Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/17/2016

Robert Cardillo: NGA Forms New Strategy to Accelerate Interoperability in GEOINT Enterprise System

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has unveiled a new strategy for the NGA to accelerate development of an integrated enterprise system for the agency’s GEOINT data contributors and customers globally…
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GSA to Assign New Special Item Number for Health IT Under Schedule 70; Roya Konzman Comments

The General Services Administration plans to designate a new special item number for health information technology services under the agency’s Information Technology Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle, Federal Times reported Monday…
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Rep. Steve Chabot: NDAA Contracting Reforms to Encourage Small Business Participation

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) has said contracting reforms in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016 works to open opportunities for small businesses to compete for defense contracts…
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DoD Lifts Funding Level for Zika Virus Surveillance Effort; Franca Jones Comments

The Defense Department has invested an additional $1.76 million in military laboratories as part of the department’s global Zika virus surveillance effort on deployed service members, DoD News reported Monday…
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Insitu’s ScanEagle in Running for Coast Guard UAS-Ship Integration Contract

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary is offering an unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Coast Guard as the agency works to select a UAS for integration with its ships, Seapower Magazine reported Monday…
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L-3 to Integrate Electron Devices Unit With Manufacturing Operations; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications plans to move the manufacturing operations of its electron devices facility in San Carlos, California, to the company’s north central Pennsylvania and Los Angeles sites by the end of 2017…
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Fortinet, Nozomi Forge Industrial Control System Cyber Defense Partnership; Patrice Perche Comments

Fortinet and Nozomi Networks have agreed to jointly offer their platforms under a partnership in an effort to help critical infrastructure organizations protect industrial control systems from cyber attacks…
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New Relic Initiates FedRAMP Certification for Cloud System; Shaun Gordon Comments

San Francisco-based software analytics company New Relic has initiated the process to receive a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for a company-build cloud system. New Relic Software Analytics Cloud will undergo the FedRAMP certification process in an effort to update its application performance capacity and deliver digital experiences for its clients, the company said Tuesday…
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Northrop Finishes Preliminary Design Review of Inertial Sensor Module for Navy

Northrop Grumman has completed the preliminary design review of the inertial sensor module in the U.S. Navy‘s WSN-12 Inertial Navigation System Replacement that will succeed the current WSN-7 system…
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Kroll Drafts 4 New Directors for Cybersecurity & Investigations Group; Tim Ryan Comments

New York-based corporate investigations and risk consulting firm Kroll has named Devon Ackerman, Mari DeGrazia, Ron Dormido and Ray Manna as directors for its cybersecurity and investigations unit. Kroll said Monday the four were appointed as a part of the company’s push to meet demand in cyber investigations and advanced digital forensics services among clients…
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NATO Agency to Select Tech Proposals for Innovation Challenge by May 20

The NATO Communications and Information Agency launched the 2016 Innovation Challenge in April for small businesses and academia from all 28 NATO member nations. Participants were required to submit proposals in the areas of cyber defense, Internet of Things, military application of blockchains and cognitive computing or machine learning by May 10, NCI Agency said April 25…
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