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General Dynamics Demos Nano Mobile Encryptor for Tactical Communications

General Dynamics Demos Nano Mobile Encryptor for Tactical Communications - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics' mission systems business has unveiled a small encryption technology built to help military customers secure video, data and voice communications. TACLANE-Nano is designed for mobile users and has passed live traffic such as streaming videos in real time with other high-assurance internet protocol encryptors, General Dynamics said Wednesday. The small form-factor device …

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DOT Releases Transport Safety Data System RFI

DOT Releases Transport Safety Data System RFI - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Transportation Department has issued a request for information on potential industry sources of technology platforms that can work to integrate, analyze and visualize safety-related data on multimodal surface transportation. DOT said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it will collect public comments in an effort to determine whether and how to advance data systems and …

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Raytheon’s Barbara Borgonovi Calls for New Talent Mgmt Approach to Address STEM Employment Gap

Raytheon's Barbara Borgonovi Calls for New Talent Mgmt Approach to Address STEM Employment Gap - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A Raytheon vice president has urged defense companies and agencies to modify their approaches to recruit, identify and retain employees who possess science, technology, engineering and math skills, Signal Magazine reported Wednesday. “For years, we’ve heard about the challenge that we don’t have enough college students that are going to …

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CGI Helps USAID Adopt Hybrid Cloud IT Infrastructure

CGI Helps USAID Adopt Hybrid Cloud IT Infrastructure - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CGI has helped the U.S. Agency for International Development transition USDA’s information technology infrastructure to a hybrid cloud computing environment in an effort to comply with the White House’s Federal Cloud First Policy. The company said Tuesday used its Unify360 suite of IT management tools and services to migrate more than 900 agency physical …

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Cisco Public Sector CTO Dan Kent Predicts Increase in Cloud-Based Data Migration

Cisco Public Sector CTO Dan Kent Predicts Increase in Cloud-Based Data Migration - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Dan Kent, chief technology officer of Cisco‘s public sector business, has estimated that organizations will migrate 75 percent of data into cloud infrastructure over time, Federal Times reported Saturday. Kent said at federal cloud event held Wednesday he predicts cloud providers will look to help government customers transfer multipurpose information technology applications. …

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Northrop Wins Contract to Build, Sustain ‘Unified Platform’ for US Military Cyber Ops

Northrop Wins Contract to Build, Sustain 'Unified Platform' for US Military Cyber Ops - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a potential three-year, $54.6M contract to continue development work on a joint cybersecurity system for military services. Northrop will also integrate, field and sustain the Unified Platform as its systems coordinator, the Defense Department said Friday. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received six …

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AWS Sponsors DC Data Visualization Hackathon

AWS Sponsors DC Data Visualization Hackathon - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Amazon Web Services has sponsored a hackathon event in Washington, D.C., that challenged 16 teams to demonstrate the impacts of diplomatic activities using participants’ data visualization skills. AWS announced Thursday it provided technology, credits, expertise and system architects to the 24-hour ImpactHack event jointly hosted by the State Department‘s U.S. Diplomacy Center and the …

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Kimberly Ponders: Military Exercise, Tech Investment, Public-Private Partnership Key to Multidomain System Connectivity

Kimberly Ponders: Military Exercise, Tech Investment, Public-Private Partnership Key to Multidomain System Connectivity - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Kimberly Ponders, head of business development at Lockheed Martin's C4ISR division, has said technological investments, wargames and private-public initiatives are essential to facilitate connectivity between systems across land, air, space, sea and cyber domains. She told Air Force Technology in an interview published Wednesday defense forces should learn how to operate …

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FireEye Unveils Free Email Threat Detection Service

FireEye Unveils Free Email Threat Detection Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event

FireEye has introduced a free cloud-based service meant to help organizations scan and detect potential malicious threats in email systems. The FireProof Email Threat Analysis offering includes a less than five-minute setup process and seeks to identify malware or sophisticated threats that can avoid cybersecurity defenses, the company said Monday. “In the evaluations …

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Booz Allen Execs Highlight Organizational Characteristics to Grow Cyber Talent Pool

Booz Allen Execs Highlight Organizational Characteristics to Grow Cyber Talent Pool - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Three Booz Allen Hamilton executives said they have observed five qualities that help organizations attract and retain professionals who possess cybersecurity skills. Booz Allen’s Abby Cashman, Erin Weiss Kaya and Joseph Thompson wrote in a joint opinion piece published Saturday on Fifth Domain that companies and agencies should not depend on a competitive salary …

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