Posts from GovCon Daily for 06/18/2015

Anne Rung Outlines Federal IT Spending Efficiency Efforts

The government working on new initiatives in shared services, innovation and vendor relationships as part of efforts to change federal information technology spending, FierceGovernmentIT reported Wednesday…
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Northrop Demos Open Mission Systems on NASA Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman has concluded the flight test for its new open mission systems architecture onboard a NASA Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. The flight was intended to demonstrate the architecture’s ability to transmit a payload command and receive subsystem status response over a Ku SATCOM communications link between the Global Hawk and an operations center, Northrop said Wednesday…
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RSA Study Indicates 45% of Firms Lacking in Cybersecurity Risk Mgmt Strategies

Forty-five percent of more than 400 security professional surveyed by RSA, the security division of EMC, across 61 countries have acknowledged their organizations’ inability to manage cyber risks…
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Terry Halvorsen: DoD Must Raise Accountability Bar for Cyber Network Users

Terry Halvorsen, the Defense Department‘s chief information officer, has said that DoD will introduce measures to hold commanders and staff members accountable for incidents that result from their use of cyber networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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CBP Tests Unisys-Built Facial Recognition Tech at Dulles Airport; Amy Rall Comments

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency has partnered with Unisys to build and test a facial recognition system designed to help CBP personnel identify people who attempt to enter the U.S. with fraudulent passports…
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