Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/14/2015

July 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gain Streak to 4 Days

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the fourth consecutive trading session Tuesday with a gain of 0.470 points to end at 76.867. Semiconductor and biotechnology stocks drove gains in U…
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Deborah Lee James: Future USAF Cyber Hub to House Collaboration for Soldiers, Industry

A future facility at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs will seek to give soldiers an environment for collaborations with industry and academia in the field of cybersecurity, the service branch’s top civilian leader has told ExecutiveGov…
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ImageWare Systems Licenses Biometrics Platform to Lockheed

ImageWare Systems‘ biometrics platform will be incorporated into Lockheed Martin’s Identity as a Service offering in the cloud as part of a three-year licensing agreement between both companies…
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IDC: Defense IT Spending to See 1.6% Increase in FY 2016 to $30B

A new report by International Data Corp. projects Defense Department spending on information technology to grow at a 0.5-percent compound annual growth rate from fiscal year 2014 to fiscal year 2019…
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Jeh Johnson: DHS Continues Cyber Efforts in Einstein Deployment, Info Sharing, CDM

Jeh Johnson, homeland security secretary, said the government’s 30-day review of federal cybersecurity one facet of a larger ongoing federal-wide effort to bolster network security. Johnson wrote in an opinion piece published Monday on Politico that DHS works with other agencies and the private sector on cyber information sharing through the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center…
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Lisa Blodgett Named Johns Hopkins APL Force Projection Sector Head

Lisa Blodgett, formerly mission area executive for sea control at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed to lead the APL’s force projection sector. APL said Monday Blodgett will succeed Dan Tyler, who will retire from the laboratory after 45 years of service, and be responsible for the precision strike, sea control and strategic deterrence mission areas…
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