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Vivek Kundra unveils US federal IT dashboard

Recently we reported that Federal CIO Vivek Kundra planned on leveraging dashboards to further government transparency and accountability. In particular, Kundra envisioned a dashboard as a way to gauge the productivity of the US government’s $74 billion investment in federal technology projects. That vision has now become reality. Just yesterday, …

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Melissa Hathaway in running for cyber czar

Is she or isn’t she? In the weeks leading up to the release of the 60-day cyber security review, the question has been circulating: Is Melissa Hathaway, the Obama administration’s acting director of cyber security and chief author of the report, in the running for cyber czar? Some reports suggested …

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Boeing Flexes Cyber Muscle

Boeing Intelligence and Security Systems (I&SS) demonstrated its cybersecurity capabilities in its Arlington facilityon June 9, addressing the emerging need for integrated, synchronized and responsive cyber operations. The Integrated Cyber Operations Demonstration gave potential customers an inside look at how Boeing harnesses its experience managing its own networks (among the world’s …

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Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon’s Identity Shift

Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs …

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Larry Prior named ManTech President and COO

We called him a Beltway Game Changer to watch. Now, this just in: Larry Prior, who has served as chief operating officer of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) since October 2007, has just accepted the position of president and COO of ManTech International Corporation. The news was announced this morning …

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