Posts from GovCon Daily 07/27/2016

NASA Picks 13 Space Tech Payloads From Academia & Industry For Flight Tests

NASA has chosen 13 space technology payloads built by academic and industry teams for flight tests and demonstrations aboard parabolic aircraft, high-altitude balloons or suborbital launch vehicles. The agency said Wednesday its Space Technology Mission Directorate’s Flight Opportunities program picked payloads that cover technology areas such as fluids and heat transfer testing, sample retrieval, robotics, oxygen generation and radiation measurements, among others…
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DHS Cyber Division Unveils Electronic Library Platform for Industry and Academia Research Community

The cybersecurity division within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has created an electronic library platform that supplies access to infrastructure and event data to the industrial and academic research community…
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Army Orders Additional Cubic Laser Engagement Training Systems

Cubic has received more than $10 million in new orders from the U.S. Army for the company’s tactical engagement system that works to help the service branch facilitate live, force-on-force training of soldiers…
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ICF to Support HUD Community-Focused Technical Assistance & Capacity Building Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded three cooperative agreements worth a total of $11.2 million to ICF International to support the department’s technical assistance and capacity building program…
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Raytheon Gets NSA Certification for Ethernet Encryption Tool; John Droge Comments

Raytheon has received certification from the National Security Agency for its Ethernet encryption system that works to safeguard Top Secret-level data and sensitive compartmented information in networked communication platforms…
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Lockheed, Allied Minds Subsidiary to Seek RF Detection Tech Applications in New Markets

Lockheed Martin and the Allied Minds subsidiary HawkEye 360 have partnered to aid the adoption of HawkEye 360’s space-based radio frequency detection and mapping technology across new market segments…
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Study: 71% of IT Execs Link Workforce Shortage to Companies’ Cyber Vulnerabilities

A report by Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has found that 71 percent of information technology professionals believe the shortage of cybersecurity professionals make business organizations more vulnerable to cyber attacks…
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Cohesity’s Encryption Module Achieves NIST Data Security Certification

Cohesity has achieved the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 certification for the company’s encryption module. The company said Tuesday the certification allows government agencies to use Cohesity’s hyperconverged secondary storage offering to handle sensitive information…
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Sen. John Hoeven Eyes North Dakota as Hub for NASA UAS Traffic Mgmt Program

Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) has met with NASA leaders to discuss opportunities for the space agency to establish an unmanned aircraft systems traffic management program in North Dakota he believes would highlight the state’s UAS sector…
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Ball Aerospace, XTAR Demo High-Throughput ISR Service; Rob Freedman Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. and XTAR have demonstrated a high-throughput intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance service on a C-130 hatch with the use of the former company’s AIRLINK X-1 antenna…
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