quarter of 2019…
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ACT I Lands 24th Spot on WBJ’s Fastest-Growing Companies List; Michael Niggel Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured the 24th spot on the Washington Business Journal’s list of 75 fastest-growing companies in the region. The company said Monday WBJ held an awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov…
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Lockheed Gets $350M Modification for JASSM Life Cycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $350M modification to an existing production support indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the U.S. Air Force‘s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile…
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Maximus to Provide Contact Center Tech Under GSA Contract Vehicle; Bruce Caswell Quoted

Maximus has landed the first special item number under the General Services Administration‘s new contract vehicle for contact center technologies. The new IT 70 Automated Contact Center Solutions vehicle helps federal agencies access citizen engagement center technologies including artificial intelligence, chat bots, robotic process automation and voice recognition, the company said Monday…
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BayFirst to Help DOT Develop Business Intell, Data Modeling Tools

BayFirst Solutions has secured a task order to help the Transportation Department create data modeling and business intelligence prototypes for the department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration…
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Mike Laidley: Northrop’s OmegA Rocket Booster Work Could Benefit NASA’s SLS

A Northrop Grumman official told NASASpaceflight in an interview published Monday the company sees “a lot of synergies” between the Common Booster Segments for the OmegA rocket and the solid rocket boosters for NASA’s Space Launch System…
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