Posts from GovConDaily for 01/09/2015

January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Report Shows December Wage Decline

The GovCon Index ended the trading week with a slight decline of 0.306 points — or 0.433 percent — to close at 70.995 on Friday. For the week started Jan. 5, the index recorded a 0.516 percent increase and hit its second-ever largest closing figure for a trading week within the past three months…
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James Clapper: Intell Integration Key to Fight Against Threat Actors

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has said that cooperation between intelligence and homeland security agencies, law enforcement, state and local governments and the private sector could help help bolster U…
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DHA Prepares Military Health IT Support Contract

The U.S. Defense Department’s health services provider is seeking a contractor to support medical information technology systems across the military. In a notice published Friday on FedBizOpps, the Defense Health Agency said it would issue potential five-year contract for global help desk support related to the military health system…
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James Comey: FBI Must Be ‘Digitally Literate’ to Combat Cyber Threats

FBI Director James Comey has outlined several strategies the law enforcement agency plans to employ in order to counter cyber threats. Comey told a Fordham University cybersecurity conference Wednesday the FBI’s effort to combat the cyber threat landscape requires every component of the agency “to be digitally literate…
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FedRAMP Board Approves SecureKey’s ID Authentication Tool; Charles Walton Comments

SecureKey Technologies has received the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board provisional authority to operate for the company’s briidge.net exchange cloud-based identity and authentication platform after a review by third-party assessor Veris Group…
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Strategic Defense Intelligence: Counterterror Efforts to Spur US ISR Tech Market

Strategic Defense Intelligence has released new report that predicts the U.S.’ command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market to reach $74.3 billion in value by 2024…
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Lockheed Designs Open Source Analytics Software; Jason O’Connor Comments

Lockheed Martin has introduced an open source platform for developers and non-developers to process analytics work in real time. The StreamFlow software launched on hosting service GitHub and is designed to work with the Apache Storm open source computation system, Lockheed said Thursday
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