Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/3/2014

MITRE’s Carson Zimmerman Pens New Computer Network Defense Book

Carson Zimmerman, principal cybersecurity engineer at MITRE Corp., has outlined strategies to bolster computer network defense across the government, industry, academia and nonprofit sector in his new book…
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Verizon’s Steve Lefrancois: Cloud, ‘Internet of Things’ to Grow in Public Sector

Steve Lefrancois, chief technology officer of Verizon‘s public sector markets, highlighted several technologies that he believes will see increasing rates of adoption within the public sector in an interview published Thursday on Verizon’s website…
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Vencore to Help GSA Maintain Property Data Mgmt System; John Sutton Comments

Vencore has won a nearly $15 million contract with the General Services Administration to operate and maintain the Public Buildings Service‘s property data management system. PBS uses the REXUS system to manage federally owned and leased real estate properties under the four-year task order, Vencore said Thursday…
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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Extends Support for VA’s Benefits Mgmt System

Engility Holdings has won a potential two-year, $50 million re-compete contract to help the Department of Veterans Affairs Dept move the veterans benefits management system into a paperless environment…
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Lockheed’s Steve Betza: Public-Private Partnerships Key to Manufacturing Innovation

Lockheed Martin‘s Steve Betza has pointed to collaboration between industry, government and academia in the field of manufacturing as a method he believes could accelerate the time-to-market of new technologies…
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Siemens to Integrate Grid Mgmt Software into Dell Desktops; Joyce Mullen Comments

Dell and Siemens have partnered to run the electronics company’s software for power grid data management on Dell-made desktop computers. Siemens’ smart grid business seeks to integrate its Spectrum Power 4 application running on top of the Solaris operating system into OptiPlex XE2 desktops by collaborating with Dell’s OEM Solutions division, Dell said Wednesday…
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