Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/31/2015

WSJ: L-3 Eyes Potential Separation of Nat’l Security Business

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) is looking into a potential separation of its national security solutions business that offers cybersecurity services to government and commercial agencies, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday
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Northrop Subcontracts Ferra Engineering to Produce Triton UAS Components; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop Grumman has awarded Ferry Engineering a contract to manufacture structural components for the first four MQ-4C Triton drones that Northrop is building for the U.S. Navy. Ian Irving, chief executive of Northrop’s Australian arm, saidThursday the business intends to partner with local suppliers to produce and sustain Triton unmanned aircraft systems for the U…
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Army CIO Robert Ferrell Issues Cloud Tech Migration Guidelines

Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell, the Army‘s chief information officer, has released guidance describing how the military branch should migrate and use commercial cloud computing platforms. The guide states that Army organizations must utilize the branch’s cloud hosting contract vehicle to acquire services from a Defense Department-certified commercial cloud provider…
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Navy Taps SAIC to Help Deploy New Mgmt Info System Release

Science Applications International Corp. will provide software development and other services to help deliver the U.S. Navy‘s Global-Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System Release 3 under a $11…
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DigitalGlobe Reports 18% Gov’t Revenue Jump in 2Q

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has reported an 18.4-percent increase in revenue for the company’s U.S. government business segment during its fiscal year 2015 second quarter ended June 30. U.S. government sales for the quarter totaled $113…
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PwC Survey: 79% of 500 Respondents Found Cyber Incident in Past Year

PwC has unveiled the “2015 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey,” which found that few organizations have established stronger cybersecurity measures despite the increase in attacks and the greater role of organization leaders in cyber decision-making…
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