Posts From GovCon Daily 07/20/16

AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz on Mobility & Cloud Evolution in Public Safety, Unified Communication Tech’s Future

Stacy Schwartz leads the public safety organization within AT&T‘s public sector business in her vice president role at the global telecommunications company and oversees its services to federal entities such as the departments of Homeland Security, Justice and State…
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Deloitte-Cray Alliance Unveils Threat Analytics Service Offering

Deloitte‘s advisory cyber risk services business and Cray have partnered to develop a subscription-based analytics service intended to help organizations discover, examine and respond to cybersecurity threats…
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CACI’s Jack London Awarded Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Award; Ken Asbury Comments

Jack London, CACI executive chairman and chairman of the board, has received the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Distinguished Service Award for his role in helping veterans access business opportunities…
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DARPA Seeks Participants for Spectrum Collaboration Challenge; Paul Tilghman Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled the $2 million Spectrum Collaboration Challenge that seeks to develop software-defined radios that could work with other simultaneously operating radios in the electromagnetic spectrum…
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DHS, CBP to Hold Industry Day for Small UAS & Airport Passenger Processing Startups

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an industry day on July 29 to foster partnerships between the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and startup firms and investors in the fields of small unmanned aircraft systems and airport passenger processing…
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ONR Holds 9th Annual RoboBoat Competition in Virginia

The Office of Naval Research held the ninth annual RoboBoat Competition in Virginia in which 13 high school and college student teams participated in robotics programming and development activities. Teams had to complete two mandatory tasks that tested the design quality and propulsion, speed, navigation and basic sensing functions of the autonomous surface vehicles they built, ONR said Friday…
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Army Rapid Equipping Force Orders CyPhy Works’ ‘PARC’ Tethered Drone

The U.S. Army‘s Rapid Equipping Force has placed an order to CyPhy Works for a Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications tethered unmanned aerial system designed to perform long-endurance flights…
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Lamar Smith Seeks OPM Response on Cyber Posture, Data Breaches

House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has asked acting Office of Personnel Management chief Beth Cobert for documents and responses on inquiries related to OPM’s cybersecurity posture and causes of data breaches in the agency…
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NCOA Appoints Vince Patton as President; Jon Ostrowski as Executive Director

The Non-Commissioned Officers Association has appointed Vince Patton, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and former master chief of the service branch, as its new president responsible for the organization’s strategic growth and expansion plans…
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