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Synack Launches Cybersecurity Skills Development Program for Military Veterans

Synack Launches Cybersecurity Skills Development Program for Military Veterans - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Crowdsourced security firm Synack has launched an initiative to help military veterans hone their cybersecurity skills and pursue related jobs in the government or commercial sector. Synack said Thursday its Veterans Cyber Program offers an expedited application process for former service members to qualify in the company’s group of ethical hackers, called Red Team, and a …

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DARPA, Army Select Three Firms to Build Propulsion Tech for Weapons Launcher Platform

DARPA, Army Select Three Firms to Build Propulsion Tech for Weapons Launcher Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Three companies have received separate contracts to build propulsion technologies intended to power a ground-based weapons delivery platform as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Army's joint Operational Fires program. Aerojet Rocketdyne, Exquadrum and Sierra Nevada Corp. will support the OpFires initiative that seeks to demonstrate a ground …

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Air Force Issues RFI on Multi-Intell Fusion, Analytics Tools

Air Force Issues RFI on Multi-Intell Fusion, Analytics Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Air Force has issued a request for information on existing tools designed to analyze and integrate multi-intelligence data sources. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the Air Force Research Laboratory began to explore potential sources of multi-INT fusion and analytics tools from Defense Department laboratories, federally funded research and development …

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Polaris Alpha Gets Recognition for Corporate Network Security Approach

Polaris Alpha Gets Recognition for Corporate Network Security Approach - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Parsons‘ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has won a 2019 CSO50 Award from IDG Communications' CSO magazine for its approach to corporate security operations. Polaris Alpha said Thursday its integrated network security group implemented and applied a standard model from the Defense Department and Defense Information Systems Agency to secure enterprise network. The team considers …

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Booz Allen Plans to Add IT-Focused Jobs in Oklahoma

Booz Allen Plans to Add IT-Focused Jobs in Oklahoma - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Booz Allen Hamilton expects to add as many as 240 employees, including information technology professionals, in the state of Oklahoma over the next 10 years. The company said Thursday it seeks to hire more cybersecurity, systems engineering, data analysis and software development professionals to support government, military and commercial clients. The …

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VMware, Okta Form Cloud Security Partnership; Carahsoft's Craig Abod Quoted

VMware, Okta Form Cloud Security Partnership; Carahsoft's Craig Abod Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

VMware and Okta have partnered to combine identity management tools with a technology platform designed to help enterprise customers manage applications on laptops, tablets or smartphones. The partnership introduced two promotional offers for VMware Workspace ONE customers to avail of the Okta Identity Cloud via a local channel partner, Okta said Tuesday. Workspace ONE is an …

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NSA Certifies Harris’ Software-Based Handheld Radio Tech

NSA Certifies Harris' Software-Based Handheld Radio Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Harris has obtained Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for a handheld networking radio technology the company designed to help military users transmit data and voice communications. NSA approved the AN/PRC-163 radio to deliver information up to the Top Secret classification level and full-motion videos for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Harris said …

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BayFirst to Help DOT Develop Business Intell, Data Modeling Tools

BayFirst to Help DOT Develop Business Intell, Data Modeling Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BayFirst Solutions has secured a task order to help the Transportation Department create data modeling and business intelligence prototypes for the department's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. The company said Monday it will support PHMSA in efforts to develop tools intended to determine patterns, generate forecasts to identify areas for improvement in …

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AM General Invests in Artillery Tech Firm Mandus

AM General Invests in Artillery Tech Firm Mandus - top government contractors - best government contracting event

AM General has invested in Rock Island, Ill.-based artillery products and support services provider Mandus Group in a move accelerate the delivery of vehicle-mounted weapons systems to the U.S. Army. AM General said Thursday it aims to expand its integrated mission systems portfolio and  leverage manufacturing and technology platforms centered in the state’s Quad Cities region …

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Tom Longstaff Named CTO of Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute

Tom Longstaff Named CTO of Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tom Longstaff, formerly a program manager and principal cybersecurity strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory’s asymmetric operations sector, has returned to Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute as chief technology officer. He will be responsible for formulating a technical strategy and overseeing an SEI-funded research program based on technology, industry …

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