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UL Receives DARPA Grant to Test Internet-of-Things Gateway Security

Northbrook, Illinois-based security company UL has secured a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant to perform cybersecurity tests of internet-of-things gateways designed for industrial control system applications. UL said Wednesday it aims to identify the main areas of an industrial IoT gateway that can affect the cybersecurity of an ICS as well as data that traverses …

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Envistacom Helps Deploy Comm Networks at DISA Facility

Envistacom has supported the deployment of communications networks and supporting infrastructure to the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s facility at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The company said Thursday it led the design, installation, configuration and testing of three communications networks at DISA’s 164,000-square-foot complex. Tom Proctor, vice president of operations at Envistacom, said …

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Cheryle Jackson to Lead AAR’s African Operations; David Storch Comments

Cheryle Jackson, vice president of government affairs and corporate development at AAR, has been named president of the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aerospace and defense contractor’s business unit in Africa. AAR said Tuesday she will be responsible for helping grow the company’s aviation maintenance and supply chain operations across the African continent. Jackson and her team …

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General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage

The Virginia-class attack submarine Illinois has completed its first voyage into open seas and has returned to a shipyard run by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary. General Dynamics said Monday the nuclear-powered submarine submerged for the first time and underwent a number of submarine and propulsion-plant operations and high-speed runs on and below the surface …

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Iron Mountain’s Hanover Park Records Storage & Shredding Facility Receives NARA Approval

An Iron Mountain records storage and shredding facility in Illinois has received approval from the National Archives and Records Administration for compliance with federal records storage regulations. The company said Wednesday the Hanover Park facility is its eighth NARA-compliant storage and shredding services operations branch, which brings Iron Mountain’s total compliant storage …

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Leidos Extends Energy Efficiency Programs to Ameren Illinois’ Customers; James Moos Comments

Leidos has won a three-year, $55 million prime contract to implement programs for Ameren Illinois‘ ActOnEnergy energy efficiency offerings as Leidos extends its services to both business and residential customers. The time and material contract also includes rebates and incentives for low- and moderate-income households, Leidos said Thursday. The company added that it has …

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IBM Big Data Tech Aims To Digitize Human Services Documents

IBM is providing its big data management software to Illinois’ Department of Human Services, aiming to help the agency digitally process thousands of documents. The department uses IBM’s enterprise content management big data technologies to digitize calculation sheets, application forms and a Form 514 chronological record to determine benefit eligibility …

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Xerox Helping Illinois Distribute Electronic Benefit Cards

Xerox Corp. has won a $42 million prime contract from the state of Illinois to help the state process transactions for a supplemental nutrition assistance program, the company announced Tuesday. The company previously provided the state with electronic benefit transfer services as a subcontractor, starting in 2003. Under the five-year …

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