Christine Thropp

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, NCMEC Mark 20 Years of Partnership in Child Recovery Efforts

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis' risk solutions business has marked the anniversary of the Automated Delivery of Alerts on Missing Children Program launched in 2000 to support the efforts of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. For the last two decades, the ADAM program has assisted NCMEC in its child recovery efforts by sending out posters with photos of and details about missing children in a specific geographic search area within minutes, the company said Friday.

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BlackBerry Endpoint Mgmt Software Receives NSA CSfC Certification

BlackBerry

BlackBerry's unified endpoint management software has been certified under a National Security Agency program that seeks to guarantee the cybersecurity of a commercial product for U.S. government use. The BlackBerry UEM offering, designed to help organizations manage devices and applications, is now part of NSA's Commercial Solutions for Classified Program, the company said Wednesday.

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CVP Secures Coast Guard Intell Support Contract

Customer Value Partners

Customer Value Partners will help the U.S. Coast Guard communicate intelligence to combatant commanders and other defense personnel under a contract from the Department of Homeland Security. CVP said Wednesday it will provide information technology services to support the USCG Intelligence Coordination Center in data collection and analysis efforts via website and multimedia platforms.

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US, UK Select 10 Tech Proposals via Space Pitch Day

Space Pitch Day

The defense agencies of the U.S. and U.K. have named 10 start-ups from both countries and other allies who will work to deliver technologies in support of militaries' space domain missions. The U.K. government said Tuesday that innovators were selected through the International Space Pitch Day and were provided with up to $66K contracts to streamline the development of their proposals.

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Dave Dacquino, Other GovCon Execs Urge Industry to Back DOL Apprenticeship Program for Military Vets

Dave Dacquino Chairman and CEO Serco Inc.

Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. and past Wash100 Award recipient, and three other heads of companies within the government contracting sector have called on other GovCon executives to join the Department of Labor's Apprenticeship Pilot Program that aims to help service members transition to careers in the private sector. Dacquino urged industry to support the initiative in a joint letter with Haywood Talcove, CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions' government unit and 2020 Wash100 winner; Chris Brady, president of General Dynamics' mission systems business and 2020 Wash100 awardee; and Doug Wagoner, president and CEO of LMI and previous Wash100 recipient.

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Robert Dapkiewicz: MetTel Wins $711M State Dept Task Order for Network, Data Services

Robert Dapkiewicz Federal Program GM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10, 2020 — MetTel will provide the State Department with a fully managed layer 3 Multiprotocol Label Switching network, Internet Protocol Service and Ethernet Transport Service under a potential 13-year, $711M task order as part of the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract, GovCon Wire reported Oct. 27.

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