Elizabeth Leigh

DynCorp to Support Navy Humanitarian Projects in Cambodia

DynCorp International will work with the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion to carry out humanitarian construction projects in Cambodia under a potential five-year, $8.5 million contract. The contract was awarded by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command-Pacific and includes one base year with four one-year options, the company said Tuesday. Contract work will include other …

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DMI to Support IRS Cybersecurity; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Digital Management, Inc. will work with the Internal Revenue Service on a new task order awarded under the Total Information Processing Support Services-4 contract to deliver offerings to protect the agency’s network infrastructure from cyberthreats. TIPSS-4 is a one-year, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with nine one-year options, DMI said Tuesday. “We understand …

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Battelle Subcontracts Camber to Install Linear Sensors for Army Engineers; John Lord Comments

Battelle has awarded a 15-month $22.2 million contract to Camber Corp. for help to test and install linear sensor systems for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Camber will work with Battelle to procure the four GLASSWAVE systems for the Corps’ Engineering Research Development Center – Topographic …

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Exelis To Install Comm Tech at Int’l Airports; Peter Harrison Comments

An Exelis business unit’s contract with Airservices Australia has been extended to provide six more airports in the country with Exelis voice communications technology to manage response systems in case of airport emergencies. Exelis C4i’s SwitchplusIP Alarmon will connect the airports’ voice communications system to the aviation rescue fire fighting …

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Booz Allen ‘Black Sheep’ Mobile App Wins DOE Challenge; Michael Farber Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton took home the top prize in an Energy Department web and mobile application-making challenge, a peer-judged victory that Executive Vice President Michael Farber sees as an example of how the firm’s employees can collaborate with other entrepreneurs. “Strategic minds with diverse skills exist inside and outside the firm. When …

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Robert Michalsky of NJVC: Holistic Approach Needed to Secure Patient Data

Robert Michalsky, a cybersecurity principal at NJVC, has proposed a holistic approach to dealing with account takeovers, medical device intrusions, application break-ins, insurance fraud and other health information breaches. Along with HIPAA compliance, healthcare providers must also practice good information security hygiene and address policy gaps, Michalsky said Friday at the …

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Chris Tucker: Exelis to Unveil ISR Products in Asia

Exelis will unveil its latest innovations in Singapore this week, seeking to present advances in electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology that Chris Tucker, vice president of international business development, hopes will entice new partners in the region. “We are excited to strengthen existing relationships and develop new …

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Andrew MacDonald of Serco: Self-Service Tech Key to Customer Relationships, Data Analysis

Businesses should pay more attention to customer needs in a highly competitive climate, according to Andrew MacDonald, director of service design at Serco. MacDonald says in a white paper that self-service technology could push enterprises to seek out data analysis technology in order to get a better understanding of consumer behavior …

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Oliver McGee: Cyber About ‘Protecting the Critical Infrastructure of America’

Former Transportation Department official Oliver McGee warned against rising instances of online attacks on enterprises, utilities and educational institutions in an interview with GSN magazine published Thursday. “Cybersecurity is about protecting the critical infrastructure of America, which is our food, water, finances, healthcare, transportation, businesses, shopping, personal identities and records, schools and colleges,” said …

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Inmarsat to Utilize Northrop’s Spectrum Monitoring Tool; Peter Hadinger Comments

Inmarsat will work with Northrop Grumman to monitor the satellite services provider’s mobile commercial satellite wideband network, detect signal interference and address other problems for the service’s government users and network operators. Northrop’s Spectrum Interference and Monitoring System has graphical reporting tools and a user interface designed to perform situational …

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Pharmacy Chains, Orgs to Back Blue Button Program

Five major pharmacy chains and three pharmacy associations have agreed to support the Blue Button initiative as the federal government aims to spur development of new healthcare data applications in the private sector, Fedscoop reported Friday. Scott Maucione writes the Department of Health and Human Service has worked with more than 70 pharmacy organizations …

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