Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/14/2015

Deloitte’s Mike Marshall: Federal Agencies Need ‘Proactive’ Cyber Strategy to Secure Financial Data

Federal chief financial officers should ensure that their agencies prioritize cyber preparedness and have enough funds to acquire technologies against sophisticated threat actors, according to Mike Marshall, a director at Deloitte‘s advisory services practice…
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Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker Outlines Navy’s Plans for Future Carrier-Based F-35C, MH-60R, Super Hornets

Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, has said the service branch expects its air carrier-based F-35C fighter jets to be operational in 2018 and plans to increase its number of onboard carriers in the next five years, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday…
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James Clapper to Keynote UMUC September Cyber Gala

The University of Maryland University College will host a gala Sept. 12 to raise funds in support of UMUC Foundation’s scholarships for cybersecurity students and honor key people in the field of cybersecurity…
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Sandia National Labs Explores Eye-Tracking Tech to Study Visual Cognition

Sandia National Laboratories has teamed with San Diego-based small business EyeTracking on a cooperative research and development agreement to build tools that improve the interaction between intelligence analysts and visual information…
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Air Force Releases Insider Threat Program RFP for Small Businesses

The U.S. Air Force is seeking bids on a small business set-aside contract covering services for the management of a program to prevent, detect and respond to insider threats. The contract will have a firm-fixed-price structure and calls for a vendor to help the military service develop an insider threat implementation plan as well as create progress tracking metrics, USAF said in a solicitation notice published Tuesday…
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