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  • DHS to Host Industry Day for Cybersecurity Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS to Host Industry Day for Cybersecurity Contractors

    The Office of Cybersecurity and Communications within the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Protection and Programs Directorate will host an industry day to discuss cybersecurity efforts, goals and industry partnerships. The event will take place August 16 and seek to establish effective communication with the cybersecurity industry, DHS said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice. Discussions will […] More

  • ViON to Help DHS Directorate Implement Data Storage & Disaster Recovery Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ViON to Help DHS Directorate Implement Data Storage & Disaster Recovery Tech

    The Department of Homeland Security has selected ViON to deploy a data storage and disaster recovery platform to DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate. ViON said Thursday it will supply the company-built DataAdapt platform to add compute and processing power to systems that support NPPD data analytics tools. DataAdapt will work to help NPPD move its existing data […] More

  • DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017

    The Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications from current undergraduate and graduate students who are interested to join the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative that aims to develop and expand the agency’s future cybersecurity workforce. DHS said Dec. 19 the selected students will receive hands-on experience and exposure to cybersecurity operations across the department as well […] More

  • Doug Harlow Named an ACT I Executive Program Manager; Michael Niggel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Doug Harlow Named an ACT I Executive Program Manager; Michael Niggel Comments

    Doug Harlow, formerly a business development executive at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, has been named executive program manager for the acquisition management services company’s contract with the Department of Homeland Security‘s national protection and programs directorate. ACT I said Harlow will oversee program management and service delivery efforts and serve as the primary contact for contracting personnel on matters […] More

  • FCW: DHS Calls Off $675M Competition for Cyber Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCW: DHS Calls Off $675M Competition for Cyber Services Contract

    The Department of Homeland Security has informed vendors that it has cancelled the agency’s $675 million Cyber Centric Mission Support Services acquisition program, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark Rockwell writes the contract would have covered administrative and technical support to DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity and Communications as well as its National Protection and Programs Directorate. A DHS contracting officer told […] More

  • DHS to Recruit 140 Cyber Warriors to Defend US Networks, Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS to Recruit 140 Cyber Warriors to Defend US Networks, Systems

    The Department of Homeland Security is planning to amp up its cybersecurity workforce by more than 50 percent in efforts to spearhead governmentwide efforts to secure federal networks against cyber attacks as detailed in the Obama administration’s recent cybersecurity proposal. Testifying before a Senate committee on Monday, Phillip Reitinger, deputy undersecretary of the DHS' National […] More

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