Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/17/2015

Nextgov: Budget Negotiators Insert ID Protection Coverage Provision in 2016 Omnibus Bill

Language in a $1.1 trillion government spending bill for fiscal 2016 would require the Office of Personnel Management to offer at least 10 years of free identity protection services to OPM hack victims, Nextgov reported Wednesday…
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Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Port of Seattle Eye Biofuel Infrastructure Project at Sea-Tac Airport

Boeing has partnered with the Port of Seattle and Alaska Airlines to conduct a $250,000 feasibility study on an infrastructure that will work to facilitate the use of aviation biofuel by all airlines at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport…
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Daniel Wilbricht Joins LogRhythm as Federal Sales Senior Director; Jon Bickford Comments

Daniel Wilbricht, formerly senior director of the Defense Department and national security programs at Dell, has joined LogRhythm as senior director of federal sales. Wilbricht will be responsible for the company’s effort to align product, sales, marketing, service and support channels in the U…
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Ball Aerospace Gets NASA Funding for CubeSat Infrared Radiometer Project

Ball Aerospace & Technologies will manufacture the Compact Infrared Radiometer in Space instrument for a CubeSat that will perform scientific research and support land use management for NASA‘s Earth science division…
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DoD Puts Dell Firewalls on Approved Products List; Patrick Sweeney Comments

Dell has received a certification from the Defense Department that allows it to deploy its SonicWall series of firewalls across DoD-operated computer networks. Dell said Wednesday its firewall platform received the department’s Unified Capabilities Approved Products List certification after it passed the Security Technical Implementation Guide tests that seek to ensure the secure maintenance and installation of hardware and software…
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Sevatec Awarded NOAA Cyber Incident Response Contract; Sonny Kakar Comments

Sevatec Inc. has been selected to deliver incident response, reporting and tracking systems to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s cybersecurity division. RSA, part of the Sevatec team that also includes Defense Point Security, will provide the RSA Archer tool for incident reporting to federal agencies, Sevatec said Tuesday…
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Army Fields General Dynamics-Built WIN-T Increment 1 Upgrades

The U.S. Army has started to implement an updated Warfighter Information Network-Tactical system built by General Dynamics in an effort to increase speed and security of voice, data and video communications among deployed troops…
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CSI Factoring Offers Financing Support to GovCon Companies

Commercial finance company CSI Factoring has unveiled a program that provides working capital in efforts to help government contractors fund or pursue business opportunities with the public sector. “Even after being awarded a large government contract, government contractors are having trouble obtaining the necessary operating capital to achieve sustainable long-term success for their business,” CEO Christopher Smith said in a press release issued Wednesday…
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