Posts from GovConWire for 05/14/2015

Gen. Mark Milley Nominated Army Chief of Staff, John Richardson Picked for Navy CNO Role

Gen. Mark Milley, commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Gen. Ray Odierno as the military branch’s chief of staff, DoD News reported Wednesday
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FBI Calls for Capability Statements on Threat Intelligence Platform

The FBI‘s National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force is seeking information on software technologies with knowledge management functions to handle cyber threats as a threat intelligence platform…
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Concurrent Technologies Receives Intel-Based Computer Board Order from US Navy

The U.S. Navy has tapped Concurrent Technologies to supply Intel-based computing boards for the service’s various aircraft research projects, Military & Aerospace Electronics reportedWednesday. John Keller writes the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division has ordered eight VME single-board computers embedded with a two-core 1…
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Navy OKs Intranet Connectivity for iOS, Android Devices

The Department of the Navy has authorized its component organizations to procure, implement and connect Android and iOS mobile devices to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network. The Navy intends for current NMCI users to transition from BlackBerry to authorized iOS or Android devices as the military branch’s existing BlackBerry products approach the end of their useful life, according to an article posted Monday on the DON Chief Information Officer website…
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Mike Rogers Warns of Potential Threats in Russia-China Cyber Pact

Mike Rogers has revealed that the May 8 cyber pact between Russia and China indicates a move toward an alternative Internet and poses a threat to online freedom, The Hill reported Tuesday. Cory Bennett writes that the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee told his audience at a recent Hudson Institute event that the countries’ plan for cyber and technology cooperation could target “innovative economies” worldwide as well as local dissenters…
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May 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, US Markets Show Little Change

The GovCon Index traded higher in Wednesday’s session to record a gain of 0.479 points and end the day at 73.965. U.S. stocks showed little movement during a trading session that saw investors react to data that showed the Eurozone’s economy grew at its fastest three-month pace in close to two years, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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