Posts from GovCon Daily for 2/9/2015

Jack London, CACI Exec Chair, Inducted Into Wash100 for GovCon Community Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Jack London, executive chairman at CACI International, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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Kevin Shelly, MarkLogic Public Sector VP, Chosen to Wash100 for Database and Storage Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Kevin Shelly, vice president of MarkLogic‘s public sector business, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Greek Debt Talks Drag US Stocks

The GovCon Index started the trading week with a decline of 0.44 points — or 0.6 percent — to close at 73.746 Monday and end a three-day gain streak. On Tuesday, the GovCon Index will replace ATK and Orbital Sciences with Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense groups with Orbital…
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Orbital Sciences Closes Merger with ATK’s Aerospace, Defense Groups

Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) has completed its merger with the aerospace and defense groups of ATK (NYSE: ATK) to create a new company that will operate as Orbital ATK. Orbital ATK will start “regular-way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday under the ticker symbol “OA,” Orbital and ATK said Tuesday…
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Consulting Firm System 1 Views Cyber’s Landscape Through ‘Democratization’ of Capability, Exposure

Federal agencies have put cybersecurity defenses high on their agendas in recent years due in part to a “democratization of cybersecurity capability,” according to John Abeles and Ernest Wohnig of cybersecurity consulting firm System 1…
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Carahsoft Adds RSA Offerings to GSA Schedule; Robert Moore Comments

Carahsoft Technology has added the security products and services of RSA, the security division of EMC, to its General Services Administration schedule. Carahsoft serves as the distributor of RSA’s software, hardware and services to the public sector market through the DHS-GSA Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program under the agreement, Carahsoft said Thursday…
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Air Force’s 5-Year Spending Plan Outlines Tanker, UAV, Carrier, JLTV Funds

Boeing could receive $15.6 billion over the next five years to fund the production of modified 767 jets for the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling operations, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Tony Capaccio writes that the Defense Department is requesting $2…
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