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  • Former HHS CISO Chris Wlaschin joins voting tech firm ES&S in VP role - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former HHS CISO Chris Wlaschin joins voting tech firm ES&S in VP role

    Chris Wlaschin, former chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, has joined Election Systems & Software as vice president for systems security. He will lead the voting equipment manufacturer’s product, operational and infrastructure security efforts in his new position, ES&S said Tuesday. ES&S President and CEO Tom Burt said the company aims to provide voting hardware and […] More

  • National Strategic Research Institute Lands $92M R&D Contract With Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    National Strategic Research Institute Lands $92M R&D Contract With Air Force

    The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a $92 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide research, development and engineering services. NSRI will also conduct mission-related research efforts such as test, evaluation and systems analysis of U. S. Strategic Command-related topics, the Defense Department said Thursday. The institute will perform work at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln […] More

  • National Strategic Research Institute to Conduct Cyber Defense Study for Stratcom - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    National Strategic Research Institute to Conduct Cyber Defense Study for Stratcom

    The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a contract from the U.S. Strategic Command to perform cyber defense research alongside researchers from Iowa State University and cybersecurity industry consultants. NSRI said Wednesday the research team will use multiple data sources to discover threats and potential vulnerabilities that adversaries might exploit to shut down infrastructure […] More

  • SBA Taps 21 Partners to Support Agency's Small Biz Innovation Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SBA Taps 21 Partners to Support Agency’s Small Biz Innovation Programs

    The Small Business Administration has awarded $325,000 in grant funds to 21 organizations to assist the agency in efforts to help entrepreneurs get more involved in the government’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs. SBA said Thursday it chose 16 state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities to receive a combined $125,000 under the […] More

  • NASA Awards 5 Academic Institutions With $500K Grant, ISS R&D Payload - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Awards 5 Academic Institutions With $500K Grant, ISS R&D Payload

    NASA has awarded five U.S. academic institutions with a $100,000 grant each and opportunities to conduct research and development work aboard the International Space Station as part of its Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. The agency said Wednesday the research coverage, including ultrasonic sensor and self-healing polymers technology, is crucial for NASA missions as well […] More

  • Alion Accredits Medical Center for Human Research Practices; Stephen Crawford Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alion Accredits Medical Center for Human Research Practices; Stephen Crawford Comments

    Alion Science and Technology has recognized the University of Nebraska Medical Center for implementing ethical and safe procedures into research that involves human subjects. The Alion Council on Accreditation granted the Human Research Protection Program accreditation to the Omaha, Neb.-based medical research institute, Alion said Wednesday. An HRPP accreditation evaluates how organization conforms to requirements […] More

  • Deloitte to Assess College's New Student Healthcare Plan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte to Assess College’s New Student Healthcare Plan

    Deloitte Consulting LLP will assess a proposed plan to privatize healthcare for students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The university’s board of regents selected Deloitte to help UNL administration and health personnel assess the value of the university’s health center and provide a final report to Regent Tim Clare by early May,  The Daily Nebraskan […] More

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