Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/17/2014

Verizon’s Kevin King: Security Key in Multicloud Environments

Kevin King of Verizon Enterprise Solutions believes companies should consider security when looking for a service that can interconnect data that resides in multiple cloud environments. King, external communications director at Verizon, said Thursday that one of the reasons why resources are stored in more than one cloud is to safeguard information…
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DynCorp Recognized for Materiel Readiness Contribution; James Myles Comments

DynCorp International has received recognition from the Army Aviation Association of America for the company’s contribution to the U.S. Army‘s materiel readiness and logistics operations…
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Robert Mehrabian: Teledyne to Build Electrical, Fiber Optic Tech for GD Electric Boat

Teledyne Technologies will assemble the electrical and fiber optic interconnect of the U.S. Navy‘s submarines under a subcontract from General Dynamics Electric Boat. Teledyne’s oil and gas group will provide materials and hardware engineering support services for 10 ships under the Navy’s Virginia-class submarine program, Teledyne said Thursday…
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Matt Goodrich: GSA Aims to Expedite Approval of Federal Cloud Offerings

The General Services Administration has created a new FedRAMP assessment category with the goal of helping vendors obtain security clearance for their government cloud products faster than usual, FCW reported Friday…
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Bart De Pontieu: Lockheed-Led Team Observes Solar Atmospheric Activity With NASA’s IRIS

A Lockheed Martin-led team has discovered new information on the sun’s atmosphere through NASA‘s Interface Region Imaging Spectograph as part of a mission to study energy transfer and the impact of solar atmospheric activity…
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David Richards Elected DynCorp’s U.K. Advisory Board Chairman; James Geisler Comments

David Richards, a retired U.K. military general, has joined DynCorp International to chair the advisory board of the company’s U.K. subsidiary. “We are excited to have General Richards join our board, bringing forth his experience with the UK’s armed forces which will be invaluable to DI’s future business in the region,” DI CEO James Geisler said Wednesday…
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