Posts from GovConWire for 02/27/2015

Terrorism, Cyber Attacks Highlighted in James Clapper’s Testimony at Senate Committee Hearing

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, provided the Senate Armed Services Committee with a brief account of global threats to the U.S. during an SASC hearing Thursday. Clapper said in his written testimony that 2014 was the deadliest year for international terrorist activities on record over the past four and a half decades…
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FBI’s Michael Steinbach: Domestic, Int’l Collaboration to Help Efforts Against Domestic Terror

Michael Steinbach, assistant director of FBI‘s counterterrorism division, told a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee that the bureau continues to monitor homegrown violent extremists and foreign fighters joining the Islamic State group…
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GSA to Release Draft RFP for New Telecom Services Contract; Fred Haines Comments

The General Services Administration is set to publish on Saturday a draft request for proposals as part of the agency’s initiative to form a new federal telecommunications contract, Federal Times reported Wednesday
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Roy Stevens Named Lockheed VP for Information Systems, Global Services; Sondra Barbour Comments

Roy Stevens, formerly vice president of strategy and business development for civil business within Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global services, has been named VP of IS&GS’ global services…
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Mike Corkery: Deltek Targets Talent Mgmt Software Market with HRsmart Acquisition

Deltek has agreed to purchase talent management software company HRsmart for an undisclosed amount in a push to expand offerings for human resource organizations. HRsmart developed a cloud-based unified platform designed to help enterprise clients manage talent recruitment, development and retention programs, Deltek said Thursday
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February 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Energy Declines Sink US Stocks

The GovCon Index retreated for a second consecutive dayThursday with a loss of 0.32 points to 70.292. A 2.2-percent decline in energy stocks drove U.S. markets to losses Thursdaydespite gains in technology shares listed in the S&P 500 composite index, which saw seven out of 10 groups fall, according to Bloomberg…
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