Posts from GovConWire for 04/21/2015

Booz Allen Sees ‘Active Cyber Defense’ Trend Amid IoT Tech

Booz Allen Hamilton has indicated that companies are looking into active cyber defense capabilities and intelligence-driven technologies to counter future threats in the Internet of Things. The company said Monday that emerging trends in incident response and cybersecurity point to changes in the threat environment due to the connectedness of the cyber network…
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GSA Issues RFP for 3rd-Gen Leasing Support Services Contract

The General Services Administration is seeking proposals for the third generation of the GSA Leasing Support Services contract that works to provide the agency’s contracting officers with support for broker and leasing activity…
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Robert Gough Appointed as VP of Northrop Combat Avionics Systems Business

Robert Gough, formerly director of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) operations in the information systems communications division, has been named vice president of the combat avionics systems business within the company’s electronic systems sector…
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Report: Congress Divided Over Cyber Bill’s FOIA Exemption

Some U.S. lawmakers and open government advocates have voiced concerns about the inclusion of a Freedom of Information Act exemption in cybersecurity data sharing bills, Politico reportedMonday. Josh Gerstein the Senate Intelligence Committee passed legislation that would exempt information that companies or individuals share with the federal government from FOIA…
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Jim Brabston: Camber Awarded $210M to Continue USPS Enterprise IT Services

Camber Corp. has been awarded a potential seven-year, $210 million contract to help the U.S. Postal Service develop and engineer software systems throughout the agency’s enterprise. The company said Monday it will also provide technical design, code and application development, systems integration, configuration and network management, risk assessment and help desk support services…
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April 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides Tech Stock Surge to 1% Gain

The GovCon Index rode a surge in the technology sector Mondayon its way to a 0.728-point increase — or 0.952 percent — and a closing figure of 75.755. Bloomberg cited a 1.8 percent climb in the S&P 500’s technology area as a driver of stock gains before many of the sector’s largest companies report quarterly earnings…
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