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  • Mutualink Tests FirstNet Tech with ESOW Multiagency Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mutualink Tests FirstNet Tech with ESOW Multiagency Demo

    Mutualink recently demonstrated Enhanced System on Wheels using FirstNet technology to test the communication system in a simulated terrorist-related emergency. ESOW seeks to promote multiagency collaboration, planning and decision-making in the event of an emergency by providing first responders with a secure LTE connection with which to share multimedia data on their mobile devices, Mutualink said […] More

  • VA Posts RFI on TMS-Compatible Online Training Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Posts RFI on TMS-Compatible Online Training Software

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has put out a request for information on virtual learning software that could be used to train Chief Business Office Purchased Care employees. According to the FedBizOpps sources sought notice posted on Oct. 23, the agency is looking to see if there are contractors for an online training tool that not […] More

  • IBM Deploys 'Smart Analytics' Tech for Enterprise Cloud Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Deploys ‘Smart Analytics’ Tech for Enterprise Cloud Security

    IBM has put together a new suite of tools designed to keep cloud data protected through the use of smart analytics technology. The Dynamic Cloud Security portfolio is a collection of the company’s software and services curated by its engineers in the past year to provide offerings for visibility, management of security operations, control of data and to authenticate access to applications in the hybrid cloud, IBM said […] More

  • MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of 'System-Aware Cybersecurity' Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 Ballast Fund, into moving System-Aware Cybersecurity into the advanced prototype and testing stage, MSi said Tuesday. “MSi“™s technology addresses cyber attack challenges faced by legacy and new […] More

  • Cubic Awarded $15M FORSCOM Mission Training Support Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic Awarded $15M FORSCOM Mission Training Support Task Order

    Cubic Applications will provide support services to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord mission training complex in a $15 million task order from the U.S. Army Forces Command. The award includes a transition period plus one base year, with options to extend for two more years, and comes under the Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services II […] More

  • Blast Seat Manufacturers Seek to Improve Survivability, Weight, Cost - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Blast Seat Manufacturers Seek to Improve Survivability, Weight, Cost

    Blast seat manufacturers have indicated their commitment to improve their products with a goal to widen adoption to all types of U.S. military ground vehicles, Scott Nance wrote on the October issue of Ground Combat & Tactical ISR. Jim Carter, director of product development for survivability at QinetiQ North America, said the seats, designed to increase […] More

  • Navy Tests SEWIP Upgrade on Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Tests SEWIP Upgrade on Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer

    The U.S. Navy moved closer to updating its ship-based electronic warfare systems with the installation of a Lockheed Martin-built sensor suite on the USS BainBridge, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the Block 2 SLQ-32 Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program is designed to increase the early detection and signal analysis capability of the warship fleet. The operational testing is part of […] More

  • John Lind: QTS Seeks to Provide Security, Compliance with FedRAMP-Ready Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Lind: QTS Seeks to Provide Security, Compliance with FedRAMP-Ready Cloud

    QTS Realty Trust is set to become the latest cloud service provider to reach FedRAMP Ready status with its QTS Federal Cloud infrastructure as a service solution. The company said Tuesday QTS Federal Cloud“™s third-party assessment results and other documentation are now under readiness review from the FedRAMP Program Management Office. The FedRAMP Ready category […] More

  • ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ABI Research: Global Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $100B by 2020

    New ABI Research data has forecast global cybersecurity spending will reach $100 billion by 2020 as governments intensify efforts to protect their financial, energy and defense infrastructures against a constantly evolving threat landscape. The market analyst said Tuesday North America and Europe will continue to lead the cyber investment per region, with banks and information and communications […] More

  • Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon, FireEye Plan Cyber Threat Tools for Enterprise; Kathie Miley, Dave DeWalt Comment

    Verizon announced that it has joined forces with FireEye to come up with new cyber defense products designed to be more flexible in addressing a fast-changing threat landscape. The partnership will pull resources from the two companies“™ workforces, global networks and customer basse, FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt said Wednesday. Kathie Miley, executive director of global security […] More

  • Research and Markets Forecasts 5.4% CAGR for Environmental Sensors Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets Forecasts 5.4% CAGR for Environmental Sensors Market

    Research and Markets has unveiled a new report on environmental sensors that details trends and factors the firm believes could affect market development in the next several years. The firm forecasts a 5.4 percent compound annual growth rate from 2013 to 2018 for the industry in devices used to sense, monitor, detect or identify air, soil and water quality, conditions […] More

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