Posts from GovConWire for 08/04/2015

Jason Matheny Appointed Next IARPA Director; James Clapper Comments

Jason Matheny, director of the Office for Anticipating Surprise at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, has received appointment as IARPA director effective immediately. “I look forward to him continuing to work closely with partners throughout the national security community to bring to bear our future capabilities,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said in a statement posted Monday
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Army Picks Five Small Businesses on $50M Software Devt Contract

The U.S. Army has selected five small businesses to provide software development services to the Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Tactical Effects, Protection and Interactive Technologies Directorate under a $49…
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Gena Lovett Joins Boeing as Operations VP; Chris Chadwick Comments

Gena Lovett, formerly chief diversity officer at Alcoa, has joined Boeing (NYSE: BA) as vice president of operations for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. She takes over the role from the 36-year Boeing veteran Bill Schnettgoecke, Boeing said Monday
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Duane Davenport Joins Upsite Technologies as Federal Sales, Special Programs Lead

Duane Davenport, formerly national account manager at Hitachi Data Systems, has joined Upsite Technologies as vice president of federal sales and special programs at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based data center cooling technology developer…
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Alejandro Mayorkas: Senate Cyber Bill Falls Short of DHS’ Privacy Protection Goals

Alejandro Mayorkas, deputy secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, has warned that Senate’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would curb privacy rights and complicate threat intelligence exchange efforts, National Journal reportedMonday
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August 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down as Crude Oil Hits Six-Month Low

The GovCon Index ended Monday trading day down 0.075 points to close at 76.189. Crude oil hit a six month low with Brent oil falling below $50 as energy stock feel the pain, according to Bloomberg. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 91…
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