Posts from GovCon Daily for 04/15/2015

April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U…
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Col. Gregory Breazile: Marine Corps Drafts Cyber EW Planning Doctrine

The U.S. Marine Corps has produced an interim doctrine for commanding officers to embed cyber strategies into the military branch’s combat missions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes Col…
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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Hosts NSA’s Cyber Defense Training Exercise

Parsons has helped to kick off National Security Agency-run cyber defense exercise that runs between April 13 and April 17 to help train students on secure network operations. At least 100 students from the U…
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IBM Unveils Watson Health Cloud for Cognitive Computing; John Kelly Comments

IBM has unveiled the Watson Health Cloud to serve as a platform for data and insights on health and wellness issues as part of the company’s efforts to expand computing functions in the health sector…
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Noblis’ Jordin Cohen Named Senior Fellow for GWU Cyber, Homeland Security Center

Jordin Cohen, a director at Noblis, has been named a senior fellow for George Washington University’s center for cyber and homeland security. The new senior fellows will work to establish priorities for research and policy analysis within two years, Noblis said Tuesday…
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Kurt DelBene Rejoins Microsoft as Corporate Strategy, Planning EVP; Satya Nadella Comments

Kurt DelBene, who left Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in 2013 after he led its Office division, has returned to the company to serve as executive vice president for corporate strategy and planning. He will report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and be responsible for helping identify investment opportunities in the technology and engineering markets, Microsoft said Monday…
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