Tag Archives: counterterrorism

DHS Calls on Small Business Community for ‘Internet of Things’ Security, Prototype Tech Program

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate plans to use a potential five-year, $20 million contract vehicle to encourage technology startups and small businesses to compete for government contracts. DHS will award the first round of contracts to potential vendors that can provide security platforms for the Internet …

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Booz Allen, SAIC Execs Anticipate Increase in DoD’s Threat Mitigation Efforts

Two executives at Booz Allen Hamilton and Science Applications International Corp. expect their companies to see more opportunities to help the federal government counter terrorism and other threats worldwide, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. “It’s really not getting any safer,” said SAIC CEO Tony Moraco, adding that introduction of additional …

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Northrop’s Partners Firstec, KJF Begin Parts Production for South Korea’s Global Hawk; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has marked the start of component parts production with Korea Jig and Fixtures and Firstec for South Korea’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. Firstec displayed its wire harnesses and KJF showed its aerospace-grade machine parts for the UAS at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, Northrop said …

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Mike Roberts, President GLOBAL Integrated Security, on Managing Complexity, International Compliance, and National Security Growth

Mike Roberts leads GLOBAL Integrated Security, the U.S. security services arm of Global Strategies Group, as president and works to grow the division’s presence in areas including security, intelligence, training and logistics. He led USIS‘ global security and solutions division as president before joining GIS and oversaw more than 3,000 employees that …

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Kevin Gooch Named VP at BayFirst Solutions

Consulting firm BayFirst Solutions LLC has appointed Kevin Gooch as its new vice president, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Gooch holds a portfolio in chemical and biological defense and counterterrorism, health security, building protection and operations planning, Emily Mekinc writes. Previously, Gooch worked as program manager and project leader …

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Maryland Teen Wins MIT Prize for Geolocation Software

A 17-year old Maryland resident has won top honors for his geolocation project at a Siemens-sponsored competition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Frederick News-Post reports. Sam Pritt won $3,000 in the math, science and technology competition for a software application that can pinpoint a photograph’s location by mapping …

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National Security Strategy Released

With the recent attempted terror attack in New York City, the failed underwear bomber attack and the shooting at Fort Hood, Tx., the threat of terrorism continues to be a central focus for the United States. In response, President Barack Obama released his National Security Strategy, which outlines the major …

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