Ashok Sankar, director of marketing and strategy for public sector and education at Splunk, has said that Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-authorized cloud tools are vital to helping agencies accelerate modernization, FedScoop reported Thursday.Read More »
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.Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2020 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) is moving forward with network services to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps under the potential $7.7B Next Generation Enterprise Network Recompete contract after the Government Accountability Office addressed three bid protests of the NGEN-R award, GovCon Wire reported June 19.
TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2020 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will continue to manage the Department of Defense's global information network after the Government Accountability Office rejected a protest of the Defense Information Systems Agency's $6.52B contract award to the company in December, GovCon Wire reported April 6.Read More »
Bill Wright, director of federal government affairs at Splunk, has said the Pentagon is facing challenges in managing the vast amount of data it collects from the battlefield due to the rapidly changing and growing technologies used by the military.Read More »
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.
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator of human exploration and operations at NASA, has said the agency is considering crew rotation missions as one option to address a schedule gap that may arise if Commercial Crew Program contractors experience spacecraft certification delays, SpaceNews reported Friday. He told SpaceNews in an interview that NASA …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »