Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/02/2015

CBO: Pentagon Could Get $90B in Health Savings Through Cost-Sharing Options

The Congressional Budget Office has said the Defense Department could save between $18 billion and $90 billion over 10 years if it pursues cost-sharing options and other efforts to reduce military healthcare expenditures…
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Frank Kendall: DoD AT&L to Support JIEDDO’s Rapid Acquisition Needs

Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has outlined the continued work of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization to support soldiers as JIEDDO transitions to the Pentagon’s office of acquisition, technology and logistics, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Defense Appropriations Bill Indicates Continued DoD Spending Increase

The budget proposed in the Senate’s defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2016 indicates that military spending continues to rise despite some cuts in base funds for the service branches, Deltek‘s Alex Rossino said…
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Deltek: 38 Cloud Offerings From Industry Hold FedRAMP-Compliant Status

Deltek has found that 38 cloud computing platforms from industry are certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to date. Kyra Fussell, a senior research analyst at Deltek, writes in a blog post published Tuesday that vendors provide their FedRAMP-compliant offerings to government clients using infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service delivery models…
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Unisys Survey: Consumers Cite Cyber Concerns in Gov’t, Telecom, Retail Sectors

A new Unisys survey has found cyber attacks in the government, telecommunications and retail sectors to be a high concern among many consumers. Unisys polled 11,244 consumers across 12 countries and 44 percent of the respondents said they believe a data breach is likely to occur in the retail sector within the next year, Nick Evans wrote in a blog post published Tuesday…
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