Posts from GovConWire for 06/26/2015

Ash Carter: NATO Must Prepare for Hybrid Cyber Threats

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has asked NATO defense ministers to brace for hybrid cyber threats alongside efforts to bolster military preparedness, Stars and Stripes reported Thursday. John Vandiver writes the goal is to detect hybrid attacks at an early stage in order to identify the aggressor and prompt the NATO leadership to respond…
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US Air Force Picks 8 Contractors for $5B Contingency Logistics Support IDIQ Contract

Eight companies have won a combined $5 billion contract to provide logistics, base life and operations support services on a contingency basis for all initiatives under the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV…
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Former NRO Director Bruce Carlson Elected to Lockheed Board; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Bruce Carlson, who led the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from 2009 to 2012, will officially join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Lockheed said Thursday that Carlson, a retired U…
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Rep. Michael McCaul Urges Amendment to Senate Version of Cyber Info Sharing Bill

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has called on the Senate to amend its version of the cyber information sharing bill before sending it over to the House of Representatives, National Journal reported Wednesday
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GSA’s Mary Davie: Regional Telecom Contract Extension to Coincide with Networx

The General Services Administration intends to extend Regional Local Service Agreements with multiple government telecommunication service providers to coincide with a planned 2020 extension of Networx contracts…
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June 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Stutter on Biotech Losses

The GovCon Index closed in negative territory for the third consecutive day Thursday with a loss of 0.264 points to end at 76.030. Losses in the transportation and biotechnology sector sent U.S. stocks slightly down Thursday and many investors attributed the trading activity and volume to uncertainty over negotiations between Greece and its creditors, according to CNBC…
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