General Dynamics, REDCOM Laboratories Jointly Offer New Conference Call Security Tech

Sectera vIPer phone

General Dynamics' mission systems business and REDCOM Laboratories have partnered to offer an integrated system designed to secure conference calls for national security operations. The Sectera vIPer Secure Phone/REDCOM Secure Voice Gateway is compliant with the Advanced Cryptographic Capabilities standard of the National Security Agency and combines secure routing with Type 1 encryption to protect conference calls from unauthorized interference, General Dynamics said Thursday.

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ExecutiveBiz Announces Top Ten GovCon Executive Recruiters of 2020

ExecutiveBiz Announces GovCon Executive Recruiters

ExecutiveBiz is pleased to recognize the most significant executive recruiters of consequence influencing the government contracting (GovCon) industry with its seventh annual list of the Top Ten Executive Recruiters for 2020. Executive recruiters play a pivotal part in maintaining the success of the sector’s most important companies to lead the continued growth of the GovCon industry as a whole. 

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AECOM Partnership to Monitor COVID-19 RNA in Wastewater; Lara Poloni Quoted

Lara Poloni President AECOM

AECOM has partnered with Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) and Columbia University to monitor COVID-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA) in wastewater, which can be a leading indicator of infection rates, in the BCUA sewer shed. The team has collected, tested and analyzed more than 650 samples, with results indicating that wastewater monitoring statistically provides a seven- to ten-day leading indicator of reported COVID-19 cases.

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Operational Resilience, Budget Realities Among Key Themes in PSC’s Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

Alan Chvotkin EVP and Counsel PSC

A new Professional Services Council survey has identified five themes based on interviews with more than 22 government officials from 10 federal agencies and one of those is operational resilience and adaptability of the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government respondents in the 2020 Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey: A New Paradigm said procurement offices shifted to telework with minimal interruptions to business operations.

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Toni Townes-Whitley on Microsoft’s Efforts to Help Gov’t Customers Ensure Continuity of Operations

Toni Townes-Whitley Microsoft

Toni Townes-Whitley, president of U.S. regulated industries at Microsoft, has described how the company helped agencies increasingly pursue digital transformation efforts as the COVID-19 pandemic tested the government's mission resiliency. She wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense implemented Microsoft offerings, such as Bing Maps Platform and Azure Government, to support continued operations.

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