Posts from GovConWire for 03/23/2015

NSA’s Michael Rogers: US Military’s Cyber Defense Corps to Begin Operations in September 2016

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has said the U.S. military’s new cyber defense corps would start operations in September 2016, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday
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Sylvia Burwell, Karen DeSalvo: HHS Proposes EHR Rules for Incentives, Interoperability

The Department of Health and Human Services is leading efforts to release the latest rules on managing electronic health records under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria…
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Alan Lytle to Lead Northrop’s Undersea Systems Business Unit

Alan Lytle, formerly director of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE:NOC) business development and strategy, has been appointed as vice president of the undersea systems business unit for the firm’s electronic systems sector…
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Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal Allots $5.5B for DoD Cyber Operations

More than half of President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal 2016 cybersecurity budget of $5.5 billion for the Defense Department would go to the agency’s cyber infrastructure operations and maintenance programs, Nextgov reported Thursday
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Letitia Long Joins Raytheon’s Board of Directors; Thomas Kennedy Comments

Letitia Long, formerly director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has joined the board of directors of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN). Long has held various roles within the Defense Department and the intelligence community for 32 years, Raytheon said Friday
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March 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Friday with Gains

The GovCon Index posted gains of 0.817 points (1.152%) Fridayto close at 70.116, with majority of index companies reporting an increase in stock prices. Reports that Greece could receive additional funding from the European Union saw the U…
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Mac Thornberry to Propose Defense Acquisition Reform Bill with Anti-Red Tape Language

Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is set to introduce legislation aimed at fixing procurement issues at the Defense Department, The Hill newspaper reported Sunday
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