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IDC Survey: Healthcare Needs Broad Approach Versus Cyber Vulnerabilities

IDC Survey: Healthcare Needs Broad Approach Versus Cyber Vulnerabilities

A new IDC report has underscored the need for healthcare organizations to pour more investments not just in cyber attack response but also in detection and mitigation, noting that the… Read more »

NCI Lands $12M SOUTHCOM Task Order on C4S Support; Brian Clark Comments

NCI Lands $12M SOUTHCOM Task Order on C4S Support; Brian Clark Comments

NCI Inc. has received a $12.3 million contract from the U.S. Southern Command to provide IT support services for Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras. The work will run for nine… Read more »

Ingram Micro Adds VMware to GSA Schedule, Launches Partner Enablement Program; Bill Brandel Comments

Ingram Micro Adds VMware to GSA Schedule, Launches Partner Enablement Program; Bill Brandel Comments

Ingram Micro subsidiary Promark Technology has added VMware products to Promark’s General Services Administration schedule in a push to give channel partners greater access to the public sector market. Ingram Micro said Monday it… Read more »

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now Available on GSA Schedules; Phil Sorgen Comments

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now Available on GSA Schedules; Phil Sorgen Comments

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 can now be purchased by government customers through General Services Administration Schedules. The company said the laptop-tablet, which is built to offer desktop-like power computing, “has met… Read more »

VA Picks Decision Lens Software for Program Alignment Work

VA Picks Decision Lens Software for Program Alignment Work

The Department of Veterans Affairs will deploy resource and program management and planning software from Decision Lens as part of an agency-wide initiative to realign its priorities. The cloud-based analytics tool is designed to… Read more »

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 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 »

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