Halleh Seyson, a more than two-decade professional in the federal health information technology industry, has been appointed as senior vice president at management consulting firm Cathexis, G2Xchange ETC reported Monday.Read More »
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The General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget have awarded $300K each to three teams that won the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research Center challenge.Read More »
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency requests for information on high cadence analytic and data services. NGA said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice it seeks input on technologies designed to plan collections across satellite constellations and perform analytics on large amounts of data to generate high cadence geospatial intelligence.Read More »
John Forte, who has worked at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory since 2010, has taken a new role as APL's mission area executive for homeland protection. He will lead the development of technology platforms designed to protect the country from asymmetric threats, APL said Monday.Read More »
Industry executives appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday to discuss complex supply chains facing prime contractors and how the issue increases cybersecurity risk, Nextgov reported Wednesday. William LaPlante, senior vice president and general manager of Mitre’s national security sector, said some prime contractors do not know the companies their subcontractors work with.
Several industry experts have cited technology platforms and trends they expect to play a role in the federal government in 2019, Federal News Network reported Monday. Dave McClure, director of CIO advisory at Accenture Federal Services, said he expects a shift towards the adoption of hybrid cloud architectures and proactive cybersecurity measures and that agencies will improve their contact center strategies driven by artificial intelligence and increasing citizen expectations.
Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA‘s public sector business, will take part in a panel discussion on Nov. 13 at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Capital Cybersecurity Summit in Tysons Corner, Va. NVTC said Wednesday panelists and keynote speakers at its third annual event will offer their perspectives on cyber-related …Read More »
Heidi Magnelia, a finance veteran of multiple government contracting firms, has joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute as chief financial officer. She succeeds Peter Menniti and oversees the institute’s financial, business and central administrative functions in her new role, SEI said Tuesday. Magnelia gained more than three decades of financial …Read More »
Thomson Reuters will hold its third annual Government Conference on June 5 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Derek Benner, acting executive associate director for homeland security investigations at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will serve as a keynote speaker at the event, which will focus on …Read More »
The U.S. Navy has awarded Endgame a contract to provide an endpoint protection platform for the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet to protect the service branch’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. The company said Thursday FCC/C10F will implement the company’s platform to safeguard mechanical, electrical, navigation and weapons systems, hull assets, control …Read More »
LaVerne Council, a more than 30-year public and private sector veteran, has been appointed national managing principal for enterprise digital strategy and innovation at Grant Thornton. Grant Thornton said Thursday Council will oversee enterprise digital and technological strategies and products designed to help chief information officers address information technology challenges within their organizations. She …Read More »
NASA and Harris have conducted thermal vacuum tests on the future James Webb Space Telescope to evaluate the system’s capacity to operate within the space environment. Harris said Monday the telescope is designed to function as a space observatory over the next decade and conduct studies on star, planet and galaxy formations. The …Read More »
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts to select industry partners as part of a program to develop continuously sensing, passive and unobtrusive methods to evaluate an individual’s cognitive, physiological and psychological aspects. Lockheed Martin, the University of Memphis, the University of Southern California and the University …Read More »