Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/18/2015

House GOP Proposes $90B FY 2016 War Budget to Cover Budget Caps

House Republicans have introduced a budget proposal to increase the total fiscal year 2016 defense budget to $613 billion, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. Kristina Wong writes the proposal would put $90 billion into the overseas contingency operations fund, which the lawmakers say will cover for the $523 billion defense budget cap mandated by the 2011 Budget Control Act…
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Serco’s US Arm to Administer ID Cards for US Navy Personnel; Dan Allen Comments

The North American subsidiary of Serco Group has won a $42 million contract to administer identification cards for U.S. Navy personnel at several military sites worldwide. Serco Inc. will work to verify eligibility of Navy personnel and issue the cards to active duty, reserve, retiree, contractor personnel and family members, Serco said Tuesday
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Michael McCaul: House Cyber Info Sharing Bill to Include New Liability Protections

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has said lawmakers are preparing a new bill to provide liability protections for private companies that share sensitive cyber-related information with the government, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday
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Noblis Lands New FedRAMP Operations Support Work; Amr ElSawy Comments

Noblis will provide program management and technical advisory services to the General Services Administration for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program under a new contract. The nonprofit science and technology organization saidTuesday the contract covers added support work for all FedRAMP functions as the program works to assess the security of cloud services that federal agencies procure…
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General Dynamics to Help Sandia National Laboratories Design Cloud Infrastructure

General Dynamics’ information technology business has received a three-year, $1.3 million task order to develop cloud infrastructure for the federally funded Sandia National Laboratories. General Dynamics Information Technology will design the business framework, processes, service models, technical architecture and implementation plans to guide Sandia’s staff in deploying the information technology model, General Dynamics said Tuesday
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