List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

Steve Harris: Dell Networking Switches Get DoD Interoperability, Info Assurance Certification

Steve Harris: Dell Networking Switches Get DoD Interoperability, Info Assurance Certification

Several of Dell‘s networking switches have received certification from the Defense Department on interoperability and information assurance capabilities and are now included in the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List. The company said Monday the certification… Read more »

Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support

Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support

Cray will provide the Defense Department with two XC40 supercomputers and two Sonexion storage systems to support the military’s High-Performance Computing Modernization Program under a $30 million contract. The company said Monday the U.S. Navy DoD Supercomputing… Read more »

Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

L-3 Communications CEO Michael Strianese has said his work as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association involves continued efforts to work with Congress and the Defense Department in areas such as budget cuts and innovation. Strianese… Read more »

Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support

Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support

The Defense Department has kick-started the acquisition process for the fourth iteration of a contract vehicle designed to fill the management support requirements of the military healthcare program, the Washington… Read more »

Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support DoD’s Info Assurance Functions

Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support DoD’s Info Assurance Functions

Veris Group has been selected to offer information assurance services for Defense Department organizations. The company will provide information technology equipment, services and support to the offices of the defense secretary and director of… Read more »

WidePoint Arm Approved to Issue DoD ID Verification Credentials; Steve Komar, Daniel Turissini Comment

WidePoint Arm Approved to Issue DoD ID Verification Credentials; Steve Komar, Daniel Turissini Comment

A WidePoint Corp. subsidiary has become the first vendor to receive an approval from the Defense Department to issue personal identity verification credentials for more than 40 million users with access to… Read more »

Christopher Grady: CGS Cloud Tool Gets FedRAMP OK to Host Gov’t Data

Christopher Grady: CGS Cloud Tool Gets FedRAMP OK to Host Gov’t Data

Clear Government Solutions has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer the company’ FedGRID cloud computing tool to federal agencies. The company said Tuesday that the… Read more »

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, says that seven trends across federal agencies could initiate a potential 21-percent growth in cloud investments in the public sector over the next five years…. Read more »

Louis Berger to Help Manage US Air Base Terminals, Grounds in South Korea; Andrew Bailey Comments

Louis Berger to Help Manage US Air Base Terminals, Grounds in South Korea; Andrew Bailey Comments

Louis Berger has been selected to handle the air terminal and ground of U.S. air bases in South Korea. The company will perform the work at the Kunsan air base and Gimhae Republic… Read more »

Autonomic Resources Cloud Platform Passes DoD Impact Level 5 Assessment; John Keese Comments

Autonomic Resources Cloud Platform Passes DoD Impact Level 5 Assessment; John Keese Comments

Autonomic Resources‘ cloud platform has passed the Defense Department‘s impact level five assessment for the agency’s cloud security model. Veris Group conducted the evaluation process on Autonomic Resources’ 68 new security controls against… Read more »

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

Mission Secure Inc. has secured funding from investors to further transition the System-Aware Cybersecurity architecture into a commercial product. The Charlottesville-based company will pour the seed financing, led by private equity firm… Read more »

KBR to Repair, Maintain US Navy Base in Africa; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR to Repair, Maintain US Navy Base in Africa; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR Inc. has won a five-year, $50 million contract to renovate, repair and maintain the U.S. Navy‘s base in Africa. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity job order to KBR to support… Read more »

Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets has released a new report that projects the cybersecurity market for U.S. federal agencies to grow 7.41 percent in value by 2018. The report covers the period of 2014 through 2018 and… Read more »

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Government agencies will continue to see an increase in their budget requests for cyber operations even as overall budgets remain flat, according to KCG President Maryann Hirsch. In a piece for… Read more »

Northrop Taps UC Colorado Springs for Defense Cyber Research Grant

Northrop Taps UC Colorado Springs for Defense Cyber Research Grant

Northrop Grumman has awarded a $70,000 research grant to the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs to study and develop cybersecurity and resiliency technologies for Defense Department systems. The company said Thursday UCCS College… Read more »

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