Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/10/2015

DARPA Gives Additional Spaceplane Development Funds to Boeing, Northrop, Masten

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Masten Space Systems around $19.5 million in contract funds to continue building prototype robotic spaceplanes, Space…
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CBO: Federal Budget Deficit at $463B Over 10-Month Period

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the budget deficit hit $463 billion for the first 10 months of the federal government’s fiscal year 2015, $2 billion up from the same period of the previous fiscal year…
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Tetra Tech Receives USAID Marine Ecosystems Contract; Dan Batrack Comments

Tetra Tech has been awarded a five-year, $20 million contract to assist the U.S. Agency for International Development in the analysis fo Southeast Asia’s marine ecosystems. The company will work to develop a regional electronic catch documentation and traceability system for countries to gather and study environmental and economic data on sustainable fisheries, Tetra Tech said Monday…
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Rhoda Woo: Cybersecurity Emerges as Major Enterprise Challenge in Deloitte’s CFO Survey

A Deloitte survey has found that 25 percent of chief financial officers at large North American companies feel their organizations are unprepared for cyber attacks or terrorism and tampering events. The research firm polled 101 CFOs in May for the company’s second-quarter 2015 CFO Signals report, according to a Deloitte Insights article published Monday on CFO Journal…
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Ian Kalin: Commerce Dept Turns to Entrepreneurs for Tech Ideas

Ian Kalin, chief data officer of the U.S. Commerce Department, told Nextgov in an interview published Friday that the department hosts forums for technology startup companies to share their innovation strategies with the government sector…
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