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Coalfire Federal Certified to Offer Consulting on DOD’s Contractor Cybersecurity Standards

Coalfire Federal

Coalfire Federal has been certified to provide advisory services that help businesses comply with the Department of Defense's new standards for supply chain cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body named Coalfire Federal a registered provider organization that will assist businesses in following DOD's CMMC standards, the company said Wednesday.

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Former GitLab Director Paul Almeida Joins Anchore as Public Sector Sales VP

Paul Almeida Public Sector Sales VP Anchore

Paul Almeida, former director of public sector sales at GitLab, has joined Anchore to serve as vice president, responsible for driving the company's sales in the public sector, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Tuesday. He will contribute experience in product sales and account management gained from his nearly 30-year career that also includes work with Oracle and VMWare.

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Code42’s Insider Threat Security Platform Now Certified Under FedRAMP

Code42

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has approved Code42's cloud-based platform for use in the federal government to help agencies and other customers protect data and assets from insider threats. Code42's FedRAMP "Moderate Impact" authorization, supported by the Department of Energy, adds the platform to the FedRAMP Marketplace and validates its compliance with security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring standards for cloud products and services, the company said Tuesday.

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Boeing’s Audrey Allison to Chair Satellite Industry Association

Audrey Allison VP Boeing

Audrey Allison, vice president for global spectrum management at Boeing, has been appointed to chair the Satellite Industry Association's board of directors. Ross Vincenti, associate general counsel at Intelsat, will support Allison as SIA's vice chair while Spire Global General Counsel Ananda Martin will manage the trade association's financial assets as treasurer, SIA said Tuesday.

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USAF Needs Industry Input to Inform FMS System Modernization

U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force seeks market information on ways to update the service's legacy platforms used in foreign military sales transactions to ensure that the systems are in line with modern cybersecurity standards. USAF said Thursday in a SAM notice it seeks to modernize and migrate digital assets from the Case Management Control System and the Security Assistance Management Information System to a secure, open-systems environment.

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NASA Orders Six More Boeing-Made Solar Arrays for ISS

ISS

Boeing will provide six more solar arrays for the International Space Station under a sustainment contract modification with NASA. The company said Monday it will deliver the arrays to boost ISS's power supply with over 120 kilowatts of solar electricity that will be used to power its systems and equipment and support public and private experiments and research in the station.

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Riva Announces SVP Promotions, Appointment as Part of Leadership Team Expansion

Riva Solutions

Steve Loving and David Callner, vice presidents at Riva Solutions, have been promoted to senior VPs of corporate operations and technology solutions, respectively. Aside from the promotions, Riva also announced the appointment of Randy Bloxsome, who holds more than 25 years of professional experience, as SVP of finance and accounting as part of company's leadership team expansion in response to major contract awards won in 2020, Riva said Wednesday.

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Lockheed Awarded $59M Contract Modification Under DARPA Hypersonic Booster Program

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s missiles and fire control business has secured a $58.9M contract modification for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-led effort to develop a ground-launched hypersonic booster system that would carry and deliver various weapon payloads. Under the modification, the company will perform risk reduction testing for the Operational Fires program to attain critical design maturity at system-level, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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National Ground Intell Center Seeks Info on Software Dev’t, Data Science Services

NGIC

The National Ground Intelligence Center wants to identify potential market sources of software development and data science services in support of the U.S. Army, the Department of Defense and the intelligence community. NGIC said Friday in a SAM notice it seeks market information on the said services needed to support intelligence analysts and adopt DevSecOps as the center transitions from outdated methods of development and systems management.

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Raytheon Completes DARPA Blackjack Sensor’s Critical Design Review

Raytheon

A Raytheon Technologies-made sensor payload has passed a critical design review under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s program to demonstrate high-speed network technologies in a low-Earth orbit satellite constellation. The company said Thursday its intelligence and space business tested focal plane, cryocooler, telescope and electronic parts that made up the sensor payload intended for DARPA's Blackjack initiative.

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