Vertosoft Partners with SpyCloud to Protect Consumers from Identity Theft Related to Government Services

Vertosoft Partners with SpyCloud

Vertosoft, the company driving emerging technology growth for the government, announced a new partnership with SpyCloud, the leader in cyber fraud prevention, to protect customers of government digital services from identity theft and other cybercrime. “SpyCloud offers powerful solutions for government agencies to continuously monitor, prevent and investigate online cyberattacks,” said Jay Colavita, founder, and president of Vertosoft.

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Novetta to Help With Army’s Cloud Account Management Optimization Effort; Kevin Heald, Justin Shirk Quoted

Novetta

Novetta announced Thursday that it was awarded an agreement under the SOSSEC Consortium’s other transactional authority (OTA) Cyberspace Operations Broad Responsive Agreement (COBRA) vehicle for the Cloud Account Management Optimization (CAMO) effort with the U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA). 

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IFS, Lockheed to Support Navy N-MRO Program With Ship, Aircraft Maintenance Tool; Scott Helmer Quoted

Scott Helmer President

The U.S. Navy has selected Lockheed Martin and enterprise applications developer IFS to build and deliver a ship and aircraft maintenance platform in support of the Naval Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul initiative. The N-MRO program seeks to advance the use of digital twins, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to predict potential system failures to improve support of fleet management, supply logistics and maintenance functions.

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Collins Aerospace Begins Construction of Ram Air Turbine Wind Tunnel

Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, a business unit of Raytheon Technologies, has invested $18 million to build a wind tunnel in Rockford, Illinois, as part of efforts to simplify the process for testing ram air turbine products. Work is underway on the test platform at Collins Aerospace's center of excellence for electric power systems and the new structure is scheduled to be operational in the summer of 2022, the aircraft technology supplier said Wednesday.

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SparkCognition, Intrinsic to Explore AI-Based Training Applications for Air Force

Pilot training

A team of SparkCognition's government services unit and Intrinsic Enterprises has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to explore the potential use of artificial intelligence in military pilot training programs. The partnership will aim to develop a qualitative standards-based approach to gauge airmen's skills mastery using AI and machine learning through the Air Force Research Laboratory's Small Business Innovation Research program, SparkCognition said Wednesday.

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Lockheed’s Precision Strike Missile Makes New Flight Record in Recent Test

PrSM Lockheed Martin

A new Lockheed Martin-made missile performed its longest flight to date in a recent demonstration conducted with the U.S. Army in New Mexico, where it flew 248.5 miles. A High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launched the Precision Strike Missile to hit a target at White Sands Missile Range, demonstrating long-range precision fire capabilities, Lockheed said Wednesday.

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FedEx Office Awarded GPO Printing, Digital Services Recompete Contract

FedEx Office

FedEx Office has received a recompete contract from the Government Publishing Office to provide federal agencies with printing, digital, binding, banner and sign production and direct mail services under the GPOExpress program. The contract provides over 3,000 federal employees holding GPOExpress cards with discounted FedEx Office service rates in more than 2,100 sites and access to online document management and print ordering tools.

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Red Hat’s John Osborne on How Agencies Can Secure Containerized App Development

John Osborne Chief OpenShift Architect Red Hat Public Sector

John Osborne, chief OpenShift architect for public sector at Red Hat, wrote in an article that adopting cloud-native security platforms could help agency developers secure the development of containerized applications. Osborne said the open source community is creating and introducing new tools that could provide visibility into containerized applications, “perform deep scans to detect trojans, viruses and malware contained within the images” and improve runtime security through the identification of possible behavior changes and anomalies. 

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DLT Adds Axonius IT Asset Management Platform to GSA Schedule; Robert McLernon Quoted

Robert McLernon VP of Federal Sales Axonius

DLT Solutions and Axonius have partnered to offer an information technology asset monitoring system to agencies through a governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle managed by the General Services Administration. Axonius announced Tuesday the inclusion of its Cybersecurity Asset Management Platform to DLT's GSA Schedule contract as an offering intended to help public sector customers maintain asset inventory and security compliance.

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KPMG Opens New Capability Center in Orlando, Announces Employment Opportunities

KPMG Capability Center in Orlando

KPMG has expanded its operations in the Lake Nona community in Orlando with the opening of a new facility that will house the firm's additional workforce who will be responsible for providing customers with advisory and tax services. The Capability Center is established in support of KPMG's enhanced service delivery model and will enable the company to offer 350 new jobs in the state.

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Executive Spotlight: Unanet CEO Craig Halliday Discusses ERP Tech Advancements; Benefits for GovCon Sector

Craig Halliday CEO Unanet

Craig Halliday, chief executive officer of Unanet, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the launch of the company’s enhanced capabilities for its ERP technology platform, benefits for contractors in GovCon and the federal workforce as a whole. “The key for us is that if there is a better and easier way for a customer to run their business, we will do everything we can to provide them with that product or service.”

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Industry Veteran, Former Snowflake Federal Leader Ro Dhanda Joins H2o.ai as Federal VP

Ro Dhanda Federal VP H2o.ai

Ro Dhanda, formerly of Snowflake Computing, has been appointed vice president of federal business for H2o.ai, the visionary leading open source data science, AI and machine learning platform company out of Silicon Valley. Dhana brings significant experience and a long history of working in both the information technology and services industries.

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