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Tenable’s Robert Huber: DoD Cybersecurity Approach Should Keep Up With Tech Advances

Robert Huber Chief Security Officer Tenable

Robert Huber, chief security officer at Tenable, has said the Department of Defense needs to do more to protect modern weapons from cybersecurity risks as the number of connected systems increases. “Technological advances that make these systems more efficient are not enough. We must also ensure that our cybersecurity approach keeps up with these advancements in every way," Huber wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Nextgov.

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DISA Includes Solers in $7.5B Systems Engineering Support IDIQ

Solers has won a spot on the unrestricted track of the Defense Information Systems Agency's potential 10-year, $7.5B multiple-award contract for systems engineering, innovation and technology services. The Department of Defense said Wednesday DISA initially announced in January the awardees for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract's unrestricted pool, in which 14 companies secured positions.
 

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: US Military Works With Industry to Protect Systems From Cyber Threats

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon, has said the U.S. military has been collaborating with industry to safeguard its systems from cyber threats and understand the risks posed by vulnerabilities, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The military and Congress “must also increase funding specifically for cyber vulnerability …

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GAO Vet David Powner to Join Mitre in August

David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, will formally join Mitre in late August as director of strategic engagement and partnerships. Mitre said Thursday Powner will aim to expand the nonprofit research corporation’s relations with government, industry and academia in his new position. He has 25 years of …

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ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Voices Concerns About US Security Clearance Process

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International, has discussed the wait times associated with the federal government’s security clearance process at a Senate panel hearing, Government Executive reported Wednesday. “The time to get a top secret clearance is over a year, and for a secret clearance, the wait is eight months,” Phillips …

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ACT-IAC Forms Working Group to Support Government, Industry Transition to EIS Contract

The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council has formed a working group to help federal agencies and contractors transition to the General Services Administration‘s new governmentwide acquisition vehicle for telecommunications services. GSA awarded the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract in August of last year as a replacement to Networx and at …

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GAO Issues RFI on Potential IT Modernization Support Sources

The Government Accountability Office has asked information on potential vendors that can offer information technology, software development and related support to GAO’s information systems and technology services office as part of the IT Transformation, Modernization and Operational Support Services program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says GAO intends to solicit industry …

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Tim Conway on the NTT DATA-Dell Services Integration Process & Systems Integrators’ Roles for Agencies

NTT DATA closed its estimated $3 billion acquisition of the former Dell Services business in November 2016 to expand information technology services and consulting work for public sector agencies with the backing of a global IT company. Shortly after the deal’s March 2016 announcement, NTT DATA Public Sector President and 2017 Wash100 …

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