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Booz Allen Compiles 2015 Cyber Trends List for Financial Services

Booz Allen Compiles 2015 Cyber Trends List for Financial Services

Booz Allen has compiled a list of 10 cyber trends for 2015 intended to guide financial services on how to position their organizations against ever-evolving cybersecurity threats. “In the months and… Read more »

Northrop Readies Full-Scale Production for Latest Laser Tech; Jeff Palombo Comments

Northrop Readies Full-Scale Production for Latest Laser Tech; Jeff Palombo Comments

Northrop Grumman will soon roll out its latest laser technology under its Viper portfolio that has been specifically developed for directed infrared countermeasure systems. The company said Wednesday that its… Read more »

Daniel Keene: CGI Awarded Los Angeles ERP Modernization Contract

Daniel Keene: CGI Awarded Los Angeles ERP Modernization Contract

CGI has been selected to update Los Angeles City’s supply and financial management systems under a four-year, $19.6 million contract. The legacy systems will be replaced with the latest version… Read more »

BAE Awarded DARPA Framework Contract on Adaptable Military Comms

BAE Awarded DARPA Framework Contract on Adaptable Military Comms

BAE Systems will develop a blueprint for a future-proof networked communications system under a $3.2 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Work on the open system architecture… Read more »

Bechtel-Siemens Consortium to Start Work on Virginia Natural Gas Plant

Bechtel-Siemens Consortium to Start Work on Virginia Natural Gas Plant

Bechtel and Siemens will soon start construction on a natural gas power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia, after securing funds for the facility through Panda Power Funds. Bechtel will provide engineering… Read more »

Kevin Winter: Technical Knowledge, Communication Skills Key for CISO Role

Kevin Winter: Technical Knowledge, Communication Skills Key for CISO Role

Kevin Winter, chief information officer at Booz Allen Hamilton, said chief information security officers should have deep technical knowledge, good communication skills and an understanding of the business mission to… Read more »

Red Hat’s David Egts Offers Advice on Open Source Adoption in Gov’t

Red Hat’s David Egts Offers Advice on Open Source Adoption in Gov’t

Federal technology leaders who want to use open source code for government applications need a secure, standard platform with which to establish it, David Egts of Red Hat wrote in a GCN… Read more »

Thales-Raytheon JV Tests NATO Air C2 System Interoperability;  Philippe Duhamel Comments

Thales-Raytheon JV Tests NATO Air C2 System Interoperability; Philippe Duhamel Comments

A joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon moved closer to deploying a command and control system they have developed for NATO after completing a four-nation demonstration that evaluated the program’s network operations. The… Read more »

LMI’s David Shepherd Offers Federal IT Strategies Vs Data Breach Losses

LMI’s David Shepherd Offers Federal IT Strategies Vs Data Breach Losses

David K. Shepherd, a senior consultant at firm LMI, has offered strategies that he believes information technology leaders can adopt to minimize damage in event of a cyber attack. Shepherd… Read more »

Northrop Unwraps New Secure Communications System

Northrop Unwraps New Secure Communications System

Northrop Grumman has added to its SCS family of communications products with the launch of a new lightweight version that the contractor indicated is 30 times smaller than previous models…. Read more »

Hughes to Provide Data Services for All Hazards Consortium

Hughes to Provide Data Services for All Hazards Consortium

Hughes Network Systems has signed up to provide data sharing services for the All Hazards Consortium to help disseminate real-time information to disaster managers, emergency response leaders and first responders in… Read more »

FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt has called on information security leaders to embrace threat intelligence as a new, alternative basis for their defense platforms and security strategies, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday…. Read more »

Market Report: Global Biometrics Set for 21% CAGR in 2013-2019

Market Report: Global Biometrics Set for 21% CAGR in 2013-2019

The global market for biometrics is set for double-digit growth in the next five years, pushed by new discoveries in technology and a changing threat landscape, new analysis from Transparency… Read more »

Deltek Cloud-Based Costpoint Picked to Manage CTI Enterprise Resources; Tom Mazich Comments

Deltek Cloud-Based Costpoint Picked to Manage CTI Enterprise Resources; Tom Mazich Comments

CTI Resource Management Services has chosen Deltek to help with enterprise resource planning using its Costpoint in the Cloud system. Deltek said Tuesday that CTI envisions Deltek Costpoint as providing… Read more »

Pitney Bowes Lands $1.4M DHS Document Mgmt Contract; Mark Shearer Comments

Pitney Bowes Lands $1.4M DHS Document Mgmt Contract; Mark Shearer Comments

Pitney Bowes will provide mail processing and document management technology for the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services under a new $1.4 million contract award from the Department of Homeland Security…. Read more »

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