Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/24/2015

CRN: Dell Federal Business Signs Distribution Deals With Synnex, Ingram Micro

Dell’s federal business has inked distribution agreements with information technology firms Synnex and Ingram Micro to sell Dell’s portfolio of enterprise platforms to providers that offer IT services and products to the U…
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AeroVironment Lands Army UAS Sustainment Contracts

AeroVironment booked $47.1 million in contracts during the past two months to help the U.S. Army sustain small hand-launched unmanned aircraft systems. The contracts cover sustainment work on RQ-11B Raven and RQ-20A Puma drones the company built for the military service, AeroVironment said Monday…
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OMB: House Appropriations Bills Would Trigger $2B in Non-Defense Spending Reductions

The Office of Management and Budget has detailed potential budget cuts to defense and non-defense discretionary programs for fiscal 2016 in a sequestration update report the agency submitted to the White House and Congress…
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Scott Gaydos: Services-Based IT Governance to Drive ‘Shadow IT’ Benefits in Govt

Scott Gaydos, chief technologist of Hewlett-Packard‘s U.S. public sector business, believes federal information technology leaders should explore the potential benefits of shadow IT in driving down costs…
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FireEye: Advanced Phishing Campaign Targets Asian Diplomatic, Border Conflict Data

FireEye has disclosed findings pertaining to an advanced persistent threat group that it says is based in China and targets data on diplomatic issues in Asia. The group called Watermain has worked since 2011 to send spear phishing emails that contain a script designed to create backdoors in infected computers, FireEye said Thursday…
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