Posts from GovConWire for 08/03/2015

Tony Scott: Funding, Legislation, Partnerships to Support Continued Govt Cyber Efforts

Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined the developments and opportunities in the government’s cybersecurity efforts following the 30-day review of federal civilian and military IT systems in the past month…
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US Army Awards $501M Medical Research Contract to Four Firms

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Vaccine Co., PPD Development LP and TASC have won a $501 million contract to perform medical research for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Fridaythat the companies will receive orders to carry out the task through July 30, 2020
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Integrated Data Services Lands $17M Air Force SME Contract for Financial Mgmt Tool

Integrated Data Services has secured a three-year, $16.9 million contract to provide subject matter expertise for the U.S. Air Force’s Web-based financial management system. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also covers the acquisition of services for the implementation and maintenance of the Web Comprehensive Cost and Requirements platform, the Defense Department said Friday
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DoD to Demo, Assess Counter-UAS Tech at Black Dart Event

The Defense Department aims to demonstrate air and missile defense interoperability and cooperation across the services and assess existing capabilities in counter-UAS at an ongoing joint technology demonstration in California, DoD News reportedSaturday
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PSC Calls for Immediate Fraud Protection of Contractors Affected by OPM Breach

The Professional Services Council has urged the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to provide notification and identity monitoring services to the approximately 21.5 million victims of a second breach incident at the agency…
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NSA, DHS Name Walden University as Cyber Defense Education Center of Academic Excellence; Karlyn Barilovits Comments

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have granted Walden University a designation as a national center of academic excellence for cyber defense education. Walden said July 16 the award confirms the university’s compliance with NSA and DHS standards for information assurance and cyber defense…
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Aug. 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index recorded a one-day gain of 0.240 points to close at 76.270 Friday, up 1.85 percent from its July 24 closing figure of 74.888. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 55.52 points to 17,690…
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