Posts from GovConWire for 07/14/2015

Tony Scott: Rapid Federal Cybersecurity Review May Reveal More Breaches

Federal CIO Tony Scott believes the accelerated security review of federal IT systems over the past month may reveal more intrusions as the government works to strengthen and update cybersecurity measures, The Hill reported Monday
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i360Gov: Federal Execs Point to Lack of Knowledge on Applications Portfolio

A new i360Gov survey report on application portfolio management in the government indicates that some federal executives lack awareness or knowledge about their agencies’ applications portfolio…
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Trend Micro Detects Email-Based Attack on NATO, US Defense Agencies

Researchers at Trend Micro have detected a new email-based attack that has targetted U.S. defense agencies and a NATO member. Attackers are using a Java zero-day vulnerability to target high-profile organizations as part of the Pawn Storm campaign, Trend Micro said Sunday
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Report: UK Looks to Invest in Drones, ISR Platforms

The British defense agency is examining the U.K.’s counterterrorism capabilities as part of a strategic defense and national security review, Defense News reported Monday. British Prime Minister was quoted as saying he asked defense officials to explore technologies for the U…
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Jim Ghiloni: GSA Debuts Interactive OASIS Contract Mgmt Dashboard

The General Services Administration has created an online dashboard for federal acquisition personnel to manage data on task orders their agencies have made through GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract…
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July 13 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise in Tandem After Greece Pact

The GovCon Index extended its gains from the previous two trading days into Monday with a rise of 1.06 percent to close at 76.396 as U.S. markets welcomed reports over a deal between Greece and its creditors…
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