SteelCloud Obtains Army License for Compliance Automation Software Suite

SteelCloud

SteelCloud has received an enterprise-scale license from the U.S. Army for a software suite designed to monitor and remediate compliance with the Security Technical Implementation Guide requirements. The license will allow the ConfigOS compliance automation software suite to support more than 40,000 endpoints within the Army's enterprise across the globe, the company said Tuesday.

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Zscaler Selects Telos Risk Management Tool to Support FedRAMP Compliance; Stephen Kovac Quoted

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

Zscaler has partnered with Telos to use the latter's Xacta cyber risk assessment tool to help automate deployment authorizations under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and Department of Defense. The team will execute a phased rollout process and integrate Xacta with Zscaler's System Security Plan to handle risk management activities for Zscaler's Z-OS variant of the Linux operating system, Telos said Wednesday.

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General Atomics, Parsons to Manage Radioactive Separation Activities at DOE's Savannah River Site

Salt Waste Processing Facility

General Atomics has partnered with Parsons to help the latter support radioactive operations at the Department of Energy's Salt Waste Processing Facility within the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina. General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business will perform operational support and cognizant system engineering services at SWPF, which is valued at $2.3 billion and commenced full operations in January, the company said Wednesday.

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Amentum CEO John Vollmer Receives Sixth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

This year, Amentum CEO John Vollmer has received his sixth Wash100 Award win, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, for his leadership in establishing “˜Amentum' in the federal market and driving its significant growth through major contract awards and key acquisitions. Executive Mosaic congratulates Amentum and John Vollmer on his 2021 Wash100 Award.

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Intel Federal President, GM Jim Brinker Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving 5G Tech Development; Federal Government IT Capabilities

Jim Brinker President

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Jim Brinker, president and general manager of Intel Federal, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for leading the development of 5G tech and driving other emerging IT technology to improve capabilities for the federal government. This marks the second consecutive Wash100 Award for Jim Brinker.

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Serco Inc. Secures Potential $1.2B Base Support Services Contract From Canada; Tom Wheeler Quoted

Serco

A Serco Group subsidiary has been awarded a potential 20-year, $1.2 billion contract by the Canadian department of national defense to provide critical site support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base. The contract has a base value of $556 million over a 10-year period and includes two five-year extensions that would raise the contract amount to $1.2 billion if exercised, Serco Inc. said Wednesday. 

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Merlin Ventures to Help Cybersecurity Startups Engage Public Sector Market

Merlin Ventures

Merlin Ventures has commenced an effort to help cybersecurity startup companies compete in the public sector's information technology market, which is valued at $200 billion. The investment arm of Merlin Cyber said Tuesday it will provide up to $5M of capital funding, cybersecurity engineering support and go-to-market infrastructure resources to help startups engage the public sector market.

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