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  • TSA Plans 'Agile' Development Services BPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Plans ‘Agile’ Development Services BPA

    The Transportation Security Administration plans to establish a new contract vehicle that will cover “agile” development services for the agency’s efforts to customize and integrate information technology platforms that support its mission. TSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday it looks to procure IT design, development, testing and adaptive maintenance services through a blanket purchase agreement […] More

  • TSA Orders $70M in Smiths Detection-Made Baggage Screening Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Orders $70M in Smiths Detection-Made Baggage Screening Equipment

    Smiths Detection has received a $70M order from the Transportation Security Administration to deploy computerized tomography imaging systems to airports nationwide. The company said Friday it will provide CTX 9800 systems through 2019 in an effort to help TSA personnel detect and identify explosives in luggage content. The baggage screening platform is designed with 3D CT technology and certified by the […] More

  • TSA Solicits Screening Tech from Startups Via DHS' S&T Directorate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Solicits Screening Tech from Startups Via DHS’ S&T Directorate

    The Transportation Security Administration has partnered with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to request potential detection and screening technologies from startups, which will have the opportunity to receive up to $800,000 in non-dilutive funds. The TSA’s Object Recognition and Adaptive Algorithms in Passenger Property Screening solicitation through S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program seeks products […] More

  • DHS' S&T Directorate, TSA to Discuss Partnership Opportunities at Joint Industry Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS’ S&T Directorate, TSA to Discuss Partnership Opportunities at Joint Industry Day

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate and Transportation Security Administration plan to host a joint event on May 4 in Menlo Park, California. DHS said Friday the Homeland Security Industry Day aims to inform technology startups of the department’s current operational requirements and identify opportunities for collaboration with companies to address transportation […] More

  • Telos Helps Process LAX Aviation Worker Background Checks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Telos Helps Process LAX Aviation Worker Background Checks

    Telos‘ identity management solutions business has secured a contract to help process background checks for aviation workers at the Los Angeles International Airport. The company said Monday it integrated the web-based Designated Aviation Channeling service with LAX’s credential management system and performed onsite DAC and Rap Back training. Los Angeles World Airports, which operates LAX, awarded the contract. Dawn […] More

  • General Dynamics, REI Systems Join Homeland Security & Defense Trade Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics, REI Systems Join Homeland Security & Defense Trade Group

    The Homeland Security and Defense Business Council has added a General Dynamics unit and REI Systems as members of the trade group representing companies that serve the homeland security sector. General Dynamics’ mission systems business and REI offer technology platforms and support services in the homeland security market, the council said Thursday. Marc Pearl, president and CEO of HSDBC, […] More

  • TSA Taps McAfee for Cyber Threat Response Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Taps McAfee for Cyber Threat Response Support

    McAfee has received a contract to provide cyber threat response software assets to support the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. The company said Tuesday the software will make use of the Data Exchange Layer messaging fabric and OpenDXL initiative to deliver communications across 70 different security platforms. Under the contract, McAfee will deliver the following platforms: Endpoint Security, Active Response, Server […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Jeremy Wensinger, Peraton's COO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Jeremy Wensinger, Peraton’s COO

    “At the end of the day, it's all about delivering the right solutions and technologies to help our customers achieve mission success.” At the recently-held Border Security Expo 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, industry leaders, partners, sponsors and business professionals came together to stoke coals in addressing how transnational criminal organizations are redefining our nation’s […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Interview with John Goodman, CEO of Accenture - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Interview with John Goodman, CEO of Accenture

    Accenture–already recognized as a highly-modern, hi-tech company on the rise–is working to redefine how the federal government community uses new digital technologies (i.e. cloud, analytics, cyber, artificial intelligence). In an exclusive interview with John Goodman, the newly-appointed chief executive officer of Accenture Federal Services, ExecutiveBiz got him to open about the company’s vision, foresight for […] More

  • Telos ID Promotes Dawn Lucini to Aviation Security VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Telos ID Promotes Dawn Lucini to Aviation Security VP

    Dawn Lucini, formerly director of aviation security at Telos Identity Management Solutions, has been promoted to vice president of the company’s aviation security business. Telos ID said Monday Lucini will lead efforts to increase the aviation sector’s knowledge of channeling, identification management, biometrics and integration service offerings form the company, as well as strengthen the firm’s […] More

  • TSA Taps Govplace to Deploy Sqrrl Threat Hunting Software for Cyber Compromise Detection - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Taps Govplace to Deploy Sqrrl Threat Hunting Software for Cyber Compromise Detection

    Govplace has received a contract from the Transportation Security Administration to utilize Sqrrl-built threat hunting software designed to analyze information technology networks and determine potential cyber compromises. Govplace said Wednesday the TSA intends to merge the Sqrrl Threat Hunting Platform with current security platforms and distribute Sqrrl-generated data to Department of Homeland Security personnel. The […] More

  • DHS Funds 4 Baggage Scanning Tech R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Funds 4 Baggage Scanning Tech R&D Projects

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has distributed $6.8 million to four research-and-development projects that aim to update threat detection features in current baggage detection systems. Integrated Defense and Security Solutions, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and TeleSecurity Sciences received the grants through a Broad Agency Announcement published in December 2016 as part of DHS’ Checked Baggage […] More

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