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CGI to Update Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Systems, Processes; Mark Boyajian Comments

CGI (NYSE: GIB) has been awarded a four-year, $32.5 million contract to update the Virginia State Corporation Commission’s systems, processes and reporting for Virginia’s businesses. The company will partner with SCC on the Commission 2.0 initiative aimed at standardizing business processes and enterprise access to documents and data, CGI said …

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SAIC to Help Configure Aegis Fleet for US Navy, Intl Clients

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will engineer and configure the Aegis fleet for the U.S. Navy and overseas customers through the foreign military sale program under a potential $26,212,923 contract. The company will provide engineering analysis, enterprise configuration management, training systems, systems engineering and information assurance services for the …

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DARPA Eyes Novel Arctic Sensors Development

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for the development of new  sensor systems that can identify and track air, surface and subsurface targets. DARPA released a presolicitation Tuesday for the unmanned sensor systems for Arctic operations such as delivery and data exfiltration. The agency wants platforms that it …

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Esri Adds ArcGIS Data Appliance Offering to GSA Schedule; Dean Garner Comments

Esri has announced it will offer a geographic content management product to federal agencies through the company’s General Services Administration Schedule contract. The company said Wednesday it designed the Data Appliance for ArcGIS to help customers view imagery, topographic maps, street-level data, elevations and shaded relief. “Content is crucial to GIS, …

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Chris Finan: Malware Against Mobile Payment to ‘Become More Prevalent’ in 2015

Chris Finan, head of Manifold Security, believes malware that targets mobile payment credentials “will become more prevalent” in 2015, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Cyber experts forecast that hackers will resort to new methods for cyber attacks against government agencies and commercial entities, Aliya Sternstein reports. Finan, a former White House cyber adviser and …

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Northrop, Coast Guard, Navy Demo Fire Scout on Cutter Ship; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy demonstrated an unmanned helicopter off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County on Dec. 5, Point Mugu. Navy and Coast Guard personnel controlled the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter while onboard the USCGC Bertholf national security cutter, Northrop said Tuesday. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Dan Broadhurst, UAS platform …

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Tom Rodgers to Lead McKesson’s New Health Startup Investment Fund; John Hammergren Comments

Tom Rodgers, formerly Cambia Health’s venture investment lead, has returned to McKesson Corp. as managing director and head of that company’s newly launched venture capital fund. He will lead McKesson Ventures’ efforts to invest in early- and growth-stage companies that provide services to the healthcare industry, McKesson said Wednesday. “McKesson Ventures …

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Jay Kidd Joins Advisory Board of Infinio; Arun Agarwal Comments

Jay Kidd, formerly senior vice president and chief technology officer at NetApp, has joined the advisory board of Infinio. He will assist Infinio in the company’s initiatives to expand its product offerings and holds experience in storage, networking, software and high-performance systems, Infinio said Tuesday. “Our collaboration with NetApp is strategic to Infinio, and we are …

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Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Government agencies will continue to see an increase in their budget requests for cyber operations even as overall budgets remain flat, according to KCG President Maryann Hirsch. In a piece for Security Magazine published Friday, Hirsch wrote that U.S. Cyber Command more than doubled its funding to $447 million in 2013 and the Department of Homeland …

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