Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/17/2015

NIST Cyber Center Wants Industry Aid for IT Access Control Projects

The Maryland-based National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is searching for industry sources to develop a cybersecurity system intended to help control access to information technology assets. Contractors would design three projects around access control, personal identity verification credentials and mobile devices, the National Institute of Standards and Technology said Friday
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Maximus to Repurchase $200M in Shares; Richard Montoni Comments

Maximus‘ (NYSE: MMS) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back another $200 million of company stock either in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The company said Monday it will acquire the shares on top of $84 million still remaining from an earlier repurchase effort…
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Cubic Lands Air Force CBRN Support Extension; Chris Bellios Comments

Cubic has been awarded a $9.9 million contract to keep testing and analyzing the U.S. Air Force’s chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear counter proliferation technologies. The company won the initial award in January 2015 under the five-year CBRN counter proliferation and survivability missions program, Cubic said Monday
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CSC to Support DTRA’s Counter-WMD Efforts

Computer Sciences Corp. will provide support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for efforts to address the threat of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives under a $10…
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Raytheon, SMU Form Cyber Research Partnership

Raytheon and Southern Methodist University have formed a partnership to collaborate on research, offer internship opportunities and support other education initiatives in the field of cybersecurity, the Dallas Business Journal reported Friday
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Lockheed to Provide F-16 Targeting Pods for Taiwan Air Force; Marc Nazon Comments

Lockheed Martin has received a contract to build and install two Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods aboard the Taiwan air force’s F-16 fighter planes. The Sniper ATP platform will work to provide Taiwan air force pilots a visual tool for use in intelligence, precision targeting, reconnaissance and surveillance operations, Marc Nazon, Sniper international program manager at Lockheed, said Thursday
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