Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/30/2015

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force Bomber Contract Delayed for ‘Couple of Months’

The U.S. Air Force has moved its schedule for the award of a contract on the Long-Range Strike Bomber aircraft toward the fall, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Brendan McGarry writes that Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, estimated that the delay will be a “couple of months…
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Leidos-Boundless Team to Develop Open-Source Geospatial Software, Cyber Defense Apps

Leidos and Boundless have forged a strategic alliance to further develop and market open-source geospatial software and cyber defense tools and services. The partnership will allow Leidos to use Boundless’ OpenGeo Suite geospatial platform to update its proprietary systems with open-source applications and support its integration initiatives that seek to address intelligence and national security efforts, Leidos said Tuesday
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James Clapper, John McCain Express Doubt on US-China Cyber Cooperation

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has indicated his skepticism on the effectiveness of the U.S.-China cyber cooperation agreement announced last week, Reuters reportedTuesday. Andrea Shalal writes that while Clapper acknowledged the agreement to halt economic cyber espionage as a start to further cybersecurity, he urged the administration to verify if the deal’s conditions hold…
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Sylvia Burwell: HHS Awards $685M to Fund Implementation of Healthcare Tools, Strategies

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has chosen 39 healthcare organizations to receive federal grants worth a combined $685 million to help clinicians leverage tools and methods for care delivery…
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ICF Lands Study, Database Support Contracts with HUD, HHS; John Boyle, Jon Moriarty Comment

ICF International has won two contracts worth $36 million combined from the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human Services to provide database management support and continue work on a study…
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USCIS Picks Sevatec for ID, Access Mgmt Contract; Sonny Kakar Comments

Sevatec will assist in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ work to implement an identity, credential and access management system under a prime contract. The company will develop and maintain the identity and access management environment of USCIS in collaboration with DSFederal, Sevatec said Tuesday
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