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Perspecta to Help DARPA Secure 5G Networks; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Petros Mouchtaris President Perspecta Labs

Perspecta's applied research unit has booked a pair of potential four-year awards worth $25M combined to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop and demonstrate a 5G network security architecture. Perspecta Labs will conduct design, development and integration efforts under DARPA's Open, Programmable, Secure 5G initiative with the goal of protecting technologies such as connected sensors and servers.

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Former DHS Official Brian Harrell Named to CyVision Advisory Board

Brian Harrell Advisory Board Member CyVision

Brian Harrell, former assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined the board of advisers of Bethesda, Maryland-based cybersecurity firm CyVision Technologies. He served as the first assistant director for infrastructure security at DHS' Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and is the chief security officer at energy company Avangrid.

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Technology Security Associates Wins $83M IDIQ to Help Secure Navy Airborne Platforms

TSA

Technology Security Associates has won a five-year, $83.3M contract to provide platform security services to Naval Air System Command and Naval Air Warfare Centers. The U.S. Navy received two offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a small business set-aside competition, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Releases Cloud-Based Incident Reporting Platform

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has introduced a cloud-based technology offering for law enforcement organizations to manage reports on vehicle crashes, citations and incidents. The Coplogic Ethos platform is designed to work with the company's eCrash and eCitation products to help customer agencies simplify the reporting process, LexisNexis Risk Solutions said Monday.

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Fluor Plans to Support NuScale Reactor Project Through Potential $1.35B DOE Funding Vehicle

NuScale Power small modular nuclear reactor plant design

The Department of Energy has cleared a funding vehicle worth potentially $1.355B for a public power consortium-led project that includes construction of a small modular reactor plant by NuScale Power, which Fluor holds a majority stake in. Fluor said Monday it plans to support Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems and NuScale in establishing a clean-energy SMR system through UAMPS' Carbon Free Power Project.

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Navy to Brief Industry on Undersea Tech Acquisition Outlook via Webinars

Naval Sea Sytems Command Newport

One of the two Naval Undersea Warfare Center divisions will host multiple virtual industry days this month to provide insights into how small businesses can pursue U.S. Navy business opportunities. NUWC Division Newport partnered with the National Contract Management Association's Rhode Island chapter to facilitate the webinars on Oct. 20, 22, 27 and 29, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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Google Helps US Voters Find Nearest Voting Locations, Ballot Drop Boxes

ballot drop box

Google has updated search engine features to provide voters information about where they can find a voting facility or a drop box near their locations to cast votes in the presidential election. "Search for things like “early voting locations” or “ballot drop boxes near me” and you'll find details on where you can vote in person or return your mail-in ballot, whether you're voting early or on Election Day," Yunhan Xu, a Google product manager, wrote in a blog post published Friday.

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