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PSC Announces 2017 Board, Executive Panel Members; Accenture’s John Goodman Re-Elected Chair

The Professional Services Council re-elected several executives and appointed new members to its 2017 executive committee and board of directors during its annual meeting held Thursday. John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture’s federal services business; and Deb Alderson, president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions; were respectively re-elected as …

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DARPA Seeks Input on Architectural Strategy for Chiplet-Based Microsystems Devt; Daniel Green Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to provide information on an architectural framework designed to facilitate the design and development of microsystems through the use of miniaturized chips or “chiplets.” The Common Heterogeneous Integration and Intellectual Property Reuse Strategies program “is all about devising a physical library …

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Report: Navy’s ‘Submarine Unified Build’ Plan Sets Roles for General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls

The U.S. Navy has devised a strategy for General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries to concurrently build Virginia-class and Ohio-class submarines through at least 2023, USNI News reported Monday. USNI News quoted Navy spokeswoman Capt. Thurraya Kent as saying the Submarine Unified Build Strategy calls for General Dynamics Electric Boat to lead …

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DARPA, SRI International Partner for Data Privacy, Sharing Tech Integration Project

SRI International has secured an $8.5 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency devise methods for the integration of enterprise data privacy, security and exchange tools. The company said Thursday it will study how privacy protection technology can facilitate use of sensitive data for humanitarian relief operations and other …

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Oliver McGee: Cyber About ‘Protecting the Critical Infrastructure of America’

Former Transportation Department official Oliver McGee warned against rising instances of online attacks on enterprises, utilities and educational institutions in an interview with GSN magazine published Thursday. “Cybersecurity is about protecting the critical infrastructure of America, which is our food, water, finances, healthcare, transportation, businesses, shopping, personal identities and records, schools and colleges,” said …

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CACI Releases Asymmetric Threat Symposium Report; Jack London Comments

CACI International has released a report synthesizing comments and discussions from the Asymmetric Threat Symposium it co-sponsored on April 2 on U.S. offense and defense capabilities and their effects on conflicts. Jack London, chairman of CACI’s board of directors, provided opening remarks at the symposium and asserted that the U.S. needs …

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DRS Sponsoring Student Infrared Imaging Competition

DRS Technologies Inc. is inviting students from 13 universities to develop entries for an infrared imaging competition, the company announced Monday. The company’s reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting group is sponsoring the competition. Students will devise ways to incorporate the camera into projects that focus on image fusion, augmented reality, robotic …

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DRS to Produce Equipment for Navy Data Network

DRS Defense Solutions will produce equipment for a Navy data network under a $2.9 million contract, DRS announced Monday. DRS said the award will complement its work on a previously awarded $19.1 million contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center to produce Gigabit Ethernet Multiplex System sets. “This follow-on award is …

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NIST Looking for Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

The National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it is accepting proposals for a handheld fingerprint sensor. The anti-resistant handheld device would be capable of biometric acquisition. It would be controlled through a wireless service, including a self-contained battery and power source, according to NIST’s Special Publication 500-288: Specification for …

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Former IT Admin Pleads Guilty to Cyber Attack

A Georgia man pleaded guilty this week to hacking the computer system of Shionogi, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese pharmaceutical company, and wreaking havoc on its internal servers. According to federal prosecutors in New Jersey, Jason Cornish, 37, admitted to using a public server in Smyrna, Ga., to …

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DHS Crafts Plans to Protect Small Businesses from Hackers

Image: Wayne Ruston After the recent onslaught of cyber attacks hitting corporate and public-sector websites, the federal government has devised a plan to protect small businesses from hackers, SCMagazineUS.com reports. Released yesterday, the Common Weakness Risk Analysis Framework, developed by the Department of Homeland Security, MITRE Corp and SANS Institute, …

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