Posts from GovConWire for 04/07/2015

NIST Seeks Comments on Final Draft of Federal Info Protection Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final draft of its guidance document on protecting controlled unclassified federal information residing in nonfederal systems based on feedback to the initial November 2014 draft…
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Lockheed to Continue Cargo Services for NASA Launch Missions to ISS

Lockheed Martin has received a one-year, $23 million extension to its cargo mission contract with NASA to provide cargo planning, processing and shipping services for missions to the International Space Station…
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Brian Brackeen: Kairos Adds Emotion Analytics Offering with IMRSV Acquisition

Kairos has bought emotion analysis technology firm IMRSV for an undisclosed amount in a move to integrate the IMRSV platform into Kairos’ facial biometrics portfolio. “The acquisition helps us achieve our goal of delivering enterprise quality tools to developers and making facial biometrics and emotion analysis accessible to all,” Brian Brackeen, Kairos founder and CEO, wrote in a blog post published Sunday on the company’s website…
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NSA Certifies General Dynamics’ Network Encryption Tech Offering; Nadia Short, Chris Marzilli Comment

General Dynamics has obtained certification from the U.S. National Security Agency for a technology that seeks to help government agencies manage and secure up to 10 gigabytes of network-level data. NSA approved the company’s Taclane-10G network encryptor to help protect government information classified as top secret or below that category, General Dynamics said Monday
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Raytheon to Improve Patriot Under $212M 13-Country Deal; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue providing improvements to the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System under a $212 million shared engineering services agreement between the U.S. and 12 partner nations awarded via the U…
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