Posts from GovConDaily for 06/01/2015

June 1: GovCon Index Rises, Stocks Gain on Manufacturing Data

The GovCon Index started the week with a close in positive territory — a gain of 2.498 points, or 3.361 percent, to end the day at 76.805. Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), the Iowa-based avionics maker, replaced the Exelis as an Index company Monday to maintain the number of listed companies at 30…
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Lisa Bruch, Mike Leff: GSA Eyes Telecom Evolution for Agencies Under EIS

CenturyLink’s Lisa Bruch and AT&T’s Mike Leff both view the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle as a way to meet changing federal telecommunications requirements, FCW reported Saturday
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Erin Hawley on Cloudera’s Cloud Security Collaborations With Agencies, Hadoop Training Initiatives

Erin Hawley serves as director of national security programs at Cloudera, an integrator of open source technologies such as Hadoop for federal agencies and commercial businesses. Hawley joined Cloudera in December 2011 after five years at Composite Software and is also a veteran of firms such as Blackboard and Sun Microsystems…
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Level 3 Severs Data Flow to Servers in China; Brett Wentworth Comments

Level 3 Communications has moved to thwart what it believes is a form of cyber attack by blocking data traffic to a network of servers in China, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The company detected a group of malicious computers that Level 3 says is responsible for denial-of-service-attacks on various websites, Drew Fitzgerald reports…
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Scott Smith: Iridium Completes NEXT Satellite Payload Integration

Iridium Communications has completed the integration of communication and surveillance payloads with the Iridium NEXT satellite. The company said Monday it will send the satellite with the integrated Aireon-hosted tracking payload for aircraft surveillance to Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France for final qualification testing…
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Jane Holl Lute Appointed Center for Internet Security CEO, Steven Spano Named COO

Jane Holl Lute, a former deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to succeed the retiring William Pelgrin as president and CEO of the Center for Internet Security. CIS said May 20 Pelgrin was scheduled to retire May 31 and will continue to serve as a board member for the nonprofit organization…
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