Posts from GovConWire for 06/24/2015

Dennis Muilenberg to Succeed Jim McNerney as Boeing CEO

Dennis Muilenberg, vice chairman, president and chief operating officer at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the past two years, has been elected by the company’s board of directors to succeed the retiring CEO Jim McNerney on July 1
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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: Govt-Industry Agreement to Address Tax Fraud

The Internal Revenue Service has partnered with state tax officials and the tax industry on a collaborative project to bolster information sharing and analytics as part of efforts against identity theft and refund fraud…
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Robert Cardillo Calls for NGA-Industry Collaboration on GEOINT Programs

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has urged government, business and academic organizations to collaborate with NGA to harness the power of GEOINT systems and information…
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Robert Work: DoD Eyes Space Resilience With New Space Ops Center, Industry Partners

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has unveiled a Pentagon plan to create a space operations center to manage military and intelligence satellites as part of efforts toward space resilience, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday
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HHS Unveils Interactive Map Tool for Emergency Response; Nicole Lurie Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has introduced an interactive map tool designed to help health agencies and emergency management personnel plan disaster response for the community. HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services worked together to develop the emPOWER map, the department said Tuesday
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DigiCert Buys CyberTrust Enterprise Business of Verizon; Mike Denning, Nicholas Hales Comment

DigiCert has acquired Verizon Enterprise’s (NYSE:VZ) CyberTrust Enterprise SSL business for an undisclosed amount. The company will take over Verizon’s trusted roots and intermediate certificates while Verizon will remain as DigiCert’s reseller of SSL certificates, DigiCert said Tuesday
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June 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Treads Down, Investors Eye Greece Talks’ Progress

The GovCon Index hit a slight setback from the previous day’s jump to record a loss of 0.103 points and close at 77.047Tuesday. U.S. stocks traded mostly in neutral territory Tuesdayas investors continued to watch negotiations between Greece and its Eurozone creditors on a bailout agreement to avoid bankruptcy and default for the country, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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