Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/23/2015

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins to Retire; Alan Lynn to Serve as Next DISA Director

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, is stepping down from his role and retiring from military service Thursday, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Amber Corrin writes that DISA Vice Director Maj…
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State Dept OKs $245M TOW 2A Missile Sale to Lebanon

The State Department has cleared Lebanon’s request to procure tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided 2A missiles, related components and services from the U.S. for use in homeland defense operations under a potential $245 million foreign military sales contract…
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Splunk’s John Zarour: Analytics Tech Can Help Protect Govt IT Systems

John Zarour, director of state and local government and K-12 at Splunk, wrote in a piece published Wednesday on GCN that agencies should re-evaluate their approach to cybersecurity and invest in modern tools to avoid a breach…
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Intel Security, Aspen Institute: Critical Infrastructure Firms Seek Public-Private Cyber Info Sharing

A survey report by Intel‘s security business and the Aspen Institute points to a rising demand for public-private partnerships on threat intelligence sharing among information technology decision-makers for critical infrastructure organizations…
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PAE Awarded $116M to Support USAF Aerial Target System Testing

PAE has won a $115.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate, maintain and test aerial target systems under the military service’s weapons evaluation program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that PAE’s aviation and technical services unit will support lethality testing of air-to-air missile, fighter and conventional precision guided munitions for domestic and foreign military customers…
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