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  • GDIT Study: Federal Officials Expect to Meet Zero Trust Goals by End of FY24 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GDIT Study: Federal Officials Expect to Meet Zero Trust Goals by End of FY24

    A General Dynamics Information Technology study has found that 63 percent of officials from federal civilian and defense agencies said their organizations are on schedule to meet the zero trust security requirements by the end of fiscal year 2024 under the cybersecurity executive order signed in 2021. GDIT said it commissioned government research firm Market […] More

  • Microsoft Launches New Line of Managed Security Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Launches New Line of Managed Security Services

    Microsoft has unveiled new and expanded security services under a category meant to help organizations achieve better security and productive outcomes. Microsoft Security Experts comes with three new managed services – Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting, Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise and Microsoft Defender Experts for XDR or extended detection and response, Vasu Jakkal, corporate […] More

  • Gregg Leone Promoted to VMD Chief Growth Officer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gregg Leone Promoted to VMD Chief Growth Officer

    Gregg Leone, formerly executive vice president of business development at federal information technology services provider VMD, has been elevated to the newly created position of chief growth officer. He will directly report to VMD CEO Deepti Malhotra as he oversees strategic planning, business development, sales and marketing, proposals and strategic partnerships, the company said Monday. […] More

  • ISG Report Shows Rise in Public Sector Spending on Procurement Software, BPO; Nathan Frey Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ISG Report Shows Rise in Public Sector Spending on Procurement Software, BPO; Nathan Frey Quoted

    An Information Services Group report has found that the U.S. public sector is advancing efforts to enhance procurement systems amid challenges escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic. ISG said Friday the report showed an increase in spending among public sector organizations on business process outsourcing, procurement software and transformation in 2022 as such entities pursue cost […] More

  • Qlik's Andrew Churchill: SaaS Could Help Agencies Manage Data Analytics Applications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Qlik’s Andrew Churchill: SaaS Could Help Agencies Manage Data Analytics Applications

    Andrew Churchill, vice president of federal at software company Qlik, said agencies working to manage and maintain their data analytics applications in the cloud should recognize the benefits of software as a service. With SaaS, “they’ve got this service, totally self-contained, managed by the vendor, allowing them to move resources that were doing security patching, […] More

  • Anduril, Australian Navy to Work on XL Autonomous Undersea Vehicle Development Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anduril, Australian Navy to Work on XL Autonomous Undersea Vehicle Development Program

    Anduril Industries and Australia’s defense force have agreed to partner on a three-year, $100 million program to design, build and manufacture extra large autonomous undersea vehicles for the Australian navy. Anduril said Wednesday it will use its Agile development approach to develop and deliver three XL-AUV prototypes to the Royal Australian navy. XL-AUV will be […] More

  • Majority of Federal Cyber Leaders Recognize Benefits of Cyber Executive Order; Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Majority of Federal Cyber Leaders Recognize Benefits of Cyber Executive Order; Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Quoted

    A new study has found that 91 percent of federal cybersecurity leaders say the cybersecurity executive order signed in 2021 has made U.S. critical infrastructure and data safer. MeriTalk said Thursday it surveyed more than 150 federal cyber decision-makers in March for the Impact Assessment: Cyber EO Year One report and found that 82 percent […] More

  • Lockheed Completes 1st TPY-4 Radar Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Completes 1st TPY-4 Radar Production

    Lockheed Martin has completed the production of the first AN/TPY-4 radar, a multimission system that can detect existing and emerging threats and operate in contested radio frequency environments. TPY-4 is a software-defined radar system that is available in transportable and fixed variants and complies with open software, hardware and interface standards to facilitate integration, Lockheed […] More

  • DOD, LIFT Announce Selection of Raytheon for Hypersonics Challenge Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOD, LIFT Announce Selection of Raytheon for Hypersonics Challenge Project

    The Department of Defense and its Detroit-based manufacturing innovation institute LIFT have awarded a Hypersonics Challenge project to Raytheon Technologies. Raytheon will study how modeling and simulation could help accelerate the development of high-temperature materials for hypersonic systems, LIFT said Wednesday. Andreas Roelofs, vice president of research at Raytheon and director of the Raytheon Technologies […] More

  • American Systems, Navy Develop Helicopter Tech for Limited Visibility Landings; Peter Smith Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    American Systems, Navy Develop Helicopter Tech for Limited Visibility Landings; Peter Smith Quoted

    American Systems and U.S. Navy engineers have developed a system designed to aid helicopter pilots during degraded visual environment landings. The company said Tuesday the Low-Speed Precision Control system is a hardware and software platform that works to reduce pilot workload during approaches into DVE conditions such as brownouts. During a demonstration at the Naval […] More

  • Mattermost to Help USAF Adopt Collaboration Tool Under SBIR Phase II Contract; Barry Duplantis Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mattermost to Help USAF Adopt Collaboration Tool Under SBIR Phase II Contract; Barry Duplantis Quoted

    Mattermost has received a Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract through the AFWERX program to further develop mission-specific capabilities of a collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The company’s self-hosted, open source collaboration platform enables government agencies to better coordinate team members, mission-critical processes and tools in support of the Advanced Battle Management […] More

  • In-Q-Tel Invests in Software Firm Sandbox AQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    In-Q-Tel Invests in Software Firm Sandbox AQ

    In-Q-Tel, the intelligence community’s venture capital arm, has made an investment in Sandbox AQ to help the latter build an encryption software that could resist the possibility of being decrypted by quantum computers and sensors, Bloomberg reported Monday. Bloomberg quoted Steve Bowsher, president of IQT, as saying the investor wants to help bring Sandbox’s product […] More

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